News release: December 15, 2022
Peel Region recipient of 2022 Canada's Healthy Workplace Month, Great Employer Award
Promotes activities that empower employees to improve their physical, psychological, social, and community well-being.
Brampton, ON - (December 15, 2022) – The Region of Peel is a proud recipient of the 2022 Canada's Healthy Workplace Month®, Great Employer Award presented by Excellence Canada.
This award recognizes employers for their achievements in four elements of a healthy workplace including: (1) Physical Health; (2) Mental Health; (3) Social Health; and (4) Community. Highlights from Canada’s Healthy Workplace Month (CHWM) Great Employer Application include:
- Healthy workplace support initiatives for employees during a time when COVID-19 significantly impacted the Region.
- Development of resources to support the implementation of the Canadian Standard for Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace.
- People of Peel YouTube playlist which highlights unique roles of various employees and teams, in multiple settings, including Early Years Centres, Healthy Sexuality Clinics, Paramedics, TransHelp, Stormfighters, and many others.
- Increased access to electric vehicle charging stations for employees and community members to support the Region's Zero Emission Vehicle Strategy.
In 2019, the Region earned a Platinum Award for Excellence, Innovation, and Wellness from Excellence Canada.
The Region is thankful to be recognized as a recipient of the 2022 Canada’s Healthy Workplace Month® Great Employer Award. We are committed to supporting the well-being of all employees through a positive culture and a psychologically healthy and safe workplace.
Janice Baker, CAO, Peel Region
Region of Peel
About Peel Region
Peel Region works with residents and partners to create a healthy, safe and connected Community for Life for approximately 1.5 million people and over 175,000 businesses in the cities of Brampton and Mississauga and the Town of Caledon. Peel's services touch the lives of residents every day. For more information about the Region of Peel, explore peelregion.ca and follow us on Twitter @regionofpeel and Instagram @peelregion.ca.