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News release: May 26, 2022

Region of Peel staff presented with BeSpatial 2022 Gold Award

Brampton, ON. (May 26, 2022) – The Region of Peel would like to congratulate the Peel Data Centre team for winning the Innovation in GIS Award at the BeSpatial / urisa ontario annual conference on May 3, 2022.

This award is presented to individuals or organizations who demonstrate innovation in a geospatial and information related application including analytics, technology, visualization, or smart initiatives. 

Staff won this award for their work on the Region of Peel’s innovative Census Information Hub which is a central location for Census data in Peel. Census data helps residents and stakeholders with making informed decisions which impact their daily lives.

To learn more, visit the Census Information Hub or The Journey to Peel's Census Information Hub

To learn more about our services and awards, visit our website.

I am proud of the dedication and collaboration from staff in achieving this award. Data from each Census release is critical in helping to build an understanding of the community and support the Region’s Strategic Plan outcomes. I thank staff for their commitment to excellence and using data to advance our Peel communities.

Gary Kent, Commissioner, Corporate Services

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Clorinda Pagliari
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Region of Peel

About Peel Region

In 2024, Peel Region marks its 50th anniversary. 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 200,000 businesses in Brampton, Mississauga and Caledon. Peel's services touch the lives of residents every day. For more information explore and follow us on X @regionofpeel and Instagram

On December 13, 2023, the Ontario government announced that Peel Region will not be dissolved, and that Bill 112 legislation will be updated to reflect service delivery in Peel. Services for residents and businesses will continue without interruption. For updates and more information, visit Peel's transition page.