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News release: September 25, 2023

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation service hours at Peel Region

Brampton, ON. (September 25, 2023) – Peel Region offices and non-emergency services will be closed in observance of National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on Monday, October 2.

The following non-emergency services are closed on Monday, October 2 and will reopen on Tuesday, October 3, 2023:

Vaccination Clinics

There are no Peel Public Health COVID-19 vaccination clinics open on Monday, October 2.

Peel Works Harm Reduction Services

The Needle Exchange Program and Harm Reduction Mobile Van will be closed Monday, October 2, and will reopen on Tuesday, October 3.

Early Years and Child Care Services

Child Care Subsidy will be closed on Monday, October 2, and will reopen on Tuesday, October 3.

Ontario Works in Peel

Ontario Works will be closed on Monday, October 2, and will reopen on Tuesday, October 3.

Emergency shelter, food or personal support

For urgent homelessness supports, including food, supplies, referrals, and shelter, call the Street Helpline 24/7 at 1-877-848-8481. For information on emergency shelter, visit the emergency shelter web page or call 905-450-1996.

Peel Living Maintenance Requests

For Peel Living maintenance requests, contact the 24-hour request line at 905-790-7335.

TransHelp

To travel on Monday, October 2 and Tuesday, October 3, you must call 905-791-1015 and book by 7 p.m. on Sunday, October 1.

On Monday, October 2 (National Day for Truth and Reconciliation):

We offer bookings up to 7 days in advance. Consider booking your next trip early to ensure your holiday travel.

Email transhelp@peelregion.ca or call 905-791-1015 with any questions.

Public Transit

Visit Brampton Transit and Mississauga Transit for holiday schedules.

Waste collection Brampton, Mississauga, Caledon

There will be no change to your waste collection schedule due to the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation.

All Community Recycling Centres are closed on Saturday, September 30 and will reopen on Sunday October 1, with the exception of Caledon CRC (reopening on Monday, October 2) and Bolton CRC (reopening on Tuesday, October 3).

Check your collection calendar to find your pickup day or sign up to receive free waste collection reminders.

Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives (PAMA)

If you are looking for a way to honour National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on September 30, consider visiting PAMA with free admission and experience the Generations Lost: Healing the Legacy of Residential Schools exhibition.

PAMA will be closed on Monday, Oct. 2. Learn more.

Media contact

Justin Maharaj
Communications Coordinator
Region of Peel

About Peel's transition

The Ontario government announced the dissolution of Peel Region and the establishment of a Transition Board (TB) as part of Bill 112. The Transition Board was appointed to provide recommendations to the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing on a range of restructuring matters related to the dissolution of Peel Region to make Mississauga, Brampton and Caledon independent municipalities by January 1, 2025.

To learn about the Transition Board, how it will make these recommendations, and to provide feedback to the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing, visit Ontario's Peel Region Transition Board website.

During our transition, Peel remains committed to providing services to residents and businesses. For information about our transition, visit Peel's transition website.

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 200,000 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.