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News release: February 28, 2024

Peel Region earns prestigious recognition as one of Canada's Best Employers by Forbes

BRAMPTON, ON (February 28, 2024) – Peel Region proudly announces its inclusion on Forbes' esteemed list of Canada's Best Employers. This recognition highlights Peel's commitment to creating a workplace environment that prioritizes employee well-being, promotes professional growth, and embraces inclusivity despite concerns of a potential dissolution last year.

The annual list released by Forbes in partnership with Statistica Inc., identifies best employers based on independent surveys from over 40,000 Canada-based employees working for companies employing at least 500 people within Canada. Participants were asked to assess their employers across various criteria, including opportunities for advancement, gender pay equity, and managerial effectiveness in overseeing direct reports.

Peel offers its employees opportunities to make a difference in the lives of the Peel community. These opportunities include:

Peel Region proudly joins the ranks of 31 government service organizations acknowledged in Forbes' listing and offers congratulations to the City of Mississauga and the businesses and organizations that have also been recognized along with Peel for this year's prestigious award.

View the full Forbes list of Canada's Best Employers.

About the Award

Forbes and Statista selected Canada's Best Employers 2024 through an independent survey from a vast sample of more than 40,000 Canada-based employees from all industry sectors working for companies employing at least 500 people within Canada.

Criteria for the awards can be viewed on the Forbes website.


This recognition by Forbes as one of Canada's Best Employers is an extraordinary achievement to receive in our 50th anniversary year. It is a testament to Peel Region's unwavering commitment to fostering a workplace culture where our employees not only thrive but also feel valued and supported in their professional journeys.

Gary Kent, Chief Administrative Officer, Peel Region

We are honoured to be ranked alongside 31 government service organizations. This distinguished award demonstrates Peel's dedication to employee well-being, showcasing our ability to foster a culture of continuous growth and inclusivity, even in the face of uncertainty.

Davinder Valeri, Chief Financial Officer and Commissioner of Corporate Services, Peel Region

Working at Peel

Peel is one of the Best Employers in Canada. Working at Peel means you are part of a talented group of individuals who feel valued, encouraged, and proud to be making a difference in the lives of residents.

Watch how our team is making an impact in the community.

Media contact

Cathy Sampaio-Lepiane
Communications Specialist
Peel Region

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.