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Peel Region

These updates are from 2019. Due to COVID-19, updates have been paused.


Reduce Poverty

Desired outcome: Increased income for Peel residents, particularly those of lowest income.



According to 2016 tax-filer data, approximately 19% of Peel residents are potentially living with low income1. The Region is seeking ways to ensure that low income Peel residents receive the benefits they are eligible for.

Over the last four years, we:

1 Based on updated Statistics Canada tax-filer methodology for low income measure after tax (LIM-AT).