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Peel Region Holiday Closures

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Written by Patti Foley

Region of Peel offices and non-emergency services will be closed for Thanksgiving on Monday, Oct. 12 and will re-open Tuesday, Oct. 13.

There will be no waste collection services in Brampton and Mississauga on Monday, Oct. 12 due to the Thanksgiving holiday. Garbage and recyclable materials (blue box, green bin and yard waste)) will be collected one day later that week. Residents in Caledon are advised that there will be no changes to waste collection services. Garbage and recycling (blue box, green bin and yard waste in the A area) will be picked up on the regularly scheduled collection day.

TransHelp service hours on Thanksgiving will be from 6 – 1 a.m. the following morning. Service will be provided by taxi vendors, but not available by bus. The Accessible Transportation offices will be closed; regular office hours and bus service will resume on Tuesday, Oct. 13. Please contact TransHelp at 905-791-1015 for any questions.

The Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives (PAMA) will be closed on Monday, Oct. 12 for Thanksgiving, reopening on Tuesday, Oct. 13. Visit to check out their exciting lineup of exhibitions and activities throughout the month.

All Community Recycling Centres will be closed on Monday, Oct. 12 and will reopen on Tuesday, Oct. 13.

The following Regional offices and services will be closed on Monday, Oct. 12 and will reopen on Tuesday, Oct. 13:

  • Access Peel
  • Ontario Works
  • Breastfeeding Clinics
  • Peel Access to Housing
  • Dental Services and Peel Public Health Clinics
  • Peel Living
  • Employment Resources Centres
  • Public Works Reception
  • Healthy Sexuality Clinics
  • Rent Supplement
  • Human Services Reception Service Access

For emergencies related to food, shelter, medication and personal supports, call the Ontario Works after-hours line at 905-793-9200 or the Region’s main line at 905-791-7800.

The Regional Municipality of Peel was incorporated in 1974 on the principle that certain community and infrastructure services are most cost-effectively administered over a larger geographic area. The Region of Peel serves more than 1.3 million people and approximately 88,000 businesses in the cities of Brampton and Mississauga and the town of Caledon. For more information on the Region of Peel, call 905-791-7800 or visit

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Patti Foley

Having spent 25 years in Bolton, Patti remains an advocate for Caledon. As a former Regional Councillor and a long-time community volunteer she is passionate about communicating information about its issues, news, events, people, non-profits and businesses.

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