SEVERE WEATHER: REGION OF PEEL SERVICE UPDATES
BRAMPTON, ON. (Feb. 7, 2013) – Environment Canada has issued a Winter Storm Warning for Peel Region predicting approximately 25 centimetres of snow to fall over the next 36 hours. All Regional critical and essential services will be maintained; however, some services could be affected by the winter weather conditions tomorrow. Visit peelregion.ca for the latest updates on Regional services.
Current Service Updates:
• In the event of extreme weather conditions, the Region of Peel’s Children’s Services division follows the direction of the Peel District School Board (PDSB) in determining whether the Learn.Play.Care. Centres will remain open.
• Regional child care centres will close if the PDSB closes its schools. School bus cancellations do not necessarily mean that centres are closed.
• Please visit the PDSB’s website at peel.edu.on.ca or listen to local news reports for updates.
• TransHelp clients are asked to consider cancelling non-essential trips scheduled for tomorrow (Friday, Feb. 8). Please cancel by phone if travel is not necessary. TransHelp will operate on a reduced service schedule for Friday due to forecasted weather conditions. Clients will not be charged for cancelling rides booked for Friday. Please contact TransHelp at 905-791-1015.
Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives (PAMA)
• PAMA will be closed to the public tomorrow; however, deliveries will be accepted. Please contact
905-791-4055 or visit pama.peelregion.ca for information on changes to PAMA’s hours of operations or programming.
Emergencies can happen at any time, so be prepared and plan ahead – visit peelregion.ca/prep for information on how to prepare your Winter Vehicle Emergency Kit.
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 geographical area. The Region of Peel serves more than one million residents in the cities of Mississauga, Brampton and the town of Caledon.
For more information on the Region of Peel, please call 905-791-7800, or visit peelregion.ca