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Upcoming Events

Recent Initiatives

Food Security Taskforce 2014.

Invite your organization or business to host the mobile exhibit on precarious employment. (PDF 1 page, 748 KB)

Poverty in Peel Facts

Peel Food Map: An interactive map that lists all the food programs within Peel (i.e. food banks, school programs, community kitchen, gardens & food centres


 

File Your Taxes For Free. Get Your Benefits Now!

Filing your income taxes is an easy way to get the benefits you and your family deserve. And there's help.

Make an appointment to attend a tax preparation clinic offered by the Region of Peel and the Halton Peel Chartered Professional Accountants (CPA) Ontario Association.

Clinics are available to individuals with incomes up to $30,000 or families with incomes up to $47,500. Income threshold depends on family size.

Affordable Transit Program

Low-income residents in Mississauga can apply for a 50 per cent discount off the regular cost of a monthly MiWay transit pass. The MiWay Affordable Transit Program (ATP) is a partnership between the City of Mississauga and the Region of Peel.

Peel Food Charter

Filing your income taxes is an easy way to get the benefits you and your family deserve.

The Peel Food Charter is a living document developed by and for the community to reflect a collective vision of a just, sustainable and secure food system in Peel, for now and the future.

It includes practical actions that organizations, businesses, individuals, families and government can take to achieve that vision. It serves as a guide to meeting the needs and reflecting the diversity of all who live and work in Peel to achieve a food secure community.




Informing Our Strategy

Vibrant CommunitiesThe Peel Poverty Reduction Strategy Committee is a member of Vibrant Communities Canada – Cities Reducing Poverty Initiative.

‘We imagine a day when 100 Cities and Communities from all across Canada connect together to reduce poverty for over one million Canadians. The Vision is to create Vibrant Canadian Communities by significantly reducing the human, social and economic cost of poverty. The Mission is to create a connected learning community of 100 Canadian cities with multi-sector roundtables addressing poverty reduction. Our goal is aligned poverty reduction strategies in cities, provinces and the federal government resulting in reduced poverty for 1 million Canadians.’