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Decisions Newsletter
The following are Decisions made by Regional Council on
Thursday, May 8, 2003.



 Topics in this Issue:
- 1 Mental Health Week - May 5 to 11, 2003
- 2 Children's Water Awareness Week, Peel Children's Water Festival 2003 - May 29 to June 4, 2003
- 3 Emergency Preparedness Week - May 4 to 10, 2003
- 4 Paramedic Week - May 19 to 23, 2003
- 5 Association of Municipalities of Ontario's (AMO) Recommendations on Revising Social Assistance Programs
- 6 Donation for the Construction of a Memorial Education Facility to Honour the Sacrifices by all Canadians in World War II


 Proclamations
Mental Health Week - May 5 to 11, 2003
 

Regional Council proclaimed the week of May 5 to 11, 2003 as Mental Health Week in the Region of Peel, as requested by Peel Alert, an association of eight affiliated agencies and a designated individual who deal with mental health issues. Peel Alert is supported by the Region of Peel.

Mental Health Week is celebrated annually usually early in May in communities across the country.

(2003-411)
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Children's Water Awareness Week, Peel Children's Water Festival 2003 - May 29 to June 4, 2003

News Release

Peel Children's Water Festival Website

Regional Council proclaimed the week of May 29 to June 4, 2003 as Children's Water Awareness Week, Peel Children's Water Festival 2003 in the Region of Peel.

The Peel Children's Water Festival is celebrated annually with 2003 being the eighth year that the event has been held in the Region of Peel. The Festival aims to introduce and reinforce critical environmental issues to elementary school children within Peel.

This year's event will be held at Heartlake Conservation Area in the City of Brampton.

(2003-412)
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Emergency Preparedness Week - May 4 to 10, 2003
 

Regional Council proclaimed the week of May 4 to 10, 2003 as Emergency Preparedness Week in the Region of Peel, as requested by the Corporate Services Department.

"Prepare Now! Learn How!" is this year's theme for Emergency Preparedness Week. Two events to celebrate Emergency Preparedness Week were held in the Region of Peel - the Bramalea City Centre in the City of Brampton and the Square One Shopping Centre in the City of Mississauga. Both events were held to increase public awareness of emergency preparedness by providing the tools and strategies to help the public know what to do before, during and after any emergency.

(2003-418)
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Paramedic Week - May 19 to 23, 2003
 

Regional Council proclaimed the week of May 19 to 23, 2003 as Paramedic Week in the Region of Peel, as requested by the Corporate Services Department.

The event is held annually in the third week of May in cooperation with the Canadian EMS Directors, the Ontario Paramedic Association and all other national and provincial EMS associations.

CPR and Heimlich manoeuvre training sessions provided by Peel paramedics and interactive demonstrations, activities and displays are just some of the activities planned for Paramedic Week.

(2003-420)
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 Human Services
Association of Municipalities of Ontario's (AMO) Recommendations on Revising Social Assistance Programs
 

Regional Council endorsed AMO's Ontario Child Supplement proposal which calls for the Province to make revisions to the social assistance programs in Ontario that will benefit children and their families.

The proposed changes to the current system will remove children from the Ontario Works social assistance program, reduce child poverty, and generate municipal savings which would be reinvested in services to assist families with low income in Peel maintain employment.

(2003-463)
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 Management
Donation for the Construction of a Memorial Education Facility to Honour the Sacrifices by all Canadians in World War II
 

Regional Council approved a donation of $2,500 for participation in the Group Brick Program as part of the construction of a memorial education facility at the Juno Beach Centre to honour the sacrifices of all Canadians in World War II.

(2003-423)
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Meetings at a Glance

Special Council Meeting
To consider matters relating to the
Regional Smoke-Free By-law

Thursday, May 22, 2003 - 9:30 a.m.

Next General Committee Meeting
Thursday, May 22, 2003 - Immediately following
Special Regional Council Meeting

Next Regular Council Meeting
Thursday, May 29, 2003 - 9:30 a.m.

Next Peel Housing Corporation Meeting
Thursday, May 29, 2003 - 11:30 a.m.





All meetings are held in the Region's Council Chambers, Fifth Floor, 10 Peel Centre Dr., Brampton, unless otherwise noted.

For additional information on any of the items in Decisions, please contact the Region of Peel, Clerk's at 905-791-7800, ext. 4320.


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