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For Immediate Release:
June 27, 2011

Regular Service Delivery at Peel Region as Postal Service Resumes

BRAMPTON, ON (June 27, 2011) – The Region of Peel will resume regular processing of cheques, payments and forms with the return of Canada Post services on June 28, 2011. However, to ensure immediate access to income payments, Ontario Works recipients can pick up their cheques at their local Regional office until Monday, July 4. Regional offices are closed on Canada Day. Regular mailing of cheques will resume on Tuesday, July 5. Extended hours for cheque pick-ups are in effect until July 4 as follows:

  • Monday, June 27, Tuesday, June 28, and Wednesday, June 29: 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.
  • Thursday, June 30: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Friday, July 1: Region offices CLOSED for Canada Day
  • Monday, July 4: 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Please note: In order to pick up a cheque, residents will need to show or provide identification.

Ontario Works - Brampton Office
10 Peel Centre Dr., Suite B,
Brampton ON L6T 4B9
Nearest Intersection: Queen St. E.
(Highway 7) and Dixie Road.
The office is a six story, grey building.
Brampton Transit Bus Route ZUM 501
or Route 1 & 1A
Regular office hours: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Monday to Friday, excluding holidays.

Ontario Works - Mississauga Office
6715 Millcreek Dr. Unit #1,
Mississauga ON L5N 5V2
Nearest Intersection: Erin Mills Parkway
and Derry Road. The office is a single story grey building in an industrial park.
Mississauga Transit Bus Route 44.
Regular office hours: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Monday to Friday, excluding holidays.

To receive Ontario Works assistance for July, recipients can report their income information by telephone, fax, e-mail or by dropping off a completed Income Reporting Statement at their local office. 

If payments are normally deposited into a bank account, Ontario Works recipients will receive their statement of assistance and drug card for July in the mail. 

Regional transactions are available through the Region’s regular business processes including electronic fund transfers. For more information about online transactions, visit peelregion.ca/finance/ap/.

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 approximately 1.3 million residents in the cities of Brampton and Mississauga, and the town of Caledon.

For more information on the Region of Peel, please call 905-791-7800, or visit peelregion.ca.



David Hodkin
Acting Senior Public Affairs Associate, Region of Peel
(P) 905-791-7800, ext. 4674, (C) 416-356-8673

Communication Services, 10 Peel Centre Dr., Brampton, ON L6T 4B9
Phone: 905-791-7800, Fax: 905-791-0595, e-mail



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