STATEMENT: Mayor Crombie Responds to Historic Partnership between Peel Regional Police and the Ontario Human Rights Commission

“Today, Peel Regional Police (PRP) further committed to ending systemic racism in policing by entering into a Memorandum of Understanding with the Ontario Human Rights Commission (OHRC), the first of its kind in Canada which will fundamentally change practices and the culture of policing. I want to thank the PRP, in particular, Chief Duraiappah, my […]

STATEMENT: Mayor Responds to Province’s New Restrictions on Restaurants, Banquet Halls and Gyms in Peel Region

October 2, 2020 STATEMENT: Mayor Responds to Province’s New Restrictions on Restaurants, Banquet Halls and Gyms in Peel Region “Today, the province made the difficult decision to impose additional restrictions on bars and restaurants, fitness centres, gyms, banquet halls and event facilities in Peel Region, Toronto and Ottawa. While many of these measures were already […]

STATEMENT: GTHA Mayors and Chairs support increased limits on public gatherings

For Immediate Release September 21, 2020 GTHA Mayors and Chairs support increased limits on public gatherings “Today, Mayors and Chairs from the 11 largest municipal governments across the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area met to discuss the continuing response to COVID-19 and a possible resurgence. The Mayors and Chairs welcomed the provincial government’s decision to […]

STATEMENT: Mayor Crombie Responds to Province’s Decision to Lower Gathering Limits in Peel Region

For Immediate Release September 17, 2020 STATEMENT: Mayor Crombie Responds to Province’s Decision to Lower Gathering Limits in Peel Region “I want to thank the Premier for acting to address the rise in cases in Peel Region, Toronto and Ottawa by announcing further restrictions on gathering limits for organized public events and social gatherings. While […]

STATEMENT: GTHA Mayors and Chairs remain committed to working together to help our economies recover and mitigate the severity of a second wave this fall.

For Immediate Release September 14, 2020 GTHA Mayors and Chairs committed to cooperation during COVID-19 resurgence “Once again today Mayors and Chairs from the 11 largest municipal governments across the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area met to discuss their concern around the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The Mayors and Chairs reiterated their commitment to continue to […]

STATEMENT: GTHA Mayors and Chairs commit to cooperation on COVID-19 resurgence preparation

For Immediate Release August 31, 2020 GTHA Mayors and Chairs commit to cooperation on COVID-19 resurgence preparation “Today, Mayors and Chairs from the 11 largest municipal governments across the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area met to discuss their ongoing response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Mayors and Chairs agreed that they are seeing fairly good […]

STATEMENT: Provincial Government Announces $46 Million for Mississauga through Phase 1 of Safe Restart Agreement

August 12, 2020 Statement: Provincial Government Announces $46 Million for Mississauga through Phase 1 of Safe Restart Agreement “Today is a good day for the City of Mississauga as the province announced we are receiving $46 million through Phase 1 of the Safe Restart Agreement. It’s important to give credit where it is due and […]

STATEMENT: GTHA Mayors and Chairs applaud residents for ongoing progress during Stage 3 GTHA Mayors and Chairs applaud residents for ongoing progress during Stage 3

For Immediate Release August 10, 2020  GTHA Mayors and Chairs applaud residents for ongoing progress during Stage 3 “Today, Mayors and Chairs from the 11 largest municipal governments across the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area met to discuss their ongoing response to Stage 3. All parts of the GTHA are now in Stage 3 and […]

GTHA Mayors and Chairs welcome initial funding announcement; strongly urge residents to continue to follow public health advice – avoid large informal gatherings

For Immediate Release July 27, 2020 GTHA Mayors and Chairs welcome initial funding announcement; strongly urge residents to continue to follow public health advice – avoid large informal gatherings “Today, Mayors and Chairs from the 11 largest municipal governments across the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area held their regular weekly meeting to discuss the ongoing […]