Peel charities fear service disruption in wake of municipality changes

Region has one of the highest concentrations of newcomers in Ontario

Why It Matters

While the Ontario government has said they will no longer dissolve the Peel Region into three distinct municipalities, the area’s non-profits worry their vulnerable populations will be forced out or under-resourced when other changes happen.

Gurpreet Malhotra’s face shifts behind his metallic glasses as he walks through the Cooksville neighbourhood of Mississauga.  From one moment to another, the CEO of the Peel non-profit settlement agency, Indus Community Services, moves from disappointment to pridefulness, from frustration to optimism.

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