Achievements

Peel Poverty Reduction Committee Timeline

Launched 2012-2015 Peel Poverty Reduction Strategy

2020

  • Implemented the PPRC’s new governance structure
  • Developed several advocacy positions in response to COVID-19
  • Launched the Peel Income Tax Clinic Community of Practice
  • Hosted a “Community Benefits Agreements 101” speaker series
  • Developed the 2020-2021 Financial Literacy Infographic

2019

  • Delegated to The City of Brampton Committee of Council
  • Supported the Peel Community Benefits Network (PCBN) to implement a Community Benefits Agreement for the Hurontario LRT project
  • Launched the PPRC Lived Experience Roundtable

2018

  • Finalized 2018-2028 Peel Poverty Reduction Strategy
  • Received Regional Council endorsement of the 2018-2028 Peel Poverty Reduction Strategy
  • Launched the 2018-2028 Peel Poverty Reduction Strategy
  • Co-hosted and participated in Tamarack's Cities Innovating to Reduce Poverty Summit in Peel

2017

  • Received Regional Council approval of permanent Affordable Transit Program
  • Launched the Affordable Transit Program
  • Launched Peel Food Charter (PDF)
  • Conducted Living Wage focused information sessions
  • Hosted Community Benefits Agreement Consultations
  • Conducted workshops for Peel Poverty Reduction Strategy refresh

2016

  • Completed the Peel Living Wage calculation
  • Completed Peel Food Charter (PDF)
  • Supported the Region of Peel's income tax initiative
  • Began Peel Poverty Reduction Strategy refresh process
  • Initiated the Hurontario LRT Community Benefits Agreement with Metrolinx
  • Advocated for and participated in the Affordable Transit Pilot Phase 2

2015

  • Launched the Peel Food Map
  • Participated in the BikeWrx Collaboration
  • Initiated partnership process with Toronto Community Benefits Network
  • Mapped pay day loan centres in Peel

2014

  • Co-led and participated in PEPSO Research project- precarious employment in Mississauga and Brampton
  • Joined the Ontario Living Wage Network
  • Partnered on FUSE youth project
  • Developed Peel Food Map
  • Supported the development and implementation of the Affordable Transit Pilot Phase 1
  • Created advocacy campaign for 2014 election

2013

  • Established Peel Poverty Reduction Round Table
  • Established Taskforces

2012

Launched 2012-2015 Peel Poverty Reduction Strategy