Municipal, Regional, Provincial and Federal Responsibilities

The City of Brampton is one of four levels of government providing services for residents.

  • Responsibilities and contact information are provided below for each of them.

Local government services are funded primarily by property taxes. 'User fees' or other 'non-tax revenue' such as parking fines are other ways local governments can generate revenue.   The province also provides some funding.

  • Information about property taxes and the City's annual budget is provided here.

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Local Municipal Government

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City of Brampton's responsibilities

Find your City Councillor.

Call 311 anytime you have a question about municipal services.  It is available in many languages, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Interpretation is available.   

​Provincial Government

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www.ontario.ca/ 

Province of Ontario's responsibilities

  • Administration of justice
  • Culture and tourism
  • Education, including post-secondary institutions
  • Highways
  • Hospitals
  • Natural resources and environment
  • Prisons
  • Property and civil rights in the province
  • Social services

The provincial legislature also has power over all municipal institutions in the province. There are 444 municipalities in Ontario, in 2012.

Contact your Member of Provincial Parliament (MPP)

​Local Regional Government

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www.peelregion.ca

Region of Peel's responsibilities

  • Ambulance services
  • Housing services
  • Police services
  • Public health
  • Regional roads
  • Social services
  • Waste collection and recycling
  • Water treatment and supply
  • Waste water collection and treatment

Find your Regional Councillor.

Call 211 - It is a free telephone  information and referral service to link residents to non-emergency community, health, social and government services.  It is available in many languages, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. 

​Federal Government

Government of Canada's responsibilities 

  • Census Citizenship
  • Copyright
  • Criminal law
  • Employment insurance
  • Foreign policy
  • Money and banking
  • National defence
  • Post office Regulation of trade and commerce 
 

Contact your Member of Parliament (MP)

Frequently asked questions 

 
October 1, 2013 - The Chief Electoral Officer received the final report from the independent commission creating new boundaries for federal ridings. The new electoral map is expected to become official later this fall.
 
In the next federal election, Brampton will elect 5 Members of Parliament, instead of 4. The new ridings will be named:
Brampton North, Brampton Centre, Brampton South, Brampton West and Brampton-Gore.
 

To view the report to the Chief Electoral Officer,visit www.federal-redistribution.ca.