The Central West LHIN includes all of Dufferin County, the northern portion of Peel Region, parts of north-western Toronto, and south-west York Region.
From the west, the northern border runs eastward, including the Townships of Southgate, Melancthon and Mulmur.
From the north, the western border runs southward including the Townships of Southgate, East Luther Grand Valley, East Garafraxa, and the Towns of Erin and Halton Hills.
From the west, the southern border runs eastward including the Town of Halton Hills, the City of Brampton, and part of the City of Mississauga.
The eastern border is defined by local roads, municipal borders and the Humber River. It encompasses parts of north-western Toronto, and continues northward to include the City of Brampton, the Towns of Caledon and Mono and the Township of Mulmur.
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Central west Ontario is a magnificent mosaic of urban, rural and suburban communities, featuring cities, towns and villages cascading across a varied landscape that stretches from the northern tip of Dufferin County to the northern section of Peel Region. It includes densely populated areas like Rexdale (Toronto), Malton (Mississauga), Brampton, Orangeville and Woodbridge. Less populated areas include Dufferin Country and Caledon. Some of Ontario’s most picturesque countryside can be found in this region, which is home to over 800,144 people, representing 6.25% of Ontario’s population.
The people who live in our region are relatively young with a median age of 35 years. While the proportion of the population over the age of 65 is smaller than the Ontario average, the population of seniors in the region is expected to grow by 68.1% (or over 49,857 people) from 2007 to 2019, eventually making it the highest amongst the 14 LHINs.
Enriched by its cultural diversity, the Central West LHIN is home to the highest proportion of visible minorities in Ontario who represent about 50% of its population.
Based on 2007 population estimates 56.1% of the Central West LHIN resides in Brampton, 17.4% in Rexdale, 9.2% in Caledon, 7% in Dufferin County, 5.9% in Malton and 4.3% in Woodbridge, and these communities are continuing to grow. This is especially true in the communities of Caledon (29.48% growth rate), Malton (23.61%) and Woodbridge (17.25%). Overall the Central West LHIN has grown by 8.24% during that time.
The following websites will connect you with more detailed information about the communities located within central west Ontario.
Communities located within Central West CCAC
Region of Peel
Forks of the Credit
City of Toronto
Please note: CentralWesthealthline.ca is offered by the Central West Community Care Access Centre (CW CCAC) as a source of health and social services information. While we make every effort to ensure information is accurate, errors may exist. Please note that listings do not imply endorsement; users are urged to use their own best judgment. More...