Region Overview

The Greater Toronto Area (GTA) West Region covers the Regional Municipalities of Halton and Peel, comprising the Municipalities of Brampton, South Caledon, Halton Hills, Mississauga, Milton and Oakville. The region is divided into two sub-regions: 

  • Northern Sub-region: This area roughly covers the Municipalities of Brampton, Milton, Halton Hills, and southern part of Caledon. The population of this sub-region is over 700,000 and has been rapidly growing over the past 10 years. 

  • Southern Sub-region:This sub-region comprises the municipalities of Mississauga and Oakville. 

Region's Local Distribution Companies
  • Burlington Hydro Inc.
  • Hydro One Networks Inc.
  • Alectra Utilities Co.
  • Milton Hydro Distribution Inc.
  • Halton Hills Hydro Inc.
  • Oakville Hydro Electricity Distribution Inc.

Map: GTA West

Current Status

The second Regional Planning cycle for this region was completed with publishing of the RIP report in February 2022. It is expected that the Third Regional Planning cycle will be initiated in 2024 or earlier with the completion of the Needs Assessment report.

Accomplishment (Most Recent Shown First) Status Completion Date
Regional Infrastructure Planning (2nd Cycle) Completed February 2022
Integrated Regional Resource Planning (2nd Cycle) Completed July 2021
Scoping Assessment (2nd Cycle) Completed August 2019
Needs Assessment (2nd Cycle) Completed May 2019
Regional Infrastructure Planning
Completed January 2016
Local Planning - Erindale TS Capacity Completed July 2015
Integrated Regional Resource Planning - Northern Completed April 2015
Scoping Assessment Completed September 2014
​Needs Assessment Completed May 2014

*The completed reports are available below. 

Relevant Documents

Regional Infrastructure Planning (RIP)
Name Completion Date
GTA West RIP - Report (2nd Cycle) February 2022
GTA West RIP - Report January 2016

Local Planning (LP)
Name Completion Date
Local Planning Report - Erindale TS Capacity  July 2015

Needs Assessment (NA) & Scoping Assessment (SA)
Name Completion Date
GTA West SA – Report (2nd Cycle) August 2019
GTA West NA – Report (2nd Cycle) May 2019
GTA West Southern Sub-region SA – Report September 2014
GTA West Southern Sub-region NA – Report May 2014

Planning Status Letters
Name Completion Date
Halton Hills Hydro Inc. - Planning Status Letter  March 2020

Additional Documents
Name Completion Date
GTA West Supply Study  February 2006