Eden Food for Change Satellite Food Bank in Streetsville

Eden Food for Change has opened a new satellite Food Bank in Streetsville. Located behind Streetsville United Church at 274 Queen St. S., the satellite location is open on a weekly basis on Wednesdays between the hours of 2 to 5 p.m. The satellite location was made possible by many community donors, including the Rotary Club …

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Peel residents 18 and over can book COVID-19 vaccine appointments beginning May 6

5 May, 2021 As of Thursday, May 6th, all vaccine clinics in Peel Region will accept bookings for all individuals 18 years or older who live in the Region of Peel. This eligibility expansion offers vaccines to more residents. All vaccine clinics in Peel region will be taking bookings for the eligible groups who wish to receive …

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Government of Ontario Strengthens Enforcement of Stay-at-Home Order

Today, the Government of Ontario extended the Stay-at-Home Order for an additional two weeks to May 20, 2021  and announced further provincewide restrictions effective 12:01 a.m. Saturday, April 17, 2021. The Stay-at-Home Order requires everyone to remain at home except for essential reasons, such as grocery shopping, going to the pharmacy, accessing health care services (including getting vaccinated), …

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Peel Public Health issues Section 22 Order to close all Peel schools

Peel Public Health has issued a Section 22 order, under the Ontario Health Protection and Promotion Act, to close all schools in Brampton, Caledon and Mississauga for 2 weeks effective April 6, 2021 at 12:01 a.m. and move to remote learning only. In accordance with the order, all schools in Peel will be moving to remote learning starting …

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Free Library Workshops During Tax Season

Whether you’re a retiree, newcomer to Canada or someone in need of a tax refresher, the library is offering workshops on a range of topics, including how the Canadian tax system works, how to file your tax return and ways to protect yourself from tax scams. All online tax workshops are free with registration. Online …

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2021 Budget Approved

2021 Tax ImpactProperty taxes in Mississauga are used to fund services provided by the City of Mississauga, the Region of Peel and the Government of Ontario for the Ministry of Education. Of every property tax dollar, 36 per cent goes to the City; the rest is divided between the Region of Peel at 45 per …

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2021 Property Tax Deferral Program Available for Eligible Mississauga Property Owners

A 2021 Property Tax Deferral program will allow eligible property owners to apply to defer their property tax payments until December 15, 2021. The application-based program will allow eligible residential and business property owners to apply to defer their property tax payments in 2021. As of January 1, 2021, all regular property tax billings, collections, …

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Provincial Offences Act Part III Summons Matters Conducted By Phone Beginning February 1, 2021

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Provincial Offences Act Part III Summons matters in the Ontario Court of Justice will be conducted by phone only, as of February 1, 2021. Part III Summons issued at roadside and Part III Summons issued for by-law offences will be conducted by phone only in a passcode access conference call. …

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City’s Website Redesigned

The City of Mississauga has a new, redesigned website at Mississauga.ca featuring improved search, streamlined information and services, and a responsive design that works on all your favourite devices. The City’s site – Mississauga.ca receives over 1.1 million unique page views per month. During early testing of the redesigned site, an average of 450 people …

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Virtual Challenge to Encourage Youth to take Action on Climate Change

The City of Mississauga has launched the Climate Change Youth Challenge “Mission to Earth,” a virtual educational program for high school and post-secondary students, as part of the implementation of the Climate Change Action Plan. The six-month program will engage and challenge youth to develop sustainable solutions for Mississauga, such as transitioning to efficient energy …

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