MiWay 5 Public Information Sessions

MiWay will be hosting five public information sessions regarding the 2020 MiWay Five Service Plan from Tuesday, Oct. 15 to Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019 to obtain community feedback and consider amendments to the 2020 proposed service plan. Residents can provide their feedback in-person or through www.mivoice.ca – MiWay’s online forum. The new Kipling Station and …

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New Digital Squad Helping Main Street Small Businesses

The City of Mississauga recently unveiled its new Digital Service Squad (DSS) with a launch event in downtown Streetsville. The DSS consists of three digital technology specialists who work with local Business Improvement Area Associations (BIAs) to support main street storefront small business owners to enhance their digital presence. This includes helping them adopt digital tools …

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Wildlife Safety Tips

There have been some coyote sightings in the Ward 11 community as of late, so I would like to share with you some useful tips, provided by Animal Services, regarding how to safeguard your family and property, and what to do if you encounter a coyote. Coyotes are naturally shy and avoid humans. However, access to …

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Preliminary 2020 – 2023 Business Plan and 2020 Budget

The City’s Preliminary 2020 – 2023 Business Plan and 2020 Budget have been released and will be considered by Budget Committee and Council over the next few months. The annual City Budget and Business Plan describes how the City plans to bring in revenue and invest taxpayer dollars to deliver programs and services. The City budget …

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2019 Christmas Celebrations

Fall is now upon us, and Christmas will soon be here! If you and your family and friends are looking for some fabulous Christmas celebrations, look no further than our vibrant “Village in the City”! Santa Claus is coming to town, so mark your calendars now, and come down to the heart of downtown Streetsville for …

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Driveway Windrow Snow Clearing Program

Some Mississauga residents can get ahead of winter and start applying for the City’s Driveway Windrow Snow Clearing Program . The program provides snow clearing assistance by clearing a space in the windrow for residents 65 years or older and for people with physical disabilities. A windrow is a pile of snow left at the end of a …

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New Multi-Use Trail

I am pleased to report that the City of Mississauga is constructing a new multi-use trail along the north side of Eglinton Avenue West, from Creditview Road to Credit Valley Road. As part of this project, the work being completed includes excavation, placement of granular and concrete, installation of curb and gutter, relocation of utilities, …

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Insurance for Disasters

Are you covered in the event of a disaster, like flood, wind or fire? It’s important to have insurance coverage for your property, whether you own or rent, in the event of a disaster like flood, wind or fire. The City’s Office of Emergency Management (OEM), which prepares the City to manage complex incidents, emergencies …

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Residential Guide to Flood Prevention and Recovery

Emergencies, such as flooding, can happen at any time. The City’s Office of Emergency Management (OEM), which prepares the City to manage complex incidents, emergencies and disasters and has created a usefulResidential Guide to Flood Prevention and Recovery. I encourage you and your family to have a look at this guide and ensure you are …

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Summer Fun at Mississauga Library

If you’re looking for some fun things to do this summer, the Mississauga Library has you covered! Be sure to check out these great programs and activities at City libraries this summer:  Join a Club Check out the TD Summer Reading Club website  and then starting July 2, join the club anytime and check out what’s happening all …

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