COVID-19 vaccines available for Children 5-11 Years Old in Peel

Peel residents can start booking appointments for children 5 to 11 years old. Residents must use the Ontario’s vaccine booking system to book their appointments. Appointments will be loaded into the system on Tuesday and Wednesday, starting on Friday, November 26 in Peel’s public clinics and continuing to January 9. More appointments will be made available regularly, …

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City’s Vision Zero Action Plan Sets Path for Zero Fatal and Serious Collisions

Council approved the City of Mississauga’s first-ever Vision Zero Action Plan (VZAP). This plan consists of 99 actions to help Mississauga reach its Vision Zero goal of zero fatal and serious collisions on the road network. The VZAP provides a toolkit that City staff can apply to current and future road projects to protect Mississauga’s road users. The Vision …

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Third or Booster Doses Available to Select Groups in Peel

In Ontario, select groups are eligible to receive a third or booster dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. The following groups are eligible for a booster dose if it has been at least 6 months after their second dose Adults 70 or over (born in 1951 or earlier). Health care workers (16 years or older). Check eligibility …

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Do You Have a Spare Room Available? Partner with Peel HomeShare

Canada HomeShare, a successful housing program that brings together older adults and post-secondary students, has launched a pilot program in Mississauga, Brampton and Caledon.  Run by the National Initiative for the Care of the Elderly (NICE) in partnership with the Region of Peel, Peel HomeShare helps fill an important void in the housing market by matching older …

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City Extends Temporary Outdoor Patios and Business Programs through December 2023

Council has approved an extension to both the temporary patio and temporary outdoor business programs until December 31, 2023. These program extensions will allow Mississauga restaurants and bars to continue using their patios and other outdoor businesses to use outdoor spaces as they continue to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. The City of Mississauga introduced …

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Second Line West Fitness Trail

The City is proposing fitness improvements to the multi-use trail at Second Line West between Sombrero Way and Donway Drive (Ward 11). The fitness improvements are funded, in part, by the Government of Canada and will be completed in 2022. The fitness trail will span under 1 km and include the following features: Bench fitness …

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Credit Meadows Park Expansion

The City is expanding Credit Meadows (Ward 11) to the north, connecting the park with the former Harris Lands.  This expansion will provide new park space, trails and two pedestrian bridges and is supported by the Credit River Park Strategy (2013). Public engagement for the park was completed as part of the Credit River Park Strategy (2013). …

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Apply for the Windrow Snow Clearing Program

Adults 65 years or older, or those with a physical disability can apply for windrow snow clearing this winter. Apply online or in-person by November 12, 2021. A windrow is the pile of snow left at the bottom of a driveway after a plow clears the road. The City offers a driveway windrow clearing program …

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‘Twas the Bite Before Christmas Breakfast

‘Twas the Bite Before Christmas Mississauga will be hosting a Breakfast in Streetsville at Cuchulainn’s Irish Pub in support of Eden Food for Change. The event details are as follows:  Breakfast in StreetsvilleSaturday, November 27, 20218:00 AM  11:00 AMCuchulainn’s Irish Pub158 Queen Street SouthMississauga, ON, L5M 2P4Canada  ‘Twas the Bite Before Christmas Foundation aims to bring the …

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2021 Christmas in the Village

Santa Claus is coming to town, so mark your calendars! The Streetsville BIA’s fabulous Christmas in the Village festival, will take place on Saturday November 27th and Sunday November 28th. The event details are as follows:  Christmas in the VillageSaturday November 27th and Sunday November 28th 202110am-6pmStreetsville Village Square  Be sure to stop by this great celebration, which will feature …

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