Virtual Community Meetings Planned to Discuss Mississauga’s Official Plan

The City of Mississauga has added an additional virtual community meeting on Tuesday, November 10 to discuss its Official Plan update. The Official Plan is the guiding document for land use planning in Mississauga. The City is reviewing the Plan to ensure it reflects the changing needs of the community while conforming to updated provincial …

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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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MiWay Introduces First-Ever 60 Foot Hybrid-Electric Buses in Ontario

Today, MiWay announced the introduction of 11 new, second-generation 60 foot hybrid-electric buses that are convertible to full battery power, helping to reduce the environmental impacts of public transit – advancing the City of Mississauga’s commitment to zero-emission buses in its fleet. These are the first buses of its kind in Ontario and the third …

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New COVID-19 Restrictions in Peel

As of Saturday, October 10, for at least 28 days in Peel, the Ontario government announced the closure of: Indoor food and drink service in restaurants, bars, nightclubs and food courts in malls Indoor gyms and fitness centres Casinos, bingo halls and other gaming establishments Indoor cinemas Performing arts centres and venues Spectator areas in racing venues …

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Facility and Program Changes in Response to New COVID-19 Restrictions

In response to new provincial restrictions and recommendations from Region of Peel’s Medical Officer of Health, some of the City of Mississauga’s programs will be adjusted to help stop the spread of COVID-19. The following changes are in effect for some City facilities and programs: Suspended until November 7 registered and drop-in indoor fitness and dance classes …

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Provincial Offences Court Matters from March 16, 2020 to January 22, 2021 Rescheduled

All in-person Provincial Offences Act (POA) matters scheduled from March 16, 2020 to and including Friday, January 22, 2021 will be adjourned and rescheduled to a later date. If you have a matter scheduled in-person during this time, do not attend court. This applies to all POA courts in Ontario. All court locations will continue to hear matters remotely. A notice of a …

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First Pedestrian Master Plan

The City of Mississauga is creating its first Pedestrian Master Plan to help identify gaps in its pedestrian network. The City will seek community feedback through an online survey and a virtual public information session The Pedestrian Master Plan will: review the City’s existing pedestrian network (sidewalks, crosswalks, walkways, multi-use trails), and identify opportunities for future infrastructure projects identify …

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Virtual Community Meetings Planned to Discuss Mississauga’s Official Plan

The City of Mississauga will host three virtual community meetings to discuss its Official Plan update. The City is reviewing the Plan to ensure it reflects the changing needs of the community while conforming to updated provincial legislation. The meetings are designed to discuss city-wide priorities as well as key planning issues affecting individual wards. October 26 …

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Industry-Specific Economic Recovery Plans

General Committee endorsed two of five industry-specific plans to guide the City’s economic recovery from COVID-19. The Small Business and Broader Industry plans outline priorities and actions to reboot and grow these industries. The Small Business and Broader Industry Economic Recovery Plans are being led by the City’s Economic Development Office (EDO). The plans identify 42 unique actions to help …

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