Drop-off of Old Blue Boxes and Green Bins

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If you have old blue boxes, green bins, and other plastic waste containers that you would like to dispose of, the Region of Peel is providing residents with the opportunity to dispose of these containers at the following community take-back event: Community Take-back Event: Saturday, August 6, 2016 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Iceland Arena …

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You’re Invited: 2016 Ward 11 Community Ride

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It’s that time of year again!  It’s time to get on your bikes for the 2016 Ward 11 Community Ride and explore some of our community’s fabulous cycling trails and routes!  The Ward Ride is an excellent way for you and your family to check out Mississauga’s trails, public parks, and cycling infrastructure, as well …

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2016 Streetsville Canada Day Celebrations

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If you and your family are looking for a spectacular celebration to commemorate Canada’s 149th birthday, look no further than the 2016 Streetsville Canada Day Celebrations! The 2016 Streetsville Canada Day Celebrations will take place on Friday, July 1st, 2016. There will be lots of crafts, games and activities for the kids, Rotary BBQ, live …

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Be an Ontario Summer Games Volunteer

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Summer just got more exciting!  Mississauga is the official host city for the 2016 Ontario Summer Games, taking place August 11 to 14. Athletes, ages 13 to 17, from all regions of Ontario will compete against fellow provincial athletes.  With less than six months to go, the City is assembling its volunteer team and is …

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City’s Property Standards By-law to Regulate Storage of Region of Peel Waste and Recycling Collection Carts

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The City’s Property Standards By-law was recently amended to help address concerns around the storage of the new Region of Peel Waste and Recycling Collection Carts.  The by-law amendments restrict cart storage to the rear or side yard, garage or carport when there is space.  The amendments regulating the storage of Region of Peel waste …

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2016 Bread & Honey Festival

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Spring is here, and I know you and your family are really looking forward to the best festival in town: The Bread & Honey Festival! The 2016 Bread & Honey Festival will be held during the weekend of June 3rd to June 5th.  The 44th annual festival will be great fun for the whole family, with …

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Municipal Property Assessment Notices to Be Mailed Starting May 16

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The Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC), which assess and classifies all properties in Ontario, advised that Property Assessment Notices will be mailed out earlier than in previous years. Assessments will be mailed to Mississauga residential property owners starting on May 16. As you may know, every four years MPAC conducts a province-wide Assessment Update and …

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5th Annual Village Litter Blitz!

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Are you looking for a great way to do your part for the environment and keep your community clean and green?  If so, then bring your friends and family down to the 5th Annual Village Litter Blitz!  Join myself, MP Gagan Sikand, MPP Bob Delaney, and Streetsville service groups (B.I.A., Cadets, Rotary, Lions Club, Scouts, …

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City Awarded $2.1 Million in Federal Funding Through the Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program

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I am very pleased to report that Mississauga was awarded $2.1 Million in federal funding through the Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program (CIP 150).  The CIP 150 celebrates Canada’s 150th anniversary, and the objective of the program is to strengthen public infrastructure and provide economic benefits in communities across Canada.  This funding will provide Mississauga …

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Mississauga Moves Ahead on Affordable Housing Program

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I am pleased to inform you that City Council recently approved a work plan to develop an affordable housing program for Mississauga.  The new Affordable Housing Program aims to increase access to affordable housing across the City and create a supportive environment for the development of affordable housing.  Some highlights of the new Affordable Housing …

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