Should Peel Stores Stay Open on Stat Holidays?   

The Region of Peel is reviewing shopping in Peel on statutory holidays and is considering whether Peel stores should stay open on statutory holidays.  The Region wants to hear from Peel residents on this important issue. Whether you are a resident of Peel, retail worker or retail business owner, you can share your thoughts with …

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Curbside Battery Collection Update

As you may know, since 2016 the Region of Peel has been running a curbside battery collection pilot program, whereby household batteries are collected curbside twice per year in an effort to divert these items from the landfill. I am very pleased to report that this pilot program has been quite successful thus far in …

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Switch to PRESTO and Save

Consider switching to PRESTO when you board a MiWay bus this year and you can save on fares.  Most of MiWay’s fares including PRESTO fares have been frozen as of January 29, 2018, with the exception of cash fares and paper tickets. It’s easy to load, tap and ride MiWay with PRESTO.  PRESTO makes up …

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City Requests Support from 2018 Federal and Provincial Budgets for Top City Priorities

The federal and provincial governments are in the process of preparing their 2018 budgets and Council adopted a resolution to seek ongoing support for the City’s top priorities and initiatives, which are as follows: strategic transit investments sustainable infrastructure funding legislative changes city-building initiatives affordable housing and partnerships The City is requesting federal and provincial …

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Share Your Big Ideas for the City’s Smart City Plan 

The City of Mississauga wants residents and businesses to share their big ideas on how technology, data and innovation could make Mississauga even better. The City is hosting public engagement sessions and an online engagement site to generate ideas for a Smart City Master Plan and the City’s submission to the Government of Canada’s Smart Cities Challenge.  Public sessions will …

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Amendments to the City’s Nuisance Weed and Tall Grass Control By-law

The Nuisance Weed and Tall Grass Control By-law has been amended to nnhance the City’s property standards. The amendments to the City’s Nuisance Weed and Tall Grass Control By-law are as follows: *           decrease the maximum permitted height of tall grass from 30 centimetres to 20 centimetres; *           reduce the time required to resolve tall grass and nuisance …

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City Offers Free Simplified Tax Receipts Online for Property Owners    

The City of Mississauga is now offering property owners the convenience of viewing and printing a Simplified Tax Receipt online at no cost.  Property owners can submit a request for a Simplified Tax Receipt through the City’s Tax Self-Service Centre website for the current year and one year prior. Property owners usually require a property tax receipt …

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City Extends On-Street Parking and Overnight Restrictions   

The City has extended on-street parking and overnight restrictions.  Daily overnight parking restrictions will be introduced from 2 a.m. to 6 a.m. and on-street parking has been increased from three hours to five hours under the City’s Traffic By-law (555-00). Previously, on-street parking was not permitted for longer than three hours and between 2 a.m. …

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Mississauga Receives $2.3 Million in Provincial Funding to Improve Cycling Networks

I am very pleased to report that the City of Mississauga will receive funding from the Ontario Municipal Commuter Cycling Grant Program. Mississauga is receiving $2.3 million to build better cycling networks along busy routes and support safe cycling. The funding received will be used to improve and build new bike lanes and cycling infrastructure …

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Mighty Oak Park Redevelopment

I am very pleased to report that Mighty Oak Park, which is located at the intersection of Douguy Blvd and Britannia Rd W, will be redeveloped in the spring of 2018.  Mighty Oak Park received its name from the large oak tree that grew at this park and was recently removed due to disease. As …

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