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Community Meeting- 1200 Old Derry Rd.

14 January, 2021 Dear Neighbour, You are cordially invited to attend a virtual community meeting, via Cisco WebEx video conferencing, to review plans submitted by Hanlon Glen Homes and Simqua Developments Inc. for their property located at 1200 Old Derry Rd. The site is designated as Residential Low Density I, Residential Low Density II, Greenlands, …

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COVID-19 Response – Second Provincial Emergency Declared

This week, the Government of Ontario declared a second Provincial Emergency and will be issuing a stay-at-home order and enhanced public health and workplace safety measures for all of Ontario.  The combination of measures will come into effect between Tuesday, January 12 and Thursday, January 14, 2021. The new measures encourage everyone to stay at home as much …

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2021 Property Tax Deferral Program Available for Eligible Mississauga Property Owners

A 2021 Property Tax Deferral program will allow eligible property owners to apply to defer their property tax payments until December 15, 2021. The application-based program will allow eligible residential and business property owners to apply to defer their property tax payments in 2021. As of January 1, 2021, all regular property tax billings, collections, …

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Provincial Offences Act Part III Summons Matters Conducted By Phone Beginning February 1, 2021

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Provincial Offences Act Part III Summons matters in the Ontario Court of Justice will be conducted by phone only, as of February 1, 2021. Part III Summons issued at roadside and Part III Summons issued for by-law offences will be conducted by phone only in a passcode access conference call. …

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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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