City of Mississauga Ends Declared Emergency Order and Rescinds Mandatory Face Mask By-Law

On the two year anniversary of the declaration, Mayor Bonnie Crombie, with support from Members of Council, ended the declared emergency order in response to COVID-19. The emergency order was enacted on March 23, 2020. In addition, to be consistent with changes made by the Government of Ontario, and with recommendation from Dr. Lawrence Loh, Region of Peel’s Medical …

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March Break Programs and Activities

Spring is around the corner and March Break feels like our ticket to warmer weather! From March 13-20, the City of Mississauga is offering programs and activities to keep the fun going all week long. Get the kids outdoors and keep them busy while school is out! Snow Days at the SquareMake the most of …

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Sign Up for Spring City Programs and Activities for All Ages and Abilities

The City of Mississauga has a variety of exciting spring programs and activities for you to discover and enjoy. Whether you love swimming, golf, Zumba®, yoga, tennis, reading, music or drawing, there’s something for everyone no matter your age, interest or ability. Spring programs start on April 18 and include a variety of swimming lessons, …

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Become a MiWay Student Ambassador for Prizes and Perks!

Know a secondary school student who is social and digital media-savvy? MiWay is once again looking for secondary school students in Mississauga to apply to be MiWay Student Ambassadors and take part in this virtual program to help promote transit in their community. The MiWay Student Ambassador Program is a popular annual program that’s evolved …

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City Seeks Feedback on System of Publicly Available Bikes, e-Bikes and e-Scooters

Curious about e-Scooter, e-Bike and bike sharing services? Do you want to share your thoughts? Join the City of Mississauga for an online community meeting to learn more and provide feedback on introducing a system of publicly available bikes, electric pedal-assist bikes and/or electric kick-style scooters in our city. The online community meeting will take place on …

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City of Mississauga Lifting Capacity in Select Indoor Facilities on February 17

On February 17, the City of Mississauga will lift capacity limits in all community centres, culture facilities and museums following yesterday’s announcement moving Ontario to the next phase of reopening. Capacity limits will remain in place for entertainment and sporting venues at 50 per cent in accordance with new Provincial regulations. The Province also announced its intention to …

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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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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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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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