Mississauga’s Construction Projects Move Forward

The City of Mississauga’s construction season is now underway following Council approval of a  staff report  that concluded that all construction projects within the Roads and Stormwater Capital Programs are essential under  Ontario Regulation 82/20 – Closure of Places of Non-Essential Businesses . In total, there are 21 planned construction projects and eight projects continuing from 2019. These projects …

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Masks Mandatory when Travelling on MiWay and Fares Reinstated Starting July 2

Effective July 2, wearing a non-medical mask or face covering will be mandatory when travelling on MiWay, at stops and transit terminals to reduce the risk of spread of COVID-19. Children under the age of two, people with disabilities or other medical conditions that prevent them from wearing any mask will not be required to …

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Virtual Committee Meetings & Library Recovery Plan

City Council has approved proceeding with virtual meetings for Planning and Development Committee (PDC) and Committee of Adjustment, as well as a Library recovery plan. During the pandemic, on April 22, 2020 Council suspended PDC and Committee of Adjustment meetings. Since the closure of City Hall, Planning and Building Department services have remained fully operational, including …

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Re-opening Plans, Public Engagement, Events Cancelled

Council approved a  phased approach  and safety procedures for the re-opening of City outdoor recreation amenities. Communications, physical distancing and signage are included in the plans and will be developed. Phases will be implemented in consultation with the Region of Peel Medical Officer of Health. Physical distancing is now a requirement in the park amenity re-openings as …

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Garbage Exemption Period is Suspended across Peel

The Region of Peel advises residents that the spring garbage exemption period is suspended in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, to minimize manual collection and ensure worker safety, while maintaining services for the long term. Reminders: Bulky items will not be collected from the curb or accepted at CRCs. Up to 2 extra garbage bags, without tags, …

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City Provides Additional Financial Assistance for Taxpayers during COVID-19

Council has approved further financial assistance to taxpayers to help ease financial pressures as a result of the impacts of COVID-19 by: deferring final tax instalments for 90 days stopping late payment charges and fees related to tax payment requests for changes Council previously provided cash flow assistance by deferring the April to June interim …

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Shop the Village of Streetsville Online

The Streetsville Business Improvement Association (BIA) represents nearly 400 small businesses in the Village of Streetsville. These small businesses are owned and operated by your neighbours, friends, coaches and community builders. They have been heavily impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, and many have had to abruptly close their doors while being deemed nonessential. The Streetsville BIA …

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Peel Time Capsule 2020

The Peel Art Gallery Museum and Archives (PAMA) and Museums of Mississauga are creating a COVID-19 time capsule to document the experience and memories of the Covid-19 pandemic. Peel residents are being asked to contribute items to the time capsule, which will chronicle the social, health, economic impacts of Covid-19 across Peel. Once the pandemic …

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Workforce Matching Portal for Health Care Providers

The Province of Ontario is seeking those with experience in providing health care who are available to help provincial efforts to prevent and control the spread of COVID-19, if required. The Province is looking for health care providers who may be working part-time and want to and are prepared to increase their work hours or …

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New COVID-19 Web Page for Older Adults

The City has launched a new web page that provides guidance for older residents  and their caregivers to help meet their needs. The City’s new web page provides easy to find, at-a-glance information for older adults and caregivers. Residents can find information on symptoms and prevention, health and wellness and key emergency contacts. The web …

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