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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New Guidelines for Garbage Disposal Across Peel during COVID-19 Outbreak

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, residents are advised of the latest temporary changes to waste services in Peel. The Region continues to review and update services in order to protect the health of essential workers and support the needs of the community. Allowance of two extra garbage bags for collection: Starting Monday, April 20, every …

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Activities and Resources to Keep Residents Active and Engaged at Home

As City of Mississauga facilities remain closed in response to COVID-19, the City offers a number of free resources and activities to keep residents engaged and motivated from the comfort of their home. Recreation Activities: Staying indoors at this time may be necessary, but it is also important to stay active. The City’s fitness experts …

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City of Mississauga Cancels All Events and Spring Programs Up to July 3 Due to COVID-19 Impact

The City of Mississauga is taking additional precautionary measures in response to the COVID-19 pandemic by cancelling all events and spring programs (registered and drop-in) up to July 3. This includes City-led events and events organized by external groups that require a City permit – whether at Mississauga Celebration Square, parks or other City facilities, which remain closed. At this …

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City of Mississauga COVID-19 Response: Improving Safety and Mitigating Impacts

At its April 1, 2020 Council meeting,  Mississauga City Council took further actions in response to COVID-19 to further improve safety and help mitigate impacts on residents and businesses. Rent Deferral for City Facility Tenants The City of Mississauga is landlord to 42 tenants in its buildings Today Council approved  offering deferral of rent payments …

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Report Non-Compliance in Peel Region

Health experts at all levels of government remind residents to employ physical distancing to limit the spread of COVID-19. Peel Regional Police along with Peel Public Health and Peel Emergency Management have maintained regular communication to safeguard against the transmission of the virus. Recently, legislation was passed designating essential versus non-essential business, and allowed non-essential businesses to close and …

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Region of Peel Announces Financial Relief Measures due to COVID-19

March 27, 2020 In response to the impact COVID-19 is having on the community, please be advised that the Region of Peel is putting in place a number of initiatives to support taxpayers and local municipal decisions. Measures include: Deferring the water and wastewater rate increase scheduled for April 1, 2020 to July 1, 2020. Introducing …

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