Road Closures- 2018 Bread & Honey Festival   

It’s that time of year again! It’s time for the wonderful Bread & Honey Festival! This year’s festival will be bigger and better than ever, and I hope to see you and your family there. I will be sending out a Bread & Honey Festival e-newsletter with more information about the 2018 festival shortly. Moreover, …

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Streetsville Pollinator Showcase Garden Event  

As you may know from my previous e-newsletter,the City of Mississauga was awarded a total of $18,000 by Scotts Canada Limited to build pollinator-friendly gardens. Pollinators are very important for our environment. Without the assistance of pollinators, most plants are unable to produce fruits and seeds, which are essential food sources for people and wildlife. …

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Mississauga Fire and Emergency Services is Turning 50! 

Did you know that Mississauga Fire and Emergency Services is turning 50 this year? Bring your friends and family to the official ceremony and community open house to celebrate this milestone anniversary. The fun starts on Saturday, May 12, 2018 at 10 a.m. and runs until 2 p.m. Help us reach the goal of filling …

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MiWay Introduces New Express Route on Derry Road 

MiWay has introduced a new weekday express route along Derry Road between Meadowvale Town Centre and Westwood Square. The new Route 104 – Derry Express will operate from Monday to Friday during morning and afternoon rush hours and will only stop at major intersections. This new express Route 104 will complement the existing local service, Route 42 – Derry. This …

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Get Your Free MiWay Freedom Pass This Summer 

Summer is almost here and what better way to enjoy the season than with your free Miway Freedom Pass. Mississauga youth aged 12 to 14 years can apply for the Freedom Pass . Youth can ride MiWay and access indoor and outdoor City pools from July 1 to August 31 for free. With the Freedom Pass, youth …

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Revised- Creditview Road Bridge Over the Credit River Road Closure  

As you may know, work is presently being carried out on the Creditview Road Bridge over the Credit River and a road closure will be required to carry out a part of this work. The next stage in this project will be to install 15 new bridge girders on the west side. To do this …

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Food Trucks Coming to a Mississauga Park Near You  

If you’re heading to Mississauga parks this spring, you will be sure to see something different: food trucks. Council recently approved a one-year pilot project which will see food trucks serving residents in nine parks throughout the city. The pilot will begin May 1, 2018 and continue through April 30, 2019. Food trucks will be …

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Be an Ontario 55+ Summer Games Volunteer  

Mississauga is the official host city for the 2018 Ontario 55+ Summer Games, a celebration of active living, taking place August 10 to 12. With less than six months to go, the City is assembling its volunteer team and taking applications. Approximately 1,400 participants 55 years or older from across Ontario will compete in active …

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Civic Awards of Recognition   

Nominations are now open for the City of Mississauga’s 2018 Civic Awards of Recognition. Starting today, until April 30, you can nominate outstanding individuals, community groups and businesses whose work makes Mississauga a great place to be. This year, in addition to community volunteering and achievements in sports and the arts, the City will recognize …

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Mississauga Receives Provincial and Federal Funding for Transit Infrastructure  

I am very pleased to announce that the Ministry of Infrastructure and Communities, and the Ministry of Infrastructure, announced over $800 million in funding for Mississauga’s transit infrastructure. Mississauga will receive $338,998,744 from the Government of Canada and $279,673,964 from the Government of Ontario over the next 10 years. The City will contribute $228,824,152, for …

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