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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Water Meter Replacement Program 

The Region of Peel is conducting a Water Meter Replacement Program starting April 10th, 2018. The purpose of the program is to replace outdated meters that have been in service for twenty years or more, with new meters equipped with a reading device. To conduct this work, the Region has contracted Neptune Technology Group Canada …

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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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City Receives $18,000 Grant to Build Pollinator-friendly Gardens 

I am very pleased to report that 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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Volunteer With Animal Services      

If you enjoy working with animals, the City’s Animal services is looking for dedicated volunteers (18 years of age or older) for dog walking, cat grooming, pet cuddling and fostering pets. If you are interested in volunteer opportunities, please complete the  application form  and submit it to Mississauga Animal Services  shelter . Volunteer opportunities include: Dog walking Cat cuddling …

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Peel Renovates Homeowners’ Renovation Assistance       

Region of Peel is offering seniors, persons with disabilities, low to moderate income individuals and families the opportunity to apply for homeowner funding to address safety and accessibility concerns in their homes. You may be eligible if you: Have an annual household income of no more than $60,000 (gross income) Are a Canadian citizen or …

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Streetsville Secondary School 60th Anniversary

I am very excited to report that my alma mater, Streetsville Secondary School, will be celebrating its 60th anniversary in 2018. The details of this anniversary celebration are as follows: Streetsville Secondary School 60th Anniversary Celebration Saturday, June 2, 2018 12pm Streetsville Secondary School 72 Joymar Dr, Mississauga, ON L5M 1G3 There will be Decade …

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New MiWay Service Changes   

MiWay has implemented new service changes, based on recent customer feedback, which will improve service, frequency and GO connections on some routes. Customers travelling on Route 29 Park Royal-Homelands and Route 38 Creditview will experience improved connections to GO stations. MiWay is also adding additional trips on several routes including Route 42 Derry and 61A …

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Vision Zero Road Safety Approach Approved by Council  

I am very pleased to report that City Council passed a resolution this week to adopt Vision Zero, a framework which focuses on the prevention of fatalities and injuries due to motor vehicle collisions. Vision Zero is a concept based on shared responsibilities among partners involved in the road system including politicians, planners, police, community …

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