Mississauga among Safest Cities in Canada

Mississauga has been named one of the safest cities in Canada for the 15th consecutive year, based on research conducted by Safe City Mississauga.  “Mississauga’s communities and neighbourhoods are among the safest in the country, which makes our city a great place in which to live, raise a family, or start a business.  I routinely …

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City Bus Pass Offers Teens Free MiWay Rides This Summer

I am very pleased to report that Miway’s Freedom Pass pilot program, which was implemented in 2014, was a huge success and will now be adopted on a full-time basis going forward. As such, beginning July 1, 2015, Mississauga teens ages 12 to 14 can ride MiWay for free using the City’s new Freedom Pass. …

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Outdoor Water Saving Tips

Spring is here, and I’m sure you and your family will be doing your fair share of gardening.  As we know, water is a natural resource that we should work very hard to conserve, so I would like to share some helpful outdoor water saving tips from the Region of Peel with you, to help …

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Promoting Neighbourhood Safety through Gardening

Constable Thomas McKay, a specialist in Crime Prevention through Environmental Design (CPTED) with the Peel Regional Police, recently wrote an excellent article on using gardening to deter criminal activity and promote safety in your community.  With the spring season in full bloom, I’m sure you must be getting your spring gardens in shape, so I …

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Peel Regional Police Records Search Unit at Square One

To better serve the residents of the City of Mississauga, the Peel Regional Police Records Search Unit will be expanding its services into the Square One Community Station.  These services were previously provided solely at Peel Regional Police headquarters located in Brampton. Members of the public, who are seeking records checks for employment or volunteer …

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Mississauga’s 12th Annual Accessibility Plan

I am very pleased to report that, as a result of the City of Mississauga’s 12th Annual Accessibility Plan, 2014 was a very successful year in ensuring that Mississauga is a city that is accessible to everyone. Park playground upgrades, transportation improvements and facility renovations are some of the many ways Mississauga is creating a …

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Have Your Say in MiWay’s Future 

The City of Mississauga is currently developing a new public transit service plan called MiWay Five.  The new plan will will define MiWay’s service standards for the next five years and set the stage for future transit expansion.  MiWay Five is based on 5 key principles as follows: 1.    Responding to you MiWay Five will …

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Read the latest Ward 11 E-Newsletter!

Catch up on the latest Ward 11 news by reading this month’s E-Newsletter!  Click on the image below to read the E-Newsletter…

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4th Annual Village Litter Blitz!

Just a reminder to join Councillor Carlson, MP Brad Butt, MPP Bob Delaney, and Streetsville service groups (B.I.A., Cadets, Rotary, Lions Club, Scouts, and others) to help clean up litter in and around downtown Streetsville.  Last year’s event was a great success, with over 150 community volunteers cleaning up over 2 tonnes of garbage and …

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Ward 11 “Safety for Seniors” Seminar

Just a reminder, in case you haven’t already registered or shared this information with seniors you know, that MP Brad Butt and I will be hosting a great safety seminar for seniors in downtown Streetsville that will be facilitated by the Peel Regional Police.  The crime prevention experts at Peel Regional Police have designed a …

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