Parking Time Extended for 10 Statutory Holidays

Please be advised that the City of Mississauga recently amended itsTraffic By-law to allow parking beyond the three-hour limit for 10 statutory holidays.  As such, cars can be parked between 8 a.m. to midnight on the following statutory holidays in Ontario: New Year’s Day Family Day Good Friday Victoria Day Canada Day Civic Holiday Labour …

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Civic Awards of Recognition

Do you know any individuals or groups who have done excellent work in Mississauga or achieved something that should be recognized by the City?  If so, then consider nominating these individuals and/or groups for a 2016 Civic Award of Recognition.  A Civic Award of Recognition is presented to residents who have volunteered in the community …

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Safety for Seniors Seminar

If you are a senior, you won’t want to miss this excellent Safety for Seniors seminar, organized by the Peel Regional Police’s Crime Prevention experts.  The Peel Regional Police will share their useful knowledge and expert advice on important safety issues, such as personal and property protection, distraction, theft recognition, cyber safety, fraud, and much …

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Curbside Battery Collection

If you and your family are looking to recycle your single-use household batteries, the Region of Peel will be collecting these batteries from the curb from March 14-25.  The curbside battery collection will work as follows: You will receive a resealable battery collection bag in the mail before March 14th The Region will collect A, …

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Celebrate the Maple Harvest

The sweetest part of the winter season is finally here: the Maple harvest!  If you have a sweet tooth, then this celebration is definitely for you!  Bring your friends and family and head over to Bradley Museum at 1620 Orr Rd, Mississauga to celebrate the Maple harvest with these fun events: Maple Family Sundays Canadiana …

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Streetsville Horticultural Society Welcomes You

If you are a new gardener, who is looking to learn about gardening or an experienced gardener looking to share your expertise, consider joining or attending a meeting of the Streetsville Horticultural Society (SHS). The Streetsville Horticultural Society is a community organization that works very hard to beautify Mississauga through planting trees, shrubs, and flowers. …

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Meals on Wheels

If you are a senior or someone recovering from an illness or injury and require assistance with meals, the Meals on Wheels Program may be of assistance to you.  The Meals on Wheels Program assists individuals who do not have access to regular nutritious meals by providing them with hot and frozen meals delivered to …

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Spring / Summer City Programs and Activities

It’s never too early to be thinking about all the fun you will be having this spring and summer.  The City of Mississauga has many fun and exciting spring and summer programs and activities for you to explore this spring and summer, so be sure to check them out: Recreation On February 10, residents can …

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Heritage Property Grant Program

Mississauga is home to many wonderful heritage properties that tell the story of our rich history.  To help preserve and protect these rare gems, the City of Mississauga offers a Designated Heritage Property Grant Program to heritage property owners.  This grant program helps heritage property owners with restoration, conservation, and repair of their heritage property …

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Seniors’ One Dollar MiWay Fare Extended into 2016

If you are a senior (age 65+) and you are looking for a great, environmentally friendly way to get around the City that will save you time and money, look no further than MiWay, the City’s public transit service.  MiWay is offering a special one dollar cash fare for seniors as part of a new …

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