Recycle Batteries at City Libraries and Community Centres

If you’re looking for a place to dispose of your used batteries, you can now conveniently recycle single use (non-rechargeable) batteries (A, AA, AAA, AAAA, C cell, D cell, 4.5-volt, 9-volt) by dropping them off at bins located near customer service areas in each of the City’s Libraries and Community Centres. Residents are asked to …

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Mississauga Home to Raptors 905

Mississauga is now home to the new Toronto Raptors’ NBA Development League team.  The new team is called the Raptors 905 and they will play their home games at the City’s Hershey Centre.  The NBA D League is the NBA’s official minor league that prepares players, coaches, officials, trainers, etc. for the NBA.  The D …

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City of Mississauga’s New Mobile App

Information about City programs and services is now truly at your fingertips with the City’s new free Pingstreet mobile app.  You can use the app to access real-time information from the City, including: Local Government: Find the contact information of Mayor and Councillors. News: Stay up-to-date with our latest news releases. Meetings & Events: Find …

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Santa Claus is Coming to Town!

It’s that time of year again!  It’s time for the Mississauga Santa Claus Parade!  The Mississauga Santa Claus Parade has been a wonderful tradition in our city since 1974, when the parade was first organized by a small group of volunteers.  Since its humble beginnings, the parade has grown into a spectacular celebration, managed by …

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Streetsville Historical Society Welcomes You

The Village of Streetsville has a rich history and is home to the highest concentration of historical buildings in Mississauga and the oldest Cenotaph in the city.  Chronicling and preserving this vibrant history is the Streetsville Historical Society (SHS), which is located at the historic Leslie Log House at 4415 Mississauga Rd.  The SHS collects, …

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Mississauga Moves 2015 Transportation Summit

The City of Mississauga will be organizing its first ever transportation summit, called Mississauga Moves, to provide residents with the opportunity to shape the City’s future transportation system, which includes roads, highways, transit and active transportation such as walking and cycling.  This summit is also the kickoff to the development of the City’s Transportation Master …

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2015 Driveway Windrow Snow Clearing Program

The City’s Driveway Windrow Snow Clearing Program assists older adults and individuals who are physically disabled with removal of driveway windrows.  A windrow is the snow left at the bottom of a driveway after a snowplow has cleared a road.  The program will provide windrow snow clearing service after every snow plowing operation, and windrow …

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2015 Zombie Bike Ride

The spookiest bike ride in all of Streetsville returns again, so get the word out to all of the witches, ghouls, goblins, and zombies!  Join the Mississauga Cycling Advisory Committee and Councillor George Carlson for a very spooky Zombie Bike Ride through downtown Streetsville.  This is a great way for you and your family to …

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2016 Business Plan and Budget

The City has begun its 2016 budget process through meetings of Budget Committee and there are many ways that you can get involved in this budget process as follows: Review the 2016 Business Plan and Budget The 2016 Business Plan and Budget is available at www.mississauga.ca/budget . Watch or Attend Budget Committee Meetings Budget Committee …

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Please Give to the Mississauga Food Bank

For the 15% of Mississauga’s residents who live in poverty, providing adequate nutritious food for their families is a daily struggle. The Mississauga Food Bank exists to ease this struggle for our neighbours who are less fortunate than ourselves.  The Mississauga Food Bank works tirelessly to achieve its vision of a Mississauga where no one …

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