Two Year Pet Licensing Now Available Online  

You can now purchase a two-year pet licence online and save money. Pet licences are still available by mail, phone or in person at the shelter or your local community centre. The one-year cost of a pet licence hasn’t changed, but you can save by purchasing a two-year licence instead. The cost to license a …

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Curbside Battery Collection Update 

As you may know, since 2016 the Region of Peel has been running a curbside battery collection pilot program, whereby household batteries are collected curbside twice per year in an effort to divert these items from the landfill. I am very pleased to report that this pilot program has been quite successful thus far in …

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Speed Limit Reductions on Britannia Rd. 

I am very pleased to report that after conducting a speed review on Britannia Road, the Region of Peel will be implementing speed limit reductions on this roadway as follows: From 195 meters west of Tillsdown Road/River Grove Avenue to 70 metres east of Creditview Road, reduce the posted speed limit from 60 to 50km/h; …

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2018 Community Rides 

It’s time to grab your bicycle and get ready for the 2018 Community Rides, which are already underway throughout the City. These rides will continue into the fall season and are a great way to learn where to ride in our city and meet your neighbours. Community Rides are free, guided bike rides designed to …

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Let’s Play In The Park 2018 Program – Neebin Park 

If you and your kids are looking to get out and get active in our community this summer, be sure to bring your kids to “Let’s Play in the Park” which is a free, half day drop in play program for children 6-12 yrs. This supervised program is operated by qualified leaders trained in the …

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Streetsville Canada Day Celebration  

If you’re looking for an amazing Canada Day celebration to attend this year, look no further than downtown Streetsville! So, bring your friends and family down to the Village Square to check out the great activities and spectacular fireworks display! The Streetsville Canada Day celebration will be held on Sunday, July 1, 2018.  This is …

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Stormwater in the Spring   

Now that spring rains are here, residents often start thinking about stormwater around their home. Many have questions about how the City manages stormwater from rain events. The City’s stormwater system carries stormwater away from homes and businesses to keep people, properties and the natural environment safe. There are many parts to this complex system …

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2018 Road Resurfacing Program 

Please be advised that the City’s 2018 Road Resurfacing Program is now underway around the city and some Ward 11 streets will be resurfaced as part of this program As part of the program, the City of Mississauga uses a pavement information system to determine which streets will be resurfaced in any given year. Pavement …

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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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