Re-opening Plans, Public Engagement, Events Cancelled

Council approved a  phased approach  and safety procedures for the re-opening of City outdoor recreation amenities. Communications, physical distancing and signage are included in the plans and will be developed. Phases will be implemented in consultation with the Region of Peel Medical Officer of Health. Physical distancing is now a requirement in the park amenity re-openings as …

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Garbage Exemption Period is Suspended across Peel

The Region of Peel advises residents that the spring garbage exemption period is suspended in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, to minimize manual collection and ensure worker safety, while maintaining services for the long term. Reminders: Bulky items will not be collected from the curb or accepted at CRCs. Up to 2 extra garbage bags, without tags, …

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City Provides Additional Financial Assistance for Taxpayers during COVID-19

Council has approved further financial assistance to taxpayers to help ease financial pressures as a result of the impacts of COVID-19 by: deferring final tax instalments for 90 days stopping late payment charges and fees related to tax payment requests for changes Council previously provided cash flow assistance by deferring the April to June interim …

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Shop the Village of Streetsville Online

The Streetsville Business Improvement Association (BIA) represents nearly 400 small businesses in the Village of Streetsville. These small businesses are owned and operated by your neighbours, friends, coaches and community builders. They have been heavily impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, and many have had to abruptly close their doors while being deemed nonessential. The Streetsville BIA …

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Peel Time Capsule 2020

The Peel Art Gallery Museum and Archives (PAMA) and Museums of Mississauga are creating a COVID-19 time capsule to document the experience and memories of the Covid-19 pandemic. Peel residents are being asked to contribute items to the time capsule, which will chronicle the social, health, economic impacts of Covid-19 across Peel. Once the pandemic …

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Workforce Matching Portal for Health Care Providers

The Province of Ontario is seeking those with experience in providing health care who are available to help provincial efforts to prevent and control the spread of COVID-19, if required. The Province is looking for health care providers who may be working part-time and want to and are prepared to increase their work hours or …

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New COVID-19 Web Page for Older Adults

The City has launched a new web page that provides guidance for older residents  and their caregivers to help meet their needs. The City’s new web page provides easy to find, at-a-glance information for older adults and caregivers. Residents can find information on symptoms and prevention, health and wellness and key emergency contacts. The web …

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New Guidelines for Garbage Disposal Across Peel during COVID-19 Outbreak

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, residents are advised of the latest temporary changes to waste services in Peel. The Region continues to review and update services in order to protect the health of essential workers and support the needs of the community. Allowance of two extra garbage bags for collection: Starting Monday, April 20, every …

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Activities and Resources to Keep Residents Active and Engaged at Home

As City of Mississauga facilities remain closed in response to COVID-19, the City offers a number of free resources and activities to keep residents engaged and motivated from the comfort of their home. Recreation Activities: Staying indoors at this time may be necessary, but it is also important to stay active. The City’s fitness experts …

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City of Mississauga COVID-19 Response: Improving Safety and Mitigating Impacts

At its April 1, 2020 Council meeting,  Mississauga City Council took further actions in response to COVID-19 to further improve safety and help mitigate impacts on residents and businesses. Rent Deferral for City Facility Tenants The City of Mississauga is landlord to 42 tenants in its buildings Today Council approved  offering deferral of rent payments …

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