Apply for the Windrow Snow Clearing Program

Adults 65 years or older, or those with a physical disability can apply for windrow snow clearing this winter. Apply online or in-person by November 12, 2021. A windrow is the pile of snow left at the bottom of a driveway after a plow clears the road. The City offers a driveway windrow clearing program …

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‘Twas the Bite Before Christmas Breakfast

‘Twas the Bite Before Christmas Mississauga will be hosting a Breakfast in Streetsville at Cuchulainn’s Irish Pub in support of Eden Food for Change. The event details are as follows:  Breakfast in StreetsvilleSaturday, November 27, 20218:00 AM  11:00 AMCuchulainn’s Irish Pub158 Queen Street SouthMississauga, ON, L5M 2P4Canada  ‘Twas the Bite Before Christmas Foundation aims to bring the …

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2021 Christmas in the Village

Santa Claus is coming to town, so mark your calendars! The Streetsville BIA’s fabulous Christmas in the Village festival, will take place on Saturday November 27th and Sunday November 28th. The event details are as follows:  Christmas in the VillageSaturday November 27th and Sunday November 28th 202110am-6pmStreetsville Village Square  Be sure to stop by this great celebration, which will feature …

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Mississauga Seeking Public Feedback for an Urban Hen Program

The City of Mississauga is launching an online survey on July 12 to determine if residents are receptive of a city-wide Urban Hen Program. The survey is part of consultations already underway for the development of an Urban Agriculture Strategy. The strategy will help identify the City’s role in supporting efforts to increase urban-scale food …

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Eden Food for Change Satellite Food Bank in Streetsville

Eden Food for Change has opened a new satellite Food Bank in Streetsville. Located behind Streetsville United Church at 274 Queen St. S., the satellite location is open on a weekly basis on Wednesdays between the hours of 2 to 5 p.m. The satellite location was made possible by many community donors, including the Rotary Club …

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2021 Budget Approved

2021 Tax ImpactProperty taxes in Mississauga are used to fund services provided by the City of Mississauga, the Region of Peel and the Government of Ontario for the Ministry of Education. Of every property tax dollar, 36 per cent goes to the City; the rest is divided between the Region of Peel at 45 per …

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2021 Property Tax Deferral Program Available for Eligible Mississauga Property Owners

A 2021 Property Tax Deferral program will allow eligible property owners to apply to defer their property tax payments until December 15, 2021. The application-based program will allow eligible residential and business property owners to apply to defer their property tax payments in 2021. As of January 1, 2021, all regular property tax billings, collections, …

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City’s Website Redesigned

The City of Mississauga has a new, redesigned website at Mississauga.ca featuring improved search, streamlined information and services, and a responsive design that works on all your favourite devices. The City’s site – Mississauga.ca receives over 1.1 million unique page views per month. During early testing of the redesigned site, an average of 450 people …

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Virtual Challenge to Encourage Youth to take Action on Climate Change

The City of Mississauga has launched the Climate Change Youth Challenge “Mission to Earth,” a virtual educational program for high school and post-secondary students, as part of the implementation of the Climate Change Action Plan. The six-month program will engage and challenge youth to develop sustainable solutions for Mississauga, such as transitioning to efficient energy …

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MiWay Introduces First-Ever 60 Foot Hybrid-Electric Buses in Ontario

Today, MiWay announced the introduction of 11 new, second-generation 60 foot hybrid-electric buses that are convertible to full battery power, helping to reduce the environmental impacts of public transit – advancing the City of Mississauga’s commitment to zero-emission buses in its fleet. These are the first buses of its kind in Ontario and the third …

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