2017 Ward 11 Community Ride

Spring is here, and what better way to enjoy the gorgeous spring weather than to get on your bicycles and explore some of our community’s fabulous cycling trails and routes during the 2017 Ward 11 Community Ride!  The Ward Ride is a great way for you and your family to explore Mississauga’s trails, public parks, …

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2017 Bread & Honey Festival

The Bread & Honey Festival has been a long-standing tradition of great fun for everyone since 1973.  The 2017 festival will be held on the weekend of June 2-4, so be sure to mark your calendars!  The 45th annual festival promises to be an unforgettable celebration with an amazing line-up of performers and activities and …

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Second Annual Older Adult Expo

If you are a senior or know any seniors, you may be interested to know that the City of Mississauga, in partnership with the Older Adult Advisory Panel and the Community Centre Older Adult Committees, is hosting the Older Adult Expo on June 6. The Expo will kick off Seniors’ Month celebrations in Mississauga. The …

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Streetsville Historical Walking Tours

Did you know that Streetsville is home to the highest concentration of historical buildings in Mississauga?  This summer, why not enjoy the gorgeous weather by discovering the rich history of Streetsville by going on a historical walking tour?  The tour details for this summer are as follows: Saturday, June 17th  ~ 10am-1pm Sunday, July 16th …

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Cycling Master Plan Open Houses

Do you and your family enjoy cycling?  The City of Mississauga has kicked off Does Cycling Move You – a project that will update the Cycling Master Plan. As part of that process, the Active Transportation team will host drop-in open houses to seek public input on the future of cycling in our City. The …

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2017 Streetsville Canada Day Celebration

This year marks Canada’s historic 150th birthday, and what better way to celebrate this national milestone than at the 2017 Streetsville Canada Day celebration!   The Streetsville Canada Day celebration will be held on Saturday, July 1, 2017.  This is the 25th annual Canada Day celebration, and it will feature an amazing fireworks display with music …

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Funding Provides Improved Access to New Technology and Resources at Mississauga Libraries

I am very pleased to report that the Mississauga Library System was awarded approximately $76,000 in one-time grant funding from the Government of Ontario as part of the Ontario Libraries Capacity Fund . The grant helps libraries evolve with technology while improving access to digital and information technology (IT) resources for people of all ages. …

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Explore Mississauga for Free with the Freedom Pass

For a third straight year, the City of Mississauga is offering the Freedom Pass to youth ages 12 to 14. This pass provides youth with the opportunity to go swimming for free at City pools and ride MiWay free all summer long. The pass begins on July 1 and is valid through to August 31. …

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Cancelled- 2017 Jane’s Walk & Village Litter Blitz

As you may know, the local weather forecast is calling for significant rainfall on Friday May 5, 2017 and Saturday, May 6, 2017. As such, to ensure the safety of all event participants and volunteers, we have decided to cancel the Ward 11 Jane’s Walk, which is scheduled for Saturday, May 6, 2017 at 9:30am and the 6th Annual Village …

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Mississauga’s New Proposed Housing Strategy

The City has developed a new proposed housing strategy, called Making Room for the Middle: A Housing Strategy for Mississauga , which was recently presented to the Planning and Development Committee for their consideration. The draft strategy aims to foster a supportive development environment for private and non-profit builders to provide a range of housing …

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