Crossrides and Bike Signals

In an effort to promote and support safe cycling, the City will now be implementing more crossrides and bike signals at intersections. What is a Crossride? Crossrides allow cyclists to stay on their bikes while crossing through intersections. They may be located where multi-use trails or cycle tracks cross a road. Crossrides are identified with …

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Wi-Fi hotspots and Chromebooks at Mississauga Libraries

The Mississauga Library is launching two, free new pilot platforms to give Library users better access to technology and the internet using Wi-Fi hotspots and Chromebooks. The Chromebooks and hotspots were both purchased through a provincial grant. Chromebooks (Available only at Cooksville, Malton and Sheridan libraries) A Chromebook is a laptop that runs Chrome OS as its operating …

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New MiWay Airport Express

If you’re heading to Toronto Pearson Airport for work, vacation, etc., you’ll be glad to know that MiWay’s Route 100 – Airport Express is now operating every 16 minutes, Monday to Friday, along the city’s dedicated bus-only Mississauga Transitway. MiWay riders can travel between 4 a.m. and 7 p.m. from Winston Churchill Station to Renforth …

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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

On behalf of myself and my staff, Anita A. Solomon and Kim Duarte, I would like to sincerely wish you and your family a very Merry Christmas, joyous holiday season, and a wonderful, prosperous 2019!  I look forward to serving you and your family in the coming New Year!

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City Christmas and Holiday Hours of Operation 

Please be advised that City of Mississauga administrative offices will be closed from Monday, December 24, 2018 and will reopen on Wednesday, January 2, 2019.  A number of public and recreation services will operate on a holiday schedule during the closure period. A list of City services and hours of operation can be found in the 2018/2019 Holiday Hours …

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2018 Streetsville Santa Claus Parade 

I am very excited to report that the Streetsville Santa Claus Parade will be returning to the heart of downtown Streetsville this year! The details of the 2018 Streetsville Santa Claus Parade are as follows: 2018 Streetsville Santa Claus Parade Sunday, November 25, 2018 at 1pm Queen St. S. & Church St., Streetsville The 2018 …

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2018 Vintage in the Village Classic Car Show 

It’s time to rev up your engines for the annual Vintage in the Village Classic Car Show in downtown Streetsville! The details for the 2018 show are as follows: 2018 Vintage in the Village Classic Car Show Sunday, September 16, 2018 10am – 4pm Streetsville Village Square, Main Street (Corner of Queen Street South and …

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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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