Region of Peel Announces Financial Relief Measures due to COVID-19

March 27, 2020 In response to the impact COVID-19 is having on the community, please be advised that the Region of Peel is putting in place a number of initiatives to support taxpayers and local municipal decisions. Measures include: Deferring the water and wastewater rate increase scheduled for April 1, 2020 to July 1, 2020. Introducing …

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City of Mississauga Closes Playgrounds, Courts and Leash-free Zones

March 23, 2020 Please be advised that all facilities within the City’s 500+ parks are closed to the public to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 including: Playgrounds Outdoor Fitness Equipment Sport Courts Leash-free Zones Picnic Shelters Skateboard Parks Signage at all City parks indicating these closures will be installed by the end of the …

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City of Mississauga COVID-19 Response: Special Emergency Council Meeting Outcomes

March 20, 2020 At the March 19 Special Emergency Council meeting, Mississauga City Council made decisions in response to COVID-19 to help mitigate impacts on residents and businesses as follows: Mississauga Council Defers Property Tax Due Dates by 90 Days City of Mississauga Council decided to defer the April, May and June interim property tax due …

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City of Mississauga COVID-19 Response: Updates and Closures

March 18, 2020 Yesterday, the Government of Ontario declared an emergency under s 7.0.1 (1) the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act to continue to protect the health and safety of all individuals and families acting on the best advice of our Chief Medical Officer of Health and other leading public health officials across the province. The …

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MEETING CANCELLED- 1200 Old Derry Road

March 16, 2019 Dear Neighbour, With guidance from Peel Public Health and in an abundance of caution for both residents and staff around the COVID-19 pandemic, please be advised that the following community meeting HAS BEEN CANCELLED: MEETING CANCELLED- 1200 OLD DERRY ROAD (HUMPHRIES FARM DEVELOPMENT) Tuesday, April 7, 2020, at 7:00 pm Gymnasium, Levi …

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Peel Yard Waste Collection Begins Week Of March 9

Please be advised that Peel yard waste collection begins the week of Monday, March 9, 2020. Residents can check their collection calendar to find their pick-up day. You can also sign up to receive free weekly waste reminders at peelregion.ca/waste/reminders . Residents are reminded that the Region of Peel no longer accepts grass clippings at the curb or at Community …

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Discontinuation of Grass Clippings Collection

Please be advised that the Region of Peel is no longer accepting grass clippings with yard waste collection.Discontinuing the collection of grass clippings is expected to result in significant cost savings per year for the Region, which can help offset the cost of other programs and services that the Region provides. Peel is one of …

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Light Therapy Lamps at Mississauga Libraries

As you may know, during the fall and winter seasons, there are noticeably less daylight hours and less natural, outdoor light, which may affect mood and energy for some. To help with this lack of daylight and provide public access to light therapy technologies, the library has installed light therapy lamps at each of its …

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March Break Fun!

March Break is fast approaching, and if you and your family are looking for fun March Break activities, be sure to check out the following great local activities: March Break at the MuseumMaple MagicBradley MuseumMarch 14-22, noon to 4 p.m. Mississauga’s favourite maple tradition returns to Bradley Museum for March Break! Maple Magic celebrates the maple sugaring …

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Winter Placement for Waste Bins

As a friendly reminder this winter, please try to keep waste collection bins out of the path of snow plows, to help with snow clearing operations. Always set your waste bins 1 m (3 ft.) from the road or curb after a snowfall. This will allow enough room for snow plows to pass. During winter, a bin …

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