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Airplane viewing platform to be built at Danville Park in Mississauga

Danville Park will be home to a plane-viewing platform to spot airplanes flying in and out of Toronto Pearson International Airport. In partnership with the Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA), the City of Mississauga is constructing the viewing platform at the highest point in the city, the Danville Park pinnacle. Located north of Highway 401, … Continue Reading

City of Mississauga’s noise policies around Toronto Pearson International Airport under Review

The city is holding a public meeting on proposed amendments to its noise policies around Toronto Pearson International Airport. “They’re out-dated, overly restrictive and are unnecessarily stifling development in residential communities within the Airport Operating Area (AOA),” said Sharleen Bayovo, a planner with the City of Mississauga. With a coverage area of 123 square kilometres, … Continue Reading

Malton Tennis Club hopes for registration boost with revitalization of Paul Coffey Park

Attracting new members has been a tough task for the Malton Tennis Club, but Clem Burrowes and other volunteers keep trying for the love of the game. Burrowes, the club’s junior program coordinator, cites the transient nature of most Malton residents as a major reason why registration has been a struggle. There are also socioeconomic … Continue Reading

The Mississauga News Article: Canada Day In Malton

Read this great article by Rachael Williams on our Canada Day Celebration happening this Friday Click here to read Malton Canada Day celebration to hos longest fireworks display in the city. The Mississauga News, June 28th 2016

Mississauga Has a Real Affordable Housing Crisis On Their Hands

When activists and politicians say the words “affordable housing,” people might assume they’re using a politically correct catchall term for “subsidized housing” or perhaps even “welfare.”  In some cases, they might be. In the case of Mississauga, however, affordable housing means just that — housing that the average social worker, accounting clerk or retail employee … Continue Reading

Article on Malton in the Toronto Star

Click on the link below to read this weekend’s Toronto Star article profiling the history of Malton. Malton’s history stretches back past YYZ by Shawn Micallef  

Mississauga councillor Carolyn Parrish wants to open up unused land near Sheridan College for affordable housing projects

Councillor Carolyn Parrish has pegged city-owned lands around Sheridan College as prime real estate for affordable housing. Parrish made the recommendation at Monday’s planning committee meeting during a staff presentation on the city’s affordable housing gaps. The report concluded a gap exists in both income and supply in Mississauga and recommends the city work towards … Continue Reading

Mississauga Planning Committee Approves First Step In Malton Redesign

Rich in history and home to the city’s most diverse ethnic population, Malton has long been ignored when it comes to funding initiatives and community projects. But that’s all set to change as the City’s planning department passed a long-term community vision, MyMalton, which establishes guidelines and principles for the redevelopment of one of Mississauga’s … Continue Reading

Keeping it simple down on the Britannia Farm

“The Board of Education is legal agent of the land, but morally speaking, the land belongs to the young children of Peel.” That’s John Fraser, former director of the Peel Board of Education writing in a 1986 report about the Britannia Farm, the magnificent 200-acre greenspace in the demographic centre of the region. The untouched … Continue Reading

Former meth lab converted into affordable housing unit for Mississauga family

A former meth lab will soon be converted into a home for a Mississauga family of six struggling to make ends meet. Samina Khalid and her husband Khalid Rauf came to Mississauga from Pakistan with their four children in hopes of a better future. And after 10 years of trying to find an affordable place … Continue Reading