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City of Mississauga to review heat requirements in apartment buildings

Mississauga council will review its heating bylaw to ensure apartment landlords do not blast the heat when outdoor temperatures are well-above seasonal. Councillors voted unanimously at the Sept. 27 council meeting to direct staff to review the wording and provisions in a city bylaw that dictates when landlords are required to provide adequate heating to … Continue Reading

Is it time to change heat requirement bylaws?

Fall in the GTA has felt more like the dog days of summer so far, and that has had some hi-rise tenants feeling the heat. City bylaws in Mississauga and Toronto require residential buildings to provide heating as of Sept. 15. Despite the extreme heat alerts over the past week, some landlords refused to turn the … Continue Reading

Mississauga councillor combats scorching temperatures in apartments

Coun. Carolyn Parrish plans to bring forward a motion during Wednesday’s council meeting to address landlords turning on the heat in Mississauga apartment buildings. The move comes in the wake of apartment tenants across the Greater Toronto Area facing scorching temperatures in their units. Citing municipal bylaw requirements, landlords turned on the heat in spite … Continue Reading

Malton Adventure Playground the newest addition to area’s ‘urban renewal’

Tucked away behind Paul Coffey Arena, on the southwest corner of Derry Road and Goreway Drive, is a “truly spectacular” children’s playground. The Malton Adventure Playground brings the iconic imagery of classic children’s tales to life. Inspired by the wooden castles playground in Toronto’s High Park, built by television personality and home improvement contractor Mike … Continue Reading

Much Anticipated Castle Park About to Open in Mississauga

Even though summer is drawing to a close, there’s never a bad time to enjoy a park and playground—especially since fall can be both mild and visually stunning. Fortunately for people who enjoy outdoor spaces all year-round, a highly-anticipated High Park-style castle park is about to be officially unveiled in Mississauga. Read more>> InSauga, Ashley … Continue Reading

City of Mississauga restores iconic warplane

Crews are wrapping up restoration of Malton’s historic CF-100 interceptor plane. Perched on a pedestal on Derry Road in Paul Coffey Park, the plane represents one of the nation’s greatest aviation feats. Read more>> Mississauga News, Rachael Williams, August 4, 2017

Families on affordable housing wait list get chance at swanky address

Mississauga’s affordable housing crisis has become an obsession for Councillor Carolyn Parrish. She’s trying to atone for past mistakes, she says, in this case her vote as a local MP more than two decades ago that helped download social housing from Ottawa to the provinces, and in Ontario almost immediately to municipalities. Parrish talked to … Continue Reading

Top 5 Events for Hershey Pad after Cavalia Leaves Mississauga

Insauga previously discussed Mississauga City Council voting to bring a world renowned theatrical performance involving acrobats and horses called Odysseo by Cavalia to the city. The show has received good reviews and the marketing campaign has been quite extensive; advertisements for the show via billboards have been seen as far as Eglinton and Bathurst. The last show is scheduled … Continue Reading

Peel council members voice support for changes to expense policy

Peel Region council members are expressing a desire to see more public accountability and transparency around the use of taxpayer-funded spending allowances for travel and other expenses related to their duties. As a special committee prepares to conduct a comprehensive review of the rules governing council expense accounts and reimbursement for job-related spending, several council … Continue Reading

Affordable housing units coming to Mississauga city centre

Mississauga council will provide a $2.7 million grant to Peel Region to offset development charges for a massive affordable housing project in the city centre. Proposed by the Daniels Corporation, a Toronto-based development firm, the $66-million development will contain 174 rental units to help reduce the number of people on the region’s social housing wait … Continue Reading