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King’s gift will become Mississauga’s gem

Smack in the middle of Mississauga, just north of its shimmering skyline, sits 81 hectares of fenced-in, desolate land entrusted to the local education system in 1833 by King William IV of England. Almost two centuries later, after developers and golf course planners and former mayor Hazel McCallion tried unsuccessfully to get their hands on … Continue Reading

New Two-Storey Playground Castle Planned for Mississauga Park

If you live in or around Malton, you’ll probably be happy to hear that big plans are in the works for Paul Coffey Park (formerly known as Wildwood Park). The newly-renamed park (it was named after the Malton-raised hockey legend when the Malton Arena was also given his moniker) will, according to an earlier post by … Continue Reading

Peel School Board Approves Britannia Farm Master Plan in Mississauga

For years, no one quite knew what would become of the 200-acre historical agricultural property known as Britannia Farms. The area, surrounded by Hurontario, Mclaughlin, Bristol and Matheson Blvd., has actually been the property of the school board since 1833. According to this report, it was given to the board on the condition that the land … Continue Reading

Hundreds attend tree-lighting event in Malton

On Saturday, Dec. 10, more than 400 people attended a colourful tree-lighting event at Malton Community Centre in Mississauga. Titled ‘come and go’, the third annual tree-lighting event was jointly hosted by Ward 5 Coun. Carolyn Parrish, Rotary Interact Clubs of Malton, Mississauga Airport Rotary Club, Malton Community Centre and Heartland Health Community. However, it … Continue Reading

Rebooting the Britannia Farm master plan

Emily Reisman was only at the point of describing the second of  six “landscape zones” of the refreshed Britannia Farm master plan she unveiled at a public meeting at the Peel District School Board last week when she complained that she was running out of effusive language. “I need a thesaurus,” she joked. As the … Continue Reading

Goreway Drive overpass inching closer to reality

A land transfer deal that will see the construction of an overpass at the CN rail crossing on Goreway Drive has been approved. A private developer has purchased a parcel of land in Brampton, just north of Goreway Drive by the rail crossing where the two cities border. According to Coun. Carolyn Parrish, as part … Continue Reading

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