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The Region of Peel Wants Your Comments

Do you have comments about garbage, recycling or green carts? Peel is currently developing a new long-term plan to decrease the amount of waste that goes to landfill and we want to know your thoughts. Thanks to your efforts, we only send 50% of our waste to landfill, but we want to do better. By … Continue Reading

“Artward Bound” – Free Summer Activities for Kids 5-12

Again this year the Living Arts Centre is presenting the “Artward Bound” summer outreach public events program across the city. Artward Bound will include performances and activities designed to encourage participation from children and youth in the communities around the venue. The Artward Bound initiative is generously funded through a City grant and has touched … Continue Reading

Hurontario Light Rail Transit Project Update: Preparing for Procurement

City of Mississauga staff reported to General Committee today on the Hurontario Light Rail Transit (HuLRT) Project. The project, led by Metrolinx, is moving into the next phase of the procurement process. Included in the report, is a staff proposal for additional design refinements and corridor enhancements that go beyond the initial project scope. “We … Continue Reading

Free City Program Gets Kids Outside This Summer

In its fourth year, Let’s Play in the Park is a City-run program that encourages kids ages six to 12 to be more active outdoors. This free, supervised, nine-week drop-in program is offered from July 3 to September 1 at 13 parks throughout Mississauga. The program is operated by qualified leaders trained in the HIGH … Continue Reading

Mississauga’s 2018 Budget Process Starts June 28

The City of Mississauga’s 2018 Budget process starts on Wednesday, June 28. The City’s Budget Committee will meet for an overview of the 2018 – 2021 Business Plan and 2018 Budget. The Budget details how taxpayer dollars are spent to support programs and services and advance the City’s Strategic Plan. Public Engagement Budget Committee meetings will … Continue Reading

City’s Staff Accessibility Resource Team Recognized with Municipal Accessibility Award

The City of Mississauga’s Staff Accessibility Resource Team (StART) has won the Municipal Accessibility Award from the Ontario Municipal Social Services Association (OMSSA). The award recognizes individuals or groups who have shown great leadership in helping to improve accessibility in their city. This includes raising accessibility awareness through activities and programs. “The Staff Accessibility Resource … Continue Reading

Mississauga Purchasing Practices to Increase Focus on Social, Ethical and Environmental Aspects

City of Mississauga staff today presented a draft sustainable procurement policy to General Committee. Making Better Choices: A Sustainable Purchasing Approach is the proposed strategy to update the City’s purchasing practices. According to the staff report, sustainable procurement considers social, ethical and environmental factors in the purchasing process, along with price, quality and service. It ensures … Continue Reading

MiWay Route 39 Britannia

This July MiWay will be extending the routing on Route 39 Britannia (revised route map attached) to service the Airport Corporate Centre, ending at the Skymark Hub. This route will eventually connect with other services at Renforth Station when that station is complete in fall 2017. See the route map here and get more information … Continue Reading

Splash and Stay Cool at a City Spray Pad, Pool or Park Near You

Residents can beat the heat this summer at City pools and spray pads or enjoy some shade at a neighbourhood park. During extreme heat, residents can stay cool by visiting a nearby air-conditioned library or one of 11 community centres. Spray Pads All summer long, kids can enjoy any of the 26 spray pads in … Continue Reading

Mississauga Set to Receive $10 Million Under Clean Water and Wastewater Fund

Today, the Government of Canada and the Government of Ontario announced that Mississauga will be receiving almost $10 million in combined funding under the Canada-Ontario Clean Water and Wastewater Fund (CWWF) agreement. City projects approved through the CWWF include flood storage facilities that will mitigate flooding risks, sediment removal from stormwater management ponds to improve … Continue Reading

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