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Ten Acre Events Pad to be Developed

Excitement around the Hershey Centre! The long and beneficial relationship with the Hershey Company will come to an end this July. The new sponsor for the arena and facilities around it will be Paramount Fine Foods. A massive new sign will be installed on the arena and all the catering will be taken over by … Continue Reading

What’s Next for the Britannia Farm?

City Council recently gave final approval to the rezoning of the 32 acres along Hurontario and Bristol Road for mixed use development. The Peel District School Board Trustees will now decide if the land will be offered for long term lease or for sale. The land prices for large pieces of land like this are … Continue Reading

Financial Assistant Programs for Older Adults

As Mississauga’s older adult population grows, there will be those in need of financial assistance. The City of Mississauga offers many assistance programs for older adults, including programs for low-income seniors. These programs include: • Property Tax Rebate Program • Stormwater Subsidy Program • Yard Maintenance Subsidy Program • Active Assist Program • Driveway Windrow … Continue Reading

Freedom Pass Lets Youth Ride for Free

A Freedom Pass allows youth ages 12 to 14 to ride MiWay for free and swim for free at City-run pools all summer long. The pass, a partnership between the City’s Transit and Recreation divisions, can be used from July 1 to August 31, 2018. Applications are available at mississauga.ca/freedompass starting May 1. Bring a … Continue Reading

Britannia Fall Fair

An old tradition has returned to the Britannia Farm with our second annual community Fall Fair at the Old Britannia School House. This year, again with lead sponsor Pinnacle International, as well as TMG, and three Tim Hortons stores. We’ll have an old fashioned fair with a few surprises – a veggie market, Horse and … Continue Reading

Let’s Celebrate Summer on the Square

Summer is back and Celebration Square has something for everyone. Outdoor movies, fitness classes on the lawn, children’s theatre and farmer’s markets and best of all – it’s all free. Enjoy events and festivals every weekend, all summer long. Canada Day will feature live concerts with internationally-renowned Canadian recording artists and local musicians. Enjoy over … Continue Reading

Stormwater in the Spring

Now that spring rains are here, residents often start thinking about stormwater around their home. Many have questions about how the City manages stormwater from rain events. The City’s stormwater system carries stormwater away from homes and businesses to keep people, properties and the natural environment safe. There are many parts to this complex system … Continue Reading

Distracted Driving Collisions

All it takes is seconds of taking your eyes off the road while driving to have an accident. In fact, in Ontario, every 30 minutes a person is injured from distracted driving. The Ministry of Transportation reports that collisions caused from distracted driving have doubled since 2000. With those staggering stats, the City’s Road Safety … Continue Reading

Mississauga Fire and Emergency Services is Turning 50 – Help us Celebrate!

Did you know that Mississauga Fire and Emergency Services is turning 50 this year? Join us for an official ceremony and community open house to celebrate this milestone anniversary. The fun starts at 10 a.m. and runs until 2 p.m. Help us reach our goal of filling a fire truck by donating a non-perishable food … Continue Reading

Celebrate Earth Day with Green Events in Ward 5

The City of Mississauga is celebrating Earth Days 2018 with a series of themed events happening across the city, such as 20-Minute Makeover, E-Waste and Textiles Collection, Litter Awareness Blitz, One Million Trees Earth Day Tree Plantings and various activities across library branches. The following events are taking place in Ward 5: Litter Awareness Blitz … Continue Reading