Muslims celebrate Eid-ul-Adha tomorrow

Eid-ul-Adha is celebrated in remembrance of Prophet Ibrahim's (peace be upon him) act of obedience to Allah. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne,...

One of Mississauga's Oldest Restaurants About to be Displaced by Condo Development

The City says that the next step is Ward 7 Councillor Nando Iannicca's community meeting on Sept. 13. Following this, a formal public meeting will...

MY BACK PAGES: Naming public facilities can be a shameful business

One classic is the 1985 naming of the trail beside the Credit River for sitting councillor David Culham, a move strongly opposed by then-mayor Hazel...

Taxpayers have paid over $41K to send Peel councillors to conference

According to Dale, regional councillors were scheduled to meet with several provincial ministers to discuss social services, infrastructure, environment, housing, municipal affairs and transportation as...

Update on Mississauga Watermain Projects along Dundas Street

The local city councillor in the area, Ward 6 Councillor Ron Starr, recently put this notice up on his Twitter feed about these projects. Some...

Some Interesting Facts about Mississauga's History

Speaking of the Indigenous population, Mississauga's most well known citizen today may be former mayor Hazel McCallion, but during the 19th century the most well...

Sheridan College president maintains course toward elevated designation

There's also an innovation centre coming to the Hazel McCallion campus this fall, in partnership with the City of and Ryerson University. But Preece...

Sports briefs: soccer, volleyball, rugby, baseball

CALGARY – Larissa McFadden of Dresden placed fourth with the Ontario under-18 women's team at the Canadian Rugby Championship on Sunday. ... Essex beat Mississauga...

NPower Canada launches job training program for young adults in Mississauga

NPower students Zaki Guedi and Debora Caldas chat with Mayor Bonnie Crombie at the launch of NPower , a youth training and employment program...

Mississauga Mayor Bonnie Crombie blasts province for 'decades of neglect'

“The property tax is regressive and cannot be hiked with abandon,” said Crombie. “Cities need a long-term, sustainable revenue model that recognizes the tremendous pressures...

Luxury Townhouses in Mississauga are Being Cancelled

According to Ward 1 Councillor Jim Tovey, the development company sent out an email this past week citing various reasons as to why they decided...

The Government of Canada Announces Funding for Electric Vehicle Fast Charge Stations

(press release)BRAMPTON, ON. (August 17, 2017) – Today, together with Natural Resources Canada, the announced the Government of Canada has provided $100,000 in...

Region of Peel to Advocate for Support From Provincial Partners

(press release)"Regional Council believes that having strong relationships with our provincial partners is vital to building a stronger Peel” says Regional Chair Frank Dale.

City to Weed Out Municipal Boulevard Negligence

Ward 9 Councillor Pat Saito says simple reminders from By-Law Officers weren't enough. She raised the issue to city council after a townhouse complex asked...

Changes Coming to Major Intersection in Mississauga

If you're ever driving around Port Credit and come to the intersection of Lakeshore Blvd. and Stavebank Road, you may have noticed that the particular...

City of Mississauga restores iconic warplane

Malton councillor Carolyn Parrish is spearheading the restoration of the CF-100 jet on display at Paul Coffey Park. Just some of the people involved, from...

2016 train collision in Toronto due to human error, transport safety board finds

Investigation into August 2016 collision concluded crew missed stop signals, possibly due to fatigue. By Malone Mullin, CBC News Posted: Aug 01, 2017 3:57 PM...

What Mississauga and Scarborough need to encourage more cycling in suburban areas

It's a problem echoed by Mississauga Ward 3 Councillor Chris Fonseca, who's also a member of the Mississauga Cycling Advisory Committee. "Those interested but concerned...

Property tax hikes in Mississauga 'toxic' for senior population

's senior population can no longer afford to live in the city. So says David MacLean, executive member of the Seniors' Council during the...

City looks to buy downtown homes for Mississauga's 'Central Park'

Nando Iannicca. “We are going to get our … Cooksville Central Park.” Last year, Iannicca floated his vision for the park, with flowing streams, picnic...

New Townhouses Coming to Streetsville in Mississauga

As Mississauga moves forward with this vision of "building up rather than building out,” it is inevitable that in order to densify, it needs more...

Mississauga City Council Approves Mosque Expansion near Streetsville

What was noticeable during last week's council meeting was it appears as though the local councillor who represents this area didn't have any idea what...

Mississauga council pushes forward with mosque expansion east of Streetsville

Ron Starr admitted he was caught off guard when he saw the item on the May 24 council agenda. “This application has a very long...

Council Passes Resolution to Support School Bus Safety Bill Apr 12, 2017

(press release)“The is proud to be a leader in supporting technology that helps keep our citizens and streets safe,” said Ward 3 Councillor...

Mississauga takes on Trump Administration to protect Great Lakes

Trump has made the environment the enemy of the people,” said Coun. Jim Tovey, who put forward the motion at Wednesday's council meeting. Tovey represents...

Islamic Centre proposed for west end of Mississauga

“This is the perfect location,” said Ward 10 Coun. Sue McFadden, who has been working with MNN for nearly a decade to try and lock...

Taxpayers fund Mississauga councillor's overseas trips

's downtown councillor spent nearly $16,000 of taxpayer dollars on trips to Dubai, Hawaii and Miami last year. An overview of municipal and regional expenses...

Meadowvale Islamic Centre moves ahead with passing of city bylaw

... Islamic Centre Inc. and the City of to move forward with a development agreement, a formality in the planning process. “I did not...

Residents displaced by Mississauga house explosion will not pay portion of property tax

Residents displaced by the Mississauga house explosion last June will not have to pay the municipal portion of their property tax bill, after city councillors...

Mayor Crombie Vacates Seat on Peel Police Board

In an open letter issued by her office, Crombie thanked the other members of the board for their time served, outlined some of the initiatives...

McFadden in, Crombie out, on Peel Police Services Board

councillor Sue McFadden will be taking the reins in the new year, replacing Mayor Bonnie Crombie. The two agreed to split the four-year membership...

McFadden in, Crombie out, on Peel Police Services Board

councillor Sue McFadden will be taking the reins in the new year, replacing Mayor Bonnie Crombie. The two agreed to split the four-year membership...

In 2017, Mississauga will have to decide how it grows up

Councillor Jim Tovey says transit needs to become a constant topic in the city. He says that must include what he describes as a lack...

Mississauga house explosion ruled a double suicide

The home explosion in Mississauga, Ont., that killed two people and destroyed much of the residential neighbourhood in June was intentional and has been ruled...

Families still homeless six months after Mississauga house explosion

In the meantime, local councillor Chris Fonseca said the city is focusing on getting families back into their homes as soon as possible, but that...

Business owners voice frustrations over Lakeview redevelopment

As real estate developers salivate over the money-making potential of the Lakeview redevelopment in , business owners fear their time is up. “Once it ...

Bonnie Crombie scores high midway through Mississauga mayoral term

Mississauga is booming. And Mayor Bonnie Crombie deserves much of the credit. From chasing a Brazilian pharmaceutical company now setting up a large research and...

6 months after Mississauga explosion, 33 homes are still empty

Crombie said while officials continue to look into the cause, a "team of professionals from the City of Mississauga remains engaged with those families impacted."...

Is Hazel McCallion Wrong on This Huge Issue in Mississauga?

Breakfast Television TorontoMississauga Mayor Bonnie Crombie has stated that one of her mentors was former mayor Hazel McCallion, but that is not to say they...

A gift from King William IV to the people of Mississauga

recalls Mississauga Councillor George Carlson, reminiscing about his election as a school trustee in 1985, when he first heard about the massive tract of land...

King's gift will become Mississauga's gem

recalls Councillor George Carlson, reminiscing about his election as a school trustee in 1985, when he first heard about the massive tract of land...

Mayor Bonnie Crombie: a year in review

A former meth lab on Mariner Crt. is also in the process of being converted into an affordable housing unit for one family. And...

Hazel McCallion tells province to slow down plans to curb sprawl

“The province needs to slow down and get the details right on how we're going to implement new policies and accommodate the inevitable growth,” McCallion...

Land sale brings Mississauga closer to a waterfront that avoids Toronto's mistakes

They'll be at what Mississauga Ward 1 councillor Jim Tovey describes as “human scale.” While the developers who have purchased the parcel of land could...

Mississauga City Hall: a look ahead to 2017

Sue McFadden's membership on Police Services Board could be pivotal in determining the future of policing in Peel Region. McFadden will be taking over Mayor...

Hazel who? It's Bonnie Crombie's Mississauga

Iannicca believes Crombie's predecessor, Hazel McCallion, has been replaced by someone “far more urbane” who will embody change. McCallion, 95, was the tough-minded mayor who...

New Directors Appointed to Enersource Board

(press release) (press release)Ron is a 30-year veteran of the Enersource Hydro Mississauga board, having served in all positions including Chair and President. He...

BMW to open distribution centre in Mississauga

From left, Councillor Pat Saito, Mayor Bonnie Crombie, BMW Group Canada president and CEO Hans Blesse, and First Gulf CEO David Gerofsky break...

GO parking lot expansion has some residents thinking 'about moving for sure'

Mississauga city councillor George Carlson is taking the duty of informing the public into his own hands, saying an announcement and photo-op four months ago...

Meadowvale Community Centre sets standard for future builds

resident Alex Lach described it as, "Kind of dingy and, well, not very welcoming.” Ward 9 Coun. Pat Saito explained it was built in...