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...

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...

Peel shoots down regional logo change called 'juvenile' by councillor

Caledon EnterpriseMississauga Coun. Nando Iannicca simply preferred to keep the existing logo “for symbolic” reasons. Brampton Coun. Grant Gibson and Mississauga Coun. Karen Ras were...

Peel Region council approves tax and water bill increases for next year

We think it's very reasonable,” Mississauga Coun. Carolyn Parrish said during budget discussions. Chair Frank Dale also praised the $2.2 billion operating and $800 million...

Peel Region council approves tax and water bill...

We think it's very reasonable,” Coun. Carolyn Parrish said during budget discussions. Chair Frank Dale also praised the $2.2 billion operating and $800 million...

Does MiWay stop at the corner of Diversity &...

(blog)Denise Gordon-Mohamud was commenting last week about the role of 's Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Committee, formed by council at the term's beginning as...

Peel Region Chair Frank Dale returns to council after cancer surgery

He was appointed chair in December 2014 after more than 26 years as a city and regional councillor. He had been on medical leave...

Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr celebrate new...

Speaking at the premiere, director Ron told BANG Showbiz: "It would have been a different story with John and George, it would have been even...

Mississauga council passes motion to use veto to limit the number of politicians at Peel Region

“We're not going forward with this nonsense,” said Ward 7 Coun. Nando Iannicca. “Kill it off now.” councillors support Brampton's push to add more...

Peel councillor wants to know more about community groups receiving millions in funding

Pat Saito confessed there are agencies, some getting six-figure grants, she knows very little about. The Mississauga councillor has requested regional staff provide more background...

Should Valentine's Day Become Hazel McCallion Day in Mississauga (and Beyond)?

On a scale of 1 to 100, how much do you love former Mississauga mayor Hazel McCallion? Do you think that Valentine's Day should double...

Mississauga Mayor Bonnie Crombie pushes for greater autonomy for municipalities receiving federal funding

Mayor Bonnie Crombie is pushing for greater flexibility and consistency when it comes to government funding commitments. Crombie attended an historic federal-provincial-territorial meeting of...

Bregman homers as Astros top Cubs 2-1 with...

Contreras' fourth-inning sacrifice fly scored Soler, who beat the offline throw from right fielder George Springer. Houston could have extended the ... The call by...

Port Credit churchgoers frustrated with parking fee hikes

In the meantime, Port Credit area councillor Jim Tovey said he is working towards finding a solution with staff regarding church parishioners having to pay...

Mississauga council approves temporary parking exemption for Eid-al-Adha

Admitting the debate “went a little sideways,” in her absence, Crombie told The News she spoke with several councillors on Thursday who told her they...

Mississauga eases Eid al-Adha parking rule after allegation of religious intolerance

Mississauga Mayor Bonnie Crombie has pushed forward a parking exemption for Monday's Eid al-Adha celebrations across the city, after a councillor was accused of religious...

Will Mississauga Ban Airbnb?

Back in May, reports emerged that an Airbnb rental property -- or rather, an Airbnb Party House -- was making life miserable for some residents...

Peel council puts the brakes on Brampton youth homeless shelter after costs balloon to $1.9M

“That's a lot of money on a small project like that,” said Mississauga councillor Ron Starr, who added he was shocked by the cost. He...

Mississauga wants to regulate construction of 'monster homes' on Lakeview waterfront

Jim Tovey. “It's about preserving the character of our traditional neighbourhood and about respecting the community, so we're going to forge ahead with this.” Regulation...

Peel Region councillors dismiss report on increasing own health benefits

Regional Chair Frank Dale, who was not at Thursday's meeting, asked staff to prepare the report. Options in the document included extending the 24 councillors...

Peel Region councillors look at boosting their health benefits

Now, at the request of Regional Chair Frank Dale, regional staff has prepared a report containing options for increasing health and dental coverage at the...

Accusations of religious discrimination hurled at Mississauga city councillor during debate over Eid parking exemptions

Chris Fonseca also added, the report only mentions the word “Eid”; it does not differentiate between Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of Ramadan, or...

Mississauga's famed former mayor Hazel McCallion shares insights on retirement at Birkdale Place

That's how Mississauga's former Mayor Hazel McCallion, 95, deals with life. She shared her insights about the challenges of aging in today's society and how...

Vacancy Open at Peel Police Services Board

The first three members are the 'heads of a municipal council' or their representative, which means the mayors of Brampton and Mississauga and the Chair...

Former Mississauga mayor Hazel McCallion to host growth summit in York Region

Former Mississauga mayor Hazel McCallion will host a summit in York Region, saying she has “grave concerns” about proposed updates to provincial growth plans for...

Barbecue gets bigger focus at this year's Southside Shuffle

The Tim Hortons Southside Shuffle Blues & BBQ Festival held their media launch at Fire Up Tuesday, promoting the 18th annual event slated for Sept...

What Kind of People Are Using AirBnb in Mississauga?

A few months ago in a west-end Mississauga neighbourhood, an Airbnb that was rented out to some people attracted some negative press when a house...

Sheridan College set to expand its Peel's campuses

At the Hazel McCallion campus in , a new 220,000-sq.-ft. building with room for 3,200 students will open in January. Dr. Mary Preece, provost and...

Bill Evans' passion is foundation of Streetsville...

(blog)A clearly-moved Evans, who now lives in Sault St. Marie, couldn't sleep the night before the ceremony, which featured speeches by local Ward 11...

Two more GO Trains coming to Mississauga

Two additional GO trains will be running through on the Milton line starting September. Transportation Minister Steven Del Duca made the announcement at the...

Police disperse crowd at city hall after taxi industry hurls accusations ...

Peel Regional Police were called to city hall after taxi industry representatives screamed at Mayor Bonnie Crombie...CAUGHT ON VIDEO: Police Remove Shouting Taxi Representative from...

Mississauga Commuters Getting New GO Train Trips

Mississauga councillor Pat Saito, who recently clashed with Mayor Crombie on the Meadowvale Mosque and whether she was qualified to sit on the new energy...