Jim Tovey

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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...

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...

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...

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...

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 ...

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...

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 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...

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...

Mississauga Councillor to Meet Walmart CEO Regarding New Store by Port Credit

But whether you're for it or against it, the possibility of it happening definitely still exists, according to a recent Mississauga News article. Ward 1...

New Walmart CEO to meet with Mississauga councillor to discuss Lakeview store

Ward 1 Coun. Jim Tovey says he will be meeting with new Walmart Canada CEO Lee Tappenden next month in an effort to determine whether...

Climate change town hall hosted by Mississauga MPs a disappointment, says activist group leader

... with a brief introduction by Alghabra, followed by a run-down of the federal government's climate change targets by Spengemann, a speech by an indigenous...

Stage set for Monster Mashup finale: Aishwarya Nigam to perform

The festival, supported by the Federal, Provincial and Municipal governments, saw several government representatives in attendance including Mississauga Councillors Ron Starr, Jim Tovey and Patricia...

Rash of pedestrian and cyclist deaths put spotlight on the 905's deadly streets

In a region consisting of car-centric communities connected by high-speed arterial roads, Tovey is concerned those changes will lead to greater conflict between cars, pedestrians...

SWEDEN: Stockholm's urban planning continues to be a model for sustainable communities

Mississauga, in conjunction with Peel Region and private-sector partners, is currently in the process of planning a similar revitalization of its harbour lands, with a...

Mississauga mayor and councillors travel to Minneapolis to see LRT in action

's mayor was joined by area councillors Nando Iannicca, John Kovac and Jim Tovey, along with senior staffers for a two-day site review of the...

Hurontario Light Rail Transit Update - July 6, 2016

(press release)The Hurontario LRT Ad hoc Council Working Group is composed of Mayor Bonnie Crombie and Mississauga Councillors most impacted by the project including,...

Hotly contested proposal for $25 million municipal works yard in Mississauga deferred

Ward councillor Jim Tovey was in support of the site, claiming the southeast quadrant of the city has been under-serviced for the past 20 years.

Caledon pushes for eight more regional councillors, Mississauga wants Caledon cut to two

Mississauga Councillor Jim Tovey took the lone independent tack of the day, stating he had never agreed with the terms of reference of the process,...

Caledon pushes for eight more regional councillors, Mississauga wants Caledon cut to two

Mississauga Councillor Jim Tovey took the lone independent tack of the day, stating he had never agreed with the terms of reference of the process,...

New User-friendly Boulevard Garden Encroachment Permit

(press release)The 's Encroachment By-law is getting updated with a new, user-friendly process for residents interested in installing and maintaining boulevard gardens on public...

Mississauga positioning itself to take ownership of historic Small Arms building

Jim Tovey after the in-camera meeting. The 43,000 square foot building is slated to become a multi-purpose community hub, including office and studio space, with...

VIDEO: East Mississauga residents 'afraid' proposed stormwater pond will be a contamination pool

Jim Tovey and South MPP and Finance Minister Charles Sousa, who hosted the event, met with those living near the affected stretch of roadway.

New User-friendly Boulevard Garden Encroachment Permit

(press release)The 's Encroachment By-law is getting updated with a new, user-friendly process for residents interested in installing and maintaining boulevard gardens on public...

Mississauga wants to host free Tragically Hip...

"If they would like to do it, we would be totally honoured to make that happen," said Councillor Jim Tovey, after Wednesday's meeting. Iannicca, a...

Mississauga wants to host free Tragically Hip concert

"If they would like to do it, we would be totally honoured to make that happen," said Councillor Jim Tovey, after Wednesday's meeting. Iannicca, a...

Mississauga's 'once in a century' plan to remake itself

Councillor Jim Tovey, similarly, talked about the innovative way waterfront development is being approached in his lakeside ward, as part of the city's strategic master...

Putting the 'water' back in Port Credit's...

(blog)... Stavebank Rd. will be extended to the south and eight development parcels for residential development, cross-hatched with small streets that are intended to...

Mississauga residents fight back as Ward 1 becomes hot market for development

Attributing part of the blame to the province's intensification policies, area councillor Jim Tovey said, “they wag our tail, we don't wag theirs.” In 2015,...

Port Credit waterfront redevelopment pushes ahead, but price tag remains a mystery

insauga.com's waterfront redevelopment is starting to take shape, but the elusive price tag is causing concern for a few councillors. World-class design, innovative infrastructure, iconic...

Mississauga council votes to work with Uber, despite company's non-compliance

Jim Tovey, noting the number of times the Uber file has been debated. At the request of Coun. Pat Saito, a line was added to...

Mississauga council caves on a key demand to Uber

Councillor Jim Tovey described Uber as “robber barons” during the public council debate. Councillor Ron Starr described the app-based company, which he said had directed...

The view of the liveable city is much clearer from...

(blog)One last scheduled walk will feature the Small Arms building in Lakeview where Ward 1 Councillor Jim Tovey will lead and spark discussion on...

Has Walmart Pulled Out From The Development By Port Credit?

According to a recent article in the Mississauga News, Trinity Development has refused to comment on reports that the retail powerhouse is no longer part...

Developer won't say if plans to bring Walmart to south Mississauga have been derailed

The company's manager of communications, Felicia Fefer, hasn't responded to multiple requests for comment. Ward 1 Councillor Jim Tovey said he was told a few...

City of Mississauga Welcomes Finance Minister Bill Morneau

(press release) (press release)Minister of Finance Bill Morneau visited the today and met with Mayor Bonnie Crombie, Members of Council and senior City...

City of Mississauga Welcomes Finance Minister Bill Morneau

(press release) (press release)Minister of Finance Bill Morneau visited the today and met with Mayor Bonnie Crombie, Members of Council and senior City...

City of Mississauga Welcomes Finance Minister Bill Morneau

(press release) (press release)Minister of Finance Bill Morneau visited the today and met with Mayor Bonnie Crombie, Members of Council and senior City...

Is Mississauga Ready For Legalized Marijuana For All?

The CBC reported that Councillor Jim Tovey said the city was forced to act because Health Canada was more concerned with keeping medical marijuana from...

Is Mississauga Ready For Legalized Marijuana For All?

The CBC reported that Councillor Jim Tovey said the city was forced to act because Health Canada was more concerned with keeping medical marijuana from...

An Uber headache for ride-sharing companies in Mississauga

“It's a tough decision,” said Councillor Jim Tovey, “But I have some very, very grave concerns about your industry,” he added, indicating he would be...

An Uber headache for ride-sharing companies in Mississauga

“It's a tough decision,” said Councillor Jim Tovey, “But I have some very, very grave concerns about your industry,” he added, indicating he would be...

Helen Tucker is gone, but Voice of Women lives on...

(blog)“She was so far ahead of us,” says Alton, who watched Tucker convince a somewhat sceptical local council and mayor to support initiatives such...

City of Mississauga Helps Shape the Future of High School Students

(press release) (press release)Photo [Download High-Res]: (Back Row L-R) Councillor Ron Starr; Councillor Jim Tovey; Councillor John Kovac; Councillor George Carlson; Councillor Carolyn Parrish;...

City of Mississauga Helps Shape the Future of High School Students

(press release) (press release)Photo [Download High-Res]: (Back Row L-R) Councillor Ron Starr; Councillor Jim Tovey; Councillor John Kovac; Councillor George Carlson; Councillor Carolyn Parrish;...

City of Mississauga Helps Shape the Future of High School Students

(press release) (press release)Photo [Download High-Res]: (Back Row L-R) Councillor Ron Starr; Councillor Jim Tovey; Councillor John Kovac; Councillor George Carlson; Councillor Carolyn Parrish;...

Mississauga voters could face referendum on whether to separate from Peel

Councillor Jim Tovey agreed with Ras, but took the conversation one step further, saying he wants to discuss the creation of the City of Peel.

CVC recognizes its environmental friends

(blog) (blog)From Left Ward 1 Councillor Jim Tovey, Ed McBean of One Water Group and Oakville Councillor Tom Adams. ... 's Howard Hall received...

10 things to do in Mississauga for March 11 to March 13

FAMILY SKATE: Ward 1 Councillor Jim Tovey hosts a free family fun skate at Port Credit Memorial Arena. It also features information booths and free...

Metrolinx project turns suburban living into a nightmare for Mississauga residents

Metrolinx has acted above the law and stripped residents of the most sensitive and meaningful place in their lives – their homes. This was...