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Councillor Stephen Dasko Invites You to Make Nominations for the Ward 1 Community Excellence Awards

By Events, Ward 1
This year’s Ward 1 Community Excellence Awards will be held on October 28th, 2021 at 6:30 p.m.

Details to follow.

Send your nominations to Stephen.Dasko@mississauga.ca in the following format:
Nominator Name:
Nominator Email:
Award for Nomination:
Nominee Name:
Nominee Email:
Please describe why the person or business you are nominating is the best candidate for this award in 100 words or less.
ALL NOMINATIONS ARE DUE BY OCTOBER 8TH AT MIDNIGHT.
Award Descriptions Below:

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SIGN MY PETITION – Urge the Province of Ontario to ban modified mufflers that create excessive noise

By Issues, Resources, Ward 1

SIGN MY PETITION HERE. 

 

Please take a moment to sign the petition to urge the Province of Ontario to ban modified mufflers that create excessive noise

I recently put forward a motion at both the City of Mississauga and Peel Regional Council to ask the Province to enact further amendments to the Highway Traffic Act to directly target loud and modified exhaust systems.

Vehicle noise from street racing and aggressive driving go hand in hand. That, combined with modified emission control systems can create the “perfect storm” for vehicle noise related issues.

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Our Community

By Ward 1

In hearing your passion, hope, and ideas for the future of Ward 1, I know more than ever, we must be united to ensure this great community is always our place to call home.

Budget Engagement Sessions: Learn More About the City’s 2022 Budget Priorities

By Events, Issues, Ward 1

September 24, 2021

Mississauga residents are invited to participate in Budget Engagement Sessions (City-wide or Ward-specific) on the City’s proposed 2022 Budget  During the sessions, participants will hear from Mayor Bonnie Crombie, select Councillors and Senior City staff about the City’s budget priorities, programs and services. Residents will also have the ability to ask budget-related questions.

Residents can choose to participate in the following sessions:

Tuesday, October 5 from 7 to 8:30 p.m.: City-wide session with Mayor Crombie and Senior-Level City Staff [Register]

Wednesday, October 6 from 7 to 8 p.m.: Ward-specific session with Ward 1 Councillor Stephen Dasko and Ward 2 Councillor Karen Ras [Register]

How to Participate in the Sessions

  1. Residents can pre-registerto participate in any of the Budget Engagement Sessions. The City-wide session will also be streamed on Facebook Live and online on the City’s website.
  2. Residents will receive a phone call in advance with an invitation to participate in one of the upcoming sessions. Residents will receive a second phone call just before the session begins. The callout is to ensure as many residents as possible have an opportunity to participate. Anyone who receives a call and does not wish to participate can simply hang up.

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Film Notice: Brother Movie Inc Ward 1

By Events, Uncategorized, Ward 1

Please note that the above will be filming exterior scenes for a feature “Brother” at 1109 Lakeshore Rd E (Hydro One Property – Ward 1) on Sept 24th, between the hours of 7am-11pm.

A permit has been issued to allow parking on the following:

  • One side of Applewood Road between Brooks Drive and South Service Road
    • Cube vans or smaller only, PDO onsite

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2021 United Way PLEDGE DRIVE

By Events, Ward 1

The United Way Pledge Drive launches September 23, 2021 and will run until October 28, 2021. 

  • Despite the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic last year, City of Mississauga staff managed to raise over $100,000 for United Way Greater Toronto.
  • Those donations will allow United Way to continue to invest $7.5 million in the community each month, and bring together 575 agencies to deliver 1,400 programs and initiatives, in a COVID-safe way, for people across Peel, Toronto and York Region.
  • While some of us may feel that the worst of the pandemic is over, many of our friends and neighbours are still feeling its impacts deeply and face job losses, food insecurity, homelessness and more.  We reached out to Mississauga’s own Vee Clarke and Avery Cartwright from the City’s Central Library’s Open Window Hub to let you know more – please watch Part 1 of our 4 part video series here or go to our United Way homepage to see all the videos.
  • Every donation, no matter how small, will help us achieve this year’s campaign target of $150,000!

 How to Make a Pledge

 You can make a one-time donation or donate from your paychecks. Click here to get started. If you have any questions about donating, please do not hesitate to reach out.

  • New Donors: For new donors, registering is easy and takes no time at all! Attached are step-by-step instructions. Click here to get started.

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Invitation to Community Engagement Webinar #2 about the GTA West Highway and Transit Corridor Environmental Assessment Study

By Issues, Resources, Ward 1

Invitation to Community Engagement Webinar #2 about the GTA West Highway and
Transit Corridor Environmental Assessment Study

The Ontario Ministry of Transportation (MTO) is in Stage 2 of the GTA West Transportation
Corridor Route Planning and Environmental Assessment (EA) Study. After confirming the
Preferred Route and 2020 Focused Analysis Area on August 7, 2020 (please refer to the
enclosed key plan or view mapping at www.gta-west.com), the GTA West Project Team
commenced developing the Preferred Route to a preliminary design level of detail.
The GTA West Study is being undertaken as an Individual EA in accordance with the Ontario
EA Act and the GTA West Corridor EA Terms of Reference, which was approved by the Ontario
Minister of the Environment on March 4, 2008. On May 3, 2021, the Federal Minister of
Environment and Climate Change designated the GTA West Study under the Federal Impact
Assessment Act.

To further meet the public’s needs and address community questions, the GTA West Project
Team hosted a Community Engagement Webinar in July 2021. We are hosting a second
Community Engagement Webinar on September 29, 2021 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. The
GTA West Project Team will provide the same overview of the project as was presented
in July, followed by a question & answer period. Expert panelists from a variety of
disciplines (e.g. noise, air quality, fisheries, archaeology, etc.) will be in attendance to answer
your questions.

Public and Project Team member health and safety is of utmost importance. Given the current
COVID-19 pandemic, this Webinar will be conducted as an online session hosted through the
Zoom platform. For the best experience, we encourage you to join the Webinar on Zoom
through an electronic device. If you don’t have access to an electronic device, you can listen to
the Webinar through your telephone. If you join by telephone, please submit your questions in
advance. A recording of the event will be posted on the project website.
To register for the Webinar, please visit the project website at www.gtawest.
com/consultation-2 and click on the Zoom registration link under the Upcoming
Opportunities for Input section. If you have accessibility requirements, please leave a
message at the toll-free telephone line at 1-877-522-6916.

If you have questions that you would like to submit to the GTA West Project Team in advance of
the Webinar, please e-mail them to project_team@gta-west.com, submit them through the
contact form on the project website at www.gta-west.com/contactus/ or call the toll-free
telephone line at 1-877-522-6916.

As always, comments and input regarding the study are encouraged. This material will be
maintained on file for use during the project and may be included in project documentation to
meet the requirements of the Ontario EA Act. Information collected will be used in accordance
with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and the Access to Information
Act. With the exception of personal information, all comments will become part of the public
record. If you have any accessibility requirements to participate in this project, please contact
the Project Team at the e-mail address or telephone line listed above.

Study information is available on the project website: www.gta-west.com. Des renseignements
sont disponibles en français en composant (289) 835-2484 (Yannick Garnier).

Water Interruption Notice scheduled Wednesday, September 29th, 2021 from 09:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m.

By Resources, Ward 1

INTERRUPTION DETAILS

Date: and Time:        Wednesday, September 29, 2021 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

 Location:  880 Seventh Street, Mississauga               

Addresses Affected:

Seventh Street: #’s 869, 871, 881, 883, 891, 893, 897, 898, 894, 890, 884, 880 and                               876

Northmount: # 1295

 

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National Day for Truth and Reconciliation Service Hours at the Region of Peel  

By Issues, Resources, Uncategorized, Ward 1

BRAMPTON, ON (September 22, 2021) – Region of Peel offices and non-emergency services will be closed in observance of National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on Thursday, September 30, 2021.

The following non-emergency services are closed and will reopen on Friday, October 1, 2021: 

  • Access Peel Counters (by appointment only)
  • Dental Services Contact Centre
  • Early Years and Child Care Services
  • Family Health Call Centre
  • Healthy Sexuality Clinic
  • Needle Exchange Program – Mobile Van
  • Ontario Works in Peel
  • Peel Living Office

Vaccination Clinics

Vaccination clinics continue to be open.
To book your appointment, visit: COVID-19 vaccine.

Emergency shelter, food, medication, or personal support

For urgent homelessness supports, including food, supplies, referrals, and shelter, call the Street Helpline 24/7 at 1-877-848-8481. For information on emergency shelter, visit the emergency shelter web page or call 905-450-1996.

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Weekly yard waste collection begins soon in Mississauga

By Issues, Ward 1

September 21, 2021 – Weekly yard waste collection begins Monday, October 4, 2021 and runs until Friday, December 10 for residents in the cities of Brampton and Mississauga.

Yard waste must be at the curb by 7 am and will only be collected in a Kraft brown paper bag, or any bin or container clearly labelled “yard waste” with a marker or sticker.

Acceptable yard waste items include:

  • Leaves and yard raking’s with debris
  • Tree trimmings, branches
  • Brush, hedge trimmings
  • Household and garden plants
  • Halloween pumpkins (without the candle).

Residents are encouraged to check peelregion.ca/waste for information or sign up to receive free weekly waste notification reminders.

 

 

Dundas Bus Rapid Transit

By Events, Resources, Ward 1

Metrolinx is continuing to advance planning for the Dundas Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) corridor, based on key findings in the Dundas Connects Master Plan and the Metrolinx Initial Business Case. The purpose of the Dundas BRT project is to evaluate the proposed transit corridor along a 48 kilometre (km) stretch of Dundas Street from Highway 6 in the City of Hamilton through to the Kipling Transit Hub in the City of Toronto, linking Etobicoke and Mississauga City Centres. More than 20 km, of the 48 km BRT, will operate in bus lanes or in a dedicated right-of-way, separate from other traffic, allowing faster and more reliable transit connections.

 

Please join us on September 22, 2021 at 6:30pm for a presentation and question-and-answer session about the Dundas Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project. The panel will include experts from our project team. Live captioning will be provided.

For more infomation, please visit:  https://www.metrolinxengage.com/en/engagement-initiatives/dundasbrt

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