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Calling all Green Thumbs! Help Mississauga Bloom by Donating Seeds to the Seed Library 

By Events, Resources, Ward 1

March 1, 2021

Spring is approaching and with it, the return of Mississauga Library’s seventh annual Seed Library program. As part of this program, Mississauga residents can donate seeds, grow their gardening skills in online workshops and order seeds free of charge to plant. Thanks to seed donations from the community, seed packages were distributed to over 550 residents across the city in 2020, helping them experience the joy of growing their own plants, fruit, vegetables and herbs. Read More

Severe Wind Warning

By Issues, Ward 1

News Release – Alectra Utilities Wind Warning – March 1 2021

The Government of Canada has issued a special weather statement in advance of the severe winds expected in Peel Region this afternoon and evening. Alectra is preparing to move crews from other regions in our service territory as well as calling in additional crews and licensed contractors in preparation for the outages that may occur. They will work as quickly and safely as possible to restore power, taking the conditions into account. Read More

Extreme Cold Temperatures for Mississauga

By Issues, Ward 1

Mississauga is set to experience extreme cold temperatures.

Temperatures in Mississauga are set to drop this evening with the wind chill. Please take care if you are going to be out and be sure to cover exposed skin.

If you need assistance:

  • Emergency Assistance: 9-1-1
  • More information on how to stay warm: 3-1-1

Services are available to support at-risk individuals and the homeless in Mississauga, including free hot meals and shower access, and the Region of Peel Street Helpline. Visit mississauga.ca/homelessness for more information.

Tips for cold weather:

  • Plan ahead by checking the weather forecast before heading out.
  • Dress in layers to suit the weather conditions and cover up as much exposed skin as possible.
  • Stay dry and limit your time outdoors as much as possible.
  • Reschedule or plan outdoor activities for another day.
  • Drink warm fluids but avoid caffeinated and alcoholic beverages.
  • Call vulnerable friends, neighbours and family to ensure they are not experiencing any difficulties related to the weather.
  • Do not forget your pets! Bring any pets indoors without adequate shelter.

Small Arms Inspection Building Redevelopment Project Survey

By Events, Issues, Planning & Development, Ward 1

The Small Arms Inspection Building (SAIB) has been part of the Lakeview community since 1939. The City of Mississauga opened the south portion of the building in 2018 to serve as a community cultural hub. It offers 18,000 square feet of flexible, open concept space available for shared use during public hours and is available as a rental space. The south portion is ideal for events, exhibitions, workshops, performances, meetings, festivals, and more. Read More

Call for Nominations: COVID Heroes Program Recognizes Remarkable People, Businesses and Groups in Mississauga

By Covid-19, Events, Issues, Ward 1

February 26, 2021

Not all heroes wear capes but many wear face masks. To honour Mississauga residents, community groups and businesses that have gone above and beyond in helping those in the community during the COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Mississauga launched its COVID Heroes program today. A staff report recommending the recognition program was presented during the General Committee meeting on February 24. Final approval of the program will be received during the March 3 Council meeting. Read More