Ward 1

Update on who can get the vaccine and how to register in Peel

By Covid-19, Issues, Ward 1

March 1, 2021

With over 50,000 first doses of COVID-19 vaccine delivered in Peel, anticipated increases in supply now supports the addition of new groups eligible for COVID-19 vaccination. This expansion of Peel’s Community Mass Vaccination Plan represents another step towards providing protection for our most vulnerable and increasing community vaccine coverage with the goal of interrupting disease transmission in our community. Read More

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 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.