Events

Community Meeting – Lakeshore Road Water Mains – Thursday March 21st 6:30 p.m.

By Events, Resources, Ward 1

NOTICE OF DETAILED DESIGN AND PUBLIC INFORMATION CENTRE 3

Front Street Wastewater Pumping Station and Wastewater Diversion

The Region of Peel has retained Stantec Consulting Ltd. (Stantec) to undertake the Detailed Design for the extension of the Lakeshore Road sanitary trunk sewer and Zone 1 watermain from Jack Darling Memorial Park to Elmwood Avenue (see map).

A key component of the Detailed Design is consultation with interested stakeholders through a Public Information Centre (PIC). The PIC will present the design of the project, construction timeline, construction staging and detours, potential impacts, and potential mitigation measures. You are invited to an in-person PIC to learn more about the project.

Thursday, March 21, 2024 from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

Clarke Memorial Hall – Main Hall

161 Lakeshore Rd. W., Mississauga, ON, L5H 1G3

All presentation materials will be posted on the Region of Peel’s website.

Projects – construction – Region of Peel (peelregion.ca)

If you have any questions or would like to be added to the project mailing list, please contact the Region of Peel:

Wastewater Collection and Conveyance

Engineering Services Division

Public Works, Region of Peel

905-791-7800, ext. 4409

construction@peelregion.ca

The Region of Peel is committed to ensure that all Regional services, programs, and facilities are inclusive and accessible for persons with disabilities. Please contact a Project Manager if you need any disability accommodations to provide comments or feedback for this study.

This notice was first issued on March 6, 2024.

2024 Mississauga Arts Awards (MARTYS) – Nominations Open

By Announcement, Events, Music, Ward 1

The 29th Mississauga Arts Awards (MARTYS) is taking place on June 26, 2024, and nominations are now OPEN!

Professional artists and groups who are either residents of the City of Mississauga, have a significant connection to Mississauga, or have made a major contribution to the arts within Mississauga are eligible to submit a nomination.

Nominations are due Monday, March 11, 2024 at 9:00 AM. Guidelines, criteria and nomination forms are located here: macarts.ca/martys

Virtual or In-Person (Statutory) Open House Meeting for the Draft New Official Plan

By Events, Planning & Development

Join us for A Virtual or In-Person (Statutory) Open House Meeting

for the Draft New Official Plan

The City is preparing to finalize its new Official Plan to guide how Mississauga will grow and develop over the next 25 years. From housing and transportation to the environment and economy, the Official Plan includes important policies that help to shape our city.

As we work to finalize the plan, the City is hosting two community meetings for the public to learn more, ask questions and share comments.

To date, public input has played an important part in shaping the policies that make up the new Official Plan, including:

  • Where housing, industry, offices and shops should go
  • Which services and amenities such as parks, schools, roads, trails and transit are needed
  • How we protect the city’s culture, heritage and environment
  • How the city should grow and what growth will look like

The draft new Official Plan will be available on the City’s website for review the week of February 12, 2024.

Please use the registration links below to join us online or in-person to learn more and ask questions:

  1. Virtual Engagement
    Date: Tuesday, February 27
    Time: 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
    Location: Online – Webex Events
    Register Here
  2. In-Person Engagement – Statutory Open House Meeting
    Date: Thursday, February 29
    Time: 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. (drop in any time)
    Location: Mississauga Civic Centre – The Great Hall
    Register Here

We look forward to seeing you at either session! Please note that the content shared during the meetings will be the same, however, it will vary in format as appropriate for the setting.

Thank you,

Official Plan Team

Fire & Ice Official Opening of the Port Credit Outdoor Skate Trail Celebration

By Events

The Fire & Ice celebration begins on February 17, 2024 at 4:30 p.m. at the official launch of the NEW Outdoor Skate Trail in Port Credit Memorial Park.

PCBIA is excited to partner with our community groups to bring this incredible celebration and tourism to the Port.

This FREE event offers a unique experience that incorporates Fire & Ice #INThePort!

“FIRE” features live fire performances in the Park and along Lakeshore. “ICE” features interactive ice displays, a live ice carving, games, and stunning ice sculptures.

Join us for winter treats, vendors, a photo booth, games, a live DJ, specialty food trucks, face painting, and much more!

Experience the stunning new lights animating Port Credit Memorial Park.

Stroll the Port for Sweet Stops, festive animations, roaming characters, and more!

Join us this weekend in Port Credit and experience the incredible vibe, businesses, boutique stores, restaurants, and more that the Port has to offer!

Made possible by the support of Visit Mississauga!

Cram the Ram Food Drive

PCBIA invites you to support The Compass Food Bank and Outreach Centre.

Help the Port Credit community Cram the Ram with non-perishable items at the Fire & Ice celebration on February 17, 2024 from 4:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Thank you to our partners at Peel Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram Fiat Port Credit!

Port Credit – Canada Day Parade Road Closures

By Events, Ward 1

The Paint the Town Red Committee has requested the following road closures for their Canada Day Parade in Port Credit.

Monday, July 1, 2024

Lakeshore Road – Front St to Shaw Drive – 10:00am to 2:00pm

Port Street – St.Lawrence Ave to Stavebank Road – 8:00am to 1:00pm (for parade staging)

Seneca Avenue – Lakeshore Road to Forest Avenue – 10:00am to 2:00pm

Applications are now OPEN for the Lakeview Artisan Market!

By Announcement, Events, Ward 1

CreativeHub 1352 is now accepting applications for vendors for the third season of Lakeview Artisan Market, running indoors at the historic Small Arms Inspection Building.

The Market runs bi-weekly on Sundays beginning May 26, complimenting the weekly indoors and outdoors Lakeview Farmers’ Market. With weekly buskers, art programs, and more, we are dedicated to creating a unique experience for visitors and vendors alike.

In 2023, the Lakeview Artisan and Farmers’ Markets saw over 30,000 visitors!

Apply before February 22 for a special offer

ACER Seniors Measure UP Webinar Series

By Events

Get Tech Savvy – February 25, 2024 @1:30 – 2:30 pm

Sign up to learn how to use your technology efficiently. An expert will focus on how to use iPad and tablets like a pro.

Hot Topics for Seniors March 31, 2024 @1:30 – 2:30 pm

Elder safety is critical for enjoying the Golden Years. It is essential that we learn to address elder abuse so that you can detect when you need to access help.

Contact ACERseniors@gmail.com or call 905-601-7685.

Mississauga Community Meeting – Hosted by Peel Regional Police – Thursday February 22, 2024

By Announcement, Events, Issues

In consultation with City Councillors and the City of Mississauga, Peel Regional Police have announced they will hold a Mississauga-wide Community Meeting on Thursday February 22nd from 6:00-8:00 p.m., at the Hazel McCallion Central Library – Noel Ryan Auditorium (301 Burnhamthorpe Rd W, Mississauga, ON L5B 3Y3).

Throughout PRP’s engagements across the city, they have been hearing similar concerns and issues voiced by community members. Based on these interactions, they have identified key topics to focus on during this meeting:

  • Auto Thefts
  • Break and Enters
  • Gun Violence and Violent Crime
  • Crime Prevention Strategies
  • How to Connect with Divisions/PRP
  • Open Discussion with Q&A

In an effort to manage public interest and limited seating, we kindly ask residents to register their attendance by February 19th through this link: Mississauga Community Meeting with Peel Police – Peel Police.

Join us for A Virtual or In-Person (Statutory) Open House Meeting for the Draft New Official Plan

By Events, Planning & Development

Purpose of Open House Meeting:
 The purpose of the virtual and in-person open house meetings is to present the draft new Official Plan.
 There will be an opportunity to review, ask questions, and provide comments on the draft document.
 The in-person open house meeting will be considered the required statutory open house under the Planning Act.

Virtual Meeting Date:  Tuesday, February 27, 2024
Time: 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Meeting Place: Webex Events
Registration: Mississauga.ca/officialplan

In-Person Meeting Date: Thursday, February 29, 2024
Time: 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Meeting Place: Mississauga Civic Centre – The Great Hall, 300 City Centre Drive
Registration: Mississauga.ca/officialplan

Background:
Mississauga Official Plan guides how the City will grow and develop, as required by the Ontario Planning Act. The goals and policies of this draft new Official Plan are intended to be achieved by 2051.

The Official Plan provides the basis for Mississauga’s land use planning and urban design, in line with the City’s Strategic Plan. Its policies address important parts of city-building that affect everyone that lives and works in Mississauga, including transportation, housing, culture and heritage, the environment and the economy.

Every 10 years the City reviews and updates the plan with ideas and guidance from the community. The City is moving forward with the next phase and is releasing the draft new Official Plan for the upcoming virtual and in person open house meetings to seek feedback.

The draft new Official Plan can be viewed: www.mississauga.ca/officialplan

To provide comments or for further information, please contact:

Sharleen Bayovo, RPP
Planner and Project Lead, Official Plan Review
City Planning Strategies Division
Planning and Building Department
City of Mississauga
Tel: 905-615-3200 ext. 3018
Email: sharleen.bayovo@mississauga.ca
Address: 300 City Centre Drive, 7th floor
Mississauga ON
L5B 3C1

Ben Phillips, RPP
Manager, Official Plan and Zoning Services
City Planning Strategies Division
Planning and Building Department
City of Mississauga
Tel: 905-615-3200 ext. 5881
Email: ben.phillips@mississauga.ca
Address: 300 City Centre Drive, 7th floor
Mississauga ON
L5B 3C1

Personal Information:
Individuals should be aware that any personal information in their verbal or written communication will become part of the public record, unless the individual expressly requests the City to remove the personal information. Questions about the collection of this information may be directed to official.plan@mississauga.ca or in writing to the Planning and Building Department at 300 City Centre Drive, 7th floor, Mississauga ON L5B 3C1.

Date of Notice: February 9, 2024

Looking to be Mississauga’s next Poet Laureate? Apply today!

By Announcement, Events

The City of Mississauga is searching for its fifth Poet Laureate to fill a two-year term starting this April until March 2026.

The role of the Poet Laureate is to elevate the status of poetry, literary arts and writers within their community and beyond. This honourary position recognizes a poet who writes excellent poetry or spoken word and has written on themes that are relevant to Mississauga’s residents.

Mississauga’s current Poet Laureate, Ayomide Bayowa, will conclude his term this spring.

The application period is currently open until March 1, 2024. Interested applicants are asked to submit their applications by 4:30 p.m. on March 1.

For more information, view the submission guidelines and application process online.

Poet Laureate speaking at the podium.