Month: August 2017

Dixie Outlet Mall offers needed support to The Mississauga Food Bank

Dixie Outlet Mall launches its back to school campaign with the Dixie Prize Locker; a 7 ft. tall by 11 ft.-wide locker-style display featuring prizes from a variety of Dixie Outlet Mall retailers including The Source, Famous Footwear, Calvin Klein and SoftMoc Shoe Rack. Shoppers can enter to win a daily giveaway at the Prize Locker’s iPad kiosk until September 3. Over $5,000 in athletic apparel, footwear, accessories and electronics are available to be won over the 24-day event. A new back-to-school prize valued at hundreds of dollars will be revealed each day via the Prize Locker’s large digital screen. Prizes include Nike running shoes,...

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City of Mississauga accepting applications for 2018 Culture and Community Grants Program

The City of Mississauga is accepting applications from Mississauga-based arts, culture and community organizations requiring financial support in 2018. The program has been in place since 2008 and, according to Andrew Douglas, Grants Officer, Culture Division, City of Mississauga, the Culture Grant programs came out of recommendations made by the Arts and Culture Taskforce which was convened to develop a plan for the sustainable future of the arts in Mississauga. “A Peer Assessment Committee made of practicing arts and culture professionals living and working in Mississauga make recommendations on grant allocations, which are presented to Mississauga City Council for...

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Peel Region bar owners anticipating brisk business for Mayweather Jr. and McGregor fight

It is being billed as the Fight Of the Century, and for people who want to see Saturday’s bout in Las Vegas between boxer Floyd (Money) Mayweather Jr. and mixed martial artist Conor (Notorious) McGregor there will be plenty of establishments in Peel Region showing it. Mayweather Jr. is undefeated in 49 fights, 26 by knockout, and a five-time champion. McGregor is the reigning Ultimate Fighting Championship Lightweight Champion. The fight has been in the making for several months and has created a lot of attention worldwide because of a four-city media tour the two fighters did. Richard Figueiredo,...

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City Of Mississauga Winter Tree Wraps Project Will Be In Two Areas This Year

The fourth annual City Of Mississauga Winter Tree Wraps Project will have a different look to it this year because it will take place in two locations. The median along Hurontario and Burnhamthorpe will feature some of the 52 Pyramidal English Oak trees, but others have been moved a few kilometres west to the median at Burnhamthorpe and Promontory near the Credit River. With the City of Mississauga slated to undergo a major redevelopment along Hurontario for the Light Rail Transit scheduled to be built, possibly beginning as early as 2018, the Winter Tree Wraps Project will eventually have...

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Peel Police revamping website

Peel Regional Police are looking to make their website more user friendly. To that end, a survey, which ended on August 14, asked for feedback about the existing website in regard to design and layout; ease of navigation; the relevance of page content; the ability to search; and the ease of sharing information to social media. Almost 500 responses were received with well over the 20 needed expressing their interest in participating in a focus group. The refresh is part of an ongoing schedule to tweak the website every five years to stay current with emerging technology and help...

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  1. What’s for Dinner?

    November 25, 2017 - November 25, 2018

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  3. Alton Mill Heritage Exhibit

    March 2 - December 31
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    March 2 - May 24

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