Month: September 2017

Mississauga mayor gives annual State of the City address

“Mississauga is working,” Mayor Bonnie Crombie told the crowd at a business networking event presented by the Mississauga Board of Trade on Sept. 19. “Since this current council was sworn in, we all have so much to be proud of,” she said, at the annual State of the City address.  “We’re doing what we said we would do.” Crombie pointed to the city being home to more than 1,400 multinational firms, including 73 Fortune 500 companies, and a 13-year run maintaining its triple-A credit rating. Citing a long list of accomplishments in business, city building and transit, Canada’s sixth-largest...

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Mississauga reimagining malls

Mississauga planners are setting their sights on six city neighbourhoods. A new study, “Reimagining the Mall,” aims to ensure that future intensification is done in a way that enhances those areas. Each of the areas is anchored by an existing shopping mall: Meadowvale Town Centre, Erin Mills Town Centre, South Common Centre, Sheridan Centre, Rockwood Mall and Westwood Square. “It’s kind of a holistic look at the entire area and developing land use and design policies we want to see for the future,” city planner and project lead Jordan Lee, told The Review. “When we refer to intensification, it really...

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Sunrise ceremony debuts at Bradley Museum

The City of Mississauga’s Bradley Museum hosted a traditional First Nations Sunrise Ceremony this past Saturday, encouraging residents and visitors to experience this traditional Indigenous ceremony. Members of the Peel Aboriginal Network (PAN) delivered a ceremony filled with traditional songs, a smudge and pipe ceremony and community feast. The event occurred in three parts; a Bradley Museum meet up at 8:45 and walk to the lake at Watersedge Park, a First Nations Sunrise Ceremony from 9 a.m. to noon, and family friendly activities from noon to 5 p.m. Also in attendance were Karen Ras – Ward 2 Councillor, Paul...

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GTA Entertainment: Invictus Games open to much fanfare

The third annual Invictus Games opened this past weekend to much fanfare and prestige with Prime Minister Trudeau kicking things off with an official reception Friday night welcoming Team Ukraine. It is the eastern European country’s first foray into the games that are hosting over 500 participants from 17 countries. Games patron and founder, Prince Harry, joined Trudeau at the official opening ceremony held at the Air Canada Centre where the PM addressed the crowd of athletes, celebrities, dignitaries, celebrities and fans. Also in attendance at the opening ceremony were Melania Trump – First Lady of the United States,...

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Tour de Mississauga 10th anniversary

More than 1,500 enthusiasts gathered September 19 to participate in Mississauga’s largest cycling event. Hosted by the City of Mississauga, Mississauga Cycling Advisory Committee and SustainMobility, the anniversary tour focused on attracting families in an effort to increase interest in cycling as an alternate mode of transportation. Leading up to the event, the City of Mississauga challenged residents to ride their bikes and log kilometres to reach a goal of 150,000 in celebration of Canada150. Since the challenge started, on June 29, residents continue to exceed the mark. In appreciation, the city will plant more than 1,000 trees and...

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