Month: November 2017

Caledon Women’s Hockey League host Udderly fantastic tournament

The Udder Tournament just enjoyed its sixth year and tabulated just over $33,000 in monies raised Nov. 12th. Held in conjunction with the Caledon Women’s Hockey League, the tournament supports a scholarship in memory of Donna de Boer, a former league member. Two yet-to-be-announced female youth hockey players in Caledon will receive scholarships while remaining monies go into an endowment fund for future scholarships. To date, 15 students have been awarded scholarships with the funds raised at the tournament, who expect to announce a grand total of $140,000 over six years. The tournament boasts 28 women’s teams with players...

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Mississauga ratepayers face 2.81 per cent tax hike

Mississauga ratepayers are facing a preliminary tax increase of 2.81 per cent in 2018 on an initial budget plan that pretty much relies on maintaining existing services. The rate takes into consideration the total tax bill that also includes the Region of Peel and a segment for school boards. The percentage increase is based on the average, detached single-family home in Mississauga which is $604,000. Based on these figures the average actual increase amounts to $144 more than last year. The budget report shows Mississauga is intent on maintaining and fixing existing services and facilities with no major new...

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Flood outlook possible for Mississauga

Expected heavy rainfall has prompted a warning about potential flooding in Mississauga today. Environment Canada says 25-40 mm of rain is expected and at times very heavy. According to statements issues by the both the Credit Valley Conservation Authority and the Toronto and Region Conversation Authority, the result could lead to minor flooding in low-lying areas. The City of Mississauga has issued a bulletin telling residents to be careful along rivers and creeks and to keep children and pets away from all areas that could quickly fill into fast flowing water such as culverts, bridges and dams. If a...

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Paid parking coming to Streetsville

You are going to have to start paying to park in downtown Streetsville. The City of Mississauga has approved the new rules after studies showed people were leaving their cars parked for long periods of time. Beginning in January, it will cost $1.50 per hour for the first two hours and $2 for the third hour of parking from Monday to Saturday between 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday between noon and 6 p.m. The paid parking area will only affect Queen St. between Barry Ave. and Kerr St. You will also have to pay in the municipal...

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Celebrate the holiday season at the Rose!!

The holiday season is upon us. With it comes time off from school and work, celebrations with friends and family, and more than a little extra time at the mall. While certainly joyous for most, it is sometimes difficult to avoid the feeling of being overwhelmed. It might be a good idea to find a fun and relaxed way to sit back and enjoy the season! The Rose Theatre has put together a whole month of entertainment designed to deck the halls and keep your spirits bright. Starting the month off on December 1st, Elvis’ Wonderful World of Christmas:...

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