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Mississauga gets provincial and federal funding boost for transit infrastructure

On March 14, Amarjeet Sohi, federal infrastructure and communities minister, and Bob Chiarelli, provincial infrastructure minister, announced more than $800 million in funding for Mississauga transit infrastructure. “In order to ensure growing cities like Mississauga are able to break gridlock, get people moving, attract new investment, create jobs and improve our quality of life, we must work together to build the infrastructure our communities need to drive our economy forward,” said Mayor Bonnie Crombie. “The Canadian and Ontario economies are powered by municipal infrastructure and it’s important that cities like Mississauga are given the proper funding and tools to...

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Industry professionals share ideas on the future of Mississauga shopping mall areas

The Reimagining the Mall Forum, held in March, gave industry professionals an opportunity to share their ideas on the future of five City of Mississauga shopping mall areas. “Suburban areas supported by shopping malls are changing,” said Ed Sajecki, city planning and building commissioner. “That’s why we are proactively engaging with industry and residents on how we can guide the future redevelopment of these communities in a way that promotes health and well-being.” Reimagining the Mall is a study led by the City of Mississauga in partnership with the Region of Peel to establish new land use policies that...

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Brampton to host information session for municipal election contenders

An information session is scheduled on April 3 for potential candidates and third-party advertisers for the 2018 municipal election. The session will provide an overview of key requirements, including candidate and third-party advertiser eligibility and responsibilities, nomination and registration process, campaign finances, as well as information on key dates and resources. Registration is compulsory as there is limited seating – email to register and indicate if you are a potential candidate or third party advertiser. The session runs from 6:30-9 p.m. in council chambers at city hall, 2 Wellington Street West, Brampton. Voting day is October 22. The...

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Canadian Blood Services expands in Brampton

Canadian Blood Services opened a new testing laboratory at their Brampton blood production and distribution centre in the city’s east end. The state-of-the-art 28,000 square-foot laboratory addition enhances the organization’s productivity as a biologics manufacturer and fine tunes the efficiency for a safe and secure blood system. By investing in the Brampton community and housing several components of Canadian Blood Services’ operations the facility increases productivity, improves services to hospitals, reduces operating costs and delivers improved value for all Canadians. The investment concentrates regional testing work at the new Brampton facility and allows future expansion. Canadian Blood Services holds...

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City announces new Mississauga Fire and Emergency Services assistant chief

After an extensive search, the City of Mississauga has selected Kalpana Rajgopalan as its new assistant chief, professional development and accreditation, at Mississauga Fire and Emergency Services (MFES) effective April 3. Rajgopalan joins the MFES leadership team, which includes five other members: Tim Beckett, fire chief; Nancy Macdonald-Duncan, assistant chief, fire prevention and life safety; Mark Ormand, assistant chief, operations and communications; Jamie Zimmerman, assistant chief, capital assets; and Tracey Martino, executive officer. “As they have proven countless times over the past 50 years, Mississauga Fire and Emergency Services is second to none in their field,” said Paul Mitcham, community...

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