Yearly Archives: 2020

MIRANET submission to legislative committee regarding Schedule 6, Bill 229

The Mississauga Residents’ Associations Network submitted comments to the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs regarding Schedule 6 of Bill 229. The submission is pasted below in its entirety. Mississauga Residents’ Association Network (MIRANET) is gravely concerned by methods

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Mississauga seeking feedback on Official Plan Review

This fall, the City of Mississauga held four Virtual Community Meetings to help refresh the vision and confirm priorities for the Mississauga Official Plan Review. You may see the presentation and/or watch a recording of the proceedings. Please share feedback

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MIRANET Opposes Proposed Changes to the Conservation Authorities Act

The Mississauga Residents’ Association Network (MIRANET) is concerned that as our planet is teetering on the edge of an irreversible environmental crisis, political actions are putting roadblocks in the way of long-established initiatives to protect watersheds and environmentally sensitive lands.

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MIRANET’s Letter to The Mississauga News

The Mississauga News has published MIRANET’s Letter to the Editor about the City of Mississauga’s attempt to amend the Noise Control Bylaw. Mississauga needs a more comprehensive noise control bylaw Monday, November 16, 2020 Dear Editor: MIRANET has been working

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John Stewart of The Mississauga News highlights the Noise Control By-law consultation

In an opinion piece by the longtime Mississauga News columnist John Stewart talks about the noise heard in the city, and gives a shout-out (no pun intended) to the City’s ongoing Noise Control by-law amendments process. John ends his column

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MIRANET commends City’s STA framework, recommends higher fee

MIRANET was quoted in The Mississauga News in an article about Short Term Accommodation (STA): Sue Shanly, chair of the Mississauga Resident’s Association Network, commended the city’s efforts on putting the framework together, but expressed concerns that the operators’ fee

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Noise Control Bylaw – Survey Question 1

City Staff have recommended that the current Noise Control Bylaw be updated to address several types of unreasonable or unnecessary vehicle noise. The recommendation reads as follows: Recommendation 6 – That Schedule One of the Noise Control By-law be updated

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Noise Control Bylaw: MIRANET wants to know your thoughts

Survey Questions – Introduction The City of Mississauga is currently engaged in the process of reviewing the existing Noise Control Bylaws; the Mayor and Council have given City Staff a mandate to consult with the public, conduct background research, and

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MIRANET’s response to noise bylaw review in Peel Weekly News

MIRANET’s response to the City of Mississauga’s Noise By-law Review has been covered in Peel Weekly News.

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MIRANET conducts 2020 Annual General Meeting

The Mississauga Residents’ Association Network (MIRANET) held its 2020 annual general meeting (AGM) via a Zoom call on 16 September 2020. Out of an abundance of caution, the MIRANET executive decided that the only safe way to conduct its 2020

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Walk the Walk for The Compass

A message from The Compass Food Bank & Outreach Centre Hi Everyone, We are currently gearing up for this year’s Walk the Walk for the Compass, and our amazing volunteers are a core part of what makes the event so

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COVID-19 resources

There are many resources on the Internet on COVID-19. Below, you will find a list of government websites to help you get up to date information at the municipal, provincial, and federal government level. City of Mississauga: https://web.mississauga.ca/city-of-mississauga-news/covid-19/ Region of

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Update on MIRANET meetings and AGM

Due to social distancing guidelines and the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, MIRANET meetings and AGM have been postponed until further notice. The executive keeps in touch through conference calls and emails. You can get in touch via e-mail: info [AT] miranet

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SpeakUpOntario.ca: A great website for families and health care providers on COVID-19

We are in uncharted territory with the spread of COVID-19. We haven’t faced a pandemic in our living memory, which is what makes the current situation all the more alarming. It has become clear that the virus spreads far more

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