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South West Mississauga Ratepayers’ Association federal election debate on Oct 10

On October 10th 2019 the ratepayer groups of Southwest Mississauga (SWMRA) are once again putting on a debate for the upcoming Federal election which is scheduled to be held on October 21st, 2019. You will have the opportunity to hear

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Lisgar Residents’ Association Federal Election Candidates Debate

The Lisgar Residents’ Association (a non-partisan group of community-minded volunteers) invites you to a Federal Election Candidates Debate for the riding of Mississauga-Streetsville Conservative – Ghada Melek Green Party – Chris Hill Liberal – Gagan Sikand NDP – TBA Tuesday,

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Media coverage of MIRANET comments on Bill 108

MIRANET’s comments on Bill 108 were covered by Peel Weekly News. See below for full text of MIRANET’s submission.       MIRANET’s Bill 108 Concerns The Mississauga Residents’ Association Network (MIRANET) is a city-wide network of residents’ associations.  MIRANET

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Further media coverage of MIRANET response to regional governance review

The well-respected and longtime journalist John Stewart of The Mississauga News referenced MIRANET in his May 20 column “Can we please have an honest conversation about leaving Peel?” He points out that “MIRANET is concerned about the one-sided focus on

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MIRANET response to regional governance review covered in Peel Weekly News

MIRANET’s remarks to the Regional Government Review panel presented on 8 May 2019 have been published in the Peel Weekly News. Please see below for the article.      

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No marriage, divorce, or counselling, without informed consent – MIRANET’s submission to Regional Government Review

On 8 May 2019, MIRANET presented to the Peel Consultation of the Regional Government Review. MIRANET’s remarks and press release are below. MIRANET’s Thoughts on Regional Government Changes Good afternoon. We are Sue Shanly and Charlene Haupt from MIRANET–the Mississauga

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MIRANET Press Release: Did you vote for this?

Did you vote for this? Whether you’re for or against Mississauga’s secession from the Region of Peel, is not the issue. For a decision that could impact us all for generations to come, residents of Mississauga must be given the

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May 1 Town Hall on Regional Government

More than 100 residents from wards 1 and 2 filled the Royal Canadian Legion in Port Credit to hear the City of Mississauga’s rationale for becoming a single-tier entity, independent of the Region of Peel.  Other options such as amalgamation

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MIRANET 2019 Annual General Meeting

The Mississauga Residents’ Association Network – MIRANET – will have its 2019 Annual General Meeting on April 10 at the Port Credit Legion. Our Guest Speaker is Ryan Clarke, President of Advocacy Solutions. Ryan Clarke is the president of Advocacy

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Plastics in Our Oceans and Lakes

On March 9th Sven Spengemann, MP for Mississauga-Lakeshore, held an information session for citizens on the topic, “Plastics in Our Oceans and Lakes.”  The turnout was much greater than expected for a Saturday morning, estimated to number about 300 people. 

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Our Property Taxes are Increasing

MIRANET’s Chris Mackie has written up this summary of the City of Mississauga’s 2019 budget.   The 2019 budgets approved by the City and Region will raise residential property taxes by 2.9 percent.   The increase will go into effect July

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MIRANET disappointed with Planning & Development Committee timing change

On February 22, the City of Mississauga changed the timing of the Planning & Development Committee from its usual evening meeting time to the afternoon. MIRANET and other resident associations expressed their disappointment at this development. This was covered in

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Debris pollution caused by trucks on Southdown Road

Mississauga News ran an article on the debris pollution caused by trucks on Southdown Road. “Residents living near Southdown Road are growing weary of what they say is pollution from trucking yards along the road. It’s been years since residents

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Province to sell Lakeview site as part of Mississauga waterfront redevelopment

By Tess Kalinowski-Real Estate Reporter Tues., June 6, 2017 A 177-acre piece of Mississauga waterfront land owned by Ontario Power Generation (OPG) has officially hit the market. The province announced on Tuesday that it is selling the old Lakeview generating

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MIRANET’s New Executive Board 2017-2018

MIRANET’s New Executive Members 2017-2018 Chair: Julie Morris                                                                

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Taxpayers fund Mississauga councillor’s overseas trips

Coun. Nando Iannicca expensed trips to Dubai, Hawaii and Miami in 2016 NEWS Mar 27, 2017 by Rachael Williams Mississauga News SHARE Coun. Nando Iannicca expensed nearly $16,000 to attend conferences in overseas destinations in 2016. – Metroland file photo

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Peel Region councillors agree to form committee to review personal expense policy

Review follows media coverage NEWS May 25, 2017 by Roger Belgrave Brampton Guardian SHARE Peel Region council members have agreed to form a committee to review their personal expenses policy. – Rob Beintema/Metroland file Peel Region council members have agreed

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Senior Brampton City Hall staff approved secret $1.25M bonus slush fund: report

Jun 05, 2017 04:22 by Peter Criscione Brampton Guardian An unprecedented abuse of taxpayer dollars by the City of Brampton’s former top executives, who approved secretive non-union bonuses worth $1.25 million, including payments for “favouritism” has been revealed in an

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Mississauga Fire Station 119 Earns City’s First LEED Gold Status

The City of Mississauga was awarded its first Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold Status for Fire Station 119 located at 6375 Airport Road. The LEED Gold Status applies to both Fire Station 119 and Peel Regional Paramedic

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Where are your 2017 dollars spent?

City of Mississauga’s 2017 Budget Where are your 2017 dollars spent? MiWay Fire & Emergency Services Financial Transactions Roads Recreation Parks & Forestry Business Services Mississauga Library Information Technology Land Development Services Facilities & Property Management Regulatory Services City Manager’s

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City of Mississauga 2017 Budget

The 2017 Business Plan and Budget was approved on December 14, 2016. The approved numbers are reflected on these pages. Try the City’s Budget Allocator Tool PLEASE NOTE: The Budget Allocator results were provided to budget committee on November 28,

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Municipal Property Assessment Notices to Be Mailed Out Starting May 16

May 05, 2016   Yesterday at General Committee, the Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC) advised that Property Assessment Notices will be mailed out earlier than in previous years. Assessments will be mailed to Mississauga residential property owners starting on May

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Stormwater Residential Program Workshop

An invitation was sent out to attend a Stormwater Residential Program Workshop, April 13th, 2016; You can RSVP to the City via the link below by Friday, April 8th.  The Charge You may already be aware that properties in Mississauga

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GO Rail Network Electrification Project

Metrolinx – GO Transit has provided information about the GO Rail Network Electrification project.  Metrolinx is currently undertaking environmental studies, stakeholder consultation activities, and conceptual engineering design for the conversion of several GO Transit rail corridors from a diesel to an

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Port Credit DRAFT Master Plan Presentation

The City wants to hear from you on the future of 1 Port Street East Presentation of the Draft City Master Plan – 1 Port Street East The presentation will be on Thursday, February 4, 2016 from 6:30 – 9

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