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All Peel residents 18+ can book COVID-19 vaccine appointments beginning May 6

As of Thursday, May 6, at 8 a.m., all 11 mass vaccine clinics in Peel Region will accept bookings for individuals who live in Peel and are 18 years of age and older at the time of vaccination. This expansion opens eligibility for 50,000 residents who do

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Peel residents 50 and over within select postal codes can book COVID-19 vaccine appointments beginning April 9

As of Friday, April 9 at 8:00 a.m., all vaccine clinics in Peel Region will be accepting bookings for individuals 50 years or older within select postal codes to schedule COVID-19 vaccine appointments. The select communities include: L4T, L4W, L4X,

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UPDATED: Mass vaccination plan update from the Region of Peel

UPDATE: For those who don’t have a computer, please call the Mississauga Covid-19 Vaccination hotline: 905 848 7476 Please see here for an updated media release from the Region of Peel for 80+ population: Update on who can get the

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MIRANET encourages fiscal responsibility at City Hall

With the uncertain economic situation facing the City of Mississauga, MIRANET has been diligent in ensuring City Hall respects taxpayer dollars. A special meeting of Council on Wednesday February 24 spent 40 minutes discussing the 2021 budget recommended by Budget

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Residents concerned about Dixie mall redevelopment

The Toronto Star carried an article about the proposed transformation of the Dixie Mall area. Lakeview Ratepayers Association – a member of MIRANET – expressed concerns through its president, Deborah Goss. Click here for the article. Let us know your

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MIRANET adds to voices opposing Burnhamthorpe Outdoor Rink demolition

MIRANET Chair Sue Shanly was quoted in an article on the Burnhamthorpe Outdoor Rink demolition. You can read the article here.

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MIRANET quoted in The Mississauga News on Burnhamthorpe Outdoor Rink demolition

MIRANET Chair Sue Shanly’s remark during deputations made at Mississauga City Council on Wednesday, Jan. 20 was quoted in The Mississauga News. You can read the article here.

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MIRANET comments on Burnhamthorpe Outdoor Rink in The Pointer

MIRANET Chair Sue Shanly was quoted in The Pointer in an article on the Burnhamthorpe Outdoor Rink. She said, “How could the design for a new pool and reconstruction of the Burnhamthorpe Community Centre be approved before sufficient, meaningful consultation

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Is Chic Murray outdoor arena slated for demolition in 2021 without public notification or consultation?

Is Chic Murray outdoor arena slated for demolition in 2021 without public notification or consultation?? Chic Murray is known as one of the best outdoor ice rinks in the entire GTA. It has a superior ice pad and a covered

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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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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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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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Municipal and Regional Consultation Process- MIRANET asks was it worth it?

Mississauga, ON: On Friday, October 25, Municipal Affairs Minister Steve Clark announced that the Province will no longer be pursuing its top-down approach to municipal and regional governance. It will no longer follow through on its promise to redraw municipal and

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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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