News and Updates!

The City of Mississauga is asking you to complete a short survey to help them understand the best way connect with residents on matters related to infrastructure, facilities and planning.  To complete the survey visit:

Engaging on Engagement Survey

For additional information visit the City of Mississauga's Survey Information.  Survey results will also be posted here.

Curbside collection of bulky items resumed June 29, 2020Community Recycling Centres are now also accepting bulky items.  As social distancing measures continue on-site, staff are not available to unload items and wait times may be longer. The Region is also continuing to work with the local municipalities to monitor for and pick up illegally dumped items.   Residents who observe illegal dumping are encouraged to report as much information as possible including date, time and location of the incident. They can do so anonymously by also calling 905-791-9499.

For more information about service an facility changes visit:   REGION OF PEEL AFFECTED SERVICES

On June 30, 2020,  the Region of Peel's Medical Officer along with the Mayors of Brampton, Mississauga and the Town of Caledon announced plans to explore measures help prevent the spread of Covid-19.   One of those measures was to enact a temporary law requiring all residents to wear a non-medical mask inside public places.    

The Government of Ontario is gradually reopening businesses, services and public spaces on a regional basis as progress is made in the fight against COVID-19. The City of Mississauga is in Stage 2 as of June 24, 2020. Any reopening plans or changes to current closures will be communicated through the City’s website and social media channels.  

City Amenities Closure Status (June 30, 2020) PDF

For additional information visit the City of Mississauga's Covid-19 Web Page

The City is reviewing the announcement made by the Province on May 19, 2020 that allows the reopening of some outdoor recreational amenities.  They are planning and preparing accordingly in consultation with Peel Public Health to reopen safely.   For a list of city amenities closure statuses, please view this document:  City Amenities Closure Status (May 21, 2020) PDF

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak, the sale and use of fireworks are currently not permited.   Please do not buy or light fireworks.    For more information about the amended by-laws, please visit the City of Mississauga's website

A third Tele Town Hall will be held on Tuesday May 5 at 6:00 p.m. to address resident concerns surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic and to update the public about what the City is doing to protect their health and safety.   

You can also listen to a recording of the previous one held on March 20, 2020 & April 8, 2020.  Register Here

 

A 4th Tele Town Hall will be held on Tuesday June 9 at 7:00 p.m. to address resident concerns surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic.   In consultation with Peel Public Health, Mississauga is actively planning a measured and phased approach to reopening facilities and resuming services and programs. The Tele Town Hall will provide residents with the latest updates on COVID-19 in Mississauga as well as important information on what recovery will look like in the city.

The City of Mississauga have launched a new web page that provides guidance for older residents and their caregivers to help meet their needs.  Residents can find information on symptoms and prevention, health and wellness and key emergency contacts.  You will also find useful links to help older adults and their caregivers.

A printable information sheet is also available for those that may not have access to the internet.   If you know anyone in the neighbourhood who cannot access the information online, kindly print this and share.

LINK: Guidance for older adults and caregivers

The urgent need to support our local food bank, The Compass continues.  While they provide different ways to accept your donations, at this time monetary contributions provide the most effective means to help them provide for families in need.  Cash donations allows them to purchase the most needed items.   In addition, they can buy in bulk at reduced costs further amplifying the value of your generosity. Please consider donating today!  

Donate online 

As many of you know we have partnered in the past with our local Food Bank, The Compass  by coordinating food drives.  During this unprecented time,  they are urgently appealing for your  help providing you with  3  ways to donate:

The Goverment of Canada recently updated their websites to allow qualfying Canadians to apply for The Canadian Emergency Response Benefit (CERB).  If you are facing financial hardships as a result of COVID-19 support is available for individuals ansd businesses.    Please visit their wesbite here:

Goverment of Canada

UPDATE:  April 9, 2020 - Upon our request, the playground swings in our neighbourhood have now been locked and slide blocked to assist in enforcing soclal distancing rules.

In accordance with social distancing mandates, all city playgrounds, including ours located at the south end of Watercolours, is closed. Green spaces and park trails remain open for walking as long as physical distancing is maintained.    Please note, our playground equipment are

Below is a list of City facility closures and program cancellations:

A second Tele Town Hall will be held on Wednesday, April 8 at 7:00 p.m. to address resident concerns surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic and to update the public about what the City is doing to protect their health and safety.   You can also listen to a recording of the previous one held on March 20, 2020.  Register Here

 

A health care provider in our community is accepting donations of baby monitors.    Hospitals are asking for donations of baby monitors so that staff can communicate with patients in isolation without having to use PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) which they need to dispose of after every patient contact.   Hospitals do not have unlimited supply of PPE so if you have any old baby monitors and/or can forward this message to as many people you know we would really appreciate it.

A box or bin has been set up outside 530 Canyon Street to accept you donations.     Please drop your donations off by end of day Monday, April 6, 2020 so they can be delivered by Tuesday.    Thanks! 

We recently participated in a teleconference with officials from the City of Mississauga, other residents associations and medical personnel to discuss the growing concerns surrounding the Covid-19 Pandemic.   The teleconference was initiated by the Mayor's office to give us an opportunity to gather information and voice concerns.   The discussion concluded with plans to remain in contact with the city on a regular basis  with the aim to keep the communication channel open between the city and residents.  In a nutshell, The City is looking to us as an association to be the eyes and ears for our residents.   

To that end we wanted to highlight the items we have in place to connect with you:

You are invited to the next event jointly organized by several South West Mississauga Associations, collectively named South West Mississauga Ratepayers Associations (SWMRA).  The following Federal Candidates for Mississauga Lakeshore will be participating:

  • Conservatives - Stella Ambler
  • NDP -  Adam Laughton
  • Liberal - Sven Spengemann
  • Green Party of Canada - Cynthia Trentelman
  • People’s Party of Canada - Eugen Vizitiu

The debate will provide you the opportunity to listen to answers to questions by moderators and members of the audience.

THURSDAY OCTOBER 10, 2019 |  7:00 PM

Clarkson Secondary School - 2524 Bromsgrove Road, Mississauga

Doors open 6:30 pm  |  Limited seating 

Our moderators are gathering questions from residents.   Feel free to submit your question here:   SUBMIT QUESTION

 


 

UPDATE (June 3, 2019):  Thanks to the generosity of volunteers and your donations, this food drive brought in approximately 1000 lbs of food and toiletries!   

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Lorne Park Watercolours Resident Sue Anderson is graciously organizing a food drive in support of our local food bank.   Here is her message:

 

Hello Watercolours friends!

 

Most of us think of donating to the food bank at Thanksgiving and Christmas, which is wonderful and appreciated. Thank you.

 

Through volunteering at The Compass I’ve come to learn that during the summer months the shelves are close to empty.

 

To help we’re organizing a neighbourhood food drive on SUNDAY JUNE 2, 2019If you would like to contribute please leave a bag (or two!) of goods by your front door, labelled “The Compass” by 10am and our team of volunteers will come around to collect and deliver it to The Compass that afternoon. Alternatively you can drop off donations at 763 Merlot Court at any point before then.

 

MOST needed items are:

  • canned protein (tuna, salmon, chicken, sardines, chili, stew)
  • peanut butter
  • cereal and cereal bars
  • canned fruit
  • juice boxes
  • granola bars
  • toiletries (soap, shampoo, feminine hygiene products, deodorant, toothpaste)

NOT needed at this time:

  • pasta
  • soup
  • bean

To ensure you are ready to contribute is to add some items to your grocery list today, tuck the bag into the corner of your office or garage after you’ve bought them and then you’ll be ready to set them on your porch for collection on Sunday June 2nd!

 

Many, many thanks in advance for your generosity in helping those less fortunate in our community.

- Sue Anderson 


 

There are a number of events coming up this month in and around WARD 2:

 

Free Family Day Skate - courtesy of MPP, Rudy Cuzzetto

FEBRUARY 18, 2019 • 1:00 - 2:30 PM
Location: Clarkson Community Centre

 

Development Application at 70 Mississauga Road & 181 Lakeshore Road West (former Imperial Oil Lands) [Ward 1]

Planning and Development staff will present a Status Update Report on the review of the development application regarding the proposed subdivision to permit a mixed-use and multi-phase project that will create a waterfront community with 2995 new residential units (townhouses, mid-rise and high-rise) retail and amenity spaces, parkland and campus uses.

FEBRUARY 19, 2019 • 6:30 PM
Location: Civic Centre, Council Chamber, 300 City Centre Drive

 

Coyote Information Session - hosted by Karen Ras
(CANCELLED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER)

Presentation by Animal Services, followed by Q & A

FEBRUARY 20, 2019 • 6:30-8:00 PM
Location: Iona Catholic Secondary School - 2170 South Sheridan Way

 

Community Safety Meeting -  hosted by Karen Ras
(CANCELLED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER)

Presentations by Peel Regional Police, City of Mississauga Security Services & Safe City, followed by Q & A

FEBRUARY 27, 2019 • 6:30-8:00 PM
Location: Iona Catholic Secondary School - 2170 South Sheridan Way

If you have any questions or comments about any of the above mentioned community meetings, please do not hesitate to contact Karen at  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 905-896-5200.

 

 

Your feedback is welcome on the Draft Transportation Master Plan!

The City of Mississauga is developing a Plan that will shape how we move around in Mississauga from today to 2041. This is our chance to plan together for the future of travel on our roads, sidewalks, trails and transit.

In 2017, the City launched Mississauga Moves to get your ideas for the future planning of roads, sidewalks, trails and transit. Based on your input, combined with research and studies, we’ve drafted Mississauga’s first Transportation Master Plan.

To learn more about the plan and provide your feedback:

  1. Visit our Open House on Tuesday, January 29, 2019 from 3 – 8 p.m. in the Great Hall at the Mississauga Civic Centre, 300 City Centre Drive. Presentation boards will be on display and staff will be on hand to answer questions.
  2. View the displays which will be unstaffed but will remain on-site in the Great Hall until Sunday, February 3, 2019 subject to regular building hours.
  3. Read the draft plan online and provide your feedback through the survey at https://yoursay.mississauga.ca/transportation-masterplan

Note: Public comment period is open from now until February 4th. Please provide your feedback through the form on the website to ensure it is properly considered by the project team.