Watercolours News

News and updates relating to Lorne Park Watercolours specifically.

Safety and Security

Please report suspicious activity to police (905-453-3311)

MEETING FOR RESIDENTS OF LORNE PARK WATERCOLOURS

The Lorne Park Watercolour Residents' Association is hosting a safety and security meeting on:  

Tuesday April 9, 2024
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm (Doors open at 6:45 PM)
Location: St. Luke School Gym

Our guest speakers are:
• Deputy Chief, Nick Milinovich from the Peel Regional Police
• Neighbourhood Services Manager, Gerald Adad of Safe City Mississauga

Additional guests in attendance will be:
• Inspector Jason Colavecchia
• Superintendent Joshua Colley, 11 Division
• Detective Gregory O’Connor, Commercial Auto Crime
• 11 Division Representative
• Crime Prevention Representative

 A Q & A follows the presentations.  

Peel Police have also provided us with recommendations from the 2024 Auto Theft Summit.  Have a look in advance of the meeting:  Auto Theft Recommendations

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Councillor Alvin Tedjo is hosting a community safety meeting with Safe City Mississauga and Peel Regional Police for residents of Ward 2 on

Thursday December 7, 2023
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: St. Luke School

The city has received reports that residents may be leaving food accessible to wildlife prompting the delivery of a hand-delivered envelope containing information about the danger of such a practice.     PLEASE DO NOT FEED THE WILDLIFE.

"Feeding wild animals and birds can become habit forming making them dependent on a food source or unwilling to forage naturally which can lead to illness, disease or injury" 

"Feeding wild animals can interfere with natural instincts and behaviours and could lead to human/wildlife conflicts.

- excerpts from the information package from the city

A new law came into effect earlier this month designed to protect consumers from some door-to-door sales solicitors. As of March 1, 2018, Ontario laws ban unsolicited, door-to-door sales of certain household appliances to better protect consumers from aggressive and misleading contracting at home.

We were pleased with the turnout at the Security Fair last month.  Thanks to Constable Cannon for presenting the subject of Home Security to attendees, where she shared some informative tips to help make our homes safer.

The Lorne Park Watercolours Residents’ Association together with St. Luke School are pleased to present a Security Fair featuring a presentation from the Peel Regional Police’s Crime Prevention Unit. The focus of the 45-minute presentation will be on Home Security. 

Due to a double booking by the Peel District School Board, the location of the COYOTE INFORMATION NIGHT has been relocated to a new venue.   The Board has provided an alternate location:

Watercolours is one of the safest communities in Mississauga, in part, because of our strong sense of community involvement, awareness of safety issues and information sharing tools.

Now that school is back and more children are roaming the neighbourhood, the importance of obeying speed limits and stop signs cannot be stressed enough.

Please note that Gear Shift Productions Inc will be filming interior scenes for a TV commercial “Hatchimals” at 622 Canyon Street on:

August 12 from 7:00am – 10:00pm

A permit has been issued to allow parking on:
One side of Canyon St from Infinity St to Gladwyne Crt/ Sienna St/ Vermillion Crt (no parking within 15m of the intersection and through the curves)

Watercolours is one of the safest communities in Mississauga, in part, because of our strong sense of community involvement, awareness of safety issues and information sharing tools. To that end, we are sharing the following information, in an effort to make our neighbourhood safer:

We were informed of a number of break-ins, the details of which we hope you find useful.

Please note that there will be filming of exterior scenes for an upcoming TV pilot currently entitled "Incorporated" for the SyFy Channel. "Incorporated" is an espionage thriller set in the future.

Filming will be on August 18, 2015 | 7:00am until 11:00pm

A temporary road closure has been permitted on Cobalt St from Indian Road to Canyon St between the hours of 9:00am – 3:00pm only. Peel Regional Police will be on site at all times to assist with road closure and traffic control.

Learn about coyotes in Mississauga, how to keep pets safe and what you can do to prevent conflicts with wildlife

Tuesday March 24, 2015
7:00 - 9:00pm
Clarkson Community Centre
2475 Truscott Road, Mississauga

For more information:
Call Animal Services: 9005-896-5858 or Click: mypetmississauga.ca

Many of you may have undoubtedly seen the row of pylons stretching out along the north end of Canyon Street. After we made calls to City and Regional offices, we were informed that Rogers Communications has a permit to complete some conduit work, related to fiber optic upgrades. The permit is scheduled until April 30 but may be extended.

The affected streets are Canyon, Infinity, Sienna, and Indian Road.   Please be especially careful when driving in these areas as work vehicles will affect visibility and increase congestion.

Did you know, the spray paint colours indicate which service is being marked?  

Join us and help make our little corner of the Earth greener. 

Every year our beautification committee organizes our annual spring clean up in cooperation with the City of Mississauga's Parks and Recereation Department and team of volunteers.  This year we are looking for one or two volunteers to oversee the event.

November 28, 2012
Time: 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Location: St. Luke School

Please join us for an LPWRA Safety and Security Meeting.  Members from Crime Prevention Services, a member from the Peel Police 11th Division Break and Enter Unit and the Community Liaison Officer will be in attendance. Ms. Wakefield, the Neighbourhood Watch Co-ordinator will also be attending.

The Police will provide us with a Safety Workshop and take time to answer questions from the community.  In addition, we will hear from the Neighbourhood Watch Coordinator.  

MerlotCourtRailAccessWatercolours residents have expressed a serious safety concern regarding the routine shortcut that teens have been making across the train tracks which poses a serious safety risk to them.  The area in question is at the southwest end of the community.   Recently LPWRA Executive Committee members met with officials from the City  and the CPTED (Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design) committee.  The purpose of this meeting was to follow up on the CPTED's recommendations as they too are concerned that with the speed of the trains on 3 tracks that someone is going to get seriously injured or killed.

When the LPWRA approached the CPTED to draw attention to this issue, they concluded that the illegal crossing was a significant risk.  

As a result we are pleased to announce that despite CN & CP refusing to share costs the City has agreed to implement all of CPTED's recommendations.  The City has committed to the following:

As a result of the reported sightings of coyotes and the unfortunate loss of pets in our community, the City of Mississauga will be posting warning signs at the pond. 

Foxes and coyotes are a necessary and important part of our City's ecosystem.  In the last few years a mange pandemic has drastically reduced coyote and fox populations throughout Ontario and as a result rodent and rabbit populations have increased dramatically.Recently, however, sightings of both foxes and coyotes have increased in Mississauga which indicates that they are making their natural comeback.   As winter approaches natural prey such as mice and rabbits become scarce which means both coyotes and foxes must increase their hunting activity.   Although, coyotes or foxes do not normally pose a risk to humans, coyotes will attack or prey upon unattended, unleashed or outdoor pets.

CAN COYOTES OR FOXES BE TRAPPED AND RELOCATED?