Mississauga 2031

Mississauga 2031

Prevailing for humanity in the face of economic stresses can offer promise for future community building.
Words by John Stillich

Mississauga, like all other cities in the Toronto area, has an Official Plan that governs how land is to be used as the city grows and develops. Other plans, such as for transportation and environmental protection, also have lasting effects on the future of the city. As with all things, they change over time as circumstances change. All sorts of futures can be imagined, but there are some clues about what we will be facing. Perhaps one future will be like this…

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Cagneys Unveils Its New Look

Cagneys Unveils Its New Look

Words by Colleen Munro

Cagneys has sat in the same location in the heart of Streetsville for 40 years and offers the unwaveringly friendly atmosphere of a family-owned business. However, those familiar with the restaurant will undoubtedly notice some major changes when they stop by nowadays.

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A Sweet March Break at the Sugar Shack

A Sweet March Break at the Sugar Shack

Words and photos by Ann Ivy Male

As many families get back into the groove after March Break, it’s good to know that in Mississauga, things are just gearing up at local farms, conservation areas, the Bradley Museum and other places, all for the production of one of the sweetest treats nature gives to us: maple syrup.

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Secret Diners: Rogues Restaurant

A devilishly good indulgence.
Words by Tara Pepper

Secret Diners: Rogues Restaurant

Once in a long while, a truly great restaurant opens and is still exceptional years later. Here in Mississauga, that place is Rogues Restaurant.

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Mississauga Urban Design Award 2013 Winners

Mississauga Urban Design Award 2013 Winners

This past Friday (September 27) saw the 32nd Annual Mississauga Urban Design Awards – the longest-running municipal urban design awards program in Ontario – arrive at the Civic Centre. The awards honour design excellence, innovation, and public art. In fact, this year’s theme was “public art”; the awards kicked off the City’s Culture Days festivities.

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Big Ideas

What happens when 300 Mississauga residents gather in a room?
The birth of five “Big Ideas” to help shape the future of our city.
Words by Carol Kotacka

Every city has its challenge and ours is no different. Increasing poverty, unemployment, questions on environmental sustainability – these are all issues requiring creative, collaborative solutions. At the same time, we face an equal amount of opportunity – are we making the most of our natural assets?

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Slow Fashion: Quality versus Quantity

Slow Fashion: Quality versus Quantity

The term “slow fashion” was coined by Kate Fletcher in 2007 (Centre for Sustainable Fashion, UK).

“Slow fashion is not a seasonal trend that comes and goes like animal print, but a sustainable fashion movement that is gaining momentum.”

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Secret Diners: Clarkson Mediterranean Bistro

Mediterranean at its finest.
Words by Tara Pepper

Bobby and I haven’t been out to dinner in quite a while. We wanted to try something new and decided on Clarkson Mediterranean Bistro. It’s located in the heart of Clarkson, inhabiting the same space the great Solara once did on Lakeshore Road West. Would it be any good? Could it compete with my memory of one of my favourite places in Mississauga? Read on.

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