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Peel Crime Stoppers’ New Summer Initiative

The summer initiative involves the Neighbourhood Policing Unit (NPU), bike officers and current Crime Stoppers to unexpectedly pop up at various locations that may benefit from the program. Their main locations would be shopping malls, parks, recreation centers, or any… Continue Reading →

Choosing the Suburbs

Words by Steven Pecar Don’t blame the people of Meadowvale for liking what they like. It’s not a place to visit, it’s a place to live. Rapid transit? No big deal, they have cars. Caf?s, bistros and sidewalk culture? We’re not talking Yorkville… Continue Reading →

Mississauga’s Changing Skyline

1. The Absolute City Centre Complex (Link to Street View) This complex made up of five towers has drastically changed the outline of the city centre. Initially one single elliptically formed tower was planned, but after the curious structure was well-received,… Continue Reading →

Mississauga Benefits from Improved Transit Services

On February 13, city officials and representatives from Mississauga Transit and the Government of Canada gathered at the Central Parkway Transit Campus to celebrate the addition of new vehicles to serve commuters and the modernisation of services to improve public… Continue Reading →

Campaign Notes: Choosing a Mayor for Mississauga!

I’ve documented and reported on federal and municipal election campaigns, volunteered on provincial campaigns, fought the Clarkson power plants and have interviewed every elected politician in Mississauga. Being straight with these typically smart and interesting people is only fair. They… Continue Reading →

October 2014 Municipal Election: Ward 8 Candidates

Cecil Young Why did you decide to run for councillor? We need good representation with someone who has innovative ideas to solve the problems that will be coming in the next several years. And I have the political, community and… Continue Reading →

October 2014 Municipal Election: Ward 7 Candidates

Louroz Mercader Why did you decide to run for councillor? I’ve always wanted to give back locally, especially in the ward I live in and specifically the neighbourhood of Cooksville. I grew up in this area after I immigrated to… Continue Reading →

Pat Mullin in Transition

After 29 years on Mississauga City Council, Pat Mullin, the popular Councillor for Ward 2, has decided to step aside. “I never anticipated I would be a councillor for 29 years,” she says, looking surprised to say it. “It’s been my life and making the decision… Continue Reading →

UPDATED October 2: The Mississauga Urban Design Awards

The 33rd annual Mississauga Urban Design Awards (MUDA) took place at the Art Gallery of Mississauga on October 2. The city’s latest and greatest architectural gems were honoured with a focus on designing healthy environments that create unique and memorable urban experiences…. Continue Reading →

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