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Mayorality Platform Highlights

Steve Mahoney Hold the Line on Taxes There’s only one taxpayer, and they’re stretched thin. I will work with Council to hold the line on taxes within the rate of inflation by setting clear priorities and making every dollar count…. Continue Reading →

October 2014 Municipal Election Ward 1 Candidates

What initially drew you to politics? I’ve been a community advocate for 10 years. I led the Lakeview Ratepayers Association, which was the first citizenship group in North America to create its own master plan that was accepted by all… Continue Reading →

October 2014 Municipal Election: Ward 2 Candidates

Why did you decide to run for Councillor? I’m passionate about the city and I intend to bring fresh ideas, energy and leadership to this campaign, and to City Council if I’m elected. My perspective is from business, being a… Continue Reading →

Introducing the Animal Standards of Care Committee

Councillors Pat Saito, Nando Iannicca and George Carlson will be part of the new Animal Standards of Care Committee (ASCC), which will be reviewing the Animal Care and Control bylaws on the standards of keeping and housing animals. “The role… Continue Reading →

The Missing Links

Words and photography by Michael Spaziani I have often, in half-jest, quipped about the implication of the miss in Mississauga—that is, another missed opportunity, not another young lady. The most obvious misses have to do with potential linkages that could have… Continue Reading →

Canada Day in Mississauga: Three Exciting Venues, One Big Celebration!

On July 1, 1867, the Province of Canada, Nova Scotia and New Brunswick united to become a new federation with its own constitution by signing the Constitution Act—formerly known as the British North America Act. The Constitution Act granted Canada… Continue Reading →

Mississauga Recognized for Climate Change Efforts

On June 11, the City of Mississauga was recognized by the Federation of Canadian Municipalities for its climate change efforts and reaching corporate Milestone 5 in the Partners for Climate Protection (PCP) program. “Getting to milestone five is considered one… Continue Reading →

Meet Me in the Garden

Words by Barb MacDonald When my neighbour and I spot each other in the driveway, we perform a very simple ritual. We smile, say hi, and exchange pithy lines about the weather. This spring, I plan to shake things up! I’ve been diligently… Continue Reading →

Freedom Pass: Free MiWay Rides for Kids

Kids ages 12-14 can use the new Freedom Pass to take unlimited rides on all MiWay bus routes (excluding route 88 to Wonderland) for free starting July 1 to August 31. As a joint initiative between MiWay and the City… Continue Reading →

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