Mississauga City Life: Events and Places

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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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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