Brampton Council Rejects Downtown LRT

Brampton city councillors voted early Wednesday to reject a controversial transit project that would have seen an LRT route run along Main St. through the city’s downtown. At about 1:30 a.m., council voted 7-4 to reject the Main St. plan that Queen’s Park had approved. Cries of “shame” and promises of retribution rang out from the thinning crowd as furious...


Council Approves One-Year By-law Exception to Allow Fireworks During Diwali and Chinese New Year

At today's Council meeting, a temporary exception was made to the City's fireworks-related by-laws. The approved exception now allows fireworks to be set off during Diwali (November 11 to 15, 2015) and Chinese New Year (February 8, 2016) for a period of one year starting on November 1. Council requested that Mississauga Fire and Emergency Services (MFES) put together a...


Condo Housekeeping: Maintaining Your Appliances – Shawn Gandhi

As a carefree renter, maintaining your landlord’s appliances was your last priority. Now that you own all of the expensive appliances in your condo – and are responsible for keeping them in working order –regular maintenance is expected to keep them in good shape. At the basic level, most appliances can be maintained by keeping the electrical wires, hoses, and filters up-to-date, and...


Game, Set, Match: Council Approves an Outdoor Beach Volleyball Facility at Lakefront Promenade Park

On September 30, Mississauga City Council approved a motion for the development of a beach volleyball facility on the City of Mississauga’s waterfront at Lakefront Promenade Park in Ward 1. The courts will be used for the 2016 Ontario Summer Games and will have an ongoing community legacy. “Having a beach volleyball court in Mississauga was something that was proposed...


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