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...


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