Hurontario Light Rail Transit Spring Open Houses

The City of Mississauga and Metrolinx will host drop-in open house events with members of Mississauga City Council and Hurontario LRT (HuLRT) project staff. Mark your calendars and bring your questions to learn more about the project!

Ward 5
June 5, 2017
6-8 p.m.
Frank McKechnie Community Centre (map)
310 Bristol Rd. E.

Wards 4 & 7
June 6, 2017
6-8 p.m.
Mississauga Valley Community Centre (map)
1275 Mississauga Valley Blvd.

Ward 1
June 7, 2017
6-8 p.m.
Port Credit Arena (map)
40 Stavebank Rd. N.

Event Information

Use MiWay’s Plan a Trip tool on any device at miway.ca/planatrip or call 905-615-INFO (4636) for customized route and schedule information.

If accessibility accommodations are required, please contact Catherine Monast at 905-615-3200 extension 5046 prior to the open house.
catherine.monast@mississauga.ca
TTY: 905-896-5151

About the Hurontario Light Rail Transit Project

The Hurontario Light Rail Transit Project will bring 20 kilometres of fast, reliable, rapid transit to the cities of Mississauga and Brampton along the Hurontario corridor. New, modern light rail vehicles will travel in a dedicated right-of-way and serve 22 stops with connections to GO Transit’s Milton and Lakeshore West rail lines, Mississauga MiWay, Brampton Züm, and the Mississauga Transitway. The Hurontario project is part of Metrolinx’s regional transportation plan to provide residents and businesses in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area with fast, convenient and integrated transit. Metrolinx will be responsible for implementing the project. Metrolinx will work in partnership with the cities of Mississauga and Brampton and other stakeholders to advance work on the project. For more information, go to www.metrolinx.com/HurontarioLRT. The Hurontario LRT project is funded through a $1.4 billion commitment from the Province of Ontario, the Hurontario LRT is a signature project of the Moving Ontario Forward plan.

Former Imperial Oil Lands at 70 Mississauga Road South – Community Meeting – June 8, 2017

Photo: TOPCA.net

West Village Partners are the new owners of 70 Mississauga Road South and they have prepared a draft master plan.

Inspiration Port Credit is hosting a community meeting on June 8 where the West Village Partners will present their draft master plan to the community (see details below).

The draft master plan will continue to evolve through the development application review process informed by input from the community, City and approval agencies. After this, the City will make final recommendations on the master plan and development applications.

Community Meeting Details:

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Clarke Memorial Hall, 161 Lakeshore Road West

6:30 – 7 p.m. Open House

7 – 8 p.m. Presentation by West Village Partners of their Draft Master Plan followed by Q&A

8 – 9 p.m. Observations and Next Steps

Inspiration Port Credit is part of the City of Mississauga’s Strategic Plan to create a vibrant, sustainable community on the waterfront.

For more information visit inspirationportcredit.com.

Conservation Gala Receives Record Support

May 24, 2017 – Credit Valley Conservation Foundation (CVCF) hosted its 12th Annual Conservation Gala on Thursday, May 4. The final count shows a record level of support from the local community. Over 375 guests raised $237,000 in the spirit of the next 150 years of conservation in the Credit River watershed.

Funds raised support CVCF’s five-year Protect, Connect and Sustain Campaign. The campaign goal is to raise $5 million for Credit Valley Conservation (CVC) by 2020 to support three key projects: Conservation Youth Corps, land securement and the Credit Valley Trail.

“We are grateful for the tremendous support the gala received from our friends and partners in the community,” said Terri LeRoux, Executive Director, CVCF. “Nature is essential to healthy communities and individual well-being, so we want to do everything we can to protect it.”

“Through our five-year campaign, we continue to raise funds that support the important environmental work CVC does to protect, connect and sustain us,” continued LeRoux. “Funds will be invested in securing new conservation lands, inspiring youth to be future environmental champions and building the Credit Valley Trail to connect the Lake Ontario waterfront to the headwaters of the Credit River in Orangeville.”

Since 2006, the Conservation Gala has raised over $1.6 million in support of CVC projects and initiatives that enhance the local environment for present and future generations. Every year the gala is attended by corporate leaders, individual philanthropists, community stakeholders and municipal representatives.

This year’s event, held at Lionhead Golf Club and Conference Centre in Brampton, included a special welcome address by Carolyn King, the former chief of the Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation, a Birds of Prey display where participants could meet native wildlife, and a substantial silent and live auction featuring over 125 items and experiences.

The Conservation Gala was a success due to the generous support of corporate sponsors, including:

Dinner sponsor: Port Credit West Village Partners (Diamond Corp, Dream, FRAM + Slokker, and Kilmer Van Nostrand Co. Limited)

Cocktail reception sponsor: DG Group, Condrain, GEMS, and Aquatech Dewatering

Valet and photography sponsor: Argo Land Development and Urbantech Consulting

Birds of Prey sponsor: Shoreplan Engineering

About Credit Valley Conservation Foundation

Credit Valley Conservation Foundation is a registered environmental charity working to help protect and conserve the lands and waters of the Credit River Watershed. The Foundation accomplishes this by raising funds in support of the the valuable conservation projects carried out by Credit Valley Conservation that protect the health and well-being of the flora and fauna, the watershed and its inhabitants for today and tomorrow.

About Credit Valley Conservation
Credit Valley Conservation (CVC) is one of 36 conservation authorities in Ontario. Conservation authorities are provincial/municipal partnerships that manage the natural environment of a watershed, an area of land where the rain and snowmelt drain into a body of water. For more than 60 years, CVC has worked with its partners to build a thriving environment that protects, connects and sustains us. CVC is a member of Conservation Ontario.

What Can Community Services Be?


Have an idea about a library program, a City-owned recreation facility or something you’d like to see at a local park? Tell us about it. The City is creating long-range plans for the next five to 10 years for the City’s Culture, Recreation, Parks & Forestry, Library and Fire & Emergency Services.

“As Mississauga continues to grow, so does the number of residents using City-run programs, services and facilities,” said Paul Mitcham, Commissioner, Community Services. “It’s important to understand what the community sees as priorities so we can ensure we continue to meet their needs now and in the future.”

To create these plans, input from the community will be combined with feedback from other stakeholders, targeted user groups, data and trends. Plans will address concerns about existing programs and services, align with Council priorities and investigate innovative and unique opportunities to enhance City services and programs. The Culture Division recently completed a series of public meetings focused on the future of arts and culture in the city.

Mitcham added, “Getting feedback from the community is essential when it comes to preparing service area plans. Residents and stakeholders provide a lot of great insights into understanding community priorities and needs, gaps in services or programs where funds need to be spent and ideas to consider in the future.”

Over the next 14 months, City staff will work with consultants to:
• gather insights, ideas and thoughts about the future direction for Culture, Recreation, Parks & Forestry, Library and Fire & Emergency Services;
• host a number of community engagement initiatives including resident surveys, face-to-face sessions and online feedback;
• cluster information with other sources of data to drive the creation of the plans;
• reach out to the public and staff for feedback on draft plans; and
• present each plan to City Council for review and approval.

Residents interested in sharing their thoughts can do so via an online survey, email, telephone, participating in a public meeting or attending a community event. For more information about how to provide feedback, visit mississauga.ca/yourfuture.