Tag Archives: Mississauga

Peel Region garbage strike officially ends News

By: Persis Abraham Peel Region is encouraging residents to leave their garbage out after a strike involving 140 garbage collectors ended on Friday. The Peel Region twitter account announced the strike ended early in the morning. The Waste collection strike is over – a deal has been reached with the union. More details to come

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Peel garbage collectors on strike, affecting thousands News,Politics

By: David Tuchman Close to two thirds of households in the Peel region won’t have their garbage picked up on Thursday, as garbage collectors in the region went on strike. Talks between the union representing the workers and Emterra Environmental, the contractor responsible for about 60 per cent of garbage collection in the Peel Region,

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‘In Situ’ arts festival takes over Mississauga industrial building Arts & Entertainment,Life,Lifestyle

By: Sasha Azeez and Persis Abraham A group of artists is working together to build a creative hub in a Mississauga industrial building. The arts festival ‘In Situ,’ is hosting a weekend filled with art installations, pop up performances, and dance shows. Humber News team Sasha Azeez and Persis Abraham filed this story.

Ontario willing to fund Mississauga-Brampton LRT project News

Ontario is moving forward with the Hurontario-Main Light Rail Transit project with the help of provincial funding.

By Chelsea Howard The regional transit agency Metrolinx announced Tuesday that the province will provide $1.5 billion to the Hurontario-Main Light Rail Transit project, potentially shafting the idea of the downtown relief line. The project will connect Mississauga’s lakefront to downtown Brampton with 23 kilometers of transit, offering 26 stops including three stops within downtown Mississauga and two

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Things to look forward to in Toronto this summer Arts & Entertainment,Food,Life,Lifestyle

As spring rolls into summer, the city will be jam-packed with festivals and events. From arts and entertainment to food-fiestas and international sports competitions, there is something to do for almost every day this sunny season.