Apr 25, 2013
At a presentation at Council yesterday the City of Mississauga shared its 2012 achievements
with residents and stakeholders, as outlined in the 2012 Report on the Strategic
"This is the fourth year that we've shared our achievements based on the priorities set
out in the Strategic Plan," said Janice Baker, city manager and CAO. "We've made
great progress in four years on multiple actions in all five of our Strategic Pillars for
The Report on the Strategic Plan highlights achievements under the five Pillars of Strategic
Change: Move, Belong, Connect, Prosper and Green. Some of the 2012 achievements include:
· an announcement from Metrolinx that the Hurontario-Main Light
Rail Transit project will be part of their next wave of projects in the regional
transportation plan, the Big Move
· one million visitors to Mississauga Celebration Square
· the introduction of Inspiration Port
Credit to develop plans for Port Credit's waterfront
· the conservation commitment to convert City streetlights to LED street
· the development of an online culture resource map
"The Report on the Strategic Plan is part of a larger citizen reporting initiative,"
said Gary Kent, director of City Strategy and Innovations. "Reports will highlight
progress of "master plans" and demonstrate the City's commitment to being extensive,
inclusive and transparent."
According to the report the following "master plans" will provide the community with
a 2012 progress report:
· Accessibility Plan
· Culture Plan
· Cycling Master Plan
· Economic Development Strategy
· Financial Report
· Fire Master Plan
· Living Green Master Plan
· Older Adult Strategy
· Youth Plan
"The positive change resulting from the Strategic Plan can be seen all around as
Mississauga continues to attract people, employment and opportunities," added Baker.
For more information, visit mississauga.ca/strategicplan.
As Canada's sixth largest city, Mississauga is home to 741,000 residents and more than 54,000
businesses, including more than 60 Fortune 500 companies with Canadian head offices or major
divisional head offices. A diverse, progressive and award-winning municipality located on the
shores of Lake Ontario in the heart of the Greater Toronto Area, Mississauga is "Leading
Today for Tomorrow" by focussing on delivering services, implementing its Strategic Plan,
delivering value for money and maintaining infrastructure.