Sep 13, 2011
The City of Mississauga encourages residents to be aware of and consider issues impacting
Mississauga when they vote in the Provincial Election this fall.
"The City of Mississauga is committed to helping residents understand our local issues,
so they can be informed as candidates ask for their vote on October 6th," said Mississauga
Mayor Hazel McCallion. "Mississauga City Council identified six key issues that impact
Mississauga for consideration and we encourage residents to ask local candidates about these
important municipal issues."
Mississauga City Council identified the following issues for consideration:
Fund and Grow Public Transit
City Building - Infrastructure Funding
Interest Arbitration - Labour Costs for Emergency Services
The Future of the Ontario Power Generation lands
Post-Secondary Education Funding
Air Quality - Clarkson Air Shed and Loreland Site
The City of Mississauga created a 2011 Provincial
Election web page for residents with information on the City of Mississaugas priority
issues and links to organizations that support Mississauga's requests. The web page also
includes a video message from Mayor McCallion, a list of candidates, and City Council-endorsed
corporate reports and resolutions regarding the election.
As Canada's sixth largest city, Mississauga is home to 734,000 residents and 55,000 businesses,
including 63 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,
maintaining infrastructure and continuing to be an employer of choice.
Senior Communications Advisor, Transportation & Works
Phone: 905-615-3200 x5046