News release

15-Minute City Online Forum to Help Shape the Future of Cooksville

City building | April 8, 2021

The City of Mississauga is hosting an online City forum on the “15-Minute City” concept with a focus on Downtown Cooksville. The forum will discuss creating communities where residents’ essential needs like medical facilities, pharmacies, schools and shops can be reached within a 15-minute walk. This forum launches a planning policy review, which will seek input on key policy directions from the community.


An online City forum that will introduce the “15-Minute City” concept. Join the conversation with Cherise Burda, Executive Director of City Building Ryerson and guests Neluka Leanage, Founder and CEO of SafeGround and Alex Bozikovic, an architecture critic and journalist from The Globe and Mail.

Thursday, April 22 – 6 to 8 p.m.


  • Ward 7, Dipika Damerla
  • Mayor Bonnie Crombie
  • Mississauga residents
  • Residents’ Associations
  • Property owners and renters in Cooksville
  • Community groups
  • Cooksville BIA
  • Development industry
  • Business owners
  • School Board/local schools
  • Transit riders
  • Members of Council
  • City staff

This is an online forum. Registration is required. Participants will receive meeting instructions and additional background materials once they have registered.

Downtown Fairview, Cooksville and Hospital Policy Review

The 15-Minute City Forum aims to educate and inspire the public through a forum on the concept of the “15-Minute City” and to seek input on if and how it could work in Downtown Cooksville. The forum also introduces the Downtown Fairview, Cooksville and Hospital Policy Review which will establish a refined land-use planning framework that will guide the future growth of these three communities.

For more information about the 15-Minute City Forum or the policy review, visit



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