Media advisory

Citywide coyote information session for Mississauga residents

City services | February 8, 2024

The City of Mississauga is hosting a free information session to educate residents on coyotes and how to coexist in urban environments. The session is open to all interested Mississauga residents and will be held on Thursday, February 15 at 6:30 p.m. You can attend the session either in person or online.

The session will feature presentations from Mississauga Animal Services staff who will share information about coyote behaviour, mating season, safety tips and how to report coyote sightings or encounters. The session will also include a Q&A period where residents can ask questions related to coyotes.


Coyote information session – attend in-person or online
This information session is open to all Mississauga residents


Date: Thursday, February 15, 2024
Time: 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.


In-person session
Burnhamthorpe Community Centre – Applewood Room
1500 Gulleden Dr.
Mississauga, ON

Online session
WebEx virtual meeting (please register)

Members of the media are invited to attend the session. Animal Services staff will be available for interviews upon request. You can get in touch with to request an interview.


Residents are encouraged to share their coyotes questions in advance of the session by emailing


Mississauga is home to a lot of wildlife, including coyotes. Coyotes are native to North America and live in natural areas, including suburbs and cities. Mississauga residents and visitors are encouraged to enjoy and live in harmony with wildlife by not interfering with their natural instincts and behaviours.

Learn more about coyotes and other urban wildlife in Mississauga by visiting

A poster about a Coyote Information Session happening on Feb 15, 2024


Media contact

City of Mississauga Media Relations
905-615-3200, ext. 5232
TTY: 905-896-5151