News release

Local Government Awareness Week – Oct 19 – 25

Local government | October 20, 2014

It’s Local Government Awareness Week this week. This campaign aims to generate awareness and educate the public about the important roles and responsibilities of local governments in Ontario.

The campaign is just in time for the Municipal Election on October 27, 2014. In support of the campaign, Mississauga recently launched a local government website to educate citizens about how local government works and how to get involved in the life of their city.

Featured topics include how the council makes decisions, what is a by-law, where the city gets money from and how the city spends money.

Visit our local government website to learn more about your city government.

About the 2014 Municipal Election in Mississauga
The 2014 Municipal Election is on October 27, 2014. Eligible voters will be able to vote for Mississauga’s new mayor, their ward councillor and school board trustee. Don’t forget to bring your Voter Notification Card and acceptable ID when you go to vote.

Election Results – Unofficial up-to-the-minute election results will be available on October 27, 2014 after 8 pm on Official results will be posted after October 30, 2014.

Mississauga Youth, tell us why you vote!  You could win money for school. If you are a Mississauga resident between the ages of 17-25, Tweet, Instagram, Facebook or YouTube your reason by using the hashtag #Ivotebecause and tagging @CityMississauga.

For more information about the 2014 Municipal Election, visit or call 905-615-VOTE. If you need information in an alternate format, please call 3-1-1.

Media Contact:
Keisha McIntosh-Siung
Communications Advisor
City of Mississauga
905-615-3200 ext. 5818
TTY:  905-896-5151