News release

Mississauga presses top priorities with government and opposition at 2023 AMO conference

Local government | August 23, 2023

Earlier this week, a delegation from the City of Mississauga attended the Association of Municipalities of Ontario’s (AMO) 2023 conference in London, Ontario, where they met with government officials, including cabinet ministers, opposition party leaders, MPPs and industry stakeholders to discuss Mississauga’s priorities.

In attendance from the City was Councillor Alvin Tedjo, Ward 2; Councillor Joe Horneck, Ward 6; Councillor Dipika Damerla, Ward 7; Councillor Matt Mahoney, Ward 8; Councillor Brad Butt, Ward 11; as well as Shari Lichterman, Mississauga’s City Manager and Chief Administrative Officer and Geoff Wright, Commissioner of Transportation and Works.

During the conference, Mississauga’s delegation had the opportunity to discuss priority issues facing the city, including housing affordability and the tools needed to get housing built quickly, investing in infrastructure and transit, job growth, and support for key industries including small businesses, tourism and cultural industries.

Individual meetings took place with the Cabinet Ministers and representatives from the following portfolios:

  1. Infrastructure
  2. Finance
  3. Tourism, Culture and Sport
  4. Attorney General
  5. Education
  6. Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade
  7. Labour, Immigration, Training and Skills Development

The Mississauga delegation also met with the leaders and caucus members from the Ontario New Democratic Party (NDP), Ontario Liberal Party and the Ontario Green Party.

Learn more about Mississauga’s priorities with the provincial government.

AMO is a non-profit organization representing almost all of Ontario’s municipal governments. AMO supports and enhances strong and effective municipal government in Ontario and promotes the value of municipal government as a vital and essential component of Ontario and Canada’s political systems. Each year, Mississauga leads a delegation to the conference and arranges meetings with key ministries and Members of Cabinet to discuss the City’s top priorities.


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