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Deadline to Become a Nominated Candidate in the Municipal Election is this Friday

Thinking about running in the City of Mississauga’s 2018 Municipal Election? If so, you must complete the nomination form and hand it in before this Friday, July 27 at 2 p.m.

The City is accepting applications for Mayor, Ward Councillors and School Board Trustees.  The filing fee is $200 for Mayor and $100 for Councillor and Trustee.  Candidates must hand in their completed forms in person to the Office of the City Clerk at the Mississauga Civic Centre. Those applying for Mayor and Ward Councillor must also provide 25 endorsements from eligible voters in Mississauga. All forms and other information can be found online at mississaugavotes.ca/infoforcandidates.

Nominations for Peel Regional Chair must be made at the office for the Region of Peel.  Candidates applying for Peel Regional Chair must also provide 25 endorsements from eligible voters in Peel Region. All forms and other information can be found online at http://www.peelregion.ca/elections/become-a-candidate.asp.

For a full list of candidates, visit MississaugaVotes.ca/infoforvoters/whosrunning. A final list of all candidates running will be made available on Monday, July 30.

City Receives $18,000 Grant to Build Pollinator-friendly Gardens

The City of Mississauga was awarded a total of $18,000 by Scotts Canada Limited through the Scotts® Miracle-Gro’s GRO1000™ 2018 Garden and Green Space Grant Program.

“Initiatives like this make a positive impact on our environment. Without the assistance of pollinators, most plants are unable to produce fruits and seeds, which are essential food sources for people and wildlife,” said Jodi Robillos, Acting Director, Parks and Forestry. “We’re grateful to Scotts Canada and Communities in Bloom for funding the creation of more pollinator-friendly gardens throughout Mississauga. Our focus remains on building spaces where pollinators, such as bees and butterflies, can improve their health, be active, thrive and encourage the revival of pollinator populations.”

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