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Streetsville Village Times Article- April 2017

Spring has finally arrived and I have some wonderful news to share with you regarding infrastructure
and transit in Mississauga. I am very pleased to announce that the City will receive over $2.5 million
in Government of Canada funding for 28 infrastructure rehabilitation projects in Mississauga through
Intake 2 of the Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program (CIP 150).

The CIP 150 approved City projects under intake 2 include the rehabilitation of five trails, 17
playgrounds, one facility renovation, and five specific renovation projects. The Federal program
celebrates Canada's 150th anniversary, under the theme, Giving Back to Canada. The objective of
the program is to strengthen public infrastructure and provide economic benefits in communities
across Canada. The Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program helps municipalities undertake
much-needed renovations and improvements to aging infrastructure.

In total, the 28 infrastructure rehabilitation projects will cost over $5 million, which includes over $2.5
million CIP 150 funding. Projects must be completed by March 31, 2018. The rehabilitation of 14
trails and nine playgrounds along with two specific renovation projects at Lake Aquitaine Park and
Riverwood Park with up to $2.1 million in funding was previously approved through Intake 1 of the
CIP 150 program.

I am also very pleased to report that 6 infrastructure projects will be completed in Ward 11 as part of
the CIP program intake 1 and 2. The projects are budgeted at approximately $890,000 and will
receive approximately $400,000 in CIP funding. The Ward 11 projects are as follows:

Project Name Project Fed.
Estimate Contribution
Trails Vista Heights $26,400 $12,276
Trails Manor Hill $161,458 $75,078
Trail Reconstruction & Extension Erin Woods $47,300 $22,103
Playground Redevelopment Bancroft Park $167,990 $78,500
Playground Redevelopment Godwick Green $167,990 $78,500
Specific Jon Clipperton Park (North) Retaining wall - Streetsville $320,000 $149,533
Cadet Centre
Total $891,138 $415,990

In addition to Federal CIP funding, the City of Mississauga will receive additional Gas Tax funding
from the Province to improve and expand the transit system. The Province will double the gas tax
funding that goes to municipalities. Mississauga can now expect approximately $32 million in gas tax
funding. These funds will be invested into mitigating gridlock, building transit, and improving the
transportation network.

Mississauga could see its funding increased to an estimated $20 million in 2019-20, $24 million in
2020-21 and $32 million in 2021-22. In 2016-17, Mississauga received $16.6 million from Provincial
Gas Tax funding. These funds were used to enhance and grow the MiWay transit system including
the completion of the Transitway.

For more information about Mississauga's CIP projects, visit, and for
more information about MiWay, please visit As always, if you need assistance with
municipal matters, please contact my office at 905-896-5011 or

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