At the time of the arrival of the Europeans in the 1600s, both Iroquoian and Algonquian-speaking peoples already lived in the Credit River Valley area. One of the First Nations groups the French traders found around the Credit River area were the Algonquian Mississaugas, a tribe originally from the Georgian Bay area. The name "Mississauga" comes from the Anishinaabe word Misi-zaagiing, meaning "[Those at the] Great River-mouth." By 1700 the Mississaugas had driven away the Iroquois, yet during the Beaver Wars they played a neutral or post-emptive role.
It consisted of the Township of Toronto in the County of Peel, and the part of Metropolitan Toronto lying west of the Etobicoke River.
The electoral district's name was changed in late 1973 to Mississauga, on a request to by then MP Don Blenkarn, to coincide with the creation of the City of Mississauga. It was abolished in 1976 when it was redistributed between Brampton—Halton Hills, Mississauga North and Mississauga South ridings.
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Chantelle Krupka, a Mississauga woman shot and Tasered by a Peel Regional Police officer, with her partner Michael Headley, spoke about her incident that happened in 2020 ... Chantelle Krupka, a Mississauga woman shot and Tasered by a Peel Regional Police officer, with her partner Michael Headley, spoke about her incident that happened in 2020.
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Incidentally, the same officer was the acting consul-general in Toronto at the time when we made the move. As new Canadians, we needed some attestation from the consulate and since I was living in Mississauga and was without a car at that point, I kept calling the consulate on phone, but could not get access to the officer concerned.
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“I got a reply that this was a physical assault, and I needed to speak to an officer,” he recalled. Upon calling the number he was provided, a Toronto police officer told him that because he lives in Mississauga he needed to report the incident to Peel Regional Police — despite the assault occurring in Toronto.