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.
Peel police have made arrests during a demonstration in Mississauga Saturday afternoon over the province’s police watchdog’s decision to clear a Peel police officer of wrongdoing in the shooting death of a 62-year-old man last summer ... .
Schools in Peel Region are closed for in-person learning starting today ...Lawrence Loh, the region's medical officer of health, has ordered schools in Brampton, Caledon and Mississauga to move classes online ... .
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Lawrence Loh, the region's medical officer of health, has ordered schools in Brampton, Caledon and Mississauga to move classes online ... Arradondo, the city’s first Black chief, fired Chauvin and three other officers the day after Floyd’s death last May, and in June called it “murder.”.
This development was welcomed because finding this woman safe was the goal of the day and why officers sent out the messaging encouraging this result ... With their suspect still on the lam, officers have a new priority — to get Garwood, 21, in handcuffs ... Meanwhile, police say officers now believe Garwood has been hiding out — off and on –in Brampton.
Officers were called to the Heritage Rd. and Steeles Ave. W. area around 1 a.m ... The suspects fled on foot but officers later arrested several people in a black sedan. MAN, 34, DEAD IN MISSISSAUGA CRASH ... and Cormack Cres ... According to the SIU, OPP officers were called to a home on the town’s Wellington St ... Officers entered the home just before 10 a.m ... .
Spouses waiting for their loved ones' immigration paperwork to be processed for over a year are speaking out after they say applications sent to a Mississauga, Ont., processing office have stalled completely ... .
Mississauga’s mayor has kicked her differences with her region’s top doctor up a notch ... “I believe this is the right time for Mississauga to move into the red zone,” she said ... Mississauga’s #COVID19 case numbers clearly warrant us being in the Red zone ... This is what's fair for #Mississauga residents and #Mississauga businesses.
Ontario's police watchdog says that it will not charge an officer who shot an armed teen in the back during an attempted bank robbery in Mississauga in 2019, despite the fact that the assailant appeared to be running away from them at the time ... .
Dr. Eileen De Villa seems to be in a competition with Doug Ford to see who can say the most over-the-top remarks about the pandemic ... We apologize, but this video has failed to load ... “We’ve always said we would take the advice of our medical officers of health,” MississaugaMayorBonnie Crombie said on Wednesday in response to Loh’s position ... .
Pat “Fat Pat” Musitano hit the pavement in a blaze of gunfire around noon last July 10 at a Burlington strip mall ...Try refreshing your browser, or ... Without those powerful allies, Pat Musitano was a “dead man walking,” Dubro told the Sun, after the rotund gangster survived an assassination attempt in 2019 outside his lawyer’s office in Mississauga ... .