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2024 June  By-Election for Mayor & Ward 5 Councillor

Intense Mayoral Contest Revs Up in Mississauga

-- Key Happenings ---



Monday, May 6 at 7 p.m. at Clark Memorial Hall (161 Lakeshore Rd. W.)

This event will allow residents to ask candidates questions after the mayoral hopefuls’ present their platforms.

The May 6 event is organized by the Town of Port Credit Association, Credit Reserve Association, Orchard Heights Homeowners’ Association and the Cranberry Cove Ratepayers Association.

Tuesday, May 7 at 7 p.m. at the Burnhamthorpe Library (3650 Dixie Rd.)

The Mississauga Residents’ Associations Network (MIRANET) is organizing a mayoral byelection candidates meeting at the 198-seat Maja Prentice Theatre inside the Burnhamthorpe Library.

Wednesday, May 29 at Sheridan’s Hazel McCallion Campus (4180 Duke of York Blvd.)

This May 29 debate, organized by United Way Greater Toronto, Sheridan College, the Mississauga Board of Trade and the Metamorphosis Network, promises to address concerns of residents, students, community organizations and local businesses.



Advance:  Advance voting days in the byelection are scheduled for May 24 and 25 at the Civic Centre (300 City Centre Dr.) and June 1 and 2 across the city.

Official By-Election Vote City Wide: Cast your ballots June 10



On Twitter:      @steve_cornwell  @MissiNewsRoom   @MIRANET_Network  and all the Candidates are there too!

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2022 Municipal Election Results

The City of Mississauga's Official election results are avaialble at https://mississaugavotes.ca/2022-municipal-election-results

For this year's election the voter turnout overall for the City of Mississauga was 21.8%.

In Ward 3 only, from the 42,356 eligible voters 9,360 (22%) people voted.

The next municipal election is scheduled for October 2026.

Ward 3 Municipal Candidates Meeting - Oct. 5, 2022

All City of Mississauga Ward 3 residents are welcome to join the Applewood Hills & Heights Residents' Association's  (AHHRA)  2022 Municipal Candidates meeting to be held on:

Date: Wed. October 5th, 2022

Time: From 7 pm - 9 pm

Location: Burnhamthorpe Public Library's Program room.

If you would like to attend this important meeting for the opportunity to meet and ask questions to the Ward 3 Councillor and Trustee candidates in attendance - and who you will be voting for in the upcoming Municipal election on Monday, Oct. 24th, 2022 - please RSVP now or by Tues. Oct. 4, 2022 by email to the AHHRA's at applewoodhhra@gmail.com

Municipal Elections 2022

Monday, October 24th is Municipal Election Day across Ontario.

All eligible voters have the opportunity to vote for their representative for the position of Mississauga Ward & Regional Councillor and School Trustee for the 4 publicly funded school boards in Ontario.

The City of Mississauga has 11 Wards from which we in the Applewood Hills & Heights area are in Ward 3. Ward 3's Boundaries are East to West - from Toronto border to Cawthra on east side and North to South from south side of Eglinton to North side of Dundas.

In this year's Municipal elections for Ward 3:

- For the City of Mississauga and Region of Peel representing Ward 3 Councillor's position there are 6 candidates.

- For the representing School Board Trustee for the Peel District School Board (PDSB) there are 7 candidates.

- For the representing Separate School Board Trustee for the Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board (DPCDSB) there are 3 candidates.

The complete list of candidates is viewable at:  https://mississaugavotes.ca/who-are-my-candidates/

We would like to share with all AHHRA members and residents that for the Ward 3 Councillor's position, one of the AHHRA's lead members Athina Tagidou is one of the candidates in the upcoming October 24th election.

All residents are welcome and encouraged to reach out to Athina directly at info@voteathina.com and/or at 647.679.4535 to either speak on the phone and/or meet and discuss your concerns, her experience and vision for Ward 3 and our Applewood Hills & Heights community.

Ward 3 candidates meeting is being planned by the AHHRA for the opportunity to meet each Ward 3 Councillor and Trustee candidate in-person and will include a Q&A from the residents to candidates. More information on this will be shared within the next few weeks.

If you would like more information on Municipal Elections as provided by: the Government of Ontario, please visit https://www.ontario.ca/page/municipal-elections

An interesting article on the 'Importance of Municipal Elections' is available at https://www.modernmississauga.com/main/2022/8/21/the-importance-of-municipal-elections

July 16, 2022 - Update

NEW!  Update on the Applewood Heights SS field's nuisance matter is now available under the 'Community Updates' tab an then click on 'AHSS filed'

AHHRA's - 2022 Provincial Candidates Meeting

The AHHRA's Provincial Candidates Meeting for the upcoming provincial election is happening on Thursday, May 19th, 2022 from 7 - 9 pm.

This will be an in-person meeting.

All Missisauga East-Cooksville residents are welcome to join this meeting for the opportunity to meet the candidates and to have your questions asked by each of them.

There are 7 candidates for Mississauga East-Cooksville electoral district for this provincial election. Six of the 7 have confirmed their attendance for this meeting for the following parties (in alphabetical order): Green, Liberal, NDP, New Blue, Ontario and PC (Incumbent).

The New Blue and Ontario Party are two new parties which have been created by former PC MPPs.

If you would like to attend, please confirm your seat by emailing the AHHRA at applewoodhhra@gmail.com or by going to the Contact tab of this website by 3 pm on Thursday, May 19th.  As well, if  you have question(s) you would like to submit, please do so in your email.

Feel free to share this information with your neighours and friends who are also Mississauga East-Cooksville residents and would like to attend and request for them to also email the AHHRA to confirm their seat.

To find your eletoral district for where your reside, visit https://www.elections.on.ca/en/voting-in-ontario/electoral-districts.html 

Thank you!

AHHRA Fall 2021 meeting with Ward 3/Mississauga East-Cooksville Elected Officials

On Monday, December 13th, 2021 from 7 - 8:30 pm the AHHRA is holding its virtual fall meeting.

All of the 5 elected officials for Ward 3 / Mississauga East - Cooksville have been invited to join to allow the opportunity for all AHHRA members / residents to virtually meet and ask any questions we may have on municipal, regional, provincial, federal, school / school board -both DPCDSB & PDSB - related matters.

To date the following 3 representatives have confirmed their attendance:

1. Member of Provincial Parliament - MPP Kaleed Rasheed

2. Ward 3 Municipal & Regional Councillor Chris Fonseca

3. Dufferin Peel Catholic District School Board (DPCDSB) School Trustee, Mario Pascucci

4. Peel District School Board School Trustee, Susan Lawton.

5. Member of Federal Parliament - MP Peter Fonseca has replied that as of this past Friday his schedule would not allow for him to attend however should there be any changes to his schedule he has this meeting noted in his calendar.

All Applewood Hills & Heights residents/members are welcome to attend this virtual AHHRA fall meeting either to directly ask any question(s) to the respective elected official for our community or listen to what is being addressed/information provided as well as to be updated on AHHRA happenings to date.

We look forward to your reply, any questions you may wish to submit for the elected representatives and to seeing everyone on Monday, December 13th, 2021!

If you would like to attend and /or for any question(s) you may have please confirm your attendance and/or email your question(s) to us at this time or by Dec. 6th, 2021 (one week prior to the meeting ) along with the elected representative the question(s) is/are for.  You can do so by emailing  the AHHRA via the Contact tab on this website or at applewoodhhra@gmail.com

All submitted questions will be initially asked at the meeting followed by, and time permitting, for all remaining questions asked from all attendees.

Results of Federal Election 2021 for Mississauga East - Cooksville Electoral District

Preliminary Results:  Voting Results for the electoral district ofMississauga East—Cooksville Party Candidate Votes

Percent of Votes:

Independent: Gord Elliott 327 0.8 %

Conservative:  Grace Adamu 14,075 32.5 %

Liberal:  Peter Fonseca 21,338 49.3 % - Reelected

Marxist-Leninist:  Dagmar Sullivan 306 0.7 %

NDP-New Democratic Party:  Tom Takacs 4,405 10.2 %

People's Party - PPC:  Joseph Westover 2,825 6.5 %

Total number of valid votes: 43,276 Polls

Reporting: 226 of 227 (99.56 %)

Voter Turnout: 43,276 of 82,603 registered electors (52.39 %) -- does not include electors who registered on election day.

Population: 120,205

Number of electors on list: 82,603

Last updated at 14:04 ET Sept. 21, 2021

MP Candidates Meeting for Mississauga East - Cooksville Electoral District 

To date 5 of the 6 candidates who have confirmed their attendance from the following 5 parties are ( in alphabetical order):

Grace Adamu - PC, Progressive Conservatives

Peter Fonseca - Liberals

Dagmas Sullivan - Marxist-Leninist

Tom Takacs - NDP, New Democratic Party 

Joseph Westover - PPC, People Party of Canada

If you live in the Mississauga-East Cooksville area and would like to attend this virtual meeting, please email the AHHRA via the contact page of this website.  As well, if you would like to ask any questions please include this in your email communication.