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.
MississaugaMayorBonnie Crombie tweeted Wednesday afternoon that all residents aged 18 and over living in Mississauga, Brampton and Caledon will be eligible for COVID-19 vaccines, regardless of postal codes, starting Thursday ... Crombie said information on how to book will be posted Thursday morning at.
A CanadaPost worker at a Toronto mail processing plant has died as a result of COVID-19, the organization and the union representing its employees say ... In January, a Canada Post worker at a Mississauga, Ont., facility died after contracting the virus during a major outbreak.
The 20-year-old from Mississauga, Ont., posted the update on her Instagram account. She said while she loves representing Canada, she wants to make sure she's healthy for the upcoming clay-court season ... .