MiWay Affordable Transit Pilot Program is now accepting applications.
The pilot program, a partnership between the City of Mississauga and Region of Peel, provides 50% discount of the cost of a monthly PRESTO pass to low income individuals in Mississauga. The pilot is intended to further understand the transit needs of low income individuals in Mississauga and will run from June 1st, 2016 to February 28th, 2017.
Residents of Mississauga earning income below the Low Income Measure (LIM) thresholds are eligible to apply. Applications will be accepted until August 31st on a first come first, serve basis up to a maximum of 2,500 participants. Mississauga residents can apply by visiting: http://www.povertyinpeel.ca/miwaypilot .
Get Ready! August 25,26,29, 30, 2016 9am -1 pm.
"Get Ready!" is designed to provide a successful transition into their secondary program by providing them with an opportunity to review key concepts in literacy and numeracy, as well as introducing effective learning strategies and organizational skills. The program also consists of orientation to the secondary school including an overview of secondary programs, schedules, school layout and practices. As students will be participating from a number of elementary schools, this initiative will also allow our incoming Grade 9s to establish connections with their new peer group, senior mentors, and members of the secondary faculty. The 16 hour program will be delivered by secondary teachers at Loyola Catholic Secondary School and will run August 25, 26, 29 and 30, 2016 from 9:00 a.m. - 1:00.p.m.
Get Ready is open to all incoming Grade 9 students no matter the elementary school they are coming from. Students will have the opportunity to meet and mix with most, if not almost all their incoming peers in a 3 period structured day that will culminate with a talent show on the last day.
Students are reminded that although a light snack will be provided, they are encouraged to bring a lunch.
Please contact Ms. Riad if there are any concerns.