Mississauga Votes 2024: Meet the candidates

By Todd Hayes

It is a transformational time for the City of Mississauga.

Bonnie Crombie stepped down after nine years as the city’s mayor to lead the Ontario Liberal Party and Mississauga residents are getting set to head to the polls to elect a new civic leader that will no doubt set the west-end city on a new path.

With affordable housing, crime prevention – particularly around auto theft – and transit expansion dominating the headlines, Melanie Ng sat down with four candidates who are vying for the job.


Veteran Mississauga councillor Carolyn Parrish talks about redesigning part of the Heartland area, and why being outspoken is a good thing.


Ward 7 councillor Dipika Damerla talks about providing value for tax dollars and why she believes her experience sets her apart from her opponents.


Ward 2 councillor Alvin Tedjo proposes a residential property tax freeze and explains how he’s going to pay for all the important services


Ward 1 councillor Stephen Dasko discusses having a pragmatic and realistic approach to Mississauga as a growing city

You can find a complete list of candidates for the June 10 byelection here.

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