Mississauga providing free Wi-Fi in various public areas
If you are having trouble accessing the internet to complete essential school or professional work or simply connect with family and friends, you can use public Wi-Fi at various locations throughout Mississauga.
At an April 29 press conference, Mayor Bonnie Crombie announced that residents are welcome to take advantage of Wireless Mississauga—a city-wide network of free wireless hotspots available for public use.
"These locations are helping provide internet service to those in need, who may not have easy access, while allowing for physical distancing," the city said in a news release.
You can see a map of the hotspots here.
There are dozens of spots across the city, with Wi-Fi zones located in the Morningstar Rd. and Goreway Dr. area, the Garnetwood area, the Lake Aquitaine area, the South Common Community Centre area and other parts of Mississauga.
While residents are welcome to use public Wi-Fi, they're asked to maintain physical distancing while doing so.
Residents are also asked to avoid congregating while outdoors.
"The city is enforcing four Emergency Orders under the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act. This includes enforcement around gatherings larger than five people and closures of recreational facilities in city parks including playgrounds, benches, parking lots, sport courts and picnic areas," the city said in a news release.
"Emergency Orders and physical distancing guidelines - staying a safe distance of two metres away from other people - apply and must be followed at all Wireless Mississauga hotspots."
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