Month: May 2017

Mississauga Set to Receive $10 Million Under Clean Water and Wastewater Fund

Today, the Government of Canada and the Government of Ontario announced that Mississauga will be receiving almost $10 million in combined funding under the Canada-Ontario Clean Water and Wastewater Fund (CWWF) agreement. City projects approved through the CWWF include flood storage facilities that will mitigate flooding risks, sediment removal from stormwater management ponds to improve water quality, environmental assessments to address erosion control and protect stormwater infrastructure and construction of an underground stormwater management facility. “On behalf of the City of Mississauga and Members of Council, we welcome today’s city-building investment that will help us safeguard, improve and enhance...

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Summer (at Canada’s Wonderland) is just around the corner

One of the first signs that Summer is on its’ way is the opening of Canada’s Wonderland. This year, the park opened on April 30th and getting geared up for the oncoming of kids and their families by introducing two exciting new rides Muskoka Plunge and Soaring Timbers (pictured below) May 27. The park will also feature a fun line up of live shows throughout the Season including; Cirque Canadien, Parkour Freestyle, and a Chinese Acrobatic Show. Long time favourites like Westcoast Lumberjacks, Freestyle Ski Aerials, Flying Frontenacs Stunt & Dive Show, White Pine Dancers and more! Summer at Wonderland also offers an array...

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Celebrate with Mississauga Festival Youth Choir

The Mississauga Festival Youth Choir has two exciting reasons to celebrate as its 2016-17 season comes to and end. MFYC’s upcoming “ONE!” concert performance will commemorate both the choir’s 20th anniversary, as well as Canada’s upcoming 150th birthday. With 50 choristers performing, including MFYC alumni, this promises to be an exceptionally artistic and inspiring event. Since 1997, MFYC has been proud to provide an inclusive, multicultural music education and performance program that is open to all youth in the community aged seven to 19. Under the direction of professional staff, the choir has built its foundation on the belief...

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Future is bright at Skills Ontario Competition

The Skills Ontario Competition was held May 1-3 at the Toronto Congress Centre. Now in its 28th year, the SOC is an opportunity for students of all ages to learn about and explore numerous skilled trade and technology schooling and career options. From animation and baking to welding and workplace safety, plus a varied multitude of choices in between, the hope is that many students can gain valuable insight into their futures. “It gives them a new respect and awareness for careers in skills trades,” says Gail Smyth, executive director, Skills Ontario. This year’s event drew over 20,000 spectators...

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Peel board Showcase of Excellence highlights week-long celebration of public education

On May 11, the Peel District School Board will host Showcase of Excellence, an evening to honour Award of Excellence recipients for their outstanding contributions to public education. The event is one of the highlights of Education Week 2017, which takes place in Peel schools and worksites from May 1 to 5. “Education Week in Peel has always been an opportunity to celebrate the wonderful accomplishments of our students, staff and school communities,” says Tony Pontes, director of education. “All of the Award of Excellence recipients have made a real and extraordinary difference for Peel students and families. Their stories...

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