Month: June 2017

Exploring the countryside from Mississauga

Mississauga is a city, indeed … a big city, and yet quite close by are some easily accessible countryside drives which can include the opportunities for walks, picnics or just viewing the natural and cultural heritage. One such place is at the Forks of the Credit … often visited … and yet how many people stop to view the actual Forks or venture off the Forks of the Credit Road. A few travel suggestions can help provide the needed tools for a perfect afternoon outing. The driving instructions given below are an example of what you can expect from...

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Mississauga goes for Guinness World Record with Canada 150 birthday card

Mississauga might be the new Guinness World Record holder for the world’s longest greeting card. On June 27, 39 – 4’x 8’ panels of the City’s Canada 150 Birthday Card were joined together to create the huge birthday card. The card was assembled at Mississauga Celebration Square as part of the Guinness World Record attempt and measured 155 ft. (47.2 metres) in length. A key part of the City’s Canada 150 initiatives, the card was designed to give residents the opportunity to wish Canada a Happy Birthday by signing a panel. Since early March, the panels circulated throughout the...

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New boxed soccer pitch for downtown core

The City of Mississauga is excited to announce that it has entered into a sponsorship agreement with The Daniels Corporation to build an outdoor boxed soccer pitch in the downtown core. The new pitch, to be named “Daniels Community Field,” follows a successful pilot project which took place last fall.   The numerous inquiries from residents asking when the pitch would be put back after the pilot finished gave planners confidence that there was excellent community support for the venture. “Bringing back the pitch allows us to provide an outdoor space for play in an area where parkland is...

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Learn to Fish at Heart Lake Conservation Area

Bring your family out and learn to fish at Heart Lake Conservation Area on July 8.  They are hosting two sessions and participants will do dry-land training and get a hands-on fishing experience.  Please register each family member that will be attending the event.  They will finish the session participating in a fishing derby to win great prizes and practice what you learned.  The event is family friendly, but a minimum age of six years old is recommended. Registration is required for both sessions: 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 1 to 4 p.m. The conservation area is located at...

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Conservation area fun for Canada Day

This year’s Caledon Canada Day event is going to celebrate Canada’s 150th with lots of entertainment, interactive activities, on-site demos and educational booths. The stage shows start at 4pm, with a mixture of magic shows, steelpan drums, an interactive theatre production of “Little Red Riding Hood”, a tapping, singing and fiddling family, as well as the rockin’ stage band who will keep you moving until after the breathtaking fireworks show at 10 pm. There will be fantastical characters walking throughout the park, as well as a Bubbleology walkabout.  Are dogs your thing? They’ll have an action packed dog performance...

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