Month: June 2017

Celebrating accessibility through the years

On June 5, the City of Mississauga’s Accessibility Advisory Committee hosted an event to recognize National Access Awareness Week. The 2017 theme is “Celebrating Accessibility Through the Years” in honour of Canada’s 150th anniversary. The event showcased the city’s progress in creating and maintaining an accessible and inclusive community.   The City of Mississauga is committed to improving transit accessibility for people with disabilities. MiWay has been making accessibility improvements to its bus fleet, transit stops and facilities for several years. Accessible service is provided along all regularly scheduled routes. MiWay is fully committed to providing a transportation system that ensures...

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Carassauga 2017: explore the world without leaving the city

May 26-28 marked yet another successful year for Carassauga Festival of Cultures. Visitors had the opportunity to experience a world of music, dance, artistry and cuisine, all without leaving Mississauga. Carassauga began in 1985 when Mayor Hazel McCallion posed a challenge to all ethnocultural groups to promote public awareness of the city’s rich mix of cultures, as well as encourage understanding, respect, and cooperation among Canadians of different heritage. In its first year, Carassauga had 10 cultural pavilions. That number has seen a substantial increase to 31 pavilions representing over 70 countries in 2017. “We take pride in celebrating...

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Family fun in the sun for everyone

Free rides, games, fireworks, live music and more at the annual Fun Fair and Summer Street Sale. The Erin Mills Auto Centre, which is located at 2560 Motorway Blvd., will host the event Sunday July 30. There’s a full day’s worth of activities for families and children to enjoy as well each of the dealerships at the auto centre will have their own activities, which include bouncy castles, interactive reptilian displays and a PlayStation mobile video game truck, among others. Music fans can enjoy the sounds of Hotel California, a popular The Eagles tribute band. They will perform starting...

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Campaign to reduce plastic pollution and prevent Right Whale entanglement

The Canadian Wildlife Federation (CWF) launches new campaigns to reduce plastic pollution and prevent right whale entanglement during Rivers to Oceans Week June 8-14. “The survival of critically endangered species like the Right Whale depend on our immediate responses,” said Rick Bates, CEO of CWF. “We don’t have time to wait.” CWF is promoting four key actions and multiple opportunities to participate. Reducing plastic pollution Supporting the efforts of the Canadian Marine Animal Response Alliance Restricting fishing in habitat of the critically endangered right whale Connecting to nature Addressing the Plastic Problem: If current trends continue, there may be...

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  1. What’s for Dinner?

    November 25, 2017 - November 25, 2018

    March 2 - June 3
  3. Alton Mill Heritage Exhibit

    March 2 - December 31
  4. Voices from the Engraver

    March 2 - May 24

    March 7 - June 3