Month: September 2017

GTA Entertainment: TIFF kicks off in Canadian style

The 40th annual Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) kicks off today in the downtown core, with lots of opportunities to spot your favourite celebs and check out some amazing films. Some big names expected to make their appearance on the red carpet this year, include Angelina Jolie, George Clooney, Drake, Emma Stone and Gael Garcia Bernal. There are lots of other things to do downtown during the 10 day festival, like attend hosted and themed club nights, dine at TIFF hot spots and for some…go to a private party or V.I.P. gift lounge. One of the more established gift...

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Realtor plans mega office tower project

If you live or work in the Peel Region, you’ve probably seen Raman Dua’s face on bus shelters advertising his Save Max Real Estate. Now the realtor is about to become an even bigger presence in the community. Dua, who came to Canada from his native India in 2003 with the intent of only staying two weeks but made it his permanent home when he realized the country had so many opportunities, has plans to build a 70,000-square-foot building in between highways 401 and 407 on Meadowvale Boulevard. That area is the corporate hub of Mississauga and Dua plans...

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Lions Farmers Market raise funds for local organizations

The Lions Farmers Market, a Mississauga Central Lions Club fundraising project, is a throwback to an era when the community was largely about farming. It began in 1975 under the name Square One Farmers Market because that’s where the Mississauga Central Lions Club began. Manny Castellino, who has been managing the market for 12 years and has been with the Mississauga Central Lions Club for 32 years, recalls that organizers initially believed far too many people were spending too much time going from farm to farm, so a more practical solution was to corral farmers into one place. “It worked...

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Tips for dealing with Back-to-School anxiety

If you are already starting to notice signs of anxiety in your child about going back to school, look no further as the Peel District School Board is offering tips on coping with beginning-of-the-year anxiety. 1. Ease back into a routine Getting right back into regular school routines is the best way to prepare kids for the transition of going back to school. These include, earlier bed times, planning for the next morning, and going over after-school activities together. Discussing what will happen on their first day of school, the night before, will help them to prepare mentally and physically for...

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GTA ENTERTAINMENT: Fans were Depeched at ACC this long weekend

Depeche Mode stopped at the Air Canada Centre (ACC) in Toronto last night, their first time since 2013, on the their Global Spirit Tour and to a full house of die hard fans.  The spirit was evident throughout the evening with band members in top form with an on-stage camaraderie that was heartwarming after 30 years together. They kicked things off with an instrumental video intro preceded by the Beatles’ song, Revolution, and followed by new and more recent music like Going Backwards and So Much Love from the Spirit album. The band also incorporated the classic rap styling of...

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Calendar of Events

  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