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Mississauga volunteers honoured

On June 12, the City of Mississauga honoured more than 100 volunteers through the Civic Recognition Program. Launched in 1992, the program, so far, has recognized more than 4,000 volunteers and achievers from the community. “Volunteering is a selfless act that truly makes a difference to our quality of life,” said Ward 5 Councillor Carolyn Parrish, who co-emceed the event. “I have to tell you, I’m absolutely proud to be here. You are wonderful. It is volunteers who make up the compassionate fabric of our city.” “Over the years, our dedicated volunteers have proven that our city is a...

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Hospital commits to challenging the limits

June 14 at Trillium Health Partners’ (THP) annual community address, the hospital shared its successes from the past year and announced plans for the decade ahead with the launch of its new strategic plan. The 2019-2029 Strategic Plan: A New Kind of Health Care for a Healthier Community, sets out how THP will build capacity inside and outside of its walls to reduce wait times and improve access to the care and services the community needs. It also focuses on improving quality and safety and ensures smoother transitions between different health care providers through partnerships. The plan continues the...

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Caledon’s Senior of the Year

On June 5, the Town of Caledon presented the Senior of the Year award to Ken Graydon. “Ken is someone I greatly admire,” said Mayor Allan Thompson. “He is always a calm voice of reason and I can’t think of anyone more deserving.” “Ken has passionately advocated on a number of issues that impact the health and well-being of Caledon seniors,” added Councillor Rob Mezzapelli, who nominated Graydon for the award.  “He is an active and enthusiastic member of the Seniors’ Task Force and is always looking for ways to help seniors age well in their own communities.” In...

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Heritage Caledon awards presented

On June 5, the Town of Caledon and Heritage Caledon presented awards of excellence for two local restoration projects and plaques to mark the heritage designation of two historically significant local buildings. “We have such a rich architectural history in Caledon,” said Mayor Allan Thompson.  “These awards and plaques being presented are tokens of our deep appreciation to the property owners who have helped preserve and restore that heritage.” At a ceremony at town hall, Thompson recognized: Sam and Louanne Morra (award of excellence for the restoration of the Graham/Robinson House); Paul Morin (award of excellence for the restoration...

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MiWay Student Ambassador Program attracts milestone participation

The MiWay Student Ambassador Program is celebrating a milestone this year – it’s the first time the program has had student representation from every secondary school in the region’s two largest school boards. A total of 55 student ambassadors from 32 Mississauga secondary schools participated. “Our team has worked incredibly hard to get representation from every secondary school at the Peel District School Board and the Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board,” said Geoff Marinoff, transit director. “This means that we had the potential to reach 72,000 high school students this year. It has been a successful grassroots campaign to...

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