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Visual Voices: Exploring Identity exhibit

A new exhibition at the Living Arts Centre Gallery, Visual Voices: Exploring Identity, runs until June 21. The showcase educates patrons on the fundamentals of visual creativity while supporting the artistic development and voice of an emerging generation. Discover the world as seen through the eyes of Peel District School Board elementary students. Featuring a wide range of artistic media, students give a visual voice to their identities, observations and...

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New parks and forestry director for Mississauga

After a national recruitment process, Jodi Robillos has been selected as the new parks and forestry division director, effective immediately. She has been the acting director since February. “Mississauga’s parks and forests are some of this city’s most treasured places,” said Paul Mitcham, community services commissioner. “Jodi brings a wealth of experience with her background in community services that will help lead the team that looks after our green spaces. She is a strategic and high-performing leader with a proven track record of ensuring operational excellence.” Most recently, Robillos was instrumental in overseeing Mississauga’s aerial spray program that targeted fall cankerworm...

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Downtown Brampton makeover approved

A transformation is coming to downtown Brampton. Municipal council recently approved moving forward with the recommended project plans for the Downtown Reimagined initiative. The project, which includes critical infrastructure and significant streetscaping in the city’s core, is being implemented by the Region of Peel in partnership with the City of Brampton. The project includes: replacement and relining the existing aging sanitary sewers; installation of new watermains, sanitary and storm sewers along with other utilities to accommodate future growth; and construction of a new streetscape. Vehicular traffic will be restricted in the area during construction, which is expected to take...

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Mississauga Fire and Emergency Services celebrates milestone

It’s not every day an organization that focuses on protecting, educating and saving the lives of residents reaches a milestone anniversary. So, when it does happen, there’s going to be a party. A celebration fitting the 50th anniversary of Mississauga’s award-winning Fire and Emergency Services team is happening May 12 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Garry W. Morden Centre (7535 Ninth Line). This is your invitation to see the fire department, Peel Regional Police and the Department of National Defence in action. Activities will include: watching firefighters extinguish a powerful blaze and demonstrate a high-angle rescue;...

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More than 500 Peel board students, staff celebrate Asian Heritage Month with spotlight events

During the month of May, Peel District School Board students and staff will participate in a number of events and activities to celebrate Asian Heritage Month, including the board’s annual “Spotlight on Asian Heritage” events, which will take place on May 8 and 9 at the HJA Brown Education Centre. More than 500 students and staff will attend the spotlight events, which consist of a keynote presentation and interactive workshops led by Peel staff. Entertainment Tonight Canada host Sangita Patel will be the keynote speaker on May 8. York University student Nimrat Randhawa will share her personal connection to...

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  1. What’s for Dinner?

    November 25, 2017 - November 25, 2018
  2. Alton Mill Heritage Exhibit

    March 2 - December 31
  3. Rupy C. Tut: A Journey Back Home

    April 7 - July 2
  4. Lost Heritage: A Sikh Legacy in Pakistan by Amardeep Singh

    April 7 - July 2
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    April 26, 2018 - January 20, 2019

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