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Inspiring Young Minds: Take Our Kids to Work Day at the City of Mississauga

Oct 30, 2017

On Wednesday, November 1, the City of Mississauga will welcome approximately 100 grade nine students as part of national Take Our Kids to Work Day.
“We’re always thrilled to take part in Take Our Kids to Work Day and provide career inspiration to youth at the City of Mississauga.” said Sharon Willock, Director, Human Resources. “Students will have the opportunity to learn first-hand about careers in fire, transit, security and many more during their visit.”

Students will start the day by taking part in interactive activities and a career information fair. They will spend the afternoon job shadowing at various City facilities. 
Photo Opportunity:

Mississauga Fire and Emergency Services staff give a vehicle extrication demonstration to grade nine students


Wednesday, November 1, 2017

9:25 a.m.

Mississauga Celebration Square
300 City Centre Dr.
Mississauga, ON


Staff from Mississauga Fire & Emergency Services and grade nine students
Take Our Kids to Work Day was developed in 1994 in the Greater Toronto Area and is now active in all provinces and territories across the country. More than 250,000 students take part every year. The program is designed to help students understand the importance of staying in school. It also helps youth develop an appreciation for adult roles in making a living and supporting a family.
For more information about the nationwide Take Our Kids to Work program, visit


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