Apr 28, 2009
The City of Mississauga's Emergency Management Office, along with community partners, will
host Emergency Preparedness Day on Tuesday, May 5.
"Emergencies can happen anywhere, at anytime," said Emergency Management
Co-ordinator Catherine Blair. "By making a plan and preparing a kit, you can be
better prepared for a variety of emergency situations. This year, we have added 'Buzz'
the preparedness bee, and information about pets and emergencies to our promotions to reach
younger audiences. Emergency preparedness is about ensuring family safety, and all
aspects of family life must be considered. This event contributes towards the City's
priorities of maintaining a safe City."
Interactive displays, children's activities and demonstrations from community partners and
emergency response agencies will be featured to help families learn how to prepare for
Tuesday, May 5, 2009
10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
2225 Erin Mills
Emergency Preparedness Day is held annually in recognition of Emergency Preparedness Week,
which is held across Canada from May 3 to 9.
Mississauga is Canada's sixth largest city with a
population of more than 700,000. With well-established infrastructure and state-of-the-art
facilities, the City is considered to be an employer of choice, delivering quality municipal
programs and services to its citizens. Mississauga is a dynamic, diverse and progressive
municipality, known for its economic strength and for being Canada's safest city.
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