Jun 26, 2009
The City of Mississauga celebrates Canada Day at the City Centre
with an event lineup featuring Kreesha Turner, Sloan and a fireworks display sponsored by
Mississaugas Canada Day is about celebrating our nations 142nd
birthday and connecting with our community, said Mayor Hazel McCallion. This
exciting event demonstrates the diversity and spirit that makes our City a place where people
want to be.
On Wednesday, July 1, 2009, from 1 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., the City will once again provide a
free all day and evening event including:
- Citizenship Court Ceremony in the Council Chamber at 10:30 a.m.
- Opening ceremony at 1 p.m. with Mayor Hazel McCallion, Members of Council and host Jake
Dheer from Rogers TV
- Bob the Builder sponsored by Square One
- Mountain Bike Trixs and Slam Jam Dunk Show
- Kids Fun at Square One
- Opera Luminata featuring music, pyrotechnics and special effects in the Living Arts
- Evening program hosted by Mike Bullard with concerts and fireworks accompanied by music
broadcasted live on CINA 1650 AM
In keeping with the Citys Living Green strategic pillar, the Canada Day celebration is
offering free transit across the city sponsored by Smart Commute Mississauga, a place to store
bicycles at City Centre, and diesel-free vendors.
Together, with support from our sponsors and the Canada Day Committee of Council, the
City is able to offer a free all day event highlighting exciting activities and impressive
performances for the whole family to enjoy, says Carolyn Parrish, Ward 6 Councillor and
Canada Day Steering Committee Chair. In addition, with help from the community, the City
is also proud to support local charities like the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation of Peel
and the Mississauga Hockey League Play-More Hockey Program."
For more Mississauga Canada Day celebrations in Streetsville and Port Credit, visit www.villageofstreetsville.com or www.paintthetownred.ca.
The Canada Day celebration kicks off My Mississauga, a summer events program
aimed at engaging the Citys residents by creating a vibrant downtown.
For full event details on Mississaugas Canada Day celebrations, visit www.mississauga.ca/canadaday.
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 Canadas safest city.
Public Affairs Consultant