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Mississauga Shows its Pride with Flag Decal Unveiling at Celebration Square

Jul 24, 2019

Next Tuesday, the City of Mississauga will unveil new Pride and Transgender Flag decals on Celebration Square.

The decal unveiling recognizes Peel Pride Month and celebrates diversity in Mississauga.

A descriptive sign will be placed in the garden adjacent to the decals, which will include a message reinforcing the City’s commitment to diversity.

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What: Unveiling of new Pride and Transgender Flag decals on Mississauga Celebration Square

When: Tuesday, July 30, 2019 at 1 p.m.

Where:
Mississauga Celebration Square – adjacent to the community flag pole on the west end of City Centre Dr.
300 City Centre Drive
Mississauga, ON
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Who:
Mayor Bonnie Crombie, Members of Council and special guests

BACKGROUND:
At its meeting on July 11, Regional Council approved an allocation of funding for municipalities in Peel towards Pride and Transgender Flag decals in recognition of Peel Pride Month. The Region of Peel allocated funds up to $25,000 (or an appropriate amount) on an annual basis between the Cities of Brampton and Mississauga and the Town of Caledon for the creation of a decal Pride Flag (updated in Philadelphia in 2017) and Transgender Flag decal, in consultation with the 2SLGBTQ+ Communities.
 


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Media Contact:

Julie Craig
Communications Coordinator
City of Mississauga                                                  
905-615-3200, ext. 3253                                        
Julie.craig@mississauga.ca
TTY: 905-896-5151






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