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Explore a New Cycling and Hiking Trail in Mississauga

Sep 21, 2010

Join Mayor Hazel McCallion and Members of Council, in partnership with the Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA), as they officially open the Etobicoke Creek Trail for cyclists and hikers to enjoy.

When:
Thursday, September 23, 2010

Time:
1 p.m. – Official Opening Ceremony

Who:
Mayor Hazel McCallion, C.M., LL.D.
Councillor Eve Adams (Ward 5), emcee
Marilynne Day-Linton, Chair, Board of Directors, GTAA
Paul Mitcham, Commissioner, Community Services, City of Mississauga

Where:
Etobicoke Creek Trail
(Corner of Britannia Road East and Courtneypark Drive East)

What:
Celebrating the opening of seven additional kilometres to the Etobicoke Creek Trail in Mississauga. Starting from Matheson Boulevard East, through the western boundary of the GTAA lands to Mount Charles Park with a future connection to Brampton and Toronto’s proposed trail networks.

As Canada's sixth largest city, Mississauga is home to 734,000 residents and 55,000 businesses, including 63 Fortune 500 companies with Canadian head offices or major divisional head offices. A diverse, progressive and award-winning municipality located on the shores of Lake Ontario in the heart of the Greater Toronto Area, Mississauga is one of Greater Toronto's Top 90 Employers for 2010. Enhancing its citizens' quality of life by providing superior services, revitalizing its infrastructure and conserving the environment, Mississauga is committed to innovation, operational excellence and fiscal responsibility which is reflected in its motto: "Leading Today for Tomorrow."

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