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Mississauga to host 2015 Toronto Pan Am and Parapan Am Games

Feb 19, 2013

The City of Mississauga begins its preparations as a host community for the 2015 Toronto Pan Am Parapan Am Games (TO2015). Media are invited to join Members of Council, City staff, Mississauga Sports Council and Ian Troop, CEO TO2015, to find out what this exciting opportunity brings to Mississauga.

What: Breakfast Meeting: Ian Troop, CEO of the Toronto 2015 Pan Am Parapan American Games Organizing Committee, will share his vision for the legacy the games will bring to Mississauga and answer questions from the community.

Council Meeting: Ian Troop will make a deputation at the Council Meeting following the Breakfast Meeting.

Who: Breakfast Meeting
Ian Troop, CEO TO2015
Bonnie Crombie, City Councillor, Ward 5 and Acting Mayor
Howie Dayton, Director, Recreation, City of Mississauga
Lisa Alexander, President, Mississauga Sports Council
TaeKwonDo demonstration by Fitness Nation

When: Wednesday, February 20
Breakfast Meeting: 7:30 a.m.
Council Meeting: 9 a.m. (approx. time of deputation 9:45-10 a.m.)

Where: Civic Centre, Great Hall
300 City Centre Drive

The Hershey Centre will host: judo, karate, taekwondo, wrestling, goalball, powerlifting and wheelchair rugby; goalball, powerlifting and wheelchair rugby are Para Pan Am sports.

As Canada's sixth largest city, Mississauga is home to 741,000 residents and more than 54,000 businesses, including more than 60 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 "Leading Today for Tomorrow" by focussing on delivering services, implementing its Strategic Plan, delivering value for money and maintaining infrastructure.






Media Contact:
Sonja Banic
Manager, Corporate Communications
Phone: 905-615-3200 x5052
TTY:    905-896-5151
Email:   sonja.banic@mississauga.ca


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