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City of Mississauga Recognizes National Day of Mourning

Apr 26, 2011

On Thursday, April 28, the City of Mississauga will join other communities across the country to recognize the National Day of Mourning through a ceremony commemorating the lives of those killed, injured or made ill as a result of hazardous work place exposure.

What: National Day of Mourning ceremony

When: Thursday, April 28, 9 a.m.

Where: Mississauga Civic Centre, Great Hall
300 City Centre Drive (Burnhamthorpe Rd. and Duke of York Blvd.)
Mississauga, Ontario

Who: Charles Sousa, M.P.P. Mississauga South and Minister of Labour
Dan Ferguson, Health and Safety Specialist, City of Mississauga
Motilall Sarjoo, President, Brampton and Mississauga District Labour Council
Marie Kelly, Secretary Treasurer, Ontario Federation of Labour

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 "Leading Today for Tomorrow" by focussing on delivering services, implementing its Strategic Plan, delivering value for money, maintaining infrastructure and continuing to be an employer of choice.

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