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City of Mississauga Celebrates Arbor Day with School Tree Planting

Apr 26, 2011

Join City of Mississauga representatives, students and staff from Ashgrove Public School as they celebrate Arbor Day with a special assembly and tree planting ceremony on Thursday, April 28. 

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Date: Thursday, April 28, 2011

Time: 8:45 a.m.

Location: Ashgrove Public School

3215 Thorncrest Drive

(Burnhamthorpe Rd. W. and Loyalist Dr.)

Mississauga, Ontario L5L 4K7

Why: Communities have celebratedArbor Day across North America for over 100 years. Each year, the City of Mississauga partners with a different local school to host a special tree planting ceremony to acknowledge and promote the importance of trees in the environment. 

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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