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Arbor Day
City of Mississauga Celebrates Arbor Day with School Tree Planting

Apr 16, 2013

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Date: Thursday, April 18, 2013

Time: 9 a.m.

Location: Elmcrest Public School
2620 Chalkwell Close
Mississauga, ON L5J 2B9

Who: City of Mississauga staff
Elmcrest Public School students and staff

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 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 focusing on delivering services, implementing its Strategic Plan, delivering value for money and maintaining infrastructure.

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