Apr 30, 2013
The City of Mississauga congratulates Rick Hansen Secondary Schools robotics team, Theory6,
for winning the 2013 World FIRST Robotics Championship title this spring.
400 teams from around the world competed in the finals which were held in St. Louis.
Since 2003, Mississauga's Hershey Centre has been the location of the FIRST Robotics
Competition where high school students participate in a North America-wide robotics
City of Mississauga Gets Gold Status In Youth Friendly Community Recognition Program
The City of Mississauga, as part of its strategic plan is focused on attracting and
retaining youth. The City has post-secondary educational opportunities and this April the City
of Mississauga received "gold status" as a Youth Friendly Community from Play Works
a group of organizations across Ontario that have joined forces to encourage communities to
open doors and reinvest in youth play.
For more information about the City of Mississauga's Youth Plan and Mississauga Youth Movement,
go to the City's website at mississauga.ca/youth or on Facebook.
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.
Senior Communications Advisor, Transportation & Works
Phone: 905-615-3200 x5046