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Mississauga Fire and Emergency Services Welcomes 14 Recruits

Jun 07, 2011

The City of Mississauga will officially welcome 14 new recruits to the Mississauga Fire and Emergency Services (MFES) team.

What:

Mississauga Fire and Emergency Services Recruit Graduation Ceremony
After having been selected from a pool of more than 1500 candidates, and then completing a 12 week long training course, 14 fire suppression recruits will become permanent members of the City’s fire service and two co-operative students from local high schools will be recognized.

Who:
Speakers
Mayor Hazel McCallion, C.M., LL.D.
Paul Mitcham, Commissioner of Community Services
John McDougall, Fire Chief
Shawn Matheson, Chief Training Officer
Michael Solomon, Recruit Class President

When:
Thursday, June 9, 2011
6:30 p.m.

Where:
Mississauga Celebration Square (Memorial)
300 City Centre Drive (Duke of York Boulevard and Burnhamthorpe Road West)
Mississauga, Ontario
Rain Location
Tower Gardens
300 City Centre Drive, 12th Floor
Mississauga, Ontario

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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Media Contact:
Ella Basic
Public Affairs Consultant
Phone: 905-615-3200x5818
TTY:    905-896-5151
Email:   ella.basic@mississauga.ca


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