Jun 16, 2011
A unique outdoor Council Meeting will feature Mississauga Celebration Square,
the City's new state-of-the-art event destination. Deputations and presentations will
showcase the versatile venue, which opens for business on June 22.
Council on the Square
Wednesday, June 22, 2011
9 a.m.: Council Meeting
Following Council: Media Q&A with City Spokespersons
11:30 a.m.: Media Tours
Noon: Lunch-time Entertainment
Mississauga Celebration Square, adjacent to the Civic Centre
300 City Centre Drive
Opening: Mississauga Festival Youth Choir
Native Blessing: Mississaugas of the First Credit Nation
Deputations: Overview of the City's Infrastructure Stimulus Fund (ISF) and RInC/Ontario REC
projects; development and design of the Square; video of the Square's construction; overview of
the Square's features; event programming highlights; Canada Day highlights; recognition of
Water Ceremony featuring Mississaugans Barbara Underhill, World Champion figure skater, and
Lisa Alexander, Olympic Medallist in synchronized swimming.
Plaque unveiling with Mayor McCallion and members of Council.
Guided tours of Mississauga Celebration Square. Media, please register in advance:
905-615-3200 ext. 4073.
Concert by Mississaugans, the Tom Barlow Band in the Amphitheatre. Activities, performances and
lunch on the Upper Square until 1:30 p.m.
For photos, renderings and backgrounder, please contact Communications at 905-615-3200 ext.
5934. For information, please visit www.mississauga.ca/buildingourfuture.
The official public opening of Mississauga Celebration Square will take place at the Canada
Day ceremony scheduled at 1 p.m. from the main stage on Friday, July 1.
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.
Public Affairs Specialist