Sep 22, 2011
Mayor Hazel McCallion, Members of Council and Mayor Takenaka, Kariya, Japan, will be
commemorating the 30th Anniversary Sister City Relationship, at an appreciation ceremony in
Mississaugas Kariya Park on September 27th. Mayor Takenaka, will be presenting the
residents of Mississauga with a mosaic piece of art, depicting the memories that have
transpired between the two cities, for over three decades.
Tuesday, September 27, 2011
Ceremony: 3 to 4 p.m.
(Burnhamthorpe Road West and Hurontario Street)
Twinning programs can play a part in the promotion of good will between cities and their
nations, through cultural, sports or educational exchanges. The success of
twinning programs is dependent on the ability of each city able to meet the needs and
expectations of the other, on a continuing basis.
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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Senior Communications Advisor, Protocol
Phone: 905-615-3200 x4203