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Mayor’s Budget Town Hall Meeting on Health Services & Economic Development

Oct 20, 2011

Mayor Hazel McCallion invites Mississauga taxpayers to a Town Hall style meeting on Wednesday, November 2 to understand how the funds generated through property taxes are being used to fund Regional services such as paramedics, public health, long term care as well as the City's economci development initiatives.

What: Mayor’s Budget Town Hall Meeting on Health Services and Economic Development - Mayor McCallion will be joined by City Manager and CAO, Janice Baker, to explain the services that are supported by property taxes. Region of Peel staff will present an overview on the business of operating and maintaining the Region’s Health Services. City of Mississauga staff will discuss the funding of the Economic Development Office.  Topics include resource allocation, the cost of program delivery and funding challenges.

When: Wednesday, November 2, 2011
7 – 9 p.m.

Who: Hazel McCallion, Mayor
Janice Baker, City Manager & CAO, City of Mississauga
Patti Elliott-Spencer, Director, Finance, City of Mississauga
Janette Smith, Commissioner, Health Services, Region of Peel
Dr. David Mowat, Medical Officer of Health, Region of Peel
Peter Dundas, Chief/Director of Paramedic Services, Region of Peel
Carolyn Clubine, Director of Long Term Care, Region of Peel
Larry Petovello, Director, Economic Development, City of Mississauga

Where: Mississauga Civic Centre,
Council Chamber, 2nd floor
300 City Centre Dr. (Burnhamthorpe Rd. W. and Duke of York Blvd.)

Those who are unable to attend in person can follow the discussion and ask questions live, via the City’s Twitter page, The event will also be aired on Rogers Cable 10 and streamed on demand at

For further information, visit the City’s website, or email

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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