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RESCHEDULED Media Photo Opportunity: Ward 8 is On a Roll!

Jun 07, 2012

Residents Invited to Explore their Neighbourhood by Bike

This Friday, residents will ride their bikes to explore Ward 8 with the Mississauga Cycling Advisory Committee (MCAC) Council Representative, Councillor Chris Fonseca and members of MCAC.

RESCHEDULED Media Photo Opportunity:

What: The 2012 Ward Rides series features casual community rides in each ward over the spring and summer. The series is designed to encourage residents to get on their bikes and explore many cycling routes around the City. All are welcome.

Who: Chris Fonseca, Councillor, Ward 3
Citizen Members of the Mississauga Cycling Advisory Committee
Local residents

When: Friday, June 8, 2012
6:15 p.m. (Depart at 6:30 p.m.)

Where: The 12.2 kilometre community ride of Ward 8 begins and ends at South Common Community Centre.

South Common Community Centre
2233 South Millway
Mississauga, Ontario

Future rides are scheduled for June, July, August & September. Visit for a detailed list of all dates, times and routes of the 2012 Ward Rides.

The Ward Rides are an initiative led by Ward 3 Councillor Chris Fonseca and the MCAC with support from the City’s Cycling Office.

In the event of rain, please visit for updates.

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