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Shaping Our Waterfront: Lakeside Park Official Reopening Ceremony

Jun 05, 2012

The City of Mississauga's Lakeside Park official reopening ceremony is taking place on June 12, 2012 to feature the park's new and innovative green features.

The added features include a bioretention swale which allows storm water to percolate into the ground; natural and meadow areas; re-purposed water from the spray pad for irrigation; and many other features.

Residents are invited to this special event:

What: Lakeside Park Official Reopening Ceremony

When: Tuesday, June 12, 2012
          11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Where: 2268 Lakeshore Road West, Mississauga
           (Near Southdown Road and Lakeshore Road West)

Program: Ceremony at 11:30 a.m. with Mayor Hazel McCallion, Ward 2 Councillor Pat Mullin, Commissioner of Community Services Paul Mitcham and representatives from Holcim (Canada) Inc.
Park tours will take place following the ceremony highlighting the exciting features of the park.

Lakeside Park is one of five priority parks that were identified for development and redevelopment through the City of Mississauga's 2008 Waterfront Parks Strategy. The 25-acre park is a waterfront destination providing multi-seasonal opportunities to enjoy outdoor public space and public access to Lake Ontario.

As Canada's sixth largest city, Mississauga is home to 738,000 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 and maintaining infrastructure.

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Media Contact:
Baljit Seran
Public Affairs Consultant
City of Mississauga
905-615-3200 ext. 5053
TTY: 905-896-5151