Oct 09, 2012
Mississauga residents, businesses and interest groups are invited to come listen, imagine
and share their ideas for a new Streetsville Main Street Square.
The evening will include a presentation about creating great spaces for the residents of
What: Presentation, Reimagine Streetsville Main Street Square
Who: Gil Penalosa, Keynote speaker, Executive Director, 8-80 Cities
When: Monday, October 15, 2012, 6:45 - 9 p.m.
Where: Streetsville Kinsmen Senior Citizens Centre, 327 Queen St. South,
The City of Mississauga is working in partnership with 8-80 Cities, a non-profit
organization, to create a community-led vision for the Streetsville Main Street Square.
Anyone unable to attend is invited to send their ideas and sign up for project updates by
contacting Randy Jamieson, Senior Project Manager, Parks & Forestry at email@example.com.
About Gil Penalosa
Gil Penalosa is an internationally renowned liveable city and social marketing strategist
who advises decision makers and communities on creating vibrant and healthy cities for all. As
Executive Director of the Canadian based NGO 8-80 Cities he works to encourage walking and
cycling as activities as well as to re-create and increase the use of underperforming parks and
streets. He has participated in many walking and cycling studies in North America including
large and small cities.
About 8-80 Cities
8-80 Cities is a non-profit organization dedicated to contributing to the transformation of
cities into places where people can walk, bike, access public transit and visit vibrant parks
and public places. Their approach is to engage communities at all levels and across multiple
sectors to inspire the creation of cities that are easily accessible, safe and enjoyable for
all. For more information, visit www.8-80cities.org.
As Canada's sixth largest city, Mississauga is home to 741,000 residents and more than
54,000 businesses, including more than 60 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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