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Mississauga Fire and Emergency Services Welcomes 14 Recruits

Jun 12, 2013

The City of Mississauga will officially welcome 14 new recruits to the Mississauga Fire and Emergency Services (MFES) team.

Mississauga Fire and Emergency Services Recruit Graduation Ceremony
Fourteen fire suppression recruits will become permanent members of the City's fire service and one co-operative student from a local high school will be recognized. Recruits were selected from a large pool of candidates and then completed a 12 week long training course.

Councillor Pat Saito, Ward 9
Paul Mitcham, Commissioner of Community Services
John McDougall, Fire Chief
Shawn Matheson, Chief Training Officer
Jonathon Connerty, Recruit Class President

Tuesday, June 18, 2013
7 p.m.

Garry W. Morden Centre
7535 Ninth Line (Ninth Line and Highway 401)
Mississauga, Ontario

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 focusing on delivering services, implementing its Strategic Plan, delivering value for money and maintaining infrastructure.

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Media Contact:
Lindsay Noronha
Communications Advisor, Community Services
City of Mississauga
905-615-3200 ext. 5053
TTY: 905-896-5151