Apr 29, 2003
Mississauga, Ont. -- Mayor Hazel McCallion is calling on residents as well as tourists to participate in upcoming cultural and civic events. "It's business as usual in Mississauga," said Mayor McCallion, commenting on the current SARS situation.
Plans for popular and traditional events such as Carassauga, the Bread & Honey Festival, International Children's Festival, Mississauga Waterfront Festival and the City of Mississauga's annual Canada Day celebrations are well underway. "The success of these events depends on public participation," she said.
"Mississauga also has many fine restaurants, shopping areas, hotels and entertainment venues and many of them have been affected by the fallout from SARS. I encourage all to continue supporting local businesses and carrying out their daily routines," said Mayor McCallion.
Mississauga is a distinct major Canadian city. As Canada's sixth largest city, it is considered a municipal leader in fiscal responsibility, technology and urban development. Mississauga provides its citizens with state-of-the-art facilities and programs and is recognized as the safest city in Canada to live, work and play.