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Free Ride for Canadian Forces Veterans on Remembrance Day

Nov 06, 2012

Canadian Forces veterans and their companion can ride MiWay for free on Sunday, November 11 in recognition of Remembrance Day.


"Veterans' Week reminds us of the personal sacrifices our veterans have made for Canada and this is our way of saying thank you," said Geoff Marinoff, director of transit. "Each veteran is respectfully asked to identify a companion to transit operators so that he or she may also ride free."

To receive the complimentary ride, Marinoff added, veterans must wear their uniforms, medals or other items clearly identifying themselves as veterans to transit operators.

All MiWay buses will observe a minute of silence at 11 a.m. on November 11 to recognize Canadian veterans. Transit operators will stop their buses during this tribute.

Visit www.miway.ca or call 905-615-INFO (4636) for customized route and schedule information. To view scheduled departure times on a smartphone or other mobile device, visit m.miway.ca or download the MiWay iPhone/iPod Touch application from the Apple iTunes App Store (www.miway.ca/app).

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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Media Contact:
Kimberly Hicks
Communications Advisor, Transportation & Works
Phone: 905-615-3200 x5232
TTY:    905-896-5151
Email:   kimberly.hicks@mississauga.ca


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