Nov 15, 2012
Mayor Hazel McCallion and Members of Council proudly recognized Safe City Mississauga at
Council yesterday, as the organization was presented with the Best Community-Based Program of
the Year Award from the International Society of Crime Prevention Practitioners (ISCPP).
Im so proud of the great progress weve made in crime prevention, said
Mayor Hazel McCallion. Partnerships and programs like this have contributed to making
Mississauga one of the safest cities in Canada for the last 12 years.
Through Safe City Mississaugas Aspire After School Program children in Mississauga
receive peer tutoring and develop valuable social skills and academic discipline at a young
age, before dropping out of school becomes an option. The award recognizes the program as one
of the worlds most outstanding community-based crime prevention programs.
About Safe City Mississauga
Safe City Mississauga provides services, programs and information that contribute to the
reduction of crime in Mississauga on behalf of City Council.
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.
Alexis Fung Fook
Public Affairs Consultant