News release

Bright Futures Begin at the City of Mississauga

Entertainment and activities | October 31, 2016

On Wednesday, November 2, the City of Mississauga will welcome approximately 100 grade nine students as part of national Take Our Kids to Work Day.

“Over the years, we’ve had a lot of success inspiring youth to learn more about rewarding careers at the City of Mississauga,” said Sharon Willock, Director, Human Resources. “There are so many possibilities here and students will have the opportunity to meet our passionate staff and learn about careers in fire, security, transit and many more during their visit.”

Students will start the day by taking part in hands-on activities and a career information fair. They will spend the afternoon job shadowing at various City facilities.

Photo Opportunity:

Mississauga Fire and Emergency Services staff give a vehicle extrication demonstration to grade nine students


Wednesday, November 2, 2016


9:25 a.m.


Mississauga Celebration Square
300 City Centre Dr.
Mississauga, ON


Staff from Mississauga Fire & Emergency Services and grade nine students

Take Our Kids to Work Day was developed in 1994 in the Greater Toronto Area and is now active in all provinces and territories across the country. More than 250,000 students take part every year. The program is designed to help students understand the importance of staying in school. It also helps youth develop an appreciation for adult roles in making a living and supporting a family.

For more information about the nationwide Take Our Kids to Work program, visit

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