News release

Earth Days are Back!

Entertainment and activities | April 6, 2017

The City of Mississauga is celebrating Earth Days 2017 with a series of themed events happening across the city. Media are invited to the Earth Days media launch event on Tuesday, April 18.

At the launch event, in partnership with Ecosource, participants will take part in Ecosource’s Travelling the Credit River: Stories about Land, Water and Food Stewardship, where they will be invited to walk through Erindale Park to hear the history of the Credit River from an Indigenous perspective. The program seeks to engage and educate youth about the history and environmental significance of the Credit River. It is supported by the Province of Ontario through the Ontario150 program. Le programme “Travelling the Credit River” est possible grâce au soutien de la province de l’Ontario, par le biais du programme Ontario150.

Media Photo Opportunity: Earth Days 2017 Kick-Off


Tuesday, April 18, 2017
10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Media photo opportunity: 11:30 a.m.


Erindale Park
Picnic Area E
1695 Dundas Street West
Mississauga, ON


Mississauga Members of Council
Local dignitaries

Other Mississauga Earth Days 2017 events:

April 15 – 23: 20-Minute Makeover
April 20: Litter Awareness Blitz at City Centre Transit, Meadowvale, South Common and Westwood Mall transit terminals
April 20: Kick Off your Garden Season workshop at Iceland Teaching Garden
April 22: One Million Trees Earth Day Tree Plantings in every Ward
April 22: Earth Day Films at Central Library

For more information about Earth Days 2017 and to register for an event, visit:

For more information about Ecosource, visit

The City of Mississauga thanks the following partners for being a part of Earth Days 2017:

  • Association for Canadian Educational Resources (ACER)
  • Burnhamthorpe SNAP
  • Credit Valley Conservation (CVC)
  • Conservation Halton
  • Diabetes Canada
  • Ecosource
  • GLAD
  • Iron Mountain Canada
  • MiWay
  • Peel Environmental Youth Alliance (PEYA)
  • Partners in Project Green
  • Region of Peel
  • Revolution Recycling
  • Riverwood Conservancy
  • Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA)

The City is committed to keeping Mississauga clean and green all year round.  Residents are encouraged to report graffiti to the City online at

Media Contact
Julie Craig
Public Relations Coordinator
905-615-3200 ext. 3253
TTY: 905-896-5151