News release

Exploring Career Possibilities: Take Our Kids to Work Day at the City of Mississauga

Local government | November 2, 2015

On Wednesday, November 4, the City of Mississauga will welcome 75 grade nine students as part of national Take Our Kids to Work Day.

“Take Our Kids to Work Day allows us to open our doors and invite young people to explore the different careers available at the City,” said Human Resources Director, Sharon Willock. “Students will have the opportunity to learn about careers in fire, security, transit and many more during their visit. Throughout the day, they will take part in hands-on activities, job shadow and visit various City facilities.”

The City joins more than 75,000 participating businesses and organizations across Canada in this full-day program.

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City staff and 75 grade nine students taking part in national Take Our Kids to Work Day. Activities include a Fire & Emergency Services truck demonstration as well as a visit to the Civic Centre clock tower.

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

10:30 a.m.

Civic Centre, Great Hall
300 City Centre Drive, Mississauga

City staff from Fire & Emergency Services, MiWay, Corporate Security and other business areas and 75 Grade 9 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. The program is designed to help students understand the importance of staying in school. It also helps students 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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