News release

Get Involved. Green Your City

Entertainment and activities | April 11, 2016

The City of Mississauga is celebrating Earth Days 2016 with many green events happening across the city. Media are invited to help kick off Earth Days on April 18, 2016 with a Media and Launch event. Ecosource will lead an outdoor workshop (weather dependant) at a community garden with a local school for a planting and gardening session.

Photo Opportunity: Earth Days 2016 Kick-Off


Monday, April 18, 2016
9:30-10:30 a.m.
Photo opportunity: 9:45 a.m.


Forest Glen Community Garden
3545 Fieldgate Dr.
Mississauga, Ontario


  • Councillor Jim Tovey, Ward 1
  • Councillor Chris Fonseca, Ward 3
  • Councillor Matt Mahoney, Ward 8 & Environmental Advisory Committee Chair

In the case of rain, the event will be held indoors at Forest Glen Public School for a sprout harvesting session.

Other Earth Days 2016 events:

  • SNAP Workshop on Tuesday, April 19 at Burnhamthorpe Library
  • #SaugaEarthDays Twitter chat on Wednesday, April 20
  • Litter Awareness Blitz on Thursday, April 21 at the following Transit Terminals: Meadowvale Town Centre, South Common Centre, Westwood Mall
  • 20-Minute Makeover on Friday, April 22 throughout Mississauga
  • One Million Trees Planting on Saturday, April 23 at Heatherleigh Park
  • Ecosource’s Kick Off Your Garden Season workshop on Saturday, April 23 at Iceland Teaching Garden

For more information about Earth Days 2016 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 2016:

  • GLAD
  • Ecosource
  • Region of Peel
  • Credit Valley Conservation
  • Toronto and Region Conservation Authority
  • SNAP Burnhamthorpe
  • Evergreen
  • Association for Canadian Educational Resources
  • Local Enhancement & Appreciation of Forests

Media Contact
Christopher Tham
Public Relations Coordinator
City of Mississauga
905-615-3200, ext. 5934