News release

Media Photo Opportunity: A Day in the Life of a City Employee

Local government | November 3, 2014

“Take Our Kids to Work Day gives us an opportunity to show Grade 9 students the different careers available at the City,” said Human Resources director, Sharon Willock. “Students will learn about careers in fire, security, transit and many more during their visit. During the day students will have the opportunity to participate 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.

Photo Opportunity:

City staff and grade nine students taking part in the national Take Our Kids to Work Day

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

10:30 a.m.

Mississauga Celebration Square
Glass Pavilion (located at the south-west corner of the lower square)
300 City Centre Drive, Mississauga

City staff from Fire, Transit, Security and other business areas and Grade 9 students

Take Our Kids to Work Day was developed in 1994 in the GTA 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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