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VAM: Regional Artists Shine

For 36 years, VAM has celebrated the arts at their Annual Juried Show of Fine Arts. On January 16, the Art Gallery of Mississauga hosted the opening night, welcoming visitors to view submitted work. Submissions from across Ontario were juried by: Ivan Jurakic, Director and… Continue Reading →

UP Express Station Nearing Completion

The Union Pearson Express station at Toronto Pearson International Airport’s Terminal 1 is now 75 percent complete. Construction has been going on for six months to build a new station to facilitate express transportation between Union Station and Pearson Airport…. Continue Reading →

This doesn’t add up

Peel students continue to be under-funded and that’s unacceptable to the veteran Chair of the Peel District School Board. Words by Janet McDougald What is a Peel District School Board student worth? Left up to the Ministry of Education, less… Continue Reading →

Social Work

Find hidden places in plain view with the Art Gallery of Mississauga’s new Artist-in-Residence. Words by Jaclyn Qua-Hiansen The first time I met Camille Turner, she handed me an audio recording device and asked me to stand in the middle… Continue Reading →

Photo Gallery: The Monster Rock Orchestra

The Monster Rock Orchestra (MRO) performed their signature act at the Mississauga Waterfront Festival (MWF) this past weekend. The MRO was voted by the residents of Mississauga as the winner of the 2014 People’s Choice MARTY Award, recognizing the innovative… Continue Reading →

On Hazel’s Watch

Words by Mike Douglas It’s the day after the latest provincial election (held on October 6, 2011), and I’ve got Mayor Hazel McCallion on the phone. I was interested in her reaction to the election, voters’ concerns, and her insights… Continue Reading →

PUSH Exhibition Opens at LAC Gallery

A diverse group of visual artists made their debut at the Living Arts Centre’s gallery last night, celebrating the opening of a new exhibition called PUSH. PUSH showcases the work of nine talented artists who work in the mediums of… Continue Reading →

Anu Vittal: Artist Inspiring Artists

New Executive Director of Mississauga Arts Council brings fresh belief to her post. Words by Mike Douglas “Mining my subconscious…finding my inner child and sharing that with others.” This is a fragment of an underlying philosophy that animates the new… Continue Reading →

Mississauga Gambling

Mississauga is an incredible Canadian city located on the south-east border of Ontario. We know it’s a great, lively and vibrant city filled with incredible things to see, including art and cultural spaces, sporting venues, and nightlife, but now there’s… Continue Reading →

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