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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 →

Living with Adult ADHD

Words by Rick Green “The tests show that your child scored very high for ADHD. That stands for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.” “I know what it is,” I replied, slightly mortified. Like most baby boomers, I had heard all about… Continue Reading →

Councillor Pat Mullin to Step Down in Ward 2

Mullin has served the City of Mississauga for 29 years as Councillor, with a strong focus on community, the environment, and crafting consensus among disagreeing points of view. Charles Thornton, President of the Sheridan Homelands Ratepayers Association (SHORA), had this… Continue Reading →

Lest We Forget

  A Navy veteran shares his story in a tech-savvy world. Words by Ann Ivy Male This month we acknowledge Remembrance Day, a day to reflect and pay homage to our fallen brethren. It also reminds us of the sacrifices… Continue Reading →

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