Category Business

Video Spotlight: Billy Kidd

In the summer of 2004 Billy Kidd saw a magician entertain a crowd on the streets in Canada. Two years later Billy left her job, friends and country to become one of the few female magicians working in the world… Continue Reading →

[UPDATED] Photos: Meet the Mississauga City Youth Council

Photography by Wajahat Syed The Mississauga City Youth Council (MiCYC) held their official launch party at Microsoft Square One on June 28. Business and community leaders, trustees, candidates for the municipal election and other elected officials including, Member of Federal Parliament Brad… Continue Reading →

Frank Dale Wins Peel Region

The new Chair is just like the old Chair. Words and photography by Mike Douglas Wow. Imagine a series of council ballots measuring several of the most outstanding leaders in the two biggest suburban cities in Canada. The “race” for… Continue Reading →

Bestow like Buffett or Give like Gates

Donor-advised funds offer tax savings and create a lasting legacy. Words by Bryan Snelson Tanker cars of ink have been drained and entire forests have been felled in the pursuit of putting sufficient words to paper to describe the investing… Continue Reading →

Are We in Economic Gridlock?

The new Mississauga Summit pursues game-changing solutions for big-ticket issues. Words by Brian Crombie Mississauga has grown tremendously over the past 30 years, and with our growth has come some significant challenges. Now in 2013, we are at risk of… Continue Reading →

A Sphere’s Eye View at Erin Mills Town Centre

You’ve probably seen by now that Erin Mills Town Centre is undergoing a massive $100-million renovation—its first since it opened back in 1989. With this renovation comes the expected sleek facelift, and part of that is the removal of the… Continue Reading →

Explore 905: Charlie’s West Indian Food Mart

Art Gallery of Mississauga Artist in Residence Words by Camille Turner, Artist-in-Resident AGM His dahl is the best I’ve ever tasted. His empire has expanded from a food mart in the ’70s to include Charlie’s Meat & Seafood, and my… Continue Reading →

Dixie Outlet Mall Sold

If these excursions are a part of your regular or semi-regular Mississauga shopping experiences, then you’re going to want to know the following bit of information: The Toronto Star reports that Dixie Outlet Mall has been sold to huge Canadian… Continue Reading →

The Saxony Experience

Now that the house has been sold and the crowds have moved on from the Sam McDadi/Ritchie Auction’s auction of the Saxon Drive mansion, we feel the irrepressible urge to just say, thank you! Heated debate about the positives and… Continue Reading →

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