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MississaugaLife Classics: The Compass Leads The Way

Despite a tremendous increase in need, the poor in Clarkson/Port Credit continue to find food, attention and direction at the Compass. Words by Laura Schober On a clear, sunny Friday morning volunteers at The Compass community outreach centre in Port… Continue Reading →

Delivering Mississauga’s Healthcare

Words and photography by Mike Douglas Volunteers mark the gift of $5 million to Trillium Health Partners from Fred Ketchen with Michele Darling, Chair of the Foundation. Mississauga’s Fred Ketchen became famous for his live reports on television and radio… Continue Reading →

If Your Team Wins, Your Community Wins – at Shoeless Joe’s

On Tuesday, October 14, Shoeless Joe’s Meadowvale launched their second annual sports-based and community-driven program, the “If Your Team Wins, Your Community Wins!” competition. All-star player and hockey legend and brand ambassador, Doug Gilmour was on hand to support this… Continue Reading →

Medical Marijuana Clinics Coming To Mississauga

Canadian Cannabis Clinics (CCC) will be opening a second free medical marijuana clinic on Lakeshore Boulevard West in Etobicoke on April 6. The clinic is a part of a continuous effort to build more locations in Canada that specialize in marijuana treatment for… Continue Reading →

ParticipACTION Teen Challenge

PRESS RELEASE Canadian teens need to increase their physical exercise every day for a lifetime of good health. Research from ParticipACTION, the national voice for physical activity and sport participation in Canada, shows that only four per cent of Canadian… Continue Reading →

One Million Trees Plants 100,000 Trees

“Trees are important to the environment, health and quality of life in our city,” says Gavin Longmuir, Manager of Forestry. “The tremendous success of our tree-planting program shows that our residents and community partners are committed to preserving, protecting and… Continue Reading →

March 4: 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games Info Session

On March 4 (6:30-8:30 p.m.), Mississauga residents and businesses are invited to attend a drop-in session to learn about the Toronto 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games that will take place in Mississauga in the summer. Attendees will learn about transportation… Continue Reading →

Bob Dechert Appointed to Parliamentary Secretary

Dechert was previously appointed as Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs in May 2011, and the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minsiter of Justice and Attorney General of Canada in March 2010. He was elected to the House of… Continue Reading →

Paramount Fine Foods Announces Nazem Kadri as Brand Ambassador

Paramount Fine Foods, a growing chain of restaurants focusing on Middle Eastern cuisine, has announced Nazem Kadri of the Toronto Maple Leafs as their brand’s new ambassador. The announcement was made earlier this morning. A media conference will be held… Continue Reading →

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