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March 7: Port Credit Seed Lending Library Grand Opening

On March 7, you’re invited to the Port Credit Library for the unveiling of its new Seed Library. Why Have a Seed Library? As traditional libraries encourage mass literacy, seed libraries teach seed and food literacy. By putting seeds back into… Continue Reading →

Letter to the Editor: Mayor’s Gala Unfairly Maligned

As a volunteer and longtime supporter of Mayor Hazel McCallion’s annual Gala, I feel I must speak out against the malicious and ill-informed attacks targeting this event in recent months. The Mayor’s Gala has provided profile for our City, impacted… Continue Reading →

Keller Williams: RED Day

Renew, Energize and Donate is a Keller Williams worldwide initiative dedicated to improving local communities. On May 8, Keller Williams Real Estate Offices around the world closed their doors for the sole purpose of giving back to their community. Keller… 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 →

Jane Lockhart Wins at the NKBA Awards

Jane Lockhart, of Jane Lockhart Interior Design in Toronto, recently received several awards from the National Kitchen & Bath Associations (NKBA) in Canada and the U.S. for 2014. The Canadian Pinnacle Award for Design Excellence, the People’s Pick Kitchen Award… Continue Reading →

House in My Pocket: Lorne Park

In earlier times, an area situated in what is now southwest Mississauga was home to a very popular village, part of which was adjacent to the shores of Lake Ontario. While meandering through the streets of this pocket now known… Continue Reading →

Hidden Gems

Driving around Mississauga for work, baseball games and painting excursions, I have come across some unusual and unexpected sculptural pieces and artistic adornments to buildings installed by business owners, managers and ordinary people of their own volition. These gems enliven… Continue Reading →

Giving Back

Commitment to a worthy cause is its own reward. Words and photography by Mike Douglas Rod Alafriz, 64, is a small, friendly and tightly wound man. There is evident energy and precision in his movements, his dress and his words. He’s the Vice President… 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 →

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