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OF MISS FICIAL ISS VISIT AUGA O GUID R 2013/ E 2014

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Kariya Park

A Warm Welcome to Mississauga! Dear Friends: On behalf of members of Council and the residents of the City of Mississauga, I am pleased to extend greetings to Mississaugas residents and visitors through the Mississauga Visitor Guide 2013/2014 Edition produced by Tourism Toronto. The City of Mississauga is fortunate to be home to many great shopping centres, recreation venues, sporting events, restaurants and entertainment facilities. The Mississauga Visitor Guide 2013/2014 Edition provides our residents and visitors with an informative overview of the many activities available in our great city. As Canadas sixth largest city, we are fortunate to have an abundance of recreational activities available to our residents. Our beautiful parks, world class attractions and safe streets have made Mississauga one of Canadas most desirable places to live. I sincerely hope that you will utilize the Mississauga Visitor Guide 2013/2014 Edition to explore all that our great city has to offer. Once again, on behalf of my colleagues on Council and the residents of the City of Mississauga, I hope that you enjoy and make use of the Mississauga Visitor Guide 2013/2014 Edition published by Tourism Toronto. Sincerely,

Weve been expecting you. On behalf of the many people who provide hospitality in Mississauga and the Airport Area, we are pleased to bring you the 20132014 Official Mississauga Visitor Guide. Tourism Toronto is proud to partner with the City of Mississauga to promote this wonderful city. Follow your passion for shopping, exploring or attending a festival. Stroll through the picturesque neighbourhoods of Port Credit, Clarkson and Streetsville. Explore Mississaugas past at the citys historic sites and museums. Experience Mississaugas spectacular waterfront on Lake Ontario. Cast a reel in the Credit River or charter a boat for the day and enter the Great Ontario Salmon Derby. Play a round of golf. For nature lovers, hiking one of Mississaugas many trails and woodlands will surely be a highlight of your trip or visit one of the citys many magnificent parks and gardens. Spend an afternoon at the races at Woodbine Racetrack just northeast of the city. Enjoy a night out on the town and take in some of the citys fabulous dining, theatre, entertainment and nightlife. Mississauga has it all! We are sure that you will enjoy all the exciting things to see and do in Mississauga and have a great time. Wherever you go, meeting our people is an amazing way to experience Mississaugas warmth, diversity and heart. Welcome to Mississauga.

Hazel McCallion, C.M., LL.D. Mayor

David Whitaker, President and CEO, Tourism Toronto


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MISSISSAUGA TORONTO WEST TOURISM OFFICE A partnership with Tourism Toronto 2560 Matheson Boulevard East, Suite 220, Mississauga, ON L4W 4Y9 www.discovermississauga.ca VISITOR INQUIRIES: Tel: (905) 766-2579 Toll Free: 1-866-327-4093 TOURISM TORONTO: President and CEO, David Whitaker SVP and Chief Marketing Officer, Joel Peters VP Meetings and Conventions, Tara Gordon MEETINGS & CONVENTIONS INQUIRIES: Director Of Sales, Greater Toronto Regions Robert Kawamoto, 416-203-3810 rkawamoto@torcvb.com Account Director, Associations/Corporate Amanda Zappia, 416-203-3894 azappia@torcvb.com SPORT TOURISM INQUIRIES: Account Director, Sport Sonja Turek, CSEE, 416-203-2600 x893 sturek@torcvb.com Account Director, Sport Shelley Crawford, CSEE, 905-476-2833 scrawford@torcvb.com LEISURE TRADE INQUIRIES: 416-203-2600 x870 MEMBERSHIP INQUIRIES: Special Projects & Business Development Christopher Barry, 647-202-3042 cbarry@torcvb.com CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS INQUIRIES: Corporate Communications Manager Cathy Riches, 416-987-9077 criches@torcvb.com MISSISSAUGA VISITOR GUIDE PRODUCTION: Director of Creative Services, Tourism Toronto Bridget LeGrow Editor Marketing Communications Manager Creative Services, Tourism Toronto Vera Kurnitzki-West Creative Director Mississauga Visitor Guide, Art Direction Manager Creative Services, Tourism Toronto Audree Atendido Graphic Designer Gordon Alexander Editorial Assistants Cristina Massullo, Michael Persaud Many thanks to the following organizations for their information, expertise, assistance and contributions in compiling this guide: The City of Mississauga, Fred Kent, Project for Public Spaces I.J. Schechter Heritage Mississauga Riverwood Conservancy Port Credit BIA (Business Improvement Association) Streetsville BIA (Business Improvement Association) Clarkson BIA (Business Improvement Association) Provincial Ministry of Natural Resources Port Credit Salmon and Trout Association Credit River Anglers Association Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters Wayne Andrew, Andrews Charters Mississauga Toronto West Members Cover Photo credit: JP Moczulski

CONTENTS

4 Mississauga Downtown 8 Festivals & events 26 Neighbourhoods 34 Arts & Culture 39 Mississauga Culture on the Map 40 Film and Television 42 University of Toronto Mississauga, Notable Alumni 44 Heritage 46 Sports and Recreation 53 Living Green 54 parks and natural areas 56 Fishing, Conservation and the Derby 60 Accommodations 74 Shopping 76 Dining and Nightlife 80 Attractions 84 Industry and Transportation 85 Convention Centres and Exhibit Halls 86 Essentials 88 Map 90 Index

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Mississauga, Ontario is Canadas sixth largest city. A flourishing centre of arts, culture, heritage, entertainment, education, architecture, sports, recreation, shopping and business, Mississauga, is a dynamic, modern and vibrant lakefront city that attracts many visitors every year. Conveniently located immediately west of Toronto and nestled on the northern shore of Lake Ontario, Mississauga features a wonderful blend of thriving commercial and business districts, charming neighbourhoods and a spectacular waterfront setting for boating, fishing and leisure activities (featuring Canadas largest freshwater marina). From championship 18-hole golf courses, woodland walking trails and wetlands to worldclass arts, theatre and entertainment; from the high-stakes excitement of horse racing (just north-east of the city) to an incredible selection of delicious dining options and unparalleled shopping experiences, there is so much to see and do in Mississauga. For those who love historic places, Mississauga is also sure to please. History peeks through around every corner and in often unexpected places, offering beautiful glimpses into Mississaugas storied past in its heritage neighbourhoods and the beautiful historic sites found throughout the city. Mississauga is also home to Canadas largest Airport Toronto Pearson International Airport with over 65 airlines offering 1,100 flights daily to and from 180 destinations around the globe and serving more than 34 million passengers per year. Whether you choose an activity-packed weekend or a relaxing getaway, you will have a fantastic time here. We cant wait to welcome you! Mayor Hazel McCallions top things to see and do in Mississauga The Honourable Hazel McCallion has been the Mayor of Mississauga since 1978. Her vision and passion for the city have helped Mississauga grow from a bedroom community of 270,000 to a self-sustaining city of over 740,000, thriving economically with 61 of the Fortune 500 company head offices, a fabulous community spirit and flourishing academic, arts and culture, sports, education and heritage sectors. We have some wonderful places that are so natural. We have the beautiful Lake Promenade Park which has the Port Credit Yacht Club, a marina and sailing club. There are bicycle and walking paths where people can walk along the waterfront and we have Riverwood Park and the Chappell Estate which the city purchased. The park is being developed as a natural garden. We have the Visual Arts Centre where people can go to display their artwork. We have a major Salmon Derby with salmon fishing boats going out from Port Credit. We have beautiful trails along the waterfront and the Credit River. We have various heritage buildings and museums which are very interesting and display our citys proud heritage. We have an Art Gallery at City Hall. At Mississauga Celebration Square year-round events will be happening which include special events such as Canada Day, New Years Eve, the Mayors Levee and many multicultural festivals. We have great festivals such as the Mississauga Waterfront Festival considered one of the largest in Ontario; the Bread and Honey Festival that celebrates the wonderful history of the Village of Streetsville and Carassauga, Mississaugas multicultural festival. There are many great things to see and do in the great City of Mississauga.

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MISSISSAUGA DOWNTOWN
Mississauga is creating a place with a variety of experiences for residents and visitors alike. From shopping to entertainment, education and quiet reflection, Mississaugas downtown offers it all. Downtown is a place for people, alive with entertainment and concerts for all generations, programs for fun and for health and wellness and cultural festivals highlighting the citys rich diversity. Mississaugas parks and open spaces provide a chance to slow down in this bustling city core. The urban core continues to grow and the skyline re-invents itself as the vision for Mississaugas downtown is realized. Mississaugas vibrant downtown

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core is the heart and soul of the citys municipal government, cultural, social, community and commercial activities. Here you will find City Hall, the award-winning Mississauga Celebration Square, the Central Library, the Living Arts Centre, the provinces largest shopping mall (and second largest in Canada) Square One Shopping Centre and the Art Gallery of Mississauga. The downtown is home to the Sheridan Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning with the University of Toronto Mississauga, located minutes away. With a

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mix of office buildings, retail development and residential condominiums, downtown offers business opportunities and access to markets locally, in the Greater Toronto Area, nationally and internationally. The Downtown21 Master Plan, a planning document for the area, sets out a vision for creating a more vibrant downtown in Mississauga. That means Mississaugas downtown will have great walkable streets to shop or visit, restaurants and outdoor cafs. It will have great places like public squares, parks and outdoor markets, with an entertainment district and a range of venues to experience the arts and culture that our diverse city has to offer. All this will be available to visitors, residents, as well as people who come to visit and work downtown. Getting downtown will be easier - an expanded network of bike paths and improved transit will move you in and around the city while providing the sustainable connections that employees and businesses need across the Greater Toronto Area. There are also exciting plans to expand the citys public transit system with Light Rail Transit (LRT) along Hurontario Street. The LRT will connect Mississaugas Downtown with Port Credit to the south and with Brampton to the north. Also underway is the build of the new Transitway along Highway 403. The Transitway connects east and western destinations of the city through the downtown. MISSISSAUGA CELEBRATION SQUARE Cities and neighborhoods with thriving civic spaces benefit from a strong sense of community What goes on in the square is what the city is all aboutAll the great cities of the world have great gathering places Fred Kent, Project for Public Spaces 1. Located adjacent to Mississauga City Hall in the heart of downtown, Mississauga Celebration Square is a vibrant public square and state-of-the-art multi-media event destination. Mississauga Celebration Square provides a critical focus point and highly significant

connection to the emerging Downtown, Civic Centre and city as a whole, serving as the friendly front porch of the area where people can get together, mix, mingle and enjoy themselves. From large main stage events and community festivals, to more intimate gatherings and individual activities, Mississauga Celebration Square was designed for comfort and ease of use. Hosting a dynamic line-up of year-round free outdoor events, amazing entertainment programming, markets and festivals that showcase the arts, cultural diversity and entertainment of the city (see pages 9- 12 for a listing of upcoming events), Mississauga Celebration Square draws upon the principles of international urban space best practices as an outdoor community centre for everyone. Mississauga Celebration Square won an Award of Excellence through the citys annual Urban Design Awards Program. The Awards Program is now celebrating 32 years of recognizing architecture and urban design excellence in Mississauga. The Awards also recognize the important contribution of the development industry in creating great buildings, landscapes, open spaces and elements of urban design which shape and positively benefit the public realm. Features of Mississauga Celebration Square include an enlarged square area, an interactive water feature converting to a skating rink in winter, a permanent, expandable stage with a second-to-none, state-of-the-art distributed sound system and performance infrastructure and a digital media wall to support events, provide interactive art capability and opportunity for commercial advertising. Mississauga Celebration Square also features a Memorial monument, a market/vendor area to support cultural events, and upgrades to the 300-seat amphitheatre. The lower square also comprises a large turf area in front of the stage. Architects for the Mississauga Celebration Square project are Toronto-based CS&P Architects.

1. Project for Public Spaces (PPS) is a non-profit planning, design and educational organization dedicated to helping people create and sustain public spaces that build stronger communities. Their pioneering Placemaking approach helps citizens transform their public spaces into vital places that highlight local assets, spur rejuvenation and serve common needs. The organization consulted with the City of Mississauga for the Mississauga Celebration Square project.

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Celebration Square, the Civic Precinct, the Living Arts Centre and new residential buildings in the Downtown. The Downtown Sheridan College campus has been named the Hazel McCallion Campus. Its an exciting addition to Mississaugas Downtown, building on the urban buzz and activity in the Civic District that exists today. A unique feature associated with the entry to the campus is the construction of the first Downtown Roundabout.
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As explained by Mississaugas Commissioner of Planning and Building, Ed Sajecki, great cities of the world are defined by their public spaces. Mississauga Celebration Square is one component of a much broader public space city centre plan that creates a continuum of park spaces, public spaces and pedestrian walkways throughout the downtown core that continue to enliven and animate the area for the public to use and enjoy. These include Scholars Green, a three acre park that winds itself around the grounds of Sheridan Colleges new Mississauga campus and Community Common, an urban green space located just northwest of Mississauga Celebration Square. Community Common Park is a significant addition to the Downtown. It was completed in 2011 and creates an important east-west connection linking new and existing public parks and spaces, including Mississauga

Enjoy a self-guided tour of the Civic Centre or grab a bite to eat at C Caf. When you visit the Civic Centre, experience highlights including the Great Hall, with marble and granite columns rising more than three storeys to a 20-metre-high glass skylight; and the 30-metre diameter domed ceiling of the Council Chamber, which depicts an evening spring sky over Mississauga. View the Mississauga skyline from a panoramic perspective from Mississaugas famous landmark Clock Tower. Wander leisurely through the public Art Gallery of Mississauga which features works by local and national artists. (Open yearround, admission is free.) Since opening in 1997, the Living Arts Centre (LAC ) has quickly become the central spot for arts and culture in Mississauga. Re-energize at the serene Kariya Park Japanese Gardens.

A great place to work, a great place to play! As Canadas sixth largest city with a population of more than 740,000, Mississauga is a diverse, progressive and award-winning municipality located on the shores of Lake Ontario in the heart of the Greater Toronto Area. With culturally rich and diverse communities, Mississauga has approximately 54,000 businesses, employing more than 413,325 people that have chosen this city as the place to be for work/life balance. The city has been recognized as Canadas safest city for the 13th year in a row and offers a variety of quality housing, first class schools, two extraordinary healthcare facilities and the enjoyment of more than 520 parks and trails. With a rich pool of talent, Mississauga is home to the University of Toronto, Mississauga Campus and is the new home of Sheridan Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning Hazel McCallion Campus. The city also is within commuting distance to an additional 10 universities and 11 colleges. Ranked first overall among Mid-Sized American Cities of the Future 2013/14 by fDi Magazine, Mississauga is a great location for business. For the tenth year in a row, Mississauga has received Standard & Poors AAA credit rating. Over 61 Fortune 500 companies have their Canadian head office or a major divisional head office in Mississauga. It is centrally located with easy access to global markets - a 90 minute drive from the U.S. border and within a days drive to North Americas richest markets with access to 164 million consumers. Canadas largest international airport is located right in Mississauga, with non-stop services to 180 destinations in 60 countries across the globe. Come visit and find out what makes us such a great place to live work and play. www.mississauga.ca/business

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URBAN DESIGN IN THE CITY Marilyn Monroe and Joe The Absolute Condos Mississauga: Completed in 2011, the visually stunning, uniquely designed, curvy, iconic, architecturally bold Absolute Condos Mississauga have made a dramatic visual statement on the Mississauga skyline. Located near Mississaugas downtown core, these modern and impressive towers have been nicknamed Marilyn Monroe and Joe, one

tower being more curvaceous in design than the other. Part of a master-planned condo community featuring five designer towers by Fernbrook Homes and Cityzen Development Group, the condo design was selected via an international design competition, attracting 90 submissions from 70 countries. The winning design was submitted by Ma Yansong, Yosuke Hayano and Qun Dand of Mad Architects in Beijing, China.

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The Absolute Condos

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Celebration Square

MISSISSAUGA FESTIVAL CITY


From Ontarios largest multicultural festival to spectacular special events, Mississauga is a city that knows how to celebrate and does so with style year-round. (For a detailed listing of events please refer to the event listings on pages 9 - 25) Mississauga Celebration Square celebrated one million visits with the Thanks A Million campaign. Since opening in 2011, the Square has hosted more than 200 festivals and events. Mississauga - Top Festivals (in terms of attendance 2012 numbers)  Amacon Mississauga Rotary Ribfest - 120,000 Bollywood Monster Mashup - 15,000 Carassauga - 289,400  Mississauga Celebration Square Canada Day - 120,000  Mississauga Celebration Square New Years Eve - 30,000  Mississauga Celebration Square Tree Lighting - 15,000

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Calendar of Events

 Mississauga Santa Claus Parade - 60,000  Mississauga Waterfront Festival - 55,000  MuslimFest - 25,000 Port Credit Canada Day: Paint the Town Red - 55,000 Port Credit Busker Fest - 50,000

 Southside Shuffle Blues and Jazz Festival - 57,000  Streetsville Canada Day - 40,000  Streetsville Founders Bread and Honey Festival - 40,000

CELEBRATE SUMMER
For a full list of event details: Visit: mississaugacelebrationsquare.ca E-mail us at celebration.square@mississauga.ca Phone: 3-1-1 or if outside city limits 905-615-4311 Like us on Facebook and Follow us on Twitter @ MCSEvents Our address: 300 City Centre Drive, Mississauga Events are weather permitting & subject to cancellation. All events are free. Concerts & movies under the stars, open air fitness classes, fountain days, festival weekends, food trucks and fireworks. Experience the magic of summer at Mississauga Celebration Square. It all starts here, mississaugacelebrationsquare.ca. ON Screen Movie Nights Dates: Thursday nights May 23, 30; June 6, 13, 20, 27; July 11, 25; August 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; September 6, 13, 20 Bring your blanket, grab some popcorn and take in a movie under the stars. For the young and the young at heart, come out to watch your favourites from blockbuster hits to classics from the golden age of cinema. Live On Stage Concert Series Urban Music featuring Classified Friday, June 21, 8 p.m. World Music featuring Alex Cuba Friday, July 26, 8 p.m. Country Music featuring Kira Isabella Friday, August 23, 8 p.m. End of Summer Bash Saturday, September 7, 8 p.m.

Canada Day Celebration 2013 Monday, July 1, 2013 Time: 4 to 10:30 p.m. Celebrate Canadas birthday at Mississauga Celebration Square! Enjoy gourmet street food, play kids games; and prepare to be captivated by performances from local artists as they set the stage for chart topping headline acts and an explosion of fireworks. Movie Marathon Weekend Dates: July 4 to 7

CELEBRATE FALL
Imagination Park Dates: Saturdays & Sundays in October 12 to 5 p.m. Create endless possibilities every weekend in October at Imagination Park. Build and discover with giant movable blocks designed to unleash your inner explorer. Let kids shape their own magical world of castles, creatures and vehicles powered by their imagination.

CELEBRATE WINTER
Mississauga Tree Lighting Celebration Saturday, November 23 7 to 9 p.m. Lace up your skates, bring your holiday cheer and watch as Mississauga Celebration Square is set a glow at the 2013 Tree Lighting Celebration! Feel the spirit of the season with dazzling lights, sugary sweet treats, and a live concert that will warm your heart and skate the night away as we open our outdoor skating rink! Mississauga New Years Eve Celebration Tuesday, December 31, 2013 10 p.m. to Midnight Countdown to 2014 at Mississauga Celebration Square! Ring in the New Year with a DJ skate party, high-energy performances by international recording artists, delicious food vendors and an explosive fireworks show at midnight.

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National Public Works Family Fun Day May 25, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The City of Mississauga celebrates National Public Works Week by raising public awareness of various Transportation & Works services and activities. The family fun day event is an opportunity for residents to learn more about how we deliver services they rely on, such as managing Mississaugas roadways, bridges and storm waters management systems, as well as running Mississauga Transit and enforcing municipal by-laws. Visit mississauga.ca MS Walk May 26, 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. The MS Walk is the MS Society of Canadas largest fundraiser involving more than 70,000 participants and volunteers in communities from coast to coast. Last year alone, 950 participants united together in Mississauga to raise more than $165,000 to help fund research and services. Contact Nadia Shivji at 416-922-6600 ext. 3117 or e-mail nadia.shivji@mssociety.ca Visit mswalks.ca City of Mississauga Bike to Work Day May 27, 8 to 10 a.m. Try cycling to work! Ride alone, bring a friend or join the annual group ride from Riverwood Park. Cyclists can enjoy a free breakfast at Celebration Square from 8 to 10 a.m. Hosted by the City of Mississauga, Smart Commute Mississauga and the Mississauga Cycling Advisory Committee. Visit smartcommutemiss.ca or e-mail cycling@ mississauga.ca Buddhas Birthday Celebration: Peace to the City, the Nation and the World June 1, 4 to 8 p.m. Buddhas birthday, or Vesak Celebration, is similar to Christmas to the Buddhist community. Come and join the three largest temples in Mississauga as we celebrate through inspirational speeches, cultural performances of dance, song and devotional chants. The program will end with the attending clerics performing a common chant. E-mail mderweldon@hotmail.com From Khyber to Mehran: A Journey Through Pakistan June 8, Noon to 11 p.m. Experience a Journey through Pakistan as the food, entertainment, fashion and culture of all four provinces of Pakistan come to the Square. There will be crafts, fabric and clothing to explore which showcase the historical skills and fashions of the

people of Pakistan. There will also be a surprise visit from a special guest. Visit universalpromotions.ca or e-mail khyber2mehran@yahoo.ca Scotiabank Bed Race June 9, Noon to 4 p.m. Come together for a day of races, entertainment and activities on wheels as Trillium Health Centre Foundation and the Volunteers of Trillium Health Centre host the Scotiabank Bed Race! Kicking off the first year of what is to become an annual community event, the race will support seniors health and wellness at Trillium. Contact Amy Raposo at 905-848-7580 ext. 3299 or email amy.raposo@trilliumhealthpartners.ca Visit trilliumbedrace.ca/bedrace Hungama! June 22, 6 to 10 p.m. Come and enjoy the exotic sounds and atmosphere of Hungama at Mississauga Celebration Square! The concert will provide audiences of all ages and cultural backgrounds the chance to enjoy and participate in a showcase of South Asian music, arts and traditions. Invited artists under the age of 30 will perform famous songs from some of Bollywoods known legends and from the golden years of music. Visit desiFEST.ca or email dbalakri@bluebanddigital.com 5th Annual South Asian Canada Day June 23, Noon to 8 p.m. Celebrating Canada Day, South Asian style! Come out and enjoy some South Asian food, music, dancing, and fashion. For the kids, there will be a magic show, face painting, mimicry, Canadian trivia and a mini singing competition. With almost two dozen participating South Asian organizations, it is sure to be a great day. Visit southasiancanadaday.ca or email mkhan@ theeasternnews.com TD IRIE Fest Mississauga July 13 & 14 Saturday Noon to 11 p.m. & Sunday Noon to 7 p.m. TD IRIE Fest Mississauga hosts a two-day celebration of music, dance, art and culture. Created as a unifying symbol of Mississaugas diversity, the TD Irie Music Festival - Mississauga is an opportunity to promote a greater understanding between the diverse cultures and traditions of people living in our community. Featuring performers from an eclectic range of musical styles, a vendors market and much more, the festival promises to have something to offer everyone. Visit iriemusicfestival.com or e-mail phil.vassell@gmail.com

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Amacon Mississauga Rotary Ribfest July 18 to 21 Thursday to Saturday 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. & Sunday 11 a.m.to 7 p.m. Ribfest marks its 10th anniversary in 2013 with 14 vendors selling BBQ ribs and chicken along with several other food and non-food vendors. This family-oriented festival features live entertainment from several local artists and our exclusive Singfest amateur talent competition. Contact Gordon West at 1-855-742-3378 ext. 110 or email info@rib-fest.com Visit Rib-fest.com Fiesta Ng Kalayaan July 27, Noon to 11 p.m. Fiesta Ng Kalayaan is a showcase of Filipino history, heritage, culture and talents featuring local and Philippine artists involved in various aspects of the performing arts. Everyone is invited to experience Filipino culture and to share the art and culture of their heritage as well. Contact Resty DelRosario at 416-845-8747 or e-mail resty.delrosario@rogers.com Pride Week in Peel - March & Community Fair July 28, 1 to 5 p.m. The Pride Week in Peel - March and Community Fair bring pride to Mississauga! The march will take place on Mississauga Celebration Square. Bring your fabulous selves, whether that means glitter, big sunglasses, rainbow flags or blue jeans! Post-march, we invite you back to the amphitheatre on the Square for an amazing line-up of singers, dancers and other great performances along with an outdoor familyfriendly community fair with refreshments and a showcase of LGBTTIQQ2S-positive resources and supports. All community members are invited to come together and celebrate the communities in our region and to advocate for the creation of more safe spaces in Peel. Contact Ashley Lake 905-602-4082 ext. 455 or e-mail prideweekinpeel@gmail.com Viet SummerFest August 4, 2 to 8 p.m. Come celebrate and experience the wonderful culture of Vietnam! This years festival is packed with lots of fun activities, live entertainment and food for the entire family to enjoy. Youll experience a showcase of Vietnams finest cultural performances, including Vietnamese folk music, dance and arts and crafts. Viet SummerFest preserves and promotes Vietnamese culture and highlights the ethnic and cultural diversity in the City of Mississauga. Visit minhchauproduction.com or e-mail phuongluong168@hotmail.com

Mississauga ItalFest 2013 Ferragosto in the City August 10, 3 to 11 p.m. Were bringing the first Italian cultural event of its kind to Mississauga! Come share and celebrate Italian culture, art, history, landscape, food and music and traditions with friends and family! ItalFest is open to everyone and encourages Italian youth specifically to embrace and celebrate their heritage of origin, acknowledging the part it has played in their development and making them responsible and proud Canadian citizens! We acknowledge and pay tribute to the Italian pioneers, who in spite of the language, education and financial barriers, have grown to be successful citizens of our community. Contact Nancy Mancini at 647-500-8968 or e-mail info@tcoh.ca Visit tcoh.ca or tcoh.ca/italfest Mosaic 8th Annual South Asian Heritage Festival of Mississauga August 16 & 17 Friday 6 to 11 p.m. & Saturday Noon to 11 p.m. Now in its 8th year, Mosaic is the largest free South Asian arts, culture and heritage festival in North America. Mosaic 2013 will feature a comedy night, film festival, main stage performances, youth stage and food and commercial vendors. Comedy Night will be held at Novotel Mississauga on August 11. Contact Arshad Mahmood at 416-388-9596 or e-mail info@communityart.ca Visit mosaicfest.com Bollywood Monster Mash Up August 24, 1 to 11 p.m. Bollywood Monster Mashup festival celebrates 100 years of Indian cinema with a full day of fun for everyone. Free events include a film festival, a KidsZone for childrens crafts and games, a Bollywood concert with a Bollywood headliner, spectacular dancers, the tastiest food in town and a Bollywood marketplace to celebrate 100 years of Indian cinema! Join thousands of people at the Bollywood Centenary celebrations in Mississauga while brilliant musicians and dancers perform your favourite songs from the early takes to modern club hits. Contact Vikas Kohli at 424-888-4527 or e-mail samosa@bollywoodmonstermashup.com Visit BollywoodMonsterMashup.com MuslimFest August 31 to September 1 Saturday Noon to 11 p.m. & Sunday Noon to 8 p.m. MuslimFest celebrates the best in arts, culture and entertainment. The event features local and international artists who showcase their talent in various areas. Concerts featuring popular Muslim

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artists, comedy shows, a multicultural bazaar and a kids carnival are just some of the fun things one can expect at MuslimFest. Contact Saffraz Khan at 1-877-994-3292 or e-mail saffraz@muslimfest.com. Visit muslimfest.com Tour de Mississauga September 15, 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Everyone is welcome in this non-competitive cycling event which offers 30 km, 60 km and 100 km options and more! Discover Mississaugas hidden gems which can only be seen by bike! Registration details will be posted online. Visit mississaugacycling.ca/tour or email contact@mississaugacycling.ca 2013 Community Crime Awareness Day September 21, Noon to 4 p.m. The 13th Annual Community Crime Awareness Day serves as a tool for citizens to come together and learn about community safety and policing issues in the region, emphasizing cohesion and municipal harmony. It is an event combining information, entertainment and friendship to promote a positive, safe and supportive environment for people who live and work in Mississauga. This event is a great day for families and friends. Admission is FREE! Attendees will enjoy free food and lots of giveaways will be distributed at the event. Visit crimeawareness.com or e-mail mcba@mcba-canada.com

Bird Watching Hikes Mondays: May 13, 27, & Wednesdays: May 1, 15, 22, 29, 8:30-10:00 a.m. Join renowned birders Luc Fazio and Dan Salisbury for spring bird watching hikes at Riverwood. All walks meet at the Pergola. Bring your binoculars. Great for families, new birders and experienced ones alike! Please check the website for time changes that may be dictated by leaders schedules. Meet at the MacEwan Garden Pergola off the first parking lot at Riverwood. www.riverwoodconservancy.org Meadowvale Theatre Presents Miss Caledonia May 2, 8 p.m. Meadowvale Theatre, 6315 Montevideo Road Based on a true story, this comedic play is a delightful exploration of optimism and reality down on the farm. The year is 1955. Desperate to escape the chicorypulling, stall-cleaning, hay-baling drudgery of life in RR#2 Caledonia, Peggy Ann Douglas has a plan. Following in the footsteps of starlet Debbie Reynolds, Peggy Ann will simply become a movie star and she will start her journey to the top by winning the local pageant. Dora and Canadian Comedy Award winner Melody A. Johnson, along with the delightful accompaniment of Alison Porter on fiddle, will have you in the palm of her hand on her quest for the tiara in Miss Caledonia. Call the Box Office at 905-615-4720 to purchase tickets. www.mtix.ca Summer Reading Book Sale Friday, May 3, 6 p.m. 9 p.m. & Saturday, May 4, 10 a.m. 4 p.m. Sheridan Centre, 2225 Erin Mills Parkway Summer Reading Book Sale. In support of the Mississauga Symphony Orchestra. Hardcover and paperback. Romance, mystery, science fiction and general fiction. Bargain prices, Cash only. Contact: 647-866-7253, usedbooksale@bell.net. Fee: Free Mississauga Marathon May 3 5 www.mississaugamarathon.com White Oaks Art Group Member Art Exhibition May 3 5 Visual Arts Mississauga For further information visit www.visualartsmississauga.com or call 905-277-4313 Concert in Support of The Esperanza Music Project May 4, 7:30 p.m. Solel Congregation, 2399 Folkway Drive Join the community in supporting The Esperanza

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Game Show The Comedy You Play April 25 June 30 Stage West Theatre Game Show invites the audience into a refreshingly fun new theatre experience. Set during a live broadcast of a fictional, long--running TV game show, it places the theatre audience in the role of the TV studio audience, in which members are picked as the contestants to play the trivia-based game and win actual prizes! The audience also witnesses all the backstage, back-stabbing antics behind the scenes that go on during the commercial breaks of the show. The critics rave! www.stagewest.com REBEL 13 May 1 to 7 Various locations across the City of Mississauga Between May 1 and 7, young people across Canada join together to host the largest youth-led celebration of creative expression and community involvement of its kind celebrating National Youth Arts Week and National Youth Week. Mississaugas signature week is entitled REBEL and features a variety of free events every day for seven days. mississauga.ca/rebel

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Music Project with an inspiring evening of music.This concert will feature thestudentsof The Esperanza Music Project,as well as performances by Nadiya Korol, Susan Naccache, Ron Miller, Iris Rodrigues,and members ofAlchemy. esperanzamusicproject.org Wildflower Walk Saturday May 4, 9:00-10:30 a.m. The Riverwood Conservancy Nina Barabas, Riverwoods resident botanist, once again leads one of her popular spring wild flower walks. There is always something new to learn on these walks. Meet at the MacEwan Garden Pergola off the first parking lot at Riverwood. www.riverwoodconservancy.org Watercolour Painters: Students of Sherrill Girard May 6 - 12 Visual Arts Mississauga For further information visit www. visualartsmississauga.com or call 905-277-4313 TRC Volunteer Tour-Guided Walks Tuesday May 7, 9:00-10:30 a.m. The Riverwood Conservancy. Meet at the MacEwan Garden Pergola off the first parking lot at Riverwood. www.riverwoodconservancy.org The Herbs of Riverwood Walk and Talk May 7 & May 23, 2:30-5:30 p.m. The Riverwood Conservancy Medicinal plants grow all around us - beneath our feet, through the cracks in concrete and in the woods and meadows, not just in exotic, far-away countries. Join in a walk with a Medical Herbalist, Susan Elliotson, R.H., to identify and learn how to use these plants to improve your health. Meet at the MacEwan Garden Pergola off the first parking lot at Riverwood. www.riverwoodconservancy.org 2013 MARTY Awards Thursday, May 9, 7-10 p.m. Hammerson Hall, Living Arts Centre, 4141 Living Arts Drive Now into its 19th year, the MARTY Awards celebrate the artistic triumphs of the citys established artists while encouraging and supporting emerging artistic talent. This year, there are 91 artists in the running. The winners will be revealed at the MARTYS gala taking place on Thursday, May 9, 2013 at the state-ofthe-art, Living Arts Centre. The red carpet will roll out at 6:30 p.m. and the show will start promptly at 8 p.m. Expect glitz, glamour and positive vibes as the best of the best get together under one roof for this highly acclaimed spectacular event. Produced by the Mississauga Arts Council, the MARTYS have been considered an important launch for many Mississauga artists careers. www.mississaugaartscouncil.com Fee: $25

Mississauga Symphony Orchestra, Songs from the Auvergne May 11, 8 p.m. Living Arts Centre Conducted by John Barnum, soprano Lesley Bouza and the Mississauga Symphony Orchestra serenade you with Joseph Canteloubes hauntingly beautiful Chants dAuvergne, with melodies drawn from the rustic folksongs of the Auvergne region of France. Passionate and moving, the songs reflect the landscapes of the Auvergne in lush orchestral colors. The evening also showcases dance music with Massenets Le Cid, Navarra of Isaac Albeniz, and The Three-Cornered Hat of Manuel de Falla, with the energy and passion associated with Spanish dances. Call 905-306-6000 or visit livingartscentre. ca to purchase tickets from the Living Arts Centre box office. Please visit mississaugasymphony. ca for more information. 905-615-4405/ info@ mississaugasymphony.ca www.livingartscentre.ca Fee: Check Living Arts Centre website TRC Garden Tour Program May 11, 9:00-10:00 a.m. The Riverwood Conservancy Join us in an exploratory walk around the Chappell House and Carolinian Forest Gardens to see what is stirring in the earth. This walk covers a regeneration area for native plants, as well as gardens associated with a 1920s style home. Note: uneven ground, steps. Meet at the MacEwan Garden Pergola off the first parking lot at Riverwood. www.riverwoodconservancy.org Kalpit Panchal Member Art Exhibition May 13 17 Visual Arts Mississauga For further information visit www. visualartsmississauga.com or call 905-277-4313 Heritage Caf May 16, 7 p.m. C Caf (Mississauga Civic Centre) A Retrospective of Art in Mississauga Works of art from the Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives with connections to the City of Mississauga will be explored. Free. museumsofmississauga.com May is Museum Month May 19, 1 to 5 p.m. Bradley Museum, 1620 Orr Road Benares Historic House, 1507 Clarkson Road North Leslie Log House, 4415 Mississauga Road Enjoy free guided tours and historic demonstrations . museumsofmississauga.com Heart Healthy Walks Sunday, May 19, 9:00-10:30 a.m. The Riverwood Conservancy. The Credit Valley Conservation Authority in 2013 Be sure to dress for a brisk walk! Meet at the MacEwan

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Garden Pergola off the first parking lot at Riverwood. www.riverwoodconservancy.org Astronomy Series Presented by RASC May 21 (22), 8:30 10:00 p.m. The Riverwood Conservancy, (in front of Chappell House) Observe the night sky with members of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada. Large telescopes will be set up to give you amazing views of the Moon, the planets and more! Star maps will be handed out. Please note: The event will be held on the first date shown the second date is a back-up date in case of inclement weather. www.riverwoodconservancy.org Carassauga Festival May 24 to 26 Hershey Centre and various locations in Mississauga. In 2013, 28 Pavilions representing 72 cultures located in various cultural and recreation centres in Mississauga will give visitors the opportunity to travel the world without leaving the city. Visitors will travel from one Pavilion to another having their passports stamped as they enter each Pavilion, depicting cultures of different countries and providing a line-up of entertainment. Interactive entertainment including dance classes and performances, storytelling, skits, fashions shows, games, music, theatre and film allows each visitor an opportunity to create their own personal idea of a great time. Many Pavilions exhibit the art of their country and hold a marketplace where visitors purchase products and souvenirs. carassauga.com Birding By Ear - Credit Valley Conservation Workshop Saturday, May 25, 9:00-10:30 a.m. The Riverwood Conservancy Add a new dimension to your walk in the woods: sound! Birding by ear is a great skill to learn if you want to enhance your outdoor experience. In this workshop we will be learning to identify the songs of the 10 most common birds at Riverwood. Designed for beginners. Join CVC naturalist and education technician Myra Spiller. Meet at the MacEwan Field Station at Riverwood, 4190 Riverwood Park Lane. www.theriverwoodconservancy.org VAM Youth Program Instructors Show May 27 June 2 Visual Arts Mississauga www.visualartsmississauga.com or call 905-277-4313 Climate Change: Galapagos Ground Zero Tuesday, May 28, 7:00-8:30 p.m. Join Dave Taylor for a talk on The Galapagos Islands, a living laboratory best known for the abundant wildlife that can be seen there. The islands are now being recognized as a microcosm for learning about how climate affects life. But dont come expecting

the usual doom and gloom. This presentation will surprise you. Meet at the MacEwan Field Station at Riverwood, 4190 Riverwood Park Lane. www.theriverwoodconservancy.org Streetsville Founders Bread and Honey Festival May 31 to June 2 Streetsville Memorial Park Enjoy an affordable family filled weekend including a carnival, live entertainment, buskers, marketplace, fishing derby, kayak the credit, great bands and more! FREE BREAD & HONEY! breadandhoney.ca VAM Spring Art Celebration & Exhibition May 31 June 2 Visual Arts Mississauga www.visualartsmississauga.com or call 905-277-4313

JUNE 2013
Mayors Heritage Luncheon, Glen Erin Inn Genealogy Workshop Hosted by Heritage Mississauga Cost $25, Must be prepaid www.heritagemississauga.com 905-828-8411 Ext 0 Live Professional Boxing June 1, 8 p.m. Hershey Centre The 2013 Fight Series returns to the Hershey Centre with hard hitting professional boxing action! For up to date fight card and ticket information visit www.unitedpromotions.ca On the Verandah Summer Concert Series June, July & August, Fridays at 7:30 p.m. Benares Historic House, 1507 Clarkson Road North Admission: Pay-What-You-Can Bring your own lawn chairs and/or blankets and best sing-along voices to enjoy these outdoor performances. museumsofmississauga.com Gallery in the Garden & Strawberry Fair June 2, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Benares Historic House, 1507 Clarkson Road North Free Admission Various artisans will be showcasing and selling their work including art, jewellery, pottery, blown glass, wood carving, wrought iron, mosaics and more. Musical entertainment will also be on site for your enjoyment. museumsofmississauga.com Bernice Kwong Member Art Exhibition June 3 9 Visual Arts Mississauga For further information visit www. visualartsmississauga.com or call 905-277-4313

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Bird Watching Hikes Mondays: June, 3, 10, 17, 24 & Wednesdays: June 5, 12, 19, 26 8:30-10:00 a.m. Join renowned birders Luc Fazio and Dan Salisbury for spring bird watching hikes at Riverwood. All walks meet at the Pergola. Bring your binoculars. Great for families, new birders and experienced ones alike! Please check the website for time changes that may be dictated by leaders schedules. www.riverwoodconservancy.org Heart Healthy Walks June 4, 7:00-8:30 p.m. The Riverwood Conservancy. The Riverwood Conservancy Birding. Be sure to dress for a brisk walk! Meet at the MacEwan Garden Pergola off the first parking lot at Riverwood. www.riverwoodconservancy.org Clarkson BIA Club Day June 6 Learn more about the non-profit groups located throughout the City of Mississauga. If sports or music is your thing and you are looking to join a group of like-minded individuals, then come on down to the Clarkson Village. These enthusiastic people would love to share their interests and help you learn how to become involved. If you are associated with a non-profit group and would like to know how you can be a part of Club Day then please email: office@ clarksonbia.com 2013 World League Volleyball June 7/8 - Team Canada vs. Portugal, 7 p.m. June 14/15 - Team Canada vs. Korea, 7 p.m. Hershey Centre The Hershey Centre welcomes Team Canada as they compete in the prestigious FIVB World League of Volleyball. The FIVB World League is unlike any other global competition in the world. Established in 1990, the FIVB World League is an annual mens national team volleyball tournament that reaches all corners of the planet, offering millions in prize money, professional organization and worldwide TV coverage. For ticket and event information visit www. hersheycentre.com Genealogy Workshop in conjunction with Halton Peel OGS June 8 Topics: Modern Research & Ontario Land Registry Office Records Speaker Fawne Stratford-Devai Hosted by Heritage Mississauga At The Grange, 1921 Dundas St. West (one block west of Mississauga Road) Cost $25.00 www.heritagemississauga.com 905-828-8411 Ext 0

TRC Garden Tour Program June 8, 9:00-10:00 a.m. The Riverwood Conservancy Join us in an exploratory walk around the Chappell House and Carolinian Forest Gardens to see what is stirring in the earth. This walk covers a regeneration area for native plants, as well as gardens associated with a 1920s style home. Note: uneven ground, steps. Meet at the MacEwan Garden Pergola off the first parking lot at Riverwood. www.riverwoodconservancy.org Downton Abbey Tea & Tour June 9, 12 to 2 p.m. & 3 to 5 p.m. Benares Historic House. 1507 Clarkson Road North The Museums of Mississauga are hosting themed Tea and Tour afternoons at Benares Historic House which has been restored to reflect daily life in 1918. Reservations required by calling 905-615-4860 ext. 2110 Rusti Kurlawalla Member Art Exhibition June 10 16 Visual Arts Mississauga For further information visit www.visualartsmississauga.com or call 905-277-4313 Exotic Birds & Wildlife of Sri Lanka Lecture Tuesday, June 11, 7:00-8:30 p.m. The Riverwood Conservancy Luc Fazio will present a video in which 33 endemic birds of Sri Lanka and some mammals are highlighted. Information will be provided on how to arrange a wildlife visit to this exotic island in the Indian Ocean. Meet at the MacEwan Field Station at Riverwood, 4190 Riverwood Park Lane. www.riverwoodconservancy.org Heritage Caf June 13, 7 p.m. C Caf (Mississauga Civic Centre) George Hunter: Canadas Location Photographer A selection of images from around the world and their stories will be the subject of this renowned photographers presentation. Free Admission museumsofmississauga.com Mississauga Waterfront Festival June 14 to 16 Port Credit Memorial Park This award winning event features 3 days of great entertainment, including their signature Monster Rock Orchestra, carnival, childrens village, market place, interactive & experiential fun for the whole family, & much more. themwf.com TRC Volunteer Tour-Guided Walks Saturday, June 15, 9:00-10:30 a.m. The Riverwood Conservancy. Meet at the MacEwan Garden Pergola off the first parking lot at Riverwood. www.riverwoodconservancy.org

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Farmers Market Port Credit Saturdays: June 15 - October 12 Select from the finest produce right here in Port Credit, weekly cooking demos, live entertainment and crafters at the corner of Elmwood Ave. & Lakeshore Rd. E. www.portcredit.com Astronomy Series Presented by RASC June 18 (19), 9:00 10:30 p.m. The Riverwood Conservancy Explore the universe with family and friends! Observe the night sky with members of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada. Large telescopes will be set up to give you amazing views of the Moon, the planets and more! Learn the names of the brighter stars and constellations. Star maps will be handed out. Spend an enjoyable evening with the stars on the lawn of in front of Chappell House. Please note: The event will be held on the first date shown the second date is a back-up date in case skies are not suitable for star-gazing on the scheduled date. www.riverwoodconservancy.org The Herbs of Riverwood Walk and Talk June 20, 2:30-5:30 p.m. The Riverwood Conservancy Medicinal plants grow all around us - beneath our feet, through the cracks in concrete and in the woods and meadows, not just in exotic, far-away countries. Join in a walk with a Medical Herbalist, Susan Elliotson, R.H., to identify and learn how to use these plants to improve your health. Meet at the MacEwan Garden Pergola off the first parking lot at Riverwood. www.riverwoodconservancy.org Malton Community Festival June 22, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wildwood Park celebrating our diversity with entertainment on the main stage all day including childrens and family activities, community displays, team and demo sports, cultural food all topped off with an evening concert. maltonfestival.ca Afternoon Tea & Tour June 23, 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Bradley Museum, 1620 Orr Road Come and spend an afternoon enjoying a tour of the Bradley Museum followed by a traditional afternoon tea in the cozy Log Cabin. Reservations required by calling 905-615-4860 ext. 2110 Childrens Summer Art Camp June 24 August 30 Visual Arts Mississauga For further information visit www. visualartsmississauga.com or call 905-277-4313

Media Arts Mash Up with Morgan Muscat Thursday, June 27, 7-9 p.m. The Art Gallery of Mississauga, 300 City Centre Drive The Mississauga Arts Council (MAC) in collaboration with Morgan Muscat present the next Media Arts Mash Up. Morgan Muscat is an award-winning independent filmmaker from Burlington, Ontario. From his early days as a Production Assistant in TV and film, Morgan developed into a thriving filmmaker with a desire for screenwriting and producing and in 2005 formed his own independent production company, Moonlit Road Entertainment. His body of producing work includes the multiple award-winning animated feature Archon Defender, award-winning short films Duel and The Devil Walks Among You, and more recently, producing duties on the animated feature films Origin: A Call to Minds and Cold Dark Mirror. Morgan is also an established screenwriter, having penned scripts for the short films Title Match, Severance and the upcoming Stephen King adaptation Suffer the Little Children. For more information, please visit www.morganmuscat.com www.mississaugaartscouncil.com Free admission

JULY 2013
Farmers Market Port Credit Saturdays: June 15 - October 12 Select from the finest produce right here in Port Credit, weekly cooking demos, live entertainment and crafters at the corner of Elmwood Ave. & Lakeshore Rd. E. www.portcredit.com Open Mic Night at Celebration Square Amphitheatre Every Wednesday in July and August, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Mississauga Celebration Square Amphitheatre. Join the Mississauga Arts Council for Open Mic Night happening every Wednesday in the Celebration Square Amphitheatre. Artists are welcome to come out and perform at these eclectic events hosted by leading artists from the Mississauga community. All artists looking to perform must RSVP the Mississauga Arts Council at 905-615-4278 in order to perform. Free! www.mississaugaartscouncil.com. Sunset Concert Series July and August, Sundays at 6:30 p.m. Port Credit Memorial Park Free Admission Enjoy live musical outdoor performances, by the river at Port Credit Memorial Park. A fun filled evening for all including families and adults, with various Mississauga performers. mississauga.ca/culture

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Rotary Movies in the Park July August, Fridays Bring your family and friends to movies under the stars! Movies will be shown at Port Credit Memorial Park. www.rotarymovienights.com Paint the Town Red Canada Day Celebration and Parade July 1 Port Credit Memorial Park Celebrate Canada Day Paint the Town Red with a town parade, giant birthday cake, live entertainment, family fun trivia and fireworks. paintthetownred.ca Streetsville Canada Day Celebrations & Fireworks July 1, 6 p.m. 11 p.m. (Fireworks start at 10 p.m.) Streetsville Memorial Park Celebrate Canadas Birthday in Streetsville with fun for the entire family. We have lots of fun games, crafts and other activities for the kids, live entertainment, delicious treats and of course top it all off a great fireworks show! www.villageofstreetsville.com FREE SHOUT! A swinging 60s Sensation July 4 September 8 Stage West Theatre SHOUT! travels back from 1960 to 1970 chronicling the dawning liberation of women. Just as Dusty Springfield, Petula Clark, Cilla Black, and Lulu were independent with major careers, everyday women were redefining themselves in the face of changing attitudes. SHOUT! reflects that change through the unforgettable music of the time. Though it wears its heart on its sleeve, it also has its tongue planted firmly in its cheek. www.stagewest.com 17th Annual Great Ontario Salmon Derby July 6-August 24 Port Credits Credit Village Marina Head to the lake, charter a boat, bring along your favourite lure and enjoy 50 days of fishing excitement on Lake Ontario. Port Credits Credit Village Marina located at 12 Stavebank Road (905-615-4880) is one of 8 Official Mettler-Toledo Weigh Stations for the 17th Annual Great Ontario Salmon Derby held in communities along Lake Ontario from St. Catharines to Wellington. This Derby is North Americas largest fresh water fishing derby. Compete for weekly prizes including cash, tackle, rods and reels and, for the heaviest salmon caught every week a 2013 Toyota RAV4! The winner of the overall Derby wins an exciting Grand Prize package including a 2013 Toyota Tacoma 4X4 Double Cab V6, a fishing trip for two, and a celebration dinner. For more information, complete tournament rules and to order tickets online, visit http://www.greatontariosalmonderby.ca

Port Credit Outdoor Art Show July 12 to 14 Credit Village Marina Artists from all over Ontario showcase and sell a variety of media in the beautiful waterfront setting of the Credit Village Marina including live entertainment. portcredit.com Downton Abbey Tea & Tour July 14, 12 to 2 p.m. & 3 to 5 p.m. Benares Historic House. 1507 Clarkson Road North The Museums of Mississauga are hosting themed Tea and Tour afternoons at Benares Historic House which has been restored to reflect daily life in 1918. Reservations required by calling 905-615-4860 ext. 2110 The Herbs of Riverwood Walk and Talk July 15, 2:30-5:30 p.m. The Riverwood Conservancy Medicinal plants grow all around us - beneath our feet, through the cracks in concrete and in the woods and meadows, not just in exotic, far-away countries. Join in a walk with a Medical Herbalist, Susan Elliotson, R.H., to identify and learn how to use these plants to improve your health. Meet at the MacEwan Garden Pergola off the first parking lot at Riverwood. www.riverwoodconservancy.org Driftwood Theatre Presents The Odyssey July 20 & 21, 7:30 p.m. Bradley Museum, 1620 Orr Road Admission: Pay-What-You-Can (Suggested $15/person) Enjoy an outdoor performance of one of Shakespeares plays at the Bradley Museum. museumsofmississauga.com Afternoon Tea & Tour July 21, 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Bradley Museum, 1620 Orr Road Come and spend an afternoon enjoying a tour of the Bradley Museum followed by a traditional afternoon tea in our cozy Log Cabin. Reservations required by calling 905-615-4860 ext. 2110 Fiesta Ng Kalayaan Kalayaan Filipino Cultural Organization July 27 Mississauga Celebration Square celebrationsquare.ca 19th Annual Teddy Bears Picnic July 28, 12 to 4 p.m. Benares Historic House, 1507 Clarkson Road North Bring your favourite stuffed animal for a check-up at The Credit Valley Hospital Teddy Bear Clinic, and enjoy the afternoon of games, stories, crafts, scavenger hunts, great music and of course the Teddy Bear Parade! museumsofmississauga.com

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AUGUST 2013
Sunset Concert Series July and August, Sundays at 6:30 p.m. Port Credit Memorial Park Free Admission Enjoy live musical outdoor performances, by the river at Port Credit Memorial Park. A fun filled evening for all including families and adults, with various Mississauga performers. mississauga.ca/culture Rotary Movies in the Park July August, Fridays Bring your family and friends to movies under the stars! Movies will be shown at Port Credit Memorial Park. www.rotarymovienights.com Farmers Market Port Credit Saturdays: Until October 12 Select from the finest produce right here in Port Credit, weekly cooking demos, live entertainment and crafters at the corner of Elmwood Ave. & Lakeshore Rd. E. www.portcredit.com Open Mic Night at Celebration Square Amphitheatre Every Wednesday in July and August , 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Mississauga Celebration Square Amphitheatre Join the Mississauga Arts Council for Open Mic Night happening every Wednesday in the Celebration Square Amphitheatre. Artists are welcome to come out and perform at these eclectic events hosted by leading artists from the Mississauga community. All artists looking to perform must RSVP the Mississauga Arts Council at 905-615-4278 in order to perform. Free! www.mississaugaartscouncil.com. Downton Abbey Tea & Tour August 11, 12 to 2 p.m. & 3 to 5 p.m. Benares Historic House. 1507 Clarkson Road North The Museums of Mississauga are hosting themed Tea and Tour afternoons at Benares Historic House which has been restored to reflect daily life in 1918. Reservations required by calling 905-615-4860 ext. 2110 Driftwood Theatre Presents The Odyssey August 16, 7:30 p.m. Leslie Log House, 4415 Mississauga Road Admission: Pay-What-You-Can (Suggested $15/ person) Enjoy an outdoor performance of one of Shakespeares plays at the Leslie Log House. museumsofmississauga.com

Port Credits Busker Fest 8 August 16 -18 Port Credit Memorial Park Enjoy an eclectic cast of characters, circus-style entertainment on the street with an Xtreme Finale at Port Credit Memorial Park. www.portcreditbuskerfest.com 2013 Media Summit August 19, 7-9 p.m. Rogers Theatre, Living Arts Centre, 4141 Living Arts Drive Last summer, over 10 multi-talented artists got together at the state-of-the-art Rogers Theatre at the Living Arts Centre to present their films, followed by a Q & A session with each of the filmmakers at the inaugural Meet the Media Makers of Mississauga Event. Money raised went to the Canadian Deafblind Association, benefiting those who are not as fortunate to see and hear the moving picture. Produced by the Mississauga Arts Council (MAC), along with New Village Filmworks Independent Filmmaker, Jeffrey W. Pike. This year, MAC is back in full force with another media spectacle. The 2013 Media Summit will be two- fold, incorporating a Q&A with a panel of 5 experts during the first half, followed by the Pitch sessions during the second part, moderated by singer, Sarah-Jean Villa. Artists of all disciplines are invited to participate in this highly acclaimed event, celebrating the medium of film while incorporating a rich mosaic of different art forms. www.mississaugaartscouncil.com Free admission Streetsville Historical Candlelight Walking Tour August 23, 7:30 p.m. 9:30 p.m. Meet at 280 Queen St. South Streetsvilles ever popular Historical Walking Tours are back for another year. In August is their annual Candlelight Walking Tour, where you can learn about the interesting history of the village while walking through the streets by candlelight. The tour guide will lead you on an informative and fun tour to learn all about the history of the village over the past several hundred years. There are six tours scheduled for the 2013 year, so check out the Streetsville website for all the details. FREE www.villageofstreetsville.com Port Credits In-Water Boat Show August 23 25 Port Credit Harbour Marina Climb on board new and used power and sail boats on display at Port Credit Harbour Marina. On-shore exhibitor booths with all types of marine products. www.portcreditboatshow.ca

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Bollywood Monster Mashup August 24, 1 to 11 p.m. Mississauga Celebration Square Free Admission Join thousands of people at the Bollywood Centenary celebrations in Mississauga while brilliant musicians and dancers perform your favourite songs from the early talkies to modern club hits. BollywoodMonsterMashup.com Afternoon Tea & Tour August 25 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Bradley Museum, 1620 Orr Road Come and spend an afternoon enjoying a tour of the Bradley Museum followed by a traditional afternoon tea in the cozy Log Cabin. Reservations required by calling 905-615-4860 ext. 2110 Muslimfest August 31 to September 1 Mississauga Celebration Square Muslimfests 10th anniversary promises amazing performances, exciting kids rides, an engaging art exhibit, thought provoking film screenings, creative workshops, a cultural market, and some tasty cuisines. Free. MuslimFest.com

Taste of Streetsville Sept. 9th Oct. 6th The 5th Annual Taste of Streetsville will be bigger and better than ever. With over a dozen participating restaurants, you can find a menu to suit every taste. Each restaurant will offer a $25 prix fixe menu featuring some of their most popular menu items, as well as special offerings. Every time you take part in the event you have the chance to win a gift basket from participating restaurants. Once again 50 cents from the sale of each menu will go to the Credit Valley Hospital Foundation. www.tasteofstreetsville.ca Heritage Mississauga Bus Tour (Malton Area) September 14 Hosted by Heritage Mississauga 1921 Dundas St. West (one block west of Mississauga Road) www.heritagemississauga.com 905-828-8411 Ext 0 Afternoon Tea & Tour September 22, 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Bradley Museum, 1620 Orr Road Come and spend an afternoon enjoying a tour of the Bradley Museum followed by a traditional afternoon tea in the cozy Log Cabin. Reservations required by calling 905-615-4860 ext. 2110 Art in the Park September 23 Visual Arts Mississauga For further information visit www. visualartsmississauga.com or call 905-277-4313 Seven Steps Around The Fire September 26 to 28, 8 p.m. & September 29, 3 p.m. Meadowvale Theatre Tickets: Adults: $25 & $20; Seniors/Students: $20 & $15 A Canadian production ofa play of the whodunit genre by celebrated Indian playwright, Mahesh Dattani, with Mississauga artists. A social workers investigationintothe death of a transgendered person brings her unexpected answers. sawitri.ca Drew Carey September 27, 8:00 p.m. Hammerson Hall, Living Arts Centre Actor and Comedian Drew Carey will hit the stage at the Living Arts Centre during his stand-up comedy tour. www.livingartscentre.ca

SEPTEMBER 2013
Farmers Market Port Credit Saturdays: Until October 12 Select from the finest produce right here in Port Credit, weekly cooking demos, live entertainment and crafters at the corner of Elmwood Ave. & Lakeshore Rd. E. www.portcredit.com Tim Hortons Southside Shuffle Blues & Jazz Festival September 6 to 8 Port Credit Memorial Park Canadian and international acts perform at the 4 stages in Port Credit Memorial Park. Enjoy the Trinity Street Shuffle Saturday on Lakeshore Road. www.southsideshuffle.com Downton Abbey Tea & Tour September 8, 12 to 2 p.m. & 3 to 5 p.m. Benares Historic House. 1507 Clarkson Road North The Museums of Mississauga are hosting themed Tea and Tour afternoons at Benares Historic House which has been restored to reflect daily life in 1918. Reservations required by calling 905-615-4860 ext. 2110

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Culture Days Mississauga September 27 to 29 Various locations across the City of Mississauga Free admission Annual, Canada-wide Culture Days events feature free, hands-on, interactive activities that invite the public to participate behind the scenes, to discover the world of artists, creators, historians, architects, curators, and designers at work in their community. mississauga.ca/culturedays Doors Open September 28 Various locations across the City of Mississauga Free Admission Doors Open Mississauga invites the explorer in all of us to journey through some of the citys most significant architectural, heritage, social and cultural achievements. More than 40 sites open their doors annually for one day of fanciful exploration and family fun. mississauga.ca/doorsopen Doors Open Spirit Tour of Dixie Union Cemetery c1812 September 28 Northeast corner of Dundas Street and Cawthra Road Hosted by Heritage Mississauga 1921 Dundas St. West (one block west of Mississauga Road) www.heritagemississauga.com 905-828-8411 Ext 0 Sampradaya Dance Centre September 28, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free Admission Tour the newly expanded studio and theatre space in support of Doors Open Mississauga. sampradaya.ca

Meadowvale Theatre Presents 2013/2014 Main Stage Events Stand-up Comedian October (TBA) Meadowvale Theatre, 6315 Montevideo Road An evening full of laughter. MTix.ca Meadowvale Theatre Presents 2013/2014 Family Events Family Show October (TBA) Meadowvale Theatre, 6315 Montevideo Road Bring the whole family to a fun and interactive show. MTix.ca Genealogy Workshop in conjunction with Halton Peel OGS October 5 Topics and Speaker to be announced Hosted by Heritage Mississauga At The Grange 1921 Dundas St. West (one block west of Mississauga Road) Cost $25.00, Must be prepaid www.heritagemississauga.com 905-828-8411 Ext 0 Peter Pan October 5 1:00 p.m. & 3:00 p.m. RBC Theatre, Living Arts Centre Peter Pan is an adapted version of J.M. Barries classic tale created by John Caird and Trevor Nunn. This touring production explores the journey of a group of children in turn-of-the-century London who use their imaginations to re-enact the story of Peter Pan. www.livingartscentre.ca Downton Abbey Tea & Tour October 6, 12 to 2 p.m. & 3 to 5 p.m. Benares Historic House. 1507 Clarkson Road North The Museums of Mississauga are hosting themed Tea and Tour afternoons at Benares Historic House which has been restored to reflect daily life in 1918. Reservations required by calling 905-615-4860 ext. 2110 Shanghai Ballet presents: The Butterfly Lovers October 10-11, 8:00 p.m. Hammerson Hall, Living Arts Centre The Butterfly Lovers is an Asian story of Romeo and Juliet, a perfect combination of Western ballet and Chinese dancing art. www.livingartscentre.ca Mississauga Symphony Orchestra October 12, 8 p.m. Living Arts Centre Join the Mississauga Symphony Orchestra for an evening of wonderful music-making. mississaugasymphony.ca

OCTOBER 2013
Farmers Market Port Credit Saturdays: Until October 12 Select from the finest produce right here in Port Credit, weekly cooking demos, live entertainment and crafters at the corner of Elmwood Ave. & Lakeshore Rd. E. www.portcredit.com Meadowvale Theatre Presents 2013/2014 Main Stage Events October to March 2014 Meadowvale Theatre, 6315 Montevideo Road An exciting line-up of performances bringing the best in performing arts to Mississauga. Theatre, Dance, Musical Theatre, Comedy, Music and Family shows, Meadowvale Theatre has something for everyone. MTix.ca

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Sloan October 17, 8:00 p.m. RBC Theatre, Living Arts Centre Toronto based alternative rock band Sloan includes guitarists Patrick Pentland and Jay Ferguson, bassist Chris Murphy and drummer Andrew Scott who have toured together for 20+ years. www.livingartscentre.ca Music Theatre Mississauga Presents The War Show October 18, 19, 24, 25, 26, 8 p.m. October 20, 26, 27, 2 p.m. Meadowvale Theatre, 6315 Montevideo Road Told through the eyes of an aging Veteran, Peter Colleys compelling story traces a squad of Canadian soldiers and the women in their lives, from the beginning of their enlistment to the final victory of World War II. MTix.ca Taj October 19, 8 p.m. Living Arts Centre SAMPRADAYA Dance Creations, Canadas award winning South Asian dance company presents a 90 minute dance-theatre production, starringrenowned Bollywood actor Kabir Bedi and Canadas stunning Lisa Ray. Celebrated through poetry, music, dance and projection, Artistic Director, Lata Pada takes you to 17th Century Mughal India bringing together theatre, dance and visuals to tell a deeply evocative story of an era filled with grandeur, ambition, love and revenge. sampradaya.ca Afternoon Tea & Tour October 20, 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Bradley Museum, 1620 Orr Road Come and spend an afternoon enjoying a tour of the Bradley Museum followed by a traditional afternoon tea in the cozy Log Cabin. Reservations required by calling 905-615-4860 ext. 2110 Haunted Mississauga-War of 1812: At Wars End October 25, Bradley Museum Hosted by Heritage Mississauga 1620 Orr Road www.heritagemississauga.com 905-828-8411 Ext 0 Halloween Fun Fest October 26, 10 4 p.m. Clarkson Village Where children young and old go door to door to all the businesses located in Clarkson Village to collect goodies while dressed as their favorite characters. Enjoy childrens activities, costume competition for both children and adults, coloring contests and more. Please bring a non perishable food item to help support The Compass, a local organization that helps those less fortunate. Well even enter your name for a chance at a grand prize for showing your support.

Historic Halloween Fun October 27, 12 to 4 p.m. Benares Historic House, 1507 Clarkson Road North This family oriented event features on-going shows of slithering snakes and other reptiles, live music for the whole family, spooky tours of the historic house, haunted bouncy castle, kids crafts and more. You can even enter the haunted barn if you dare! museumsofmississauga.com

NOVEMBER 2013
Meadowvale Theatre Presents 2013/2014 Main Stage Events Film with Live Musical Accompaniment November (TBA) Meadowvale Theatre, 6315 Montevideo Road Enjoy a film accompanied by beautiful live music! MTix.ca Downton Abbey Tea & Tour November 10, 12 to 2 p.m. & 3 to 5 p.m. Benares Historic House. 1507 Clarkson Road North The Museums of Mississauga are hosting themed Tea and Tour afternoons at Benares Historic House which has been restored to reflect daily life in 1918. Reservations required by calling 905-615-4860 ext. 2110 Clarkson Music Theatre Presents TBA June 2013 November 15, 16, 21, 22, 23, 8 p.m. November 17, 23, 24, 2 p.m. Meadowvale Theatre, 6315 Montevideo Road This award winning musical satirizes todays society from west (sunny California) to east (staid New England) while featuring high heels, purse puppies and haute couture fashion. MTix.ca The Credits: Heritage Mississauga Awards November 21 Hosted by Heritage Mississauga The Mississauga Grand Banquet and Convention Centre www.heritagemississauga.com 905-828-8411 Ext 0 The Spoons November 21, 8:00 p.m. RBC Theatre, Living Arts Centre The Spoons have been one of Canadas most popular and influential New Wave/Alternative Pop bands for over 30 years. www.livingartscentre.ca Streetsville Tree Lighting Ceremony November 22, 7 p.m. 9 p.m. Streetsville Main Street Square Come and celebrate the start of the holiday season at Streetsvilles Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony. Enjoy free hot apple cider and hot chocolate, live entertainment and horse drawn carriage rides along historic Queen Street. Of course, Santa Claus

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himself will be there to greet all the children and take pictures. www.villageofstreetsville.com Collin James: An Acoustic Tour with Special Guest Chris Caddell November 22, 8:00 p.m. Hammerson Hall, Living Arts Centre Juno Award winning Canadian Rock Star Colin James is joined by Chris Caddell in a special acoustic concert. www.livingartscentre.ca Mississauga Symphony Orchestra November 23, 8 p.m. Living Arts Centre Join the Mississauga Symphony Orchestra for an evening of wonderful music-making. mississaugasymphony.ca Mississauga Santa Claus Parade November 24, 1 p.m. Queen Street South from Britannia Road to Church Street Streetsville is once again host to the Mississauga Santa Claus Parade. Join the over 60,000 fans to enjoy over 75 bands, floats, community groups and more. Of course it wouldnt be the Santa Claus Parade without Santa himself, who will greet everyone from his sleigh to end the parade. Dress in your warm attire and come on out for an afternoon of family fun! www.mississaugasanta.com Afternoon Tea & Tour November 24, 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Bradley Museum, 1620 Orr Road Come and spend an afternoon enjoying a tour of the Bradley Museum followed by a traditional afternoon tea in the cozy Log Cabin. Reservations required by calling 905-615-4860 ext. 2110 Vienna Boys Choir: Christmas in Vienna November 26, 7:30 p.m. Hammerson Hall, Living Arts Centre The best known boys choir in the world, Vienna Boys Choir will come together for a Christmas concert at the Living Arts Centre. www.livingartscentre.ca Christmas in Clarkson November 28, 7:00 p.m. Clarkson Village Enjoy an evening of music and celebration as Clarkson light their living tree. Free hot chocolate, petting zoo and Mr. & Mrs. Clause are sure to drop by to say hello. Join us as we sing a carol or two and listen to local musicians spread the joy of Christmas. This is the night where Christmas comes alive in the Village of Clarkson. Fun for the whole family.

Paquette Productions Presents Elvis- The Moments Featuring Pete Paquette with Rudy and the Angels Band November 30, 8 p.m. Meadowvale Theatre, 6315 Montevideo Road Two time Collingwood Grand Champion and Top 10 Ultimate Elvis Contest in Memphis performing for sold out audiences! MTix.ca MCS Chorus Ceremony of Christmas Choral Concert November 30, 7:30 p.m. First United Church, 151 Lakeshore Road West Featuring Benjamin Brittens A Ceremony of Carols, and other seasonal music. mcschorus.ca

DECEMBER 2013
Meadowvale Theatre Presents 2013/2014 Main Stage Events Seasonal Show December (TBA) Meadowvale Theatre, 6315 Montevideo Road Celebrate the festive season with a stirring performance sure to lift the spirits and appease the soul! MTix.ca Meadowvale Theatre Presents 2013/2014 Family Events Seasonal Family Show December (TBA) Meadowvale Theatre, 6315 Montevideo Road A family friendly performance celebrating the festive season! MTix.ca Justus December (TBA) Meadowvale Theatre, 6315 Montevideo Road Enjoy one of the most vibrant, enthusiastic performing community groups in the Mississauga area. MTix.ca Downton Abbey Tea & Tour December 1, 12 to 2 p.m. & 3 to 5 p.m. Benares Historic House. 1507 Clarkson Road North The Museums of Mississauga are hosting themed Tea and Tour afternoons at Benares Historic House which has been restored to reflect daily life in 1918. Reservations required by calling 905-615-4860 ext. 2110 Carolling at the Grange December 8, 6:30 pm Old fashioned Christmas carolling the around campfire. Please bring a donation for the Deacons Cupboard Food Bank. Hosted by Heritage Mississauga At The Grange 1921 Dundas St. West (one block west of Mississauga Road) www.heritagemississauga.com 905-828-8411 Ext 0

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Home for the Holidays at the Museums of Mississauga December 8, 12 to 4 p.m. Bradley Museum, 1620 Orr Road Benares Historic House, 1507 Clarkson Road North Leslie Log House, 4415 Mississauga Road Free Admission Come and explore Bradley Museum to discover how early settler families prepared for and celebrated the Christmas season. Stop by Benares Historic House to experience the revelry of an early 20th century Christmas in this elegant restored house decorated in all its seasonal finery. The Leslie Log House will feature exhibit displays on the history of Streetsville, Christmas festivities including childrens crafts, historic demonstrations and enjoy some apple cider. museumsofmississauga.com Rapunzel: Cow Over Moon Childrens Theatre December 11 to 15 Maya Prentice Theatre A modern day telling of the classic fairy-tale Rapunzel, with improvisation, singing, and dancing, suitable for all ages. cowovermoon.ca A Darlene Love Christmas December 12, 8:00 p.m. Hammerson Hall, Living Arts Centre Find some love under the mistletoe as Darlene Love brings her Motown Christmas spirit to the Living Arts Centre. www.livingartscentre.ca Mississauga Symphony Orchestra December 14, 8 p.m. Living Arts Centre Join the Mississauga Symphony Orchestra for an evening of wonderful music-making. mississaugasymphony.ca Afternoon Tea & Tour December 15, 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Bradley Museum, 1620 Orr Road Come and spend an afternoon enjoying a tour of the Bradley Museum followed by a traditional afternoon tea in the cozy Log Cabin. Reservations required by calling 905-615-4860 ext. 2110 Pinkalicious December 27 & 28, 1:00 p.m. & 3:00 p.m. RBC Theatre, Living Arts Centre Pinkalicious cant stop eating pink cupcakes despite warnings from her parents. Her pink indulgence lands her at the doctors office with Pinkititis, an affliction that turns her pink from head to toe - a dream come true for this pink loving enthusiast. But when her hue goes too far, only Pinkalicious can figure out a way to get out of this predicament. Based on the popular childrens book PINKALICIOUS by Elizabeth Kann and Victoria Kann. www.livingartscentre.ca

JANUARY 2014
Downton Abbey Tea & Tour January 12, 12 to 2 p.m. & 3 to 5 p.m. Benares Historic House. 1507 Clarkson Road North The Museums of Mississauga are hosting themed Tea and Tour afternoons at Benares Historic House which has been restored to reflect daily life in 1918. Reservations required by calling 905-615-4860 ext. 2110 Jim Belushi & The Chicago Board of Comedy January 24, 8:00 p.m. Hammerson Hall, Living Arts Centre Jim Belushi is an alumnus of Saturday Night Live and star of the ABC hit comedy According to Jim. Joining him on stage for this hilarious improv show is Robert Belushi, Larry Joe Campbell, Jon Barinholtz and Brad Morris. www.livingartscentre.ca Theatre Unlimited Presents Annie January 24, 25, 30, 31 & February 1, 8 p.m. January 26 & February 1 and 2, 2 p.m. Meadowvale Theatre, 6315 Montevideo Road Leapin Lizards! Annie charms everyones hearts despite her next-to-nothing start in the 1930s New York City. MTix.ca Chinese New year Celebration January 26, 7:30 p.m. Living Arts Centre The Show features the celebration of Chinese New Year, including traditional form of performing arts, acrobatics, short comedy, Chinese folk songs, music instrument, and performing arts from other ethnic groups. Get ready for the visual feast to usher a New Year! mcao.ca Afternoon Tea & Tour January 26, 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Bradley Museum, 1620 Orr Road Come and spend an afternoon enjoying a tour of the Bradley Museum followed by a traditional afternoon tea in the cozy Log Cabin. Reservations required by calling 905-615-4860 ext. 2110 Blackie & The Rodeo Kings January 31, 8:00 p.m. RBC Theatre, Living Arts Centre Canadian folk rock/alternative country band with blues and country influences, Blackie & The Rodeo Kings will perform at the Living Arts Centre. www.livingartscentre.ca

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FEBRUARY 2014
Meadowvale Theatre Presents 2013/2014 Main Stage Events Meadowvale Theatre, 6315 Montevideo Road Flamenco Guitar February (TBA) Passionate musical performance. MTix.ca Meadowvale Theatre Presents 2013/2014 Family Events Meadowvale Theatre, 6315 Montevideo Road Family Show February (TBA) Bring the whole family to a fun and interactive show. MTix.ca Genealogy Workshop in conjunction with Halton Peel OGS February 8 Topics and Speaker TBA Hosted by Heritage Mississauga At The Grange 1921 Dundas St. West (one block west of Mississauga Road) Cost $25.00, Must be prepaid www.heritagemississauga.com 905-828-8411 Ext 0 Mississauga Symphony Orchestra February 8, 8 p.m. Living Arts Centre Join the Mississauga Symphony Orchestra for an evening of wonderful music-making. mississaugasymphony.ca Downton Abbey Tea & Tour February 9, 12 to 2 p.m. & 3 to 5 p.m. Benares Historic House. 1507 Clarkson Road North The Museums of Mississauga are hosting themed Tea and Tour afternoons at Benares Historic House which has been restored to reflect daily life in 1918. Reservations required by calling 905-615-4860 ext. 2110 Snail and The Whale February 15, 1:00 p.m. & 3:00 p.m. RBC Theatre, Living Arts Centre A tiny snail longs to see the world, so she hitches a lift on the tail of a humpback whale. But when the whale gets beached, how will the snail save him? Storytelling, live music and lots of laughs, in a show for everyone aged 4 +. www.livingartscentre.ca Family Day at the Museums of Mississauga February 17, 1 to 5 p.m. Bradley Museum, 1620 Orr Road Benares Historic House, 1507 Clarkson Road North Leslie Log House, 4415 Mississauga Road Activities include guided tours, historic demonstrations, crafts and more! Purchase a Family Day Pass and enjoy a variety of drop-in activities across the City of Mississauga. museumsofmississauga.com

Meadowvale Music Theatre Presents The Secret Garden February 21, 22, 27, 28 & March 1, 8 p.m. February 23 & March 1 and 2, 2 p.m. Meadowvale Theatre, 6315 Montevideo Road This enchanting classic of childrens literature is reimagined in brilliant musical style in this Tony award-winning production. MTix.ca Afternoon Tea & Tour February 23, 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Bradley Museum, 1620 Orr Road Come and spend an afternoon enjoying a tour of the Bradley Museum followed by a traditional afternoon tea in the cozy Log Cabin. Reservations required by calling 905-615-4860 ext. 2110 Port Credit Comedy Festival Feb. 28 Mar. 2, 2014 A festival celebrating stand-up and variety comedy from all around the world. www.portcreditcomedy.com

MARCH 2014
Meadowvale Theatre Presents 2013/2014 Main Stage Events High energy music you grew up with! March (TBA) Meadowvale Theatre, 6315 Montevideo Road It will be a tribute to remember! MTix.ca MCS Chorus Mozart: An Experience Choral Concert March 1, 7:30 p.m. First United Church, 151 Lakeshore Road West Presenting Mozarts Coronation Mass, motets, and orchestral sonatas. mcschorus.ca Horizon Series March 2, 4 p.m. Tickets: $15 adults, $10 students/seniors. Sampradaya Theatre Showcasing performances by emerging artists from various South Asian traditions. sampradaya.ca Rik Emmett March 6, 8:00 p.m. RBC Theatre, Living Arts Centre Four gold & platinum decades in the music industry have provided Emmett entry into the Canadian Rock Hall of Fame and the Junos Hall of Fame. With a few Best Guitarist awards under his belt, Rik Emmett will be sure to entertain the crowd with his performance at the Living Arts Centre. www.livingartscentre.ca

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Maple Magic: Maple Syrup Festival March Break Week, March 8 to 16 Weekdays 12 to 4 p.m. & Weekends 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Bradley Museum, 1620 Orr Road Enjoy horse drawn wagon rides and pancakes served daily in the Log Cabin, along with guided tours, kids crafts, games, free samples and more! Special theme days and activities offered daily. Dont forget to visit the Maple Gift Shop! museumsofmississauga.com Spring Equinox Sunrise Ceremony at The Grange March 16 at Sunrise Led by Metis Elder Joe Paquette Hosted by Heritage Mississauga At The Grange 1921 Dundas St. West (one block west of Mississauga Road) www.heritagemississauga.com 905-828-8411 Ext 0 City Centre Musical Productions Presents Jesus Christ Superstar March 21, 22, 27, 28, 29, 8 p.m. March 23, 29, 30, 2 p.m. Meadowvale Theatre, 6315 Montevideo Road The final days of Jesus Christ are dramatized with emotional intensity, thought-provoking edge and explosive theatricality. MTix.ca Mississauga Symphony Orchestra March 22, 8 p.m. Living Arts Centre Join the Mississauga Symphony Orchestra for an evening of wonderful music-making. mississaugasymphony.ca Downton Abbey Tea & Tour March 23, 12 to 2 p.m. & 3 to 5 p.m. Benares Historic House. 1507 Clarkson Road North The Museums of Mississauga are hosting themed Tea and Tour afternoons at Benares Historic House which has been restored to reflect daily life in 1918. Reservations required by calling 905-615-4860 ext. 2110 The Ugly Duckling & The Tortoise and The Hare March 30, 3:00 p.m. RBC Theatre, Living Arts Centre Lightwire Theater brings these classic stories to the modern stage offering hope to us all as we root for the ugly duckling who exemplifies resilience and heroism along the way to becoming a beautiful swan. Ridiculed by the Hare, the Tortoise challenges him to a race. Thinking he will win easily, the Hare allows himself to be distracted. The Tortoise continues to trudge along at his methodical pace and, despite the fact that the Hare is a swifter creature, wins the race due to his discipline and fortitude. www.livingartscentre.ca

APRIL 2014
Genealogy Workshop in conjunction with Halton Peel OGS Topics and Speaker, TBA April 12 Hosted by Heritage Mississauga At The Grange 1921 Dundas St. West (one block west of Mississauga Road) Cost $25.00, Must be prepaid www.heritagemississauga.com 905-828-8411 Ext 0 Downton Abbey Tea & Tour April 13, 12 to 2 p.m. & 3 to 5 p.m. Benares Historic House. 1507 Clarkson Road North The Museums of Mississauga are hosting themed Tea and Tour afternoons at Benares Historic House which has been restored to reflect daily life in 1918. Reservations required by calling 905-615-4860 ext. 2110 Jill Barber April 24, 8:00 p.m. Hammerson Hall, Living Arts Centre Jill Barbers smoky, soulful voice with its distinctive jazz phrasing has made her a kind of alt-cabaret favorite on Canadas folk scene. www. livingartscentre.ca MCS Chorus Gloried Voices: Master Works for Unaccompanied Choir Choral Concert April 26, 7:30 p.m. Sts. Martha and Mary Catholic Church, 1870 Burnhamthorpe Road East Featuring a cappella music from the Renaissance to the 20th century, and a suite of works by Canadian composers. mcschorus.ca Afternoon Tea & Tour April 27, 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Bradley Museum, 1620 Orr Road Come and spend an afternoon enjoying a tour of the Bradley Museum followed by a traditional afternoon tea in the cozy Log Cabin. Reservations required by calling 905-615-4860 ext. 2110 For a listing of public events and consumer shows at the Toronto Congress Centre and International Centre, please refer to: www.torontocongresscentre.com/Attending/ Public-Events.htm www.internationalcentre.com

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MISSISSAUGAS WATERFRONT VILLAGES ENJOY THE BEAUTIFUL VIEW!


Mississaugas waterfront villages make the most of the citys beautiful lakeside setting. The picturesque waterfront communities of Port Credit and Clarkson offer stunning vantage points from which to enjoy the view. PORT CREDIT www.portcredit.com Situated at the mouth of the Credit River, along the northern shore of Lake Ontario, is picturesque Port Credit - Mississaugas Village on the Lake. Always On, Always Electric! - Port Credit is one of the citys top cultural, entertainment and culinary districts boasting world class restaurants and award-winning festivals and events. With unique shops and services, Port Credit is also an ideal destination for shopping and exploring. For sports fishing enthusiasts, Port Credit is the Salmon Capital of Ontario,featuring the largest charter boat fleet on Lake Ontario. A Canada Day event which includes a parade, a Busker Fest, a Farmers Market and an Art Show along the Waterfront Trail all these things add to Port Credits exciting vibrancy. One of the oldest settlements in Ontario, the quaint and nautically themed Port Credit village is anchored by a harbour on Lake Ontario and distinctive red and white working lighthouse with a beaconing light that can be seen from miles around, welcoming everyone who approaches. (The Lighthouse also houses the offices of the Port Credit Business Improvement Area). Port Credit is an international border entry point into Canada by water. The nautical character of Port Credit is in large part due to the number of preserved residential and commercial buildings dating from the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries built by and for those who made a living on the water mariners, sailors, stonehookers, fishermen, wharfingers, tradesmen and labourers. A portion of this area, known as Old Port Credit Village, has been designated as an Ontario Heritage conservation district:

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Human use and activity in the district predate the governments village survey by many thousands of years. The settlement of the Native Mississauga at the mouth of the Credit River for over a century, their resettlement upriver in 1826 and their significant investment in the Credit Harbour Company in 1834 especially affected the formation of Old Port Credit. Peter and John Streets are named after Peter and John Jones, directors in the Credit Harbour Company and Mississauga chiefs. Peter Jones (Kahkewaquonaby), missionary, translator and author, is provincially important as a leading figure in the conversion of the

Mississauga and other Ojibway people to the Methodist branch of Christianity and their adoption of a sedentary way of life farming and trades. Mississauga Road South, originally called Joseph Street after Mississauga chief and Credit Harbour Company director Joseph Sawyer, preserves in its name the legacy of the Mississauga people in Port Credit. (Excerpted from the Old Port Credit Village Heritage Conservation District Plan prepared for the City of Mississauga, 2004) While all the historical charm remains, a lot has happened in the ensuing 178 years since the village was founded.

The Toronto Sun/Toronto Sportsmens Show, Great Ontario Salmon Derby 2013 (Owned and produced By: Canadian National Sportsmens Shows (CNSS))* July 6-August 24, 2013 Head to the lake, charter a boat, bring along your favourite lure and enjoy 50 days of fishing excitement on Lake Ontario. Port Credits Credit Village Marina located at 12 Stavebank Road (905-615-4880) is one of 8 Official Mettler-Toledo Weigh Stations for the 17th Annual Great Ontario Salmon Derby held in communities along Lake Ontario all the way from St. Catharines to Wellington. The 17th Annual Great Ontario Salmon Derby is North Americas largest fresh water fishing derby. Fishermen compete for various weekly prizes including cash, tackle, rods and reels and, for the heaviest salmon caught every week a 2013 Toyota RAV4! The winner of the overall Derby wins an exciting Grand Prize package including a 2013 Toyota Tacoma 4X4 Double Cab V6, a fishing trip for two, and a celebration dinner. The derby attracts both avid and recreational fishermen alike. In 2009, it was won by a nine year-old boy who used his late grandfathers favourite blue lure to reel in a whopping 34.64 pound Chinook salmon. For more information, complete tournament rules and to order tickets online, visit: www.greatontariosalmonderby.ca
* Canadian National Sportsmens Shows is committed to conserving Canadas outdoors and instilling Canadian youth with an appreciation for nature and outdoor activity. Proceeds from shows and derbies support conservation projects and campaigns across Canada and promote the recreational use of Canadas resources.

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Port Credit

Port Credit was dubbed the most happening area in the 905 (the Greater Toronto area) by National Post reporter Peter Kuitenbrouer for its artful combination of small town charm with cosmopolitan flair and savvy. As you stroll along Port Credits charming streets, you will discover a wonderful array of retail shops, boutiques, and services, restaurants, as well as an amazing selection of places to go after dark with live entertainment. Indulge yourself at Port Credits Serenity Spa, one of Mississaugas premier day spas offering pampering treatments for men & women. Just north of the main strip, drop by Old Credit Brewery, one of Ontarios most established craft brewers featuring an on-site retail store. Located on the site of the original ROOTS apparel store, Old Credit Brewing crafts quality Amber Ale & Pale Pilsner in small batches with no additives or preservatives to ensure quality freshness and taste. Quality malts, imported hops and specially selected yeasts are used along with charcoal-filtered water to ensure purity with direct firing in a copper kettle. The Ale and Pilsner are fully matured at 8 Weeks at 3.5 degrees below zero. The expansive Waterfront Trail, numerous parks, the Credit Village Marina (a marina for visiting boaters to the city for vessels up to

45 in length) and the Lakefront Promenade Marina (with first class docking and boating facilities, a licensed outdoor eatery, a fullservice public fuel dock, dry-land winter storage, park trails and many other amenities), are all sites for numerous Mississauga community activities and events. For dinner with a view, be sure to visit one of Port Credits many fine waterfront restaurants. For avid fishermen and those who enjoy being on the water, boat charters are available from the Port Credit Harbour Marina, the largest freshwater marina in Canada. The waters of Lake Ontario around Port Credit are rich in Chinook salmon and Rainbow trout with smaller catches of Coho salmon, Atlantic salmon and brown trout. Historic Clarkson Village www.clarksonbia.com Located on the south-western edge of Mississauga along Lakeshore Road is Clarkson Village, founded in 1808. Named after early settler Warren Clarkson, Clarkson is the oldest of Mississaugas waterfront communities. The community was once recognized as the Strawberry Capital of Ontario. To this day, events in Clarkson are often celebrated with Strawberry Socials and strawberry shortcake! Featuring a main street with a variety of retail shops, restaurants and services, Clarkson is also popular with history buffs.
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Top: Bradley Museum, Bottom: Benares Historic House (Clarkson)

Clarksons historic treasures include the Bradley Museum (c.1830) 1620 Orr Road and the Benares Historic House (c.1857) 1507 Clarkson Road North. Both museums are operated by the City of Mississauga. The Museums have a rich artifact collection which spans over 200 years of Mississaugas history. The Museums of Mississauga offer guided tours, educational programming, special events, pre-registered programs and traditional afternoon teas year round. For a complete listing of events and programs or to drop by the Museums for a guided tour, please visit museumsofmississauga.com or call 905-615-4860.

Bradley Museum: Experience the simple daily life of a farming family in the early 19th century when you visit Bradley Museum. Constructed in 1830 by Lewis and Elizabeth Bradley, this United Empire Loyalist couple and their seven children called this modest house home. Situated in a rural setting, the bright yellow saltbox style Bradley home is the only surviving original farmhouse in the area. Benares Historic House: For a step back into the early 20th century around the time of World War I, visit the Benares Historic House, considered by some to be the inspiration for Canadian author Mazo de la Roches (1879 - 1961) famous series of Whiteoaks of Jalna

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novels. The author spent the summers of 1924 - 1928 as the neighbour of Benares Historic House in the nearby Trail Cottage, a small home she built on land purchased from the Harris family of Benares. Jalna was written while Mazo was living here. When the Literary Review of Canada released its list of Canadas top 100 most important books in 2006, it included Mazo de la Roches 1927 novel Jalna, calling it the quintessential Canadian novel. Jalna catapulted Mazo to international fame in April, 1927 when it received a $10,000 literary award from Atlantic Monthly Magazine. JALNA was the first in a series of sixteen books about the fictional Whiteoaks family and their southern Ontario estate, Jalna. The books have sold over 12 million copies in English as well as in translation to a number of languages. HISTORIC STREETSVILLE & AREA www.villageofstreetsville.com Located in northern Mississauga, Streetsville, Mississaugas Village in the City, sits on the banks of the Credit River a quaint scenic community with specialty shops, spas, cafs, restaurants, pubs and the largest concentration of historical buildings in Mississauga, such as St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, built in 1867. When you walk down historic Queen Street you will feel like you have stepped back in time. The historic homes along the main thoroughfare have been converted into modern offices, restaurants and small shops, all within convenient walking distance of each other. Shop for a varied selection of goods including accessories for the home and garden, fine clothing and one-of-a-kind specialty items. Streetsville is also home to many restaurants, bakeries and cafs that offer an assortment of dining options from a formal tea to fish and chips. You can also indulge at one of Streetsvilles many spas and salons. The essence of Streetsvilles service-related environment originated in villages like Streetsville all across Ontario many years ago. The founding spirit and enthusiasm of those first community leaders attracts and inspires modern day Streetsville merchants and service providers every day.

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Streetsville festivals include the everpopular Bread and Honey Festival held every year on the first weekend in June. Streetsville also hosts its own Canada Day Celebrations with Fireworks, as well as the annual Taste of Streetsville dining event held in the Fall. Each November Streetsville is home to the Mississauga Santa Claus Parade. The Streetsville area is also home to Mississaugas BraeBen Golf Course, challenging golfers of every skill level. The 27hole facility features an 18-hole championship and a nine-hole, par three Academy course. The teaching Academy offers individual and group lessons. For fishing enthusiasts, Lake Aquitaine, just outside the Streetsville area, offers excellent fishing for bass, trout, perch, sunfish and catfish.
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Leslie Log House

While in Streetsville, take a step back in time as you visit the Leslie Log House, 4415 Mississauga Road, Mississauga, just south of Eglinton Avenue. The Leslie Log House joins the Bradley Museum and Benares Historic House as the third site of the Museums of Mississauga. The Leslie Log House has been conserved as an example of early 19th century architecture and the lifestyle led by Mississaugas pioneer settlers. Built in 1826, this house was the original home of John Leslie and his wife Esther Beatty who came to Upper Canada in 1824 from Sutherlandshire, Scotland. The white cedar, story-and-a-half log home, 26 by 36 feet, remained in the family for 100 years. To preserve the structure, the house was moved from its original location (Derry Road West and Mississauga Road) to its present site in 1994. The building, designated under the Ontario Heritage Act was opened to the public in 2011 as the new home of the Streetsville Historical Society (SHS), in partnership with the Museums of Mississauga, City of Mississauga. The Leslie Log House is home to the SHSs rich archival and artifact collection

in appropriate museum-quality storage upstairs. The main floor features exhibits of the SHS collection, educational programming by the Museums of Mississauga, and includes a lovely meeting room available for meetings and social occasions. The Village of Meadowvale Located in the north-western section of Mississauga, the village of Meadowvale, at the junction of Derry Road West and the Second Line, was first settled in 1820 by Irish immigrants close to the Credit River. The river provided the power for the mills and foundry that were built in the area. By the 1850s, Meadowvale had two hotels, a wagon shop and a school. Later the area became popular as a haven for artists. Many of the homes were built in the mid-19th century and are still standing. In 1980, Meadowvale Village became the first heritage conservation district in Ontario. MISSISSAUGA S AIRPORT AREA The Airport Area offers a wide range of entertainment options hotels, dining, shopping, family-oriented activities and

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novel attractions, as well as two of Canadas largest conference and trade show facilities (the International Centre and the Toronto Congress Centre). Browse and shop at the Woodbine Centre, which also has an indoor amusement park Fantasy Fair for the little ones. The area features Woodbine Racetrack, OLG Slots and the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame. Head to the International Centre to check out its current roster of consumer shows, ranging from All About Pets to a classic-car auction. The state-of-the-art Pier F at Toronto Pearson International Airports Terminal 1 has increased passenger capacity by seven million passengers, enabling the airport to serve up to 38 million passengers each year. For heartpounding excitement, Woodbine Entertainment Group (www. woodbineentertainment.com) features the internationally renowned Woodbine Racetrack, home to some of North Americas best horse racing and gaming including the $1-million Queens Plate. The Woodbine Entertainment Group also features state-of-the-art slots floors with

more than 2,500 slot machines within a 56,000 square foot themed gaming area. Beyond city limits explore fabulous regional attractions and breathtaking countryside vistas. Experience the wonder of Niagara Falls, a renowned wine region, outstanding theatres, galleries and many outdoor adventures, all within a short drive. And thats only the beginning! We cant wait to welcome you to Mississauga!

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ARTS, CULTURE AND HERITAGE IN MISSISSAUGA


Mississauga is a city very passionate about arts, culture and heritage. Home to a thriving collection of community, professional and public organizations, the city is working at all levels to implement its Cultural Master Plan which promotes continued growth in the arts, cultural and heritage sectors, enriching the lives of residents and visitors alike and continuing to establish Mississauga as a major hub of creativity and innovation. There are more than 2,300 artists in Mississauga. The city also has a strong Creative and Cultural Economic Sector (CCES) made up of approximately 1,135 creative businesses employing more than 24,000 creative sector workers. There are more than 400 cultural spaces and facilities along with hundreds of parks, schools and community centres across Mississauga where cultural events and activities take place for people of all ages and backgrounds to enjoy.

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Imagination comes to life with arts, culture and entertainment in Mississauga! There are 3 city owned museums in Mississauga, 6 public art galleries, 13 commercial galleries, and 8 theatres hosting a variety of live events. Eclectic, diverse and engaging for the most discerning visitor, Mississaugas cultural landscape has endless options for you to enjoy! 2013-2014 MISSISSAUGA CULTURAL HIGHLIGHTS FOR THE YEAR AHEAD Rebel Between May 1 and 7, young people across Canada join together to host the largest youth-led festival of creative expression and community involvement of its kind celebrating National Youth Arts Week and National Youth Week. Mississaugas signature week is entitled REBEL and features a variety of events every day for seven days. Visit mississauga.ca/rebel for a list of more than 40 free events hosted by youth for youth. Culture Days Culture Days is a collaborative pan-Canadian volunteer movement to raise the awareness, accessibility, participation and engagement of all Canadians in the arts and cultural life of their communities. Mississauga heritage workers, artists and cultural organizations offer a behind the scenes look at what they do from September 27 to 29, 2013. Visit mississauga.ca/culturedays for more information. Doors Open Mississauga From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, September 28 join us for Doors Open Mississauga for the unique experience of either exploring behind some wonderful doors that are usually closed to the public or enjoying special programs and experiences that are not usually available. Participating sites include the unique Small Arms Building (pictured), Bradley Museum which will be hosting a heritage festival, The Canadian Coptic Centre, Metalworks Studio, Fo Guang Shan Buddhist Temple, and the awardwinning Meadowvale Miniature Village. Visit mississauga.ca/doorsopen for more information.

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Culture Node Pilot Project: Main Street Sidewalk Patios

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Meadowvale Theatre presents Crazy For You

Maple Magic at Bradley Museum This fun family event provides a wonderful and tasty heritage experience. Historic games, crafts and demonstrations, horse and wagon rides, pancakes and maple syrup, exhibits and more are featured along with tours of the sap line to learn how First Nations people and early settlers made maple syrup. It all happens during March Break Week, March 8 to March 16, 2014, weekends 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., weekdays, Noon to 4 p.m. Visit museumsofmississauga.com for more information. Port Credit Culture Node Pilot Project: Main Street Sidewalk Patios The patios that have expanded on the sidewalks of Port Credit are a demonstration project exploring the future possibilities for Lakeshore Road and are part of the City of Mississaugas Culture Node Pilot Project in Port Credit. Launched in 2011, the pilot supports and encourages initiatives that contribute to creating a more vibrant Main Street through outdoor retail displays, street furniture and public art. The pilot continues to grow in 2013 with an increased amount of sidewalk patios to help create a vibrant and exciting streetscape. Visit portcredit.com for more information. THEATRE AND PERFORMING ARTS From community theatre to major headliners, Mississauga features many theatre and performance groups, various

theatre and performance spaces and a variety of first-class entertainment options. The Living Arts Centre (www.livingartscentre.ca) has quickly become the pinnacle for performing arts in the city core. The centre, opened in 1997, features every kind of performance imaginable from drama, dance, music, variety, and comedy to opera, symphony, jazz, blues, ballet and big band. The Living Arts Centre is home to Orchestras Mississauga. The centre also features arts, crafts and visual arts studios and LIVE Cuisine restaurant, as well as a gift shop full of uniquely designed and crafted items. Stage West Theatre Restaurant (Ramada Plaza Toronto Airport Hotel) Looking for something dramatically different? Stage West Theatre Restaurant presents light-hearted comedies and musicals in a Las Vegas-styled dinner theatre environment with a delicious buffet meal. Excellent entertainment for a night out or group celebrations. (www.stagewest.com). Meadowvale Theatre - celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2014! Since 1989, Meadowvale Theatre has provided Meadowvale and its neighbouring communities with the opportunity to experience the highest standard of excellence in theatrical performances. Meadowvale Theatre, a 395 seat state-ofthe-art theatre is an intimate and vibrant

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creative space, home to many award winning performances and community, private and corporate events. Theatre, dance, musical theatre, comedy, music and family shows Meadowvale Theatre has something for everyone! Visit MTix.ca for full details and to learn more about Meadowvale Theatres workshops, tours, guest speakers and talkbacks with the artists. Yuk Yuks Cap off an evening at Yuk Yuks, Canadas renowned comedy club. (www.yukyuks.com) Riverwood Hidden in central Mississauga is Riverwood, offering a unique all-season destination where history, nature, beauty and peace blend together to create an enjoyable and lasting outdoor experience. With accessible trails, splendid wildlife and glorious views, Riverwood is an ideal site to observe and enjoy the best of what Mother Nature has to offer. The Riverwood Conservancy The Riverwood Conservancy (TRC) is a volunteer- and member-based charity that provides programs and services in nature and environmental education, stewardship, gardening and volunteerism. History of Riverwood The natural and cultural history of Riverwood is rich, with fossils from ancient seas dating back 415 million years. Human history includes use by First Nations for elkhunting and salmon-fishing camps, British logging of white pine for ship masts, and settlement for farming and housing. The Credit River flows through Riverwoods western border. The 150-acre park and urban oasis features quiet glades, meadows, old growth forest, ravines, creeks and wetlands. One of the Credit River watersheds most diverse ecosystems, wildflowers flourish and wildlife abounds at Riverwood. Over 160 bird species have been identified there. Heritage structures include the 1919 Chappell House, home of TRC, MacEwan Field Station, believed to have once been a pickle-processing facility, and MacEwan Barn with its original 1850s hand-hewn beams.

Discovery@Riverwood This year-round adult and family interpretive education program fosters public understanding and appreciation of natural heritage areas. Seasonal events at Riverwood provide themes for learning, offering handson garden workshops, astronomy, ecology and nature interpretation, and nature walks to experience hand-feeding chickadees and birding in winter, learning about deer in spring, watching birds and bats in summer, seeing salmon in the fall and more. For a current calendar of Riverwood events, visit www.TheRiverwoodConservancy.org. MacEwan Terrace Garden A new two-acre garden has been built at Riverwood. The Time & Change themed accessible garden features terraces overlooking beckoning gardens, native plantings that flank the wetland, and plants that attract birds and butterflies. Heritage gardens around the 1850s barn are accented by grasses, White Pine and the graceful skirts of Norway Spruce. Visual Arts Mississauga info@visualartsmississauga.com @VisualArtsMiss on Twitter Follow us on Facebook Visual Arts Mississauga (VAM) is the citys only visual arts not-for-profit charitable organization of its kind providing affordable arts programming for the community. The Visual Arts Mississauga Art Centre features 633.91 m2 of purpose-built space divided into five studio classrooms, an exhibition gallery and an administrative hub. In addition, the MacEwan House Historic Art Studio features a classroom and dedicated clay and printmaking workshop space. VAM is home to eight art groups who regularly meet and create in its facilities. Members host art exhibitions and sales on weekends. As a creative incubator, VAM offers programming including classes, workshops, camps and in-school programs, events and corporate experiences. Each year over 100 adult classes and 80 childrens courses and camps are offered in a variety of media. Programming offers a broad range of opportunities for Mississaugans of all ages and proficiency.

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Membership with VAM offers many exclusive benefits including the opportunity to rent the facility for art exhibitions and sales. Each weekend, VAM hosts member art exhibitions and sales in support of area emerging and experienced artists. For further information visit www.visualartsmississauga.com or call 905-277-4313 UNIQUE PUBLIC ART IN MISSISSAUGA The City of Mississauga is committed to the provision of public art across the city and considers the Public Art Program as an important facet of how to make Mississauga a place that is economically and culturally strong and memorable. In 2012, the City of Mississauga unveiled its newest city-owned public art piece, Possibilities by world renowned artist, Michel de Broin. Situated at the centre of the roundabout at Duke of
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about the citys Public Art Program and upcoming projects planned for Mississauga, visit mississauga.ca/publicart. Celebrating Mississaugas Heritage There are more than 270 heritage designated properties in Mississauga. Approximately 170 of these form part of the citys two heritage conservation districts: Meadowvale Village, the first proposed heritage district in Ontario, designated in 1980, and Old Port Credit Village, designated in 2004. A heritage conservation district is a defined area of properties, including buildings, structures, streets, landscapes, etc., designated under the Ontario Heritage Act. Designation enables the city to manage and guide change through the adoption of plans and guidelines for the conservation, protection and enhancement of each areas special character. Beyond our heritage conservation districts, Mississauga has a wide variety of heritage designated properties and cultural landscapes. For more information, visit mississauga.ca/heritageplanning.

Public Art Galleries in Mississauga


Art Gallery of Mississauga 300 City Centre Drive Tel: 905-896-5088 www.artgalleryofmississauga.com The Blackwood Gallery University of Toronto at Mississauga 3359 Mississauga Road North Tel: 905-828-3789 http://blackwoodgallery.ca Laidlaw Hall and Galleria, Living Arts Centre 4141 Living Arts Drive, 2nd Floor Tel: 905-306-6100 www.livingartscentre.ca

Possibilities by Michel de Broin

York Boulevard and Square One Drive, the artwork consists of eight colourful aluminum arrows which point infinitely in the direction of the flow of traffic but also represent multiple individual paths and possibilities from learning and education to the new urban future of Mississaugas downtown. The arrows are inspired by the colours and shapes of oversized 1950s roadside signs. They represent the golden age of the automobile and thereby provide a nod to the citys original development. To learn more

Meadowvale Theatre Lobby Gallery 6315 Montevideo Drive Tel: 905-615-4720 www.MTix.ca Visual Arts Mississauga (VAM) 4170 Riverwood Park Lane (Located In Riverwood off Burnhamthorpe Road at The Credit River) Tel: 905-277-4313 www.visualartsmississauga.com Gallery For Emerging Young Artists Mississauga Arts Council (MAC) 300 City Centre Drive, Suite 1055 Tel: 905-615-4278 www.mississaugaartscouncil.com

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Putting Culture on the MaP
Explore Mississaugas interactive cultural guide online at cultureonthemap.ca and discover the many cultural resources and assets in our creative and diverse community.
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Film & Television


Mississauga is a very popular destination for filmmakers. With unique backdrops, quaint villages, lakefront parks and heritage buildings, Mississauga boasts hundreds of unique filming locations and attracts dozens of film and television productions each year. Mississauga has had filming visitors such as Rob Lowe in Streetsville, Jake Gyllenhaal in the downtown core and Disney at the Museums of Mississauga and waterfront parks. Katie Holmes spent time in Lorne Park filming the television mini-series, The Kennedys and Julianne Moore spent several weeks in Lakeview while filming the remake of Carrie. Samuel L. Jackson and Gary Oldman could be seen on the treelined streets of Lorne Park and at the unique Gary W. Morden Fire Training Centre while filming RoboCop. Mississauga is home to the production offices of several hit TV series, including: The Listener; Rookie Blue; and Big Brother Canada. The Living Arts Centre is transformed weekly into Hope Zion Hospital for the new NBC medical drama, Saving Hope. The Internet was a buzz last winter with Budweisers hit Super Bowl commercial, all shot at Port Credits recently refurbished historical arena. The three minute version of the spot followed a spirited prank on two amateur Canadian hockey teams, as they were treated to a flash-mob of epic proportions. The City of Mississaugas Film & Television Office and the citizens of Mississauga are delighted to support this industry. For further information, visit mississauga.ca/filmoffice
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Alumni

Notable Alumni
University of Toronto Mississauga
The University of Toronto Mississauga is the second-largest division of the University of Toronto (Canadas largest university), numbering about 12,500 undergraduate students, 500 graduate students, 770 faculty and staff as well as over 42,000 alumni. The campus is situated on 225 acres of protected greenbelt along the Credit River. Zaib Shaikh Alumnus, lead actor in the CBC hit Little Mosque on the Prairie, has worked across Canada as an actor, director and producer. Most recently he cowrote, directed and coproduced the Gemini nominated Othello, the Tragedy of the Moor . His other television work includes lead or guest starring roles in Metropia, Da Vincis City Hall and The Dead Zone. Zarqa Nawaz Alumna, freelance writer, journalist, broadcaster, and filmmaker. She originated the Little Mosque on the Prairie story line, and is a writer. Rob Follows Alumnus, entrepreneur and philanthropist who summited the seven summits on all seven continents for charity. Roberta Bondar astronaut and photographer completed her PhD at UTM with UTM Prof. Betty Roots.

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Karlene Nation Alumna, CTV diversity producer and broadcaster. Dionne Brand Alumna, Poet Laureate for the City of Toronto, novelist, community activist. Desmond Parker Alumnus, former Chief of Protocol for the United Nations. Richie Mehta Alumnus, director of award-winning movie Amal, named one of TIFFs top 10 Canadian films of 2007. Rumeet Billan Alumna; she built a school in Kenya by age 25, was voted as one of Canadas top 100 most powerful women, and she represented Canada at the 6th Annual UNESCO International Leadership Programme: A Global Intergenerational Forum. Rumeet was also a facilitator for the European Regional Forum in Italy and

served as the Canadian Ambassador for the 1GOAL : Education for All campaign with FIFA World Cup. Her focus is to continue integrating her business and doctoral studies with her passion for creating change through education. Rumeet is currently doing her PhD at U of T. Sven Spengmenn Alumnus, former Senior Constitutional Officer, UN Assistance Mission for Iraq. He has several degrees U of T, Osgoode, Harvard and Belgium. Sven was recruited by the United Nations in 2005 to serve with the UN Assistance Mission for Iraq. He initially held the position of legal advisor to the Mission and later managed UNAMIs constitutional support team. The principal client was the Iraqi Council of Representatives, which his team advised on constitutional and legislative reform. Sven is currently teaching at Glendon School of Public and International Affairs.

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HERITAGE MISSISSAUGA
Journey to the Citys Past with Heritage Mississauga 2013-2014
From its nature trails that pass through farms long gone, to its historic villages, the City of Mississauga is a gem in the heart of Southern Ontario. Once called the Cinderella Township by major cities along its borders, Mississauga has developed into an exciting and dynamic community with much to offer. This City of Villages boasts nine unique, historic areas, three museums, places of interest, an extensive trail system & parks, fishing along the Credit River and numerous events and festivals to enjoy and celebrate. From the glistening waters off Port Credit, to the bustling hub of the international airport in Malton, there are countless heritage sites to see. For the adventurous there are a number of self-guided tours to enjoy. Walking tours of the historic villages in print copy or online to help you get started. You can also visit Mississauga through your GPS: downloadable tours are available on the Heritage Mississauga website www.heritagemississauga.com. A new tour that is available on iPhone and iPad is Mississauga in 1812. This FREE app brings the local story of the war to life, honouring contributions and provides tours of sites and cemeteries where our veterans are buried. Download it today! Another adventure is Heritage Mississaugas Lost Villages experience. As settlement came in the early 1800s, small hamlets and villages sprang up at major crossroads all over what is today the City of Mississauga. You can visit these lost villages today places such as Pucky Huddle, Frogmore, Mount Charles, and Summerville, to name but a few. To help you on your tour Journey to the Past: The

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Art Exhibit opening in the Debbie Hatch Discovery Centre Gallery at The Grange

Lost Villages of Mississaugacan be purchased at our office to give you the full story on these interesting lost places. Do you have a question about Mississaugas heritage that has been left unanswered? Then the Heritage Resource Centre at The Grange, the home of Heritage Mississauga, is the next stop on your heritage tour. The Robinson-Adamson House, commonly known as The Grange, was built around 1828 for Sir John Beverley Robinson, and remained a private family home until 1973. The Grange is a fine example of Ontario regency cottage architecture. Visit us: 1921 Dundas St. W. At The Grange, you can visit the Heritage Resource Library, which is full of local history resources, oral history interviews, and thousands of images as Heritage Mississauga staff help you dig through the pages of time. While you are there, visit the Debbie Hatch Discovery Centre and the Lower Hall Gallery to see a variety of ever changing art & heritage-themed exhibits. Visitors are always welcome, the coffee is always on, and the conversation lively. At The Grange, a number of interesting events are held throughout the year including the March Equinox Sunrise Ceremony where our Mtis Elder welcomes Spring in a traditional ceremony, workshops on Genealogy research,

and in December dont miss the annual celebration of the season with Carolling at The Grange. Share hot chocolate around the campfire and enjoy a visit with friends. Heritage Mississauga is also ready to bring spirits of Mississaugas past to life as they host the 12th Annual Haunted Mississauga Spirit Tour. Each year Heritage Mississauga celebrates the fall season with a lively and adventurous tour through a cemetery or an old village, meeting with people and events from the past. November 2013 marks the launch of The Credits, Heritage Mississaugas new Awards program, giving credit where credits due. We encourage everyone to review the nomination information on our website and help us to recognize heroes in the community. This is only a small sample of the heritage experience that you can enjoy while you visit Mississauga. Call Heritage Mississauga, there may be a bus tour, new exhibit, or event just waiting for you to join in. Visit www. heritagemississauga.com to connect with heritage contacts and community networks, or follow them on Facebook and Twitter to learn more, and see what you can add to your itinerary today. Like Heritage Mississauga on Facebook Follow us Twitter.com/HeritageMssauga.
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Whether you are a spectator or a participant, Mississauga offers a great variety of fun sporting and recreational activities for you to enjoy. With an abundance of city operated community centres, swimming pools and ice rinks, there are a host of fitness centres, pay-as-you-go fitness programs, drop-in sports programs and public skating/ swimming times to suit your schedule. Visit the City of Mississauga recreation website at mississauga.ca/recreation to find an activity to suit your needs!

Countdown to TORONTO 2015


Anticipation is building in Mississauga for the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games! Mississauga Sports Centre (the Hershey Centre) will host wrestling, judo, tae kwon do and karate events in the Pan Am Games in July 2015 and stage goalball, powerlifting and wheelchair rugby during the Parapan Am Games in August, 2015. The Pan American Games are among the premium amateur athletic competitions in the world. The event is expected to attract 10,000 athletes, coaches and officials and 250,000 visitors from 41 participating countries in the Americas and the Caribbean. The city will mark the Two Year Countdown to the start of TORONTO 2015 with Viva Pan Am Mississauga festivities on July 10 at Celebration Square in the heart of downtown! Come join in the excitement! www.toronto2015.org

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Lakeview Golf Course

SPORTS IN THE GREAT OUTDOORS IN MISSISSAUGA Mississauga boasts an exceptional diversity of attractions. Included among these is a range of golf courses to suit every level and style of play. Whether youre a recreational hacker or a discriminating linksman, theres a green oasis awaiting you here! BraeBen Golf Course Located on the highest point of land in the city, BraeBen offers cant-miss vistas of Mississaugas impressive landscape. With an 18-hole championship course, a 9-hole academy course, and full banquet facilities, this course has something for everyone. The championship course, fully open to the public, is a dramatic journey of varied terrain, intimidating fescue, thick vegetation and immaculate fairways accented by sod-walled bunkersfeatures that collectively call to mind the early days of golf.

Beyond the pleasurable golf tracks, BraeBen features outstanding amenities, including a double-ended driving range, a clubhouse pub with outdoor patio, a fully stocked pro shop, a 200-seat dining room with 180-degree windows, and affordable rates that earned the course Golf Digests coveted Best Bang for Buck rating. Mississauga Golf and Country Club Mississauga Golf and Country Club is one of the oldest and most prestigious golf clubs in Canada. Six-time host of the Canadian Open and numerous other professional events, the club occupies 240 acres and includes a curling rink and four fully lit tennis courts for its members to enjoy it year-round. In addition to the 20-hole golf course, the club features an 18-hole putting green, a new bunker and pitching area, an extensive driving range, a fully equipped pro shop, and a beautiful banquet hall perfect for hosting events up to 200 people.

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Lakeview Golf Course At its present location since 1907 and a community favourite since its inception, Lakeview is as stimulating as it is challenging, characterized by deceptively tricky fairways, large yet nuanced greens, and memorable individual holes, including the 591-yard fifth and 466-yard sixteenth, both voted as favourites by Toronto golfers. Grand Highland Golf Club The new kid on the block in Mississaugas golf scene and a perfect complement to the championship-length courses, Grand Highland Golf Club was introduced in 1994 and has been winning kudos ever since. Conveniently located in the heart of the city, the par-three, nine-hole executive course offers charming views of the cityscape and an ideal opportunity for anyone wanting to practice their short game or get in a quick morning or afternoon round. www.mississauga.ca/portal/discover/golf Gone fishin The Credit Village Marina and the Lakefront Promenade Marina have excellent rental and docking facilities. The area is rich in salmon, so head out for a day on the water with Salmon Express (www.salmonexpress.com) or Andrews Charter (www.andrewscharter.ca). Avid fishermen populate J.C. Saddington Park (53 Lake St.) located at the mouth of the Credit River. The area is rich in Chinook salmon and steelhead, as well as coho, pink and Atlantic salmon. Each year nearly 25,000 chinook salmon and 10,000 steelhead fill the river, providing ample chances to make that perfect catch. Try your hand at windsurfing or canoeing, soak up the sun on the beach, hit the tennis courts, play a game of baseball or cool off at the splash pad at Jack Darling Park. Hershey SportZone If youre looking for something exciting to do, check out the Hershey SportZone, Mississaugas premiere sports and entertainment facility. On this 160 hectare expanse at the northeast end of the city, you will find the Hershey Centre, a 5600 seat spectator arena as well as the Hershey Sports Complex housing a full size indoor

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soccer field, gymnasium, gymnastics centre, fitness centre, lounge and two outdoor turf fields. The Hershey Centre itself is home to the OHLs Mississauga Steelheads and has featured such talent as the legendary B.B. King and Boyz II Men along with Canadas iconic Tragically Hip. On the world class sports stage the Hershey Centre will host judo, karate, wrestling and tae kwon do in the 2015 Pan American Games and stage goal ball, powerlifting and wheelchair rugby in the 2015 Para Pan American Games! The Hershey sports complex features drop-in soccer and basketball programs as well as many diverse recreational opportunities year round. Visit www.hersheycentre.com for upto-date event and program information. Iceland Mississauga is located just south of the Hershey Centre and operates as a year-round, four-rink ice complex with two outdoor turf fields, cricket pitch, outdoor basketball court and skateboard park. GET IN SOME PLAY TIME Playdium - The Ultimate Place To Play! Playdium is the ultimate Family Entertainment centre. Featuring 40,000 sq. ft. & over 200 of todays newest & most popular games, rides and
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simulators. Test your skill and play to win prizes in their Redemption and Prize Zone. Outdoors include Go-Karts, Mini-Golf, Batting Cages, Bungee Trampoline & Water Wars! NEW Attractions include Laser Maze, Dark Escape 4D, SnoCross and many more. (www.playdium. com, e-mail: info@playdium.com). Laser Quest combines the classic games of tag and hide & seek with a high-tech twist. Donning the most sophisticated laser tag gear, the game is played in a large, multi-level arena featuring specialty lighting, swirling fog and heart-pounding music. Play individually or on teams. (www.laserquest.com) Get behind the controls of a flight simulator at the Air Combat Zone. Your pilots wont need any flying experience, as learning to fly the CF-18 Hornet combat flight simulators is the job of the on-site mission commanders.

Simulators feature fully functional controls, instrumentation, heads-up and large screens displays. (www.aircombatzone.com) Near the Airport Area, discover Wild Water Kingdom (www.wildwaterkingdom.com) Canadas Largest Water Park offers 100 acres of fabulous fun featuring the Dolphin Bay childrens area with The Big Tipper (the only double tipping bucket attraction in the world with 800 gallons of water splashing down), Water Sprayland, seven childrens water slides, and the Dryland Playground. For those thrill seekers, check out Face Drop the new zip lines. Its the quickest way to see the park. Also in the Airport Area you and your family will enjoy spending time at Fantasy Fair (www.fantasyfair.ca), Ontarios largest indoor amusement park with nine full-size rides, a 3-level play village, midway games and arcade. (Located inside Woodbine Centre).

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THE MISSISSAUGA MARATHON: GREATER TORONTO SPRING MARATHON


Friday, May 3 to Sunday May 5, 2013 The Mississauga Marathon started its first year in 2004 with a desire to promote Mississaugas tourism and supply local athletes with a chance to run within their own communities. Since then, it has grown tremendously from having 5,000 participants in its first year to hosting over 10,000 runners in 2012. In just a few years, the Mississauga Marathon, which is a certified Boston Qualifier, has become an internationally recognized event on marathon calendars welcoming runners from all over the world. More specifically, ten Canadian provinces, over thirty U.S. states, the United Kingdom, Trinidad, Italy, Kenya, Costa Rica, Mexico, the Philippines, Poland, Australia, the Czech Republic, Brazil, the Netherlands, Ethiopia and Switzerland to name a few, have been represented since 2004. The Mississauga Marathon has earned its spot as a premier event amongst the marathon circuit as well as the ability to offer A Run For Everyone!. Today, the Mississauga Marathon embraces all participants giving them the option of running a Full Marathon, Marathon Team Relay Challenge, Half Marathon, 10K Run, 10K Student Relay, The Hazel 5K or the 2K Fun Run/Walk. The Mississauga Marathons consistent net downhill course covers many of Mississaugas most beautiful residential neighbourhoods and continuing along the stunning Waterfront trails of Lake Ontario before finishing at Lakefront Promenade Park. Of course, an event of this size could not be possible without sponsors and volunteers. Each year, the Mississauga Marathon recruits over 1,500 volunteers to fulfill shifts at their Runners Expo, start and finish lines, course marshals and aid station groups along the route. The Marathon also likes to give back to the community as well. New in 2013, runners

were able to join the Scotiabank Group Charity Challenge and generously donate funds to the marathons twenty-three charities which included: the Colorectal Cancer Association of Canada, United Way of Peel Region, CameronHelps, SickKids Hospital Foundation, the Mississauga Food Bank, Leukemia and Lymphoma society of Canada, Peel Childrens Aid Foundation, Wellspring Cancer Support Foundation, Crohns and Colitis- Mississauga Chapter, Heart House Hospice, Ronald McDonald House, Canadian Red Cross, MitoCanada Foundation, Heart and Stroke Foundation, ALS Society of Canada, Toronto Military Family Resource Centre, Arthritis Research Foundation, GlobalMedic, Reach for the Rainbow, Community Living Mississauga, Ovarian Cancer Canada, Lighthouse Festival Theatre, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health. The 2013 Mississauga Marathon Race Weekend will take place from Friday, May 3rd to Sunday, May 5th. Plans are already underway as the Mississauga Marathon continues to develop, mature, grow and flourish as one of the premier running events in the world. The Mississauga Marathon will also continue to focus on children, schools and healthy lifestyle with their motto of A Run For Everyone. The Mississauga Marathon is anticipating continued growth in their charity fundraising and have a number of new initiatives planned for next year in this regard. For more information please visit: www.mississaugamarathon.com. You can also reach the Mississauga Marathon by Email: info@mississaugamarathon.com or Phone: (905) 949-2931

THE 2013 TOUR DE MISSISSAUGA


Sunday, September 15, 2013 THIS IS NOT A RACE THE JOURNEY IS THE DESTINATION! From having 50 cyclists in the first year, to drawing well over 1,600 cyclists in its fifth year in 2012, the Tour De Mississauga attracts cyclists from all around the region
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and southern Ontario. Mississauga has an abundance of cycling trails and routes to discover. Cyclists of any age or ability, on any kind of bike (including electric assist), are welcome to participate in this non-competitive cycling tour. 2013 ROUTES: This years Tour will focus on the latest cycling routes around the city to highlight our ever-growing cycling network! The most popular course, the 60 km Signature ride, will feature off-road trails and on-road cycling routes. A change this year: the renamed 30 km Leisure route will be distinct from the new, shorter 15 km Family route which will be specifically geared to child participation. The 100 km road-only Challenge ride, strongly supported by roadies, will also have a new route which covers many parts of the city. All routes will have get-back quick options. What youll see: Every year riders see unique places in the city, including places not accessible by car. Heritage landmarks in Mississaugas villages, public art, new architecture, gardens, distinctive neighbourhoods and stunning natural areas are always featured, along with new cycling routes and connections to encourage yearround cycling. Registration is FREE. Register online beginning in Spring, 2013. Minors must be accompanied by an adult. Tour T-shirts are also available for sale with registration.

Event t-shirts and cycling jerseys were popular at the Tour last year, and will be offered again this year, starting in advance of the event. The Tour de Mississauga starts and ends at Mississaugas Celebration Square, 300 City Centre Drive. Departures are staggered by route, starting at 8:00 a.m. rain or shine. Sponsors and exhibitors will provide giveaways, special offers and items for a Raffle Draw and other prizes. On-site bike mechanics from Mississaugas top bike shops will assist riders at the Celebration Square venue and via mobile services en route. A free BBQ will be held for all riders at the Tours end, compliments of the Region of Peel as part of their Walk and Roll Campaign for active transportation and healthy lifestyle choices. Refreshment stands and rest stops are featured along the way. Draws and presentations at 1:00 p.m. all back at the Mississauga Celebration Square venue. The Tour de Mississauga is organized by the Mississauga Cycling Advisory Committee (MCAC ) with support from the City of Mississauga and the Region of Peel. For more information, please e-mail: contact@ mississaugacycling.ca Web: www. mississaugacycling.ca/tour. For fast access from your mobile device, go to: www.bikem.ca/tour. New!Find the Tour on Facebook!

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Living Green every day in Mississauga


Mississauga is dedicated to providing its citizens with the opportunity to live green every day. From hundreds of parks to green open spaces and an achievable approach to delivering on its forward-thinking environmental goals, Mississauga takes the actions that help create a clean and healthy natural environment for the community. As Canadas sixth largest city, what Mississauga says and does on environmental issues gets noticed. These actions are captured in the Living Green Master Plan (LGMP) a plan that aims to change goals into actions and environmentally-conscious ideas into city standards. To help the city achieve its environmental goals, Mississauga Council approved the Living Green Master Plan in January 2012 following broad public consultation with the community. Implementation of the LGMP is underway. The Living Green Master Plan is a roadmap for making the community clean and green year-round. Its an action plan that will be accomplished by combining the efforts of residents, city staff and community leaders over the next decade. Through the LGMP Mississauga will:  Set an example in areas such as transportation, natural heritage, green buildings, water, waste and energy strategies; Encourage others in areas such as green development, air quality management partnerships, energy plans and education programs; and Compel others through new developments and by-laws that enhance the green system. For Mississauga, a healthy natural environment, a strong economy and a high standard of living are seen as key features for a successful community. By making sustainable living a Mississauga priority, the Living Green Master Plan, Mississaugas Strategic Plan and other master plans like the Culture Master Plan and Economic Development Strategy create the foundation for success in all three areas. For more information on environmental programs and key events throughout the year, Mississauga encourages visitors to go to the Mississauga Living Green website at www.mississauga.ca/environment
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MISSISSAUGAS PARKS AND NATURAL AREAS


Mississauga offers visitors 520 parks and 23 major trail systems to explore and enjoy. From valley trails, parklands and picnic parks to verdant natural woodland areas filled with all species of ferns and blankets of Ontarios official flower the Trillium, waterfront parks, trails, garden parks and natural spaces throughout Mississauga provide serene, tranquil settings to relax and enjoy. For several years, the city has also been in the process of naturalizing many areas along rivers and creeks. In these areas you will find more trees, wildflowers and native fruit and flower bearing shrubs. Naturalization encourages birds and animals to live in the urban environment. Mississaugas naturalization program encompasses approximately 2,000 acres of greenbelt, water courses, woodlots, steep banks and meadows. Mississauga is a nature lovers and hikers paradise with an extensive parks and trail system that offers many opportunities to get active. Trails can be used for a variety of activities including walking, cycling, jogging, inline skating and even cross country skiing (during the winter months). Visit mississauga.ca/cycling for on-line Trails and Bikeway maps or order your copy by emailing your address to trails@mississauga.ca. Some of Mississaugas extensive trail systems include: Burnhamthorpe Trail (boulevard Multi-use Trail) This multi-use trail runs parallel to Burnhamthorpe Road and is currently in two sections: Loyalist Drive to Confederation Parkway and Central Parkway/Kennedy Road to Garnetwood Park. Work is underway to link the trail through the downtown (Confederation Parkway to Central Parkway/Kennedy Road). This trail provides links to Glen Erin Trail, Sawmill Valley Trail, Confederation Parkway, Alberto Cataudella Trail, Applewood Trail, Etobicoke Creek Trail and Garnetwood Park. (12.5 km) Cooksville Creek Trail This trail provides a quiet escape right in downtown Mississauga. From Shipp Drive south of Rathburn you will find the trail head behind the first office building. Cooksville Creek Trail is a combination of paved trail, gravel trail and road connections leading all the way south to Lakeshore Road and the Waterfront Trail.

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Etobicoke Creek Trail The Etobicoke Creek Trail is designated as a regional multi-use recreational trail. When completed, it will travel from the Waterfront Trail along Lake Ontario, through the cities of Mississauga, Toronto and Brampton up into the Town of Caledon, a total length of 50 kilometres. Currently, the Etobicoke Creek Trail, in Mississauga, is in two sections: Willowcreek Park, north of Dundas Street East, to Rathburn Road East with a link to Centennial Park in Toronto and Matheson Blvd. East, through the western boundary of the Greater Toronto Airports Authority lands, to Mount Charles Park. David J. Culham Trail and Riverwood This multi-use Trail includes natural and urban settings. The Culham Trail is in two sections: Dundas Street to Mississauga Road (Streetsville) and Church Street to Velebit Court with a links to University of Toronto Mississauga, Erindale Park, Streetsville Memorial Park and Riverwood Community Centre. (11.2 km). Riverwood is a 150 acre natural area with a rich history of its previous owners MacEwan, Chappell, Bird and Zaichuk. It is also home to Visual Arts Mississauga and Mississauga Garden Council. Waterfront Trail The Waterfront Trail spans a total of 1400 km from Windsor to the Quebec border. The Mississauga portion of the Waterfront Trail runs parallel to Lake Ontario from Winston Churchill Boulevard to Marie Curtis Park, providing links to Oakville, Port Credit Village, Adamson Estate and Toronto. (13 km). For more information about the Waterfront Trail please refer to www.waterfronttrail.org. Rattray Marsh The Waterfront Trail passes through Mississaugas picturesque waterfront public park system and conservation areas and traverses the 94-acre Rattray Marsh, a protected natural conservation area. Home to a wide variety of wildlife and plants, Rattray Marsh is an environmental gem, a pristine natural setting, one of the last natural shingle-bar marshes along Lake Ontario and the last remaining

lakefront marsh on western Lake Ontario. This environmentally sensitive wetland offers a unique outdoor experience and is an absolute must-see for avid bird watchers, photographers and nature lovers. Pinchin Farm Formerly an apple orchard, Pinchin Farm features 45 acres located on the east side of Mississauga Road north of Hwy 403 and south of Eglinton Ave. Currently undeveloped parkland.Available to the public to take a stroll through a peaceful, natural environment. Mississauga also features several beautiful garden parks. Like a tranquil lake of serenityin the heart of bustling Mississauga, Kariya Park lies calmly in the city core, with the iconic Civic Centre clock-tower easily glimpsed through the greenery of rhododendrons, pine, gingko, sweetgum trees and the beautiful lavender-hued Iris laevigata or rabbit-ear iris, official flower of the city of Kariya, Japan, Mississaugas sister city, after which the park is named. Brueckner Rhododendron Garden (660 Lakeshore Road West) features beautiful hybrid Rhododendrons, which can be found blooming from mid-May to mid-June, as well as azaleas and other woodland and mountain plants. In addition, last year the city opened the new MacEwan Terrace perennial garden at Riverwood. Hidden in central Mississauga, Riverwood offers a unique all-season destination where history, nature, beauty and peace blend together to create an enjoyable and lasting outdoor experience. With accessible trails, splendid wildlife and glorious views, Riverwood is an ideal site to observe and enjoy the best of what Mother Nature has to offer. The Riverwood Conservancy hosts a wide range of events that draw thousands of people to the park each year. Last year, Riverwood featured over 100 Discovery@ Riverwood programs attended by more than 6,000 people. These educational events include heart-healthy walks, gardening and container workshops and presentations about stewardship, wildlife, forests and fish. www.riverwoodconservancy.org/events.
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FISHING, CONSERVATION & THE GREAT ONTARIO SALMON DERBY


People are often shocked to learn that some of the best salmon fishing in North America takes place in Lake Ontario. Each year, thousands of sportfishing enthusiasts ply Lake Ontarios waters from Whitby to Niagara Falls in search of Chinook and coho salmon. Efforts are underway to reintroduce native Atlantic salmon and there are well-established populations of rainbow trout, brown trout and lake trout. Charters that supply all the equipment you need are easy to book and they provide a great way to see our city by the lake. Brian Lambie, Co-Founder Port Credit Salmon and Trout Association (PCSTA) GET HOOKED Lake Ontario is a major destination for sport fishing with the area around Mississauga and Toronto particularly good for salmon fishing. Port Credit/Bronte ranked third and Toronto ranked seventh amongst the top twenty Pacific Salmon Fishing destinations published by Outdoor Canada. The Chinook salmon industry (around 25,000 adults every year) on Lake Ontario is estimated to contribute about $180 million annually to the provinces economy. Port Credit is home to a large fleet of salmon fishing boats and charter operations, as well as one of the

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locations of the Great Ontario Salmon Derby, the largest inland water sport fishing competition in North America. This year we welcome to our Andrews fleet the Unreel, 61 feet - the largest fishing charter boat on Lake Ontario. Although conditions may vary from year to year, trophy salmon for the Great Ontario Salmon Derby typically weigh in at about 30-32 lbs. for the weekly prize and approach 40 lbs. for the grand prize. The largest caught in Lake Ontario was 46.4 lbs. PCSTA Co-founder Wayne Andrew of Andrews Charters In 2010, the PCSTA was created to nurture and promote the migratory salmon fishery on Lake Ontario. In early April, 2013, the PCSTA released 10,000 young Chinook salmon into a special pen in Port Credit Harbour. Kept in their pens for approximately three weeks, the salmon were then released into Lake Ontario. Thanks to all of these efforts the Credit River today boasts huge runs of Chinook salmon and steelhead as well as some coho, pink and Atlantic salmon. Chinook Salmon and steelhead first enter the river in late August with Steelhead available through the winter until the end of

May. Numbers have been steadily increasing due to the work of the Credit River Anglers Association (CRAA ). For the 2011 1012 season, 19,300 was the estimated steelhead run - a record with 86.2 per cent wild! Several parks and conservation areas along the Credit River offer angling opportunities during the open season for trout and salmon. Erindale Park situated in the middle of Mississauga is open to salmon and trout fishing all year and produces a lot of fish. It is not uncommon to see 250 anglers at this part of the river when a big run is on, but there is plenty of room for all. Deer, coyotes, fox and other wildlife live in the valley. You would not even know you were in a city at all when you are by the river. A HERITAGE SPECIES Atlantic salmon are an important part of the natural and cultural heritage of the Lake Ontario basin. Their ancestors migrated from saltwater in the post-glacial period and adapted to freshwater inland. They require cool, fast waters and clean habitat; as an indicator species, their survival
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is solid evidence that an aquatic ecosystem is healthy. Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources www.mnr.gov.on.ca Geographical features and natural attributes define a real sense of place and history for a city. For Mississauga, the Credit River and Lake Ontario are two of those majestic, defining features. Fed by two main sources one from Orangeville north of Mississauga, the other from Erin to the west, the Credit River forms at the Forks of the Credit Provincial Park near Caledon, Ontario after separately flowing over the escarpment with two beautiful falls and then meandering south and through Mississauga, emptying into Lake Ontario at Port Credit. Native people had been attracted to the Credit River Valley over thousands of years. In the 1720s, the French established many trading posts around Lake Ontario, one located near the mouth of the Credit River, so named after

the custom of trading with the Mississaugas Native peoples on credit. The rich, fertile soil surrounding the Credit River Valley then attracted settlers to the area which was to eventually become Mississauga. Atlantic salmon once thrived in Lake Ontario and were an abundant natural resource for Aboriginal communities and early settlers Prior to European settlement, it is estimated 25,000 to 70,000 tonnes of adult Atlantic salmon returned to spawn annually in North America As the area was developed, farming, logging, and the construction of dams contributed to the reduction and degradation of critical habitat, and overfishing took its toll. By the late 1800s, Atlantic salmon had disappeared from Lake Ontario and its tributaries In 2006, the Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters joined with the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources to launch the first phase of Bring Back the Salmon, also known as the Lake Ontario Atlantic Salmon Restoration Program,

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with the help of major sponsor Australias Banrock Station Wines, the LCBO, the Canadian Sportfishing Industry Association and Fleming College. In May, 2011, Bring Back the Salmon launched Phase II with support from the new title sponsor, Ontario Power Generation, and more than 40 partners who have contributed to the success of this historic effort to restore selfsustaining populations of Atlantic Salmon to Lake Ontario and its tributaries. (The Lake Ontario Atlantic Salmon Restoration Program www. bringbackthesalmon.ca.) This program has been supported by a partnership of conservation organizations, corporations, communities, schools, governments and individuals. To further encourage Atlantic salmon, brook trout, steelhead, brown trout, and other fish species to spawn in the Credit River, and to establish strong populations of these fish in Lake Ontario, the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and partners have undertaken a number of initiatives such as: Planting trees along river banks to prevent eroded soil sediments, farm nutrients and other pollutants from entering the water. The additional shade also lowers water temperatures. Improved fencing to prevent livestock from entering streams. Making it easy for fish to swim around culverts, dams and other barriers to migration. Altering dams so that water downstream is cooler. (Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources www.mnr.gov.on.ca) Another important partner in this process is the Credit River Anglers Association (CRAA ). The CRAA is a watershed group working on the entire watershed and all species within. The CRAA s main focus is on sport fish, (trout, Atlantic and Pacific salmon and bass), but the work they do benefits everyone and everything in the Credit River valley from birds to animals to other valley users through carefully planned conservation work. CRAAs foremost objectives are a pristine river, with stable flows, reduced silt and flooding, a healthy valley with dense forest cover and improved groundwater. The CRAA has completed over $4,000,000 in stream rehabilitation since 1997 with 400,000

native trees planted, combined stocking of over 2.5 million steelhead, brown trout and Atlantic salmon, countless stream rehabilitation works and over 200,000 volunteer hours logged. Funding from the MNRs CFWIP, MNRs Fish and Wildlife Budget, Species at Risk, the Toronto Sportsmens Club - Great Ontario Salmon Derby, Environment Canadas Eco-Action 2000, Ontarios Trillium Fund, City of Mississauga, Mayor Hazel McCallion Golf Tournament CRAAs fundraising, Port Credit and Promenade Launch Program, Shell Canada, local corporations and donations from the Credit Valley Conservation, MNR and Home Depot continue to help the CRAA reach their goals. www.craa.on.ca Thanks to the work of the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources, the Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters, the Credit River Anglers Association, the Port Credit Salmon and Trout Association and the Lake Ontario Atlantic Salmon Restoration Program, as well of many other organizations and volunteers, the Credit River is now a well-protected and thriving natural resource. Environmental laws have ensured that the much of the river valley is free from development and is left in a natural state to be enjoyed by all. For more information about fishing in the Credit River, visit the Credit River Anglers Association (CRAA) web site www.craa.on.ca. For more information about the PCTA please go to www.pcsalmonandtrout.com/, Twitter: @PCSalmon_Trout, Facebook: Port Credit Salmon and Trout Association
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HOTEL DIRECTORY Best Western Plus Toronto Airport Hotel


www.bwtoronto.com Ideally located in Torontos west, Mississauga airport district, the Best Western Plus Toronto Airport is an ideal selection for corporate & leisure travelers. Five straight Directors Awards give testament to the quality our guests enjoy. Enjoy many amenities, most complimentary, at this 3-diamond hotel.

Best Western Plus Travel Hotel Toronto Airport


www.traveltorontohotel.com BEST WESTERN PLUS Toronto Airport Hotel is a travelers dream come true. This Toronto West / Mississauga East hotel offers complimentary breakfast, airport shuttle (4:15 am midnight), business centre, WIFI, overnight parking and local calls. Our spacious, newly renovated rooms feature 42 LCD TVs and modern, comfortable design.

Comfort Hotel Airport North


www.comforthotelairport.com Smoke-free property located across from the Woodbine Racetrack and Woodbine Shopping Centre walking distance. Just 8 km from Toronto Pearson International Airport. Complimentary airport shuttle and onsite parking for duration of your stay also, high speed wireless internet and 24hrs business centre. Indoor pool and fitness centre on site, 175 spacious rooms and a full service restaurant.

Comfort Inn Airport West


www.comfortinnairportwest.com Newly renovated hotel conveniently located off Hwy 401 and Dixie. Variety of restaurants within walking distance and Golden Griddle restaurant on-site. Meeting space, suites, guest laundry are some of the amenities. New rooms with 32 flat screen TVs, new decor, 2.5 star hotel comparable to a 4 star hotel!!!

Comfort Inn Meadowvale


www.comfortinnmeadowvale.com Comfort Inn Meadowvale is a family-friendly hotel located in Mississauga. Local attractions include Erin Mills Mall and Square One Shopping Mall. Recreational amenities include a fitness facility. This Mississauga Hotel has a business center, Wireless high-speed Internet, complimentary continental breakfast and free parking. Located just a short walk from the Historic Town of Streetsville, home of legendary Mayor Hurricane Hazel. Multiple parks within a short distance walk, great for riding your bicycle and enjoying nature.

Comfort Inn Toronto Airport


www.choicehotels.ca/cn568 The Toronto Airport Comfort Inn is located directly across the street from Pearson International Airport. Includes 24hr airport shuttle (less than a 5 minute drive), full hot buffet breakfast, onsite parking for duration of stay, high speed wireless internet, 24hr business centre, local calls and fitness centre. Onsite pub and pizzeria.

Courtyard by Marriott Mississauga Airport Corporate Centre West


www.courtyardmississaugaairport.com Enjoy fluffy pillows, crisp linens, and a good nights sleep. Then relax while choosing from a wide selection of food on the full hot breakfast buffet. Need to get caught up? Take advantage of our free wireless Internet. The perfect start or finish to whatever awaits you in Mississauga and the surrounding area.

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HOTEL DIRECTORY Courtyard by Marriott Mississauga Meadowvale


www.courtyardmississauga.com Our family-perfect rooms offer fluffy pillows and soft linens, FREE Wi-Fi and mini-refrigerators. Free Parking, Business Centre, Indoor Pool, Whirlpool & Fitness Studio. Enjoy Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner in The Bistro. Directly off Highway 401, close to GTA attractions like Square One, Hershey Centre, PowerAde Centre, Meadowvale 4-Rinks and more...

Courtyard by Marriott Toronto Airport


www.courtyard.com/yyzap Located just around the corner from Toronto Pearson International Airport and Highways 401/427, theCourtyard by Marriott Toronto Airportoffers the Courtyard Caf for breakfast, lounge with large screen TV, heated indoor pool, Jacuzzi and exercise room. The hotel also features two meeting rooms, freeHi-speed Internet and complimentary direct airport shuttle.

Crowne Plaza Toronto Airport


www.cptayyz.com Crowne Plaza Toronto Airport Hotel, where modern luxury and upscale comfort are paramount. In addition to beautiful rooms and suites, Crowne Plaza Toronto Airport offers an award winning culinary team for La Brasserie Restaurant, banquet functions, Rendezvous Piano Bar featuring live music and tantalizing tapas menu and much more.

Delta Meadowvale Hotel and Conference Centre


www.deltameadowvale.com Delta Meadowvale offers 374 newly renovated guestrooms, 40,000 sq. ft. of meeting space and Quest Restaurant & Bar which offers an outstanding selection of food inspired by global cuisines. Our Club Meadowvale is 40,000 sq. ft. of fitness fun and Big Blue is Mississaugas longest (165ft.), indoor hotel waterslide.

Delta Toronto Airport West


www.deltatorontoairportwest.com First-class, 297 room hotel with over 14,000 sq. ft. of meeting and banquet space. Indoor pool, full service restaurant and lounge, ample covered parking, complimentary 24 hour airport shuttle and complimentary Internet access. Just 8 minutes from the airport and closest hotel location to the Hershey Centre.

Doubletree by Hilton Toronto Airport


www.torontoairport.doubletreebyhilton.com The Doubletree by Hilton-Toronto Airport Hotel is perfect for business or family getaways, ideally located close to the 400 series of highways minutes from all major attractions. Our hotel features four restaurants, complimentary airport shuttle, an indoor water park, Zen Spa and FREE high-speed wireless Internet access. Call us directly at 416-246-7900.

Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Toronto Airport


www.marriott.com/yyzfs Our spacious guest rooms and suites offer the latest in comfort and style 30% larger than any hotel room in the Toronto airport area! Relax in our heated indoor pool and whirlpool, or workout in our state-of the-art fitness centre. Ask about our complimentary features!

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HOTEL DIRECTORY Four Points by Sheraton Mississauga Meadowvale


www.fourpoints.com/meadowvale Fun and stylish our hotel is sure to please business and leisure travelers alike. Modern rooms with fridges and microwaves; free parking; free wireless high speed Internet; indoor pool; flexible meeting space for up to 100 people and onsite restaurant and lounge. Centrally located just 30 minutes from downtown Toronto.

Four Points by Sheraton Toronto Airport


www.fourpoints.com/torontoairport Steps from Pearson International Airport, Four Points by Sheraton Toronto Airport has essentials done right with the style and service you want, all at a great price. Were easily accessible to all major highways, offer free high-speed wireless Internet, free local calls, free bottled water and a free 24-hour airport shuttle.

Four Points by Sheraton Toronto Mississauga


www.fourpoints.com/mississauga Four Points by Sheraton Toronto Mississauga, fresh new modern look with FREE Internet, FREE Parking, and FREE Bottled Water. Centrally located for getting in and around the Greater Toronto Area; just minutes from Torontos International Airport, and close to HWY 401. Come and enjoy the simple pleasures we offer...

The Glenerin Inn & The Spa


www.glenerininn.com A historic boutique hotel that combines the best of country beauty with urban sophistication. Featuring a new Full Service Spa and 30 newly rejuvenated guest rooms & suites. With 6 private event spaces and 4 patios, we are the ideal location for meetings and events up to 130 people.

Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Toronto Airport


www.torontoairportontario.hamptoninn.com The Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Toronto Airport is conveniently situated on the border of Mississauga and Toronto; just across from Toronto Pearson International Airport, you can park stay and go or you can shop, drop and stay for an easy backyard vacation in your own city.

Hampton Inn by Hilton Toronto Airport Corporate Centre


www.torontoairportcorporatecentre.hamptoninnbyhilton.com The Hampton Inn by Hilton Toronto Airport Corporate Centre is minutes from the airport, highways and downtown Mississauga. Rates include: Complimentary Breakfast, Airport Shuttle, Complimentary Local Calls and High-Speed Internet Access, Microwave, Mini Refrigerator, HD LCD Flat Screen TV, and Complimentary Parking.

Hilton Garden Inn Toronto Airport


www.torontoairport.hgi.com Convenient, stylized, well-appointed comfort...Welcome to theHilton Garden Inn Toronto Airport hotel. Easily accessible from all major routes and just a short drive to restaurants, shopping, local attractions and minutes from Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ), major corporate offices, and Toronto Airports largest convention centers and arenas. Let us exceed your expectations.

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HOTEL DIRECTORY Hilton Garden Inn Toronto Airport West/ Mississauga


www.torontoairportwestmississauga.hgi.com Our top-ranked, award-winning hotel is perfect for your next leisure or business trip to Toronto. Easy access to all areas of the GTA and Mississauga. We boast modern contemporary ambiance and our famous Hilton Service. We also offer state of the art meeting and conference facilities.

Hilton Garden Inn Toronto/Mississauga


www.torontomississauga.gardeninn.com We look forward to hosting you while highlighting our above-standard Hilton hospitality featuring rooms with 1 king or 2 double beds. Indulge in our onsite restaurant for breakfast, lunch, dinner or evening room service while taking advantage of our complimentary parking, complimentary Internet services, complimentary business centre & fitness facility, pool and whirlpool access.

Hilton Toronto Airport Hotel & Suites


www.toronto-apt.hilton.com The closest hotel outside of Torontos Pearson International Airport, our hotel offers contemporary design and refreshing atmosphere. A 24-hour complimentary shuttle gets our guests to and from the airport with ease. Located by all major highways the hotel is located within 30 minutes of shopping, theatre, attractions and restaurants.

Holiday Inn & Suites Mississauga


www.holidayinn.com/w-mississauga The newly renovated Holiday Inn & Suites is conveniently located off Hwy. 401, just 15 minutes west of the Pearson International Airport and 30 minutes from downtown Toronto. First-class full-service hotel featuring restaurant, lounge, business centre, indoor pool, whirlpool, fitness room, airport shuttle and free high speed Internet.

Holiday Inn Express Toronto Airport Area


www.hietorontoairport.com Stay SMART with our COMPLIMENTARY: Deluxe Hot Breakfast Buffet, FREE 24-Hour Airport Shuttle Service, High Speed Internet , Local and 1-800+ Calls, Overnight Parking, 24-Hr Business Centre, Fitness Facility and Priority Club Points. Conveniently located on Hwy 401 & Dixie Road, we are minutes away from local & city attractions, shopping and dining.

Holiday Inn Mississauga Toronto West


www.hitorontowest.ca Our hotel is conveniently located in the center of Mississaugas Heartland Business District off Hurontario Street and Highway 401 and only 15 minutes from Torontos Pearson International Airport. Offering complimentary airport shuttle, parking and high speed Internet. Close to Hershey Centre, Heartland Outlet Mall, Square One and Meadowvale 4 Rinks.

Holiday Inn Toronto Airport East


www.hitorontoairport.ca Fresh new look on the outside, newly renovated guest rooms on the inside and same great service! Try out our brand new pillow top mattresses, spacious rooms and work areas equipped with high speed Internet access and experience our indoor solarium pool. Enjoy a meal from our on-site Perkins Family Restaurant.

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HOTEL DIRECTORY Holiday Inn Toronto International Airport


www.holidayinn.com/yyz-intlapt Warm, inviting, comfortable. Minutes from the airport, away from a flight path. Stay calm with our complimentary airport shuttle. Stay connected with our free wireless Internet. Stay recharged in our indoor/ outdoor heated salt water pools. Stay rested in our comfortable guestrooms. Stay satisfied at Metropolitan Bar & Grill. Stay You!

Hotel ALT Toronto Pearson


www. pearson.althotels.ca The ALT Hotel located on the Toronto Pearson International Airport site is a refreshing alternative hotel experience, brought to you by the Germain family, pioneers of the boutique-hotel concept in Canada. Discover the hotel that combines comfort and an innovative concept with a unique price.

Hotel Carlingview Toronto Airport


www.carlingview.ca Hotel Carlingview Toronto Airport is located near Torontos International Airport and Highways 401/427. Complimentary continental breakfast, exclusive airport shuttle, hi-speed Wi-Fi and parking. Enjoy an indoor pool, whirlpool and fitness centre adjacent to the hotel. Close to Woodbine Golf Course, Canadas Wonderland, and fabulous shopping.

Hotel Indigo Toronto Airport


www.hotelindigotoronto.com The Hotel Indigo Toronto Airport hotel has 120 comfortable, yet sophisticated guest rooms that are sure to meet all your travel needs. Featuring hardwood floors and stylish decor, each of the thoughtfully appointed guest rooms includes modern amenities, such as free Wi-Fi access and a 32-inch HDTV.

Motel 6 Mississauga
www.motel6.com The newly renovated Motel 6 Mississauga offers affordable rates and everything you need for an hotel stay, whether you are in town for work, in training or just visiting friends; All rooms are equipped with flat screen TVs , European chic bathrooms and environmentally friendly recycled floors.

Novotel Toronto Mississauga Centre


www.novotel-toronto-mississauga.com 325 spacious bedrooms designed to accommodate your every need. Located in the heart of Mississaugas City Centre, with easy access to all major highways and 15 minutes from Pearson International Airport and approximately 25 minutes from downtown Toronto. Across the street is Square One, Ontarios largest indoor shopping complex.

Quality Hotel & Suites Toronto Airport East


www.choicehotels.ca/cn310 Full service hotel features 202 well-appointed guestrooms and suites. Minutes to Pearson International Airport and centrally located within close proximity to major attractions, downtown Toronto and several convention centers. On-site free overnight parking, 24-hr Fitness Centre and Business Centre, 24-hr Airport Shuttle, on-site restaurant and lounge Alder & the Sparrow, Free wireless Internet.

Quality Inn & Suites Airport


www.choicehotels.ca/cn516 Conveniently located in Mississauga, close to Pearson International Airport, major highways, sports arenas and attractions. Hotel has 196 rooms including one bedroom suites with kitchenettes for extended stay and relocation needs. Guests enjoy complimentary breakfast, airport shuttle, parking, WiFi, local calls, Indoor pool and whirlpool, Onsite restaurant open for dinner.

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HOTEL DIRECTORY Quality Inn Airport West


www.qualityinnairportwest.com Ideally located between Britannias corporate district and Mississaugas leisure attractions such as the Hershey Centre arena, Iceland Mississauga complex. Playdium, Square One Shopping Mall and Heartland Outlet Shopping centre are close by with many local restaurants within walking distance. Jacuzzi rooms and suites are available. Hotel has complimentary WI-FI and parking.

Quality Suites Toronto Airport


www.choicehotels.ca/cn309 The closest all-suite, full service hotel to Torontos International Airport. All Suites have a King bedroom separated by French doors to a living area with a Queen sofa bed and dining/work table or double bedroom. High Speed internet is complimentary. Home to Graffitis Italian Eatery.

Radisson Plaza Mississauga Toronto Airport


www.radisson.com/mississaugaon The new luxury Radisson Plaza Mississauga Toronto Airport, winner of 2009 New Hotel of the year award, is a full service, non-smoking hotel, located close to the airport and easily accessible from all major highways. It has become the hotel of choice with 100 luxury suites, 13,000 sq. ft. of meeting space, restaurant/bar and more..

Radisson Suite Hotel Toronto Airport


www.radisson.com/torontoca_airport The variety of dining options just steps from the front door is unparalleled in the airport area. Milestones, Kelseys, Dragon Sushi, Swiss Chalet, Subway, Harveys, and TWO Tim Hortons are all within a 2 minute walk from the hotel. Ask about our many packages and discounts to local attractions.

Ramada Plaza Toronto Airport Hotel & Stage West Theatre


www.stagewest.com Stay and Play all under one roof! This unique property features all-suite accommodation, an indoor waterslide & salt water pool, meeting and convention facilities and Stage West Theatre Restaurant. Stage West Theatre features live entertainment and award winning cuisine. The newly redesigned Larrys Kitchen & Lower Lounge offers breakfast, lunch & dinner.

Residence Inn by Marriott Mississauga Airport Corporate Centre West


www.residenceinnmississaugaairport.com The Residence Inn by Marriott is the leading extended stay hotel designed for both business and leisure travellers.Our fully equipped suites include a full hot buffet breakfast daily, light dinner at our Evening Social Monday through Wednesday, complimentary Internet, parking and shuttle.On-site pool, whirlpool and fitness room.

Residence Inn by Marriott Toronto Airport


www.residenceinntorontoairport.com Residence Inn by Marriott Toronto Airport offers 137 one and two bedroom suites with full kitchens in close proximity to Torontos Pearson International Airport. Guests enjoy complimentary hot buffet breakfast, hi-speed Internet, parking, and airport shuttle. An indoor pool, hot tub, exercise room and basketball court round out the amenities of this new all-suite extended-stay Marriott.

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HOTEL DIRECTORY Residence Inn Toronto Mississauga/ Meadowvale


www.residenceinnmississauga.com Designed for families and extended stays! Full kitchens, FREE Breakfast, evening Social (Mon.-Wed.), Indoor Pool,Whirlpool & Fitness Studio. FREE wireless Internet & parking.Pet Friendly. Easy access toall Mississauga, Meadowvale, Streetsville businesses and to downtown Toronto. Close to Hershey Centre, PowerAde Centre, Meadowvale 4 Rinks.

Sandman Signature Hotel Toronto Airport


www.sandmansignature.com Experience the latest concept in upscale elegance, located minutes from Pearson Airport. Our elegantly appointed guest rooms feature pillow-top mattresses, spa amenities, complimentary high speed Internet. The new Four-Star hotel features an on-site Moxies Classic Grill Restaurant. To make reservations, please call 1-800-SANDMAN or (416) 798-8840x2.

Sheraton Gateway Hotel in Toronto International Airport


www.sheraton.com/torontoairport The Sheraton Gateway is the only hotel in Pearson Airport. Our contemporary rooms with the Sweet Sleeper Bed and thermal windows are whisper quiet. Enjoy casual dining in the Mahogany Restaurant or a snack in the Bar. In-room dining is available. Dont miss your workout in our 24-hour Fitness Centre.

Sheraton Toronto Airport Hotel & Conference Centre


www.sheraton.com/torontoairportconferencecentre Located just minutes from Toronto Pearson International Airport, the Sheraton Toronto Airport Hotel & Conference Centre has 249 guestrooms and over 2,600 square feet of meeting space in a convenient location adjacent to the Woodbine Golf Club. Enjoy a meal at Olio: A Mediterranean Grille located inside the hotel.

Studio 6 Mississauga
www.staystudio6.com The Studio 6 Mississauga offers affordable rates and everything you need for an extended stay, whether you are on a long business trip, two-week vacation, or relocating. All rooms are equipped with kitchenettes and laundry facilities are available to our guests to make your stay away from home as comfortable as possible.

Toronto Airport Marriott HOTEL


www.marriott.com/yyzot Whether travelling for business or pleasure, the Toronto Airport Marriott welcomes you! The hotel is outfitted with renovated guest rooms and stylish meeting space to accommodate small to large gatherings. Experience our award winning culinary in Bistro West by East or relax in our urban inspired lounge.

TownePlace Suites by Marriott Mississauga Airport Corporate Centre


www.Marriott.com/YYZTS Marriotts NEWEST all suites hotel by Toronto International Airport, the first of its kind in the Greater Toronto Area. The hotel features modern 173 studio, one and two bedroom suites with fully equipped kitchens. Complimentary values include buffet breakfast with hot items, wireless high speed internet access, local calls, on-site guest parking and daily airport shuttle from 4 am to 10 pm. Enjoy 24 hr fitness centre, indoor pool, private courtyard and a natural gas BBQ patio. Welcome to Real Living!

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HOTEL DIRECTORY Travelodge Hotel Toronto Airport


www.travelodgedixon.com The Travelodge Hotel Toronto Airport is located at the heart of the airport strip. The hotel is a true full service facility that mixes comfortable accommodations and friendly service at an excellent price. We are located close to many great restaurants and tourist attractions and offer 24 hour complimentary shuttle to the airport.

The Waterside Inn


www.watersideinn.ca This luxurious boutique waterfront hotel and conference centre is nestled in beautiful Port Credit, Mississauga. Located just 20 minutes from both Pearson Airport and downtown Toronto. Service is at the very heart of our hospitality. Our personal, attentive staff anticipates guests needs in an atmosphere of quiet efficiency and genuine friendliness.

The Westin Bristol Place Toronto Airport


www.westinbristolplace.com Located five minutes from Pearson Airport via a complimentary shuttle bus, our spacious rooms feature the Westin Heavenly Bed and Bath, and wired or wireless HSIA. Unwind in our indoor pool or WestinWORKOUT Gym, 2 restaurants and 24hr room service.

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A wide range of excellent hotel and accommodation options are available in Mississauga & the Airport area for those planning a vacation or a business trip. Each hotel offers its own customized brand of hospitality, personalized services, and topquality guest amenities ranging from stateof-the-art fitness facilities and spa services to high-tech meeting rooms, video conferencing and internet access.

Hotels in Mississauga and the Airport Area are ideal for visitors who want to visit the citys landmarks, plan day trips, shop, explore and enjoy all the city has to offer. Travellers may also choose to stay in one of many excellent corporate hotels that offer the utmost in hospitality, comfort and services.

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Best Western Plus Toronto Airport Hotel 5825 Dixie Rd., Mississauga 905-670-8180, 1-800-260-3333 www.bwtoronto.com A full-service, three-diamond hotel. Its 164 spacious newly renovated guest rooms and suites offer an affordable and comfortable ambience for both business and leisure travellers. Best Western Plus Travel Hotel Toronto Airport 5503 Eglinton Ave. W., Toronto (416) 620-1234, 1-866- 459-1234 www.traveltorontohotel.com Convenient, spacious airport hotel that offers reasonable rates and luxurious rooms in a convenient location for business travellers, visitors to the Greater Toronto Area and those who need a place to stay overnight on international connections. Comfort Hotel Airport North www.comforthotelairport.com 445 Rexdale Blvd.,Toronto 416-740-9500, 1-800-228-5151 Smoke-free property located across from the Woodbine Racetrack and Woodbine Shopping Centre. Just 8 km. from Toronto Pearson International Airport. 175 spacious rooms, complimentary airport shuttle and parking, indoor pool and fitness centre. Comfort Inn Airport West 1500 Matheson Blvd. E., Mississauga 905-624-6900 www.comfortinnairportwest.com Located 10 min. west of Toronto Pearson International Airport, all 115 rooms have free wireless internet, a coffee maker, iron/ironing board, airport shuttle, ample parking. 15% discount at on-site Golden Griddle restaurant.

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Comfort Inn Meadowvale 2420 Surveyor Rd., Mississauga (905) 858-8600, (800) 424-6423 (4CHOICE) www.choicehotels.ca/cn391 Mississauga hotel located 20 min. from airport and 30 min. from Toronto. Guests enjoy free breakfast, internet and parking. Convenient access from GO Station, Highways 401, 407, 403 and the QEW. Pets are welcome. Comfort Inn Toronto Airport 6355 Airport Rd., Mississauga 905-677-7331, 1-800-387-6955 www.choicehotels.ca/cn568 Onsite family restaurant and Pearson Pub. Come meet our pilots and flight attendants who call our hotel their home away from home. Courtyard by Marriott Mississauga-Airport Corporate Centre West 5050 Creekbank Rd., Mississauga 905-625-3555 www.courtyardmississaugaairport.com Warm, intimate hotel with complimentary airport shuttle and high-speed internet. Close to Square One, Hershey Centre, Iceland, Etobicoke Olympium, Playdium, Centennial Park. Offers breakfast & dinner daily, indoor swimming pool, whirlpool & fitness facilities. Courtyard by Marriott Toronto Mississauga/ Meadowvale 7015 Century Ave., Mississauga (905) 567-5566, (866) 239-3203 www.courtyardmississauga.com Free wireless internet, parking and local shuttle. Close to Meadowvale, Streetsville, Milton, Hershey Centre and Square One. Breakfast, dinner and Starbucks beverages available daily; lounge open daily. Indoor pool, whirlpool and fitness facilities. Courtyard by Marriott Toronto Airport 231 Carlingview Dr., Toronto 416-675-0411, 1-888-798-2977 www.courtyard.com/yyzap Conveniently located min. from local attractions and Toronto Pearson International Airport with easy access to downtown Toronto. Featuring spacious guest rooms, an indoor pool, whirlpool and fitness room. Complimentary high-speed internet access and newspaper. Crowne Plaza Toronto Airport 33 Carlson Ct., Toronto (416) 675-1234, (800) 268-3300 www.crowneplazatorontoairport.ca This newly renovated 489-room hotel is best known for its commendable service. Five min. from Toronto Pearson International Airport, 20 min. from downtown Toronto. Indoor pool, sauna, 24-hr. fitness room, fullservice restaurant, room service and lounge.

Delta Meadowvale Hotel & Conference Centre 6750 Mississauga Rd., Mississauga (905) 821-1981, (800) 422-8238 www.deltameadowvale.com Just 15 min. from the airport and 30 min. from downtown Toronto. Enjoy breakfast, lunch and dinner at Quest Restaurant & Bar. Work it off at one of Mississaugas finest health clubs, with 40,000 sq. ft. of fitness, 165-ft. waterslide, outdoor/indoor pools, multiple squash and tennis courts. Delta Toronto Airport West 5444 Dixie Rd., Mississauga 905-624-1144, 1-800-737-3211 www.deltatorontoairportwest.com First-class 297-room hotel with 14,000 sq. ft. of meeting and banquet space. Ideal for business and leisure travellers and leisure families. Indoor pool, ample covered parking, complimentary 24-hr. airport shuttle, complimentary internet access and local phone calls. Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Toronto Airport 655 Dixon Rd., Toronto 416-244-1711, 1-800-668-3656 www.torontoairport.doubletreebyhilton.com Min. from airport, 20 min. to downtown Toronto. With 433 guest rooms, four restaurants, lounge, wine bar, indoor pool with giant waterslides, shops, fitness centre, Zen Spa. From $109. Fairfield Inn and Suites by Marriott - Toronto Airport 3299 Caroga Dr., Mississauga 905-673-9800, 1-800-603-7307 www.marriott.com/yyzfs A contemporary hotel designed with todays business and leisure traveller in mind. On-site restaurant, indoor pool, whirlpool and fitness centre. Free deluxe breakfast buffet, wireless internet and 24-hr. airport shuttle. Four Points by Sheraton Mississauga Meadowvale 2501 Argentia Rd., Mississauga 905-858-2424, 1-800-368-7764 www.fourpoints.com/Meadowvale Upscale, full-service hotel with 205 spacious, boutiquestyle guest rooms, free high-speed internet, free parking, state-of-the-art meeting facilities, indoor pool, 20 min. west of Toronto Pearson International Airport. Four Points by Sheraton Toronto Airport 6257 Airport Rd., Mississauga (905) 678-1400, (800) 368-7764 www.fourpoints.com/torontoairport A 204-room hotel min. from Toronto Pearson International Airport and the International Convention Centre. Close to all major highways. Free 24-hr. airport shuttle service. Free wireless internet, pool and 11,000 sq. ft. of meeting space. From $105.

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Four Points by Sheraton Toronto Mississauga 6090 Dixie Rd., Mississauga 905-670-0050, 1-800-387-0287 www.fourpointstorontoairportwest.com Relax in one of our modern yet comfortable guest rooms. Enjoy our indoor heated pool and fitness centre. Stop by Rejuven8 for a bite. Free parking, internet and bottled water. Glenerin Inn & Spa 1695 The Collegeway, Mississauga 905-828-6103, 1-877-991-9971 www.glenerininn.com The historic Glenerin Inn combines Old World elegance with modern-day comfort. Guest rooms, restaurant, spa and gym. Award-winning Sunday brunch. In the heart of Mississauga (Dundas and Mississauga Road). Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton - Toronto Airport 3279 Caroga Dr., Mississauga 905-671-4730, 1-866-496-2642 www.torontoairportontario.hamptoninn.com Our New Look Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Toronto Airport is conveniently situated on the border of Mississauga and Toronto, just across from Toronto Pearson International Airport. Hampton Inn by Hilton Toronto Airport Corporate Centre 5515 Eglinton Ave. W., Toronto (416) 646-3000, www.torontoairportcorporatecentre. hamptoninnbyhilton.com Minutes from Toronto Pearson International Airport, overlooking Centennial Park Golf Centre. Complimentary amenities include complimentary hot breakfast daily, parking, courtesy shuttle, indoor pool, fitness centre and putting green. Hilton Garden Inn Toronto Airport 3311 Caroga Dr., Mississauga (905) 678-0041, 1-888-844-5038 www.torontoairport.hgi.com Convenient, stylish, well-appointed and comfortable, the hotel is located minutes from Toronto Pearson International Airport, close to dining, shopping and major attractions. Stay, dine and play at Canadas first hotel to be built green from the ground up. Relax with a book poolside or work off the days stress with a swim in the heated indoor pool. Hilton Garden Inn Toronto Airport West/Mississauga 1870 Matheson Blvd., Mississauga 905-361-6300, www.torontoairportwestmississauga.hgi.com The Hilton Garden Inn Toronto Airport West/ Mississauga is a new nine-storey full-service hotel conveniently located in Mississaugas business district. Just minutes away from Toronto Pearson

International Airport, the hotel offers access to the offices of many of Canadas leading corporations. Hilton Garden Inn Toronto/Mississauga 100 Traders Blvd., Mississauga 905-890-9110, 1-866-670-3064 www.torontomississauga.gardeninn.com Located at Hwy. 401 and Hurontario, the hotel is close to outlet shopping, the Hershey Centre, shopping, theatres, and offers an indoor pool, fitness centre, onsite restaurant and more. Hilton Toronto Airport Hotel & Suites 5875 Airport Rd., Mississauga (905) 677-9900, 1-800-HILTONS www.toronto-apt.hilton.com Full-service hotel featuring 419 guest rooms and suites, exercise facilities, heated outdoor pool, high-speed wireless internet. Located across from Toronto Pearson International Airport, away from flight paths, with complimentary 24-hr. shuttle service. Holiday Inn & Suites Mississauga 2565 Argentia Rd., Mississauga (905) 542-2121, 1-800-HOLIDAY www.holidayinn.com/w-mississauga The Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites is conveniently located in the heart of Meadowvales business district just off Hwy. 401. First-class, full-service hotel featuring restaurant, lounge, business centre, indoor pool, whirlpool, fitness room, airport shuttle and free high-speed internet. Holiday Inn Express Toronto Airport Area 5585 Ambler Dr., Mississauga 905-238-3500, www.hietorontoairport.com Conveniently located on Hwy. 401 & Dixie Road, the hotel is a 10-min. drive west of Toronto Pearson International Airport, offering easy access to city and local attractions. The hotel offers complimentary 24-hr. airport shuttle service, Smart Start Breakfast Buffet, overnight parking, high-speed internet & WiFi access, 24-hr. business centre, fitness room, daily newspaper, express check-in and check-out. Holiday Inn Mississauga Toronto West 100 Britannia Rd. E., Mississauga 905-890-5700, 1-877-307-6667 www.hitorontowest.ca Offering 138 premium rooms in the heart of Mississauga. Guest rooms come complete with all the amenities travellers expect in a full-service hotel. Conveniently located one block south of Hwy. 401, off Hurontario. Holiday Inn Toronto Airport East 600 Dixon Rd., Toronto 416-240-7511, 1-800-491-4656 www.hitorontoairport.ca This newly renovated 191-room hotel is well known for its outstanding service and attention to detail. Minutes

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Hotel Indigo Toronto Airport 135 Carlingview Dr., Toronto 416-637-7000, 1-888-401-2378 www.hotelindigotoronto.com Hotel Indigo Toronto Airport is a boutique hotel designed to offer comfortable, yet sophisticated accommodations, with the leisure and business traveller in mind. Discover the affordable luxury of this upscale hotel, the perfect choice in the Toronto airport area. Free airport shuttle. Motel 6 Mississauga 2935 Argentia Rd., Mississauga 905-814-1664, 1-800-466-8356 www.motel6.com Offering complimentary parking, an upgraded cable package, free local calls, data port hook-up, morning coffee and guest laundry facilities. The building has 123 rooms, smoking and non-smoking with interior corridors. Novotel Toronto Mississauga Centre 3670 Hurontario St., Mississauga 905-896-1000, 1-800-NOVOTEL www.novotel.com Novotel creates environments designed for travellers to feel naturally good....your home away from home. Experience new guest rooms offering contemporary colours and style, warm atmosphere, wireless internet and ergonomic furniture to ensure superb comfort. Quality Hotel & Suites Toronto Airport East 2180 Islington Ave., Toronto 416-240-9090, 1-866-220-6916 www.choicehotels.ca/cn310 This full-service Toronto Pearson International Airport hotel is centrally located close to major attractions, airports and highways. It features meeting space, a 24-hr. exercise room, business centre and on-site restaurant.

away from Toronto Pearson International Airport. Enjoy dining in our award-winning Perkins Family Restaurant & Bakery. Complimentary Wi-Fi, airport shuttle, solarium pool, fitness facility & business centre. Holiday Inn Toronto International Airport 970 Dixon Rd., Toronto 416-675-7611, 1-800-524-8436 www.holidayinn.com/yyz-intlapt Warm, inviting, comfortable. Minutes from Toronto Pearson International Airport, away from flight path. Enjoy free wireless internet, indoor/outdoor saltwater pools, free airport shuttle, fitness centre, whirlpool, sauna and the Metropolitan Restaurant and Bar. Hotel ALT Toronto Pearson 6080 Viscount Rd., Mississauga (905) 362-4337, 1-855-855-6080 www.althotels.ca ALT Hotel Toronto Pearson is conveniently located near the Viscount long-term parking lot of Toronto Pearson International Airport steps from the LINK train service which operates free light rail transit service to and from Terminals 1 and 3, 24 hours a day. *LINK closed until October 31, 2013. Bus service provided Hotel Carlingview Toronto Airport 221 Carlingview Dr., Toronto 416-675-3303, 1-877-675-3303 www.carlingview.ca Conveniently located near Toronto Pearson International Airport and Hwy. 401/427, this newly renovated hotel offers a complimentary light continental breakfast and airport shuttle. Free wireless internet.

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Quality Inn & Suites Airport 5599 Ambler Dr., Mississauga 905-624-9500, 1-800-424-6423 (4CHOICE) www.choicehotels.ca/cn516 Convenient location close to Toronto Pearson International Airport, major highways and attractions, sports arenas (Hershey Centre, Iceland). With 222 well-appointed rooms, an indoor pool and whirlpool, restaurant on-site, free parking. Airport shuttle available. Quality Inn Airport West 50 Britannia Rd. E., Mississauga 905-890-1200, 1-800-424-6423 (4CHOICE) www.qualityinnairportwest.com Centrally located & close to several shopping & leisure points of interest such as Square One mall, Heartland Outlets, Hershey Centre, Iceland and Powerade Centre. On-site restaurant and many others located in walking distance. 108 spaciously renovated rooms, business centre and exercise room. Quality Suites Toronto Airport 262 Carlingview Dr., Toronto 416-674-8442, 1-877-755-4900 www.choicehotels.ca/cn309 Closest all-suite, full-service hotel to Toronto Pearson International Airport. Spacious suites feature large living/dining area and separate king-size bedroom. Complimentary high-speed internet. Home to Graffitis Italian Eatery & Saloon, an area favourite. Radisson Plaza Mississauga/Toronto Airport 175 Derry Road E., Mississauga 905-364-9999 www.radisson.com/mississaugaon New all-suite, 100 percent smoke-free hotel and conference facility. This full-service property includes free parking, local calls and internet. Close to major highways.

Radisson Suite Hotel Toronto Airport 640 Dixon Rd., Toronto 416-242-7400, 1-800-333-3333 www.radisson.com/torontoca_airport Located right beside the TTC and close to Toronto Pearson International Airport, this hotel features one-bedroom suites, each with a separate living room and bedroom area. This pet-friendly hotel features complimentary high-speed internet and airport shuttle service. Ramada Plaza Toronto Airport Hotel & Stage West Theatre 5400 Dixie Rd., Mississauga (905) 238-0159, (800) 668-9887 www.stagewest.com A unique property combining a magnificent 224-room, all-suite hotel, a first-class theatre restaurant and indoor pool and waterslide. Seven min. from the airport and 20 min. from downtown Toronto. Complimentary 24-hour airport shuttle service and parking. Residence Inn by Marriott Mississauga Airport Corp.Ctr. West 5070 Creekbank Rd., Mississauga 905-602-7777 www.residenceinnmississaugaairport.com Perfecting the extended-stay experience by combining all the comforts of home. Fully equipped kitchens, complimentary wireless, airport shuttle, breakfast, parking, fitness centre and indoor pool. Residence Inn by Marriott Toronto Airport Hotel 17 Reading Court Toronto 416-798-2900, 1-888-798-2977 www.residenceinntorontoairport.com Perfect for extended stays, the hotel offers 137 one- and two-bedroom suites featuring fully equipped kitchens, dining and living areas with a work desk, complimentary high-speed internet and voicemail. Indoor pool, exercise room and whirlpool.

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Residence Inn Toronto Mississauga/Meadowvale 7005 Century Ave., Mississauga 905-567-2577, 1-866-449-7349 www.residenceinnmississauga.com Designed for families and extended stays. Full kitchens, free breakfast, evening snacks (Mon. Wed.), indoor pool, wireless internet and parking. Easy access to Meadowvale, Streetsville businesses and to downtown Toronto. Sandman Signature Toronto Airport Hotel 55 Reading Court, Toronto (416) 798-8840 www.sandmansignature.com Great airport location. Located just five min. from Toronto Pearson International Airport. With 256 modern and spacious suites offering views of the Royal Woodbine Golf Club. Moxies Grill & Bar restaurant and cocktail lounge on-site. Sheraton Gateway Hotel In Toronto International Airport Terminal 3 Toronto AMF Toronto 905-672-7000, 1-800-325-3535 www.sheraton.com/torontoairport Connected to Terminal 3 of Toronto Pearson International Airport. Over 450 spacious sound-proof rooms offering the latest in modern amenities. The ultimate convenience is being the only hotel on airport property. Perfect for business and people travelling with young children. Sheraton Toronto Airport Hotel & Conference Centre 801 Dixon Rd., Toronto 416-675-6100, 1-800-668-1444 www.sheratontorontoairport.com Featuring 249 guest rooms and suites. Overlooking a golf course and Toronto Pearson International Airport, 20 min. to downtown Toronto. Olio: A Mediterranean Grille, indoor pool, 24-hr. fitness centre, car rental. Complimentary shuttle every 25 min. Studio 6 Toronto-Mississauga 60 Britannia Rd. E., Mississauga 905-502-8897, 1-888-897-0202 www.staystudio6.com Monthly, weekly and daily accommodations for valueconscious individuals. All studios have fully equipped kitchens, free local calls and voicemail, wireless internet, work area and cable TV. Guest laundry area. Free Wi-Fi. Toronto Airport Marriott Hotel 901 Dixon Rd., Toronto 416-674-9400, 1-800-905-2811 www.marriott.com/yyzot Experience warm and hospitable service at Toronto Airport Hotel by Marriott. This premier airport hotel

offers impeccable guest rooms, spacious meeting rooms and an indoor pool within a sunlit solarium environment. Enjoy breakfast, lunch or dinner in Bistro West by East. TownePlace Suites by Marriott Mississauga Airport Corporate Centre 5050 Orbitor Dr., Mississauga (905) 238-9600, (800) 387-3355 www.marriott.com/yyzts Marriotts newest all-suite hotel near Toronto Pearson International Airport. Showcases 173 fresh, modern & functional suites with fully equipped contemporary kitchen, adjustable work space, pool, free Wi-Fi & complimentary breakfast. Perfect for extended stays, business & leisure. Travelodge Hotel - Toronto Airport 925 Dixon Rd., Etobicoke 416-674-2222, 1-888-483-6887 www.travelodgedixon.com This 284-room hotel features a newly renovated lobby, private floors and corporate lounge. Offering in-room coffee makers, free weekday lobby newspapers, in-room movies, heated indoor pool and sauna. Complimentary airport shuttle 24/7. The Waterside Inn 15 Stavebank Rd. S., Mississauga 905-891-7770, 1-877-264-7770 www.watersideinn.ca Luxury boutique hotel located in Port Credit, 15 min. from the airport and downtown Toronto featuring 93 suites and 6,500 sq. ft. of flexible space. Westin Bristol Place Hotel 950 Dixon Rd., Toronto (416) 675-9444, (800) 937-8461 www.westintorontoairport.com Convenient location near Toronto Pearson International Airport, featuring 287 elegant rooms. Comfortable atmosphere, attentive staff and top-rated dining at Zacharys Lounge. Services include complimentary shuttle service, business centre, indoor pool, fitness centre and internet access.

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A SHOPPERS PARADISE BRING ALONG AN EXTRA SUITCASE OR TWO FOR ALL YOUR FINDS! Mississauga is one of the best shopping destinations you will find anywhere. Shopping enthusiasts will enjoy the vast selection of stores and retail experiences that Mississauga offers from the quaint boutique villages and specialty shops of Port Credit, Streetsville and Clarkson (with an incredible selection of one-of-a-kind and specialty items), to the fine retailers, designer stores, major malls (including Ontarios largest mall), outlets and expansive retail centres located throughout the city. Theres no doubt, you will find whatever is on your shopping list from the latest fashions and accessories, to the newest trends in technology or home furnishings! Mississaugas Square One Shopping Centre is Ontarios largest shopping mall with more than 360 stores and services, including four major department stores, some of North Americas most recognizable brand names including Michael Kors, Armani Exchange, Apple, Coach, Sephora, and Victorias Secret and featuring over 50 places to snack and eat. Square One now has official Tourist Designation status, allowing the centre to be open on the following six (6) statutory holi-

days: Victoria Day (first Monday on or before 24 May) , Canada Day (July 1st) , Labour Day (first Monday in September), Thanksgiving Day (second Monday in October) , New Years Day (January 1st) and Family Day (third Monday in February.) Heartland Town Centre, one of Canadas largest and most successful Power Centres is an expansive shopping complex featuring over 2.2 million sq. feet of retail space and more than 174 stores and services, featuring a wide selection of clothing, home decor, china, athletic apparel, footwear and electronics. Sherway Gardens (in west Toronto) will please the most discerning of shoppers with over 200 stylish shops and services. Erin Mills Town Centre boasts over 180 shops and services. Bargain hunters can save 20 to 80 per cent on more than 135 brand names, manufacturer and retail outlet stores at Dixie Outlet Mall, one of Ontarios largest enclosed malls. The Mississauga Chinese Centre features an authentic selection of Chinese apparel, accessories and giftware to choose from. A glimpse at the 13.11 metre gateway and surrounding structures that flank the entrance are modern replicas of ancient Chinese architecture, while the Nine Dragon Wall (the only one of its kind outside of Asia) provides a unique setting for exploring Chinese-Canadian culture.

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APPAREL/ACCESSORIES
Twice is Nice 233 Lakeshore Rd. E., Mississauga (905) 274-5569 www.twiceisniceresale.ca Twice is Nice is a ladies consignment store selling nearly new, brand-name clothing, jewellery, shoes, purses and accessories. Stock is added daily; 50 to 75% off sales year-round.

SPECIALTY SHOPS
Lindas Craftique 237 Lakeshore Rd. E., Mississauga (905) 274-4115 www.lindascraftique.com An inviting spot in Port Credits East Village, Lindas is packed with the latest fibres and colours for knitters of all skill levels. Optical Trends 4U 228 Queen St. S., Streetsville (905) 813-0001 www.opticaltrends4u.com Optical Trends 4U carries the latest trends in eyewear and eyewear accessories. Designers include Versace, Fendi, Dolce & Gabbana, Hugo Boss, Christian Dior, Gucci, Emporio Armani, Kio Yamato, Marc by Marc Jacobs and more. Express your individuality. Rutis Needlebed 10 Thomas St., Mississauga (905) 821-9370 www.ruti.ca Mississaugas largest quilting, knitting and crocheting store offers a huge selection of yarn, fabric and supplies. It provides classes to suit your schedule for quilting, knitting, crocheting and sewing. Streetsville Treasures Inc. 8 Thomas St., Streetsville 905-285-9989 www.streetsvilletreasures.com This shop offers a variety of gifts, such as memorabilia items featuring Betty Boop, Elvis, Marilyn Monroe and Lucille Ball. Zest For Living 6 Elizabeth St. S., Mississauga 905-486-0191 www.zestforliving.ca Zest carries extensive collections of gifts, body and bath products like Lady Primrose, furnishings, home decor and tableware, including Maxwell & Williams and Emma Bridgewater.

FACTORY OUTLETS
Dixie Outlet Mall 1250 South Service Rd., Mississauga (905) 278-3494 www.dixieoutletmall.com Dixie Outlet Mall features over 135 stores and brand name merchandise up to 70% off. Shop stores like Tommy Hilfiger Outlet, GUESS? Outlet, La Vie En Rose, Mexx Outlet, Aeropostale, Melanie Lyne Outlet, Winners, Nine West Shoe Studio & Laura Outlet.

SHOPPING CENTRES
Erin Mills Town Centre 5100 Erin Mills Parkway, Mississauga 905-569-1981 www.erinmills.ca Erin Mills Town Centre has easy access from the 401, 407, and 403 major highways. Anchored by the Bay, Sears, Sport Chek, Old Navy and H&M, this two-level shopping centre offers over 180 stores and services to shoppers from across Mississauga, Oakville and Halton Hills. Sherway Gardens 25 The West Mall, Etobicoke (416) 621-1070 www.sherwaygardens.ca Sherway Gardens is an upscale shopping destination. Key stores include Holt Renfrew, Sporting Life, Abercrombie & Fitch, Victorias Secret, Lacoste, Juicy Couture, Michael Kors, Pottery Barn, Coach, GEOX, Aritzia, BCBG Max Azria and many more. Square One Shopping Centre 100 City Centre Dr., Mississauga 905-279-7467 www.shopsquareone.com With 360 stores, Square One is one of the top retail destinations in the Greater Toronto Area. Premiere fashion brands such as Zara, Michael Kors and Harry Rosen. Truly a first-class shopping experience!

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MISSISSAUGA RESTAURANTS AND NIGHTLIFE Want to stay near the shopping action, visit the vibrant Airport area, explore the downtown core or visit the picturesque neighbourhoods of Port Credit, Clarkson or Streetsville? Gastronomic influences from around the world provide a variety of dining options in Mississauga sure to please every palate. From casual daily fare to nouvelle cuisine, youre sure to find something scrumptious that you will absolutely adore on the menus at Mississaugas cozy bistros, trattorias, impressive family-friendly chains and your favourite big-name restaurants. Dine on the waterfront in Port Credit and watch the sunset, followed by an enjoyable evening stroll. Streetsville, one of Mississaugas heritage neighbourhoods, also has a selection of amazing

restaurants featuring friendly pubs, family fare and relaxed dining amidst historic charm. View restaurant websites, menus, read restaurant reviews, make reservations on-line and obtain contact information @ www.mississaugadines.com. Mississauga Dines is a directory of restaurants, caterers, martini bars, cafes, pubs, eateries and anything related to restaurants (even some recipes) in Mississauga and the surrounding area. Bon appetit! After dark, dance the night away or sit back, relax and enjoy the sights and sounds of fun times, good friends and another great evening at one of Mississaugas fabulous night spots and bars.

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CANADIAN/AMERICAN
Chardonnay Grill & Lounge 5444 Dixie Rd., Delta Toronto Airport West, Mississauga 905-624-1144 www.deltatorontoairportwest.com Fully licensed dining facility with diverse international cuisine. Open for breakfast, lunch, dinner and latenight snacks, as well as brunch, all offered in elegant surroundings. Open Mon. to Fri., 6:30 am to 10 pm; Sat. to Sun., 7 am to 10 pm. Courtyard Caf 231 Carlingview Dr., Courtyard by Marriott Toronto Airport , Toronto 416-675-0411, 1-800-791-9442 www.marriottcourtyardtorontoairport.com Fabulous buffet breakfast, served in the Courtyard Caf. Elm Bank Bar and Bistro 135 Carlingview Dr., Hotel Indigo Toronto Airport Toronto (416) 637-7000, 1-888-401-2378 www.elmbankbistro.com Offers an international menu, with a dash of Mediterranean cuisine. Seats 100 in casual yet sophisticated decor style. The restaurant is in the Hotel Indigo Toronto Airport. Fox Bistro, The 640 Dixon Rd., Radisson Suite Hotel Toronto Airport, Toronto 416-243-7912 www.radisson.com/hotels/ontorair/dinings Savour all-day dining in the casual elegance of the Fox Bistro or unwind by the fireplace and enjoy some of the fine menu options offered. Glenerin Inn Restaurant 1695 The Collegeway, Mississauga (905) 828-6103, 1-877-991-9971 www.glenerininn.com Casual, elegant, a ` la carte dining served for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Afternoon tea served daily from 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm. Fragrant teas can be sipped and savoured during this time honoured tradition. Sunday brunch buffet served from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm. Pump House Grille Co., The 40 Lakeshore Rd. E., Mississauga (905) 891-7867 www.pumphousegrilleco.com Nestled in the heart of bustling Port Credit, the motto at The Pump House Grille Co. is drink, eat well, be happy. 7 days a week.

Snug Harbour Seafood Bar & Grill 14 Stavebank Rd. S., Mississauga (905) 274-5000 www.snugharbourrestaurant.com The wraparound, heated patio overlooks Lake Ontario and the Credit Village Marina. The varied menu includes seafood, steak, pasta, pizza and oyster bar. Open year-round. The Franklin House 263 Queen St. S., Mississauga (905) 369-0500 www.thefranklinhouse.ca Built in 1855, The Franklin House is one of Mississaugas best pubs. Two patios, parking, live music and a private party room. Located right in the heart of Streetsville. West 50 Pourhouse & Grille 50 Burnhamthorpe Rd. W., Mississauga (905) 949-9378 www.hiprestaurants.com Canadas largest draught house, West 50 Pourhouse & Grille is an upscale/casual beer-bistro eatery featuring classic rock, 24 plasma TVs and over 100 taps of draft beer. Groups welcome. Zazis Place 6355 Airport Rd., Mississauga 905-677-7331, ext. 305 Offering a full-service restaurant with delicious food and economical prices.

CHINESE
Mandarin Restaurant- Erin Mills 3105 Dundas St. W., Mississauga (416) 252-5000 87 Matheson Boulevard E., Mississauga (905) 502-8000 1255 The Queensway, Etobicoke (905) 569-7000 www.mandarinrestaurant.com Mandarins award-winning all-you-can-eat Chinese and Canadian buffet has something for everyone! Choose from over 150 freshly prepared items daily, including a variety of fresh salads, soups, sushi, grilled items, mouthwatering entres & delectable desserts!

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INTERNATIONAL
Breakwater Restaurant c/o The Waterside Inn Hotel 15 Stavebank Rd., S. Mississauga (905) 891-6225, 1-877-264-7770 www.watersideinn.ca A blend of American diner and French brasserie, popularized by its fresh selection of salads, wraps, savoury burgers and daily rotisserie specials. Features a caf, bi-level patio and billiards area. Burrito Boyz 9 Stavebank Rd., 19 Dundas St. E. 1197 The Queensway, Mississauga (905) 891-2699 www.burritoboyz.ca A small local eatery that offers gourmet Mexican burritos made to order, with fresh ingredients brought in and prepared daily. Novotel Trio 3670 Hurontario St. Novotel Toronto Mississauga Centre 905-896-1000 www.novotel.com Located on the main floor, the Novotel Trio Restaurant/Bar, with capacity for 150 people, offers International style cuisine with vegetarian and health conscious options from 6:00 am to 10:00 pm. DeMaple Restaurant & Lounge 6257 Airport Rd. Four Points by Sheraton Toronto Airport, Mississauga 905-678-1400, 1-800-565-5769 www.fourpoints.com/torontoairport Open daily from 6:30 am to 12 am Enjoy your favorite beverage. Snack on some light fare. International, savoury cuisine is what youll find at the restaurant. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner! La Brasserie 33 Carlson Court, Crowne Plaza Toronto Airport, Toronto (416) 675-4737 www.crowneplazatorontoairport.ca Open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner, La Brasserie offers simply great food in a relaxed atmosphere. Its award-winning culinary team has won more than 40 medals from worldwide culinary competitions. Quest Restaurant & Bar 6750 Mississauga Rd., Delta Meadowvale Resort & Conference Centre, Mississauga (905) 542-4039, (800) 422-8238 www.questrestaurant.ca Newly opened Quest Restaurant and Bar at the

Delta Meadowvale will be the dining destination in Mississauga. The executive chef has prepared a new menu with a global cuisine focus. Great flavours and warm attentive service await your dining experience. Savana Restaurant and Lounge 5825 Dixie Rd., Best Western Toronto Airport West, Mississauga 905-670-8180 www.savanarestaurant.com Eclectic, casual, family-friendly menu. Patio, atrium lounge and dining room. Open daily at 6 am for breakfast and throughout the day for lunch and dinner. Offers on-site and off-site catering. Zacharys Lounge 950 Dixon Rd., The Westin Bristol Place Toronto Airport Toronto, 416-675-9444, 1-800-937-8461 www.starwoodhotels.com Relax in Zacharys Lounge offering casual sophistication and continental cuisine. Open 11 am to 1:00 am Zacharys private dining room offering formal dining is available by reservations only, for groups of nine to 90 people.

ITALIAN
Alfredos 655 Dixon Rd., Doubletree by Hilton - Toronto Airport, Toronto (416) 246-7904, 1-800-668-3656 www.torontoairport.doubletreebyhilton.com An upscale dining service with intimate setting and award-winning service. Enjoy exceptional Northern Italian and continental cuisine in Alfredos, a distinguished Toronto dining experience. Open for dinner Mon. to Sat., 5:30 pm to 10:00 pm. Enzos Two Guys From Italy 128 Queen St. S., Unit 17, Mississauga (905) 826-5100 enzostwoguysfromitaly.com Casual, family-owned and-operated restaurant and bar for 25 years, situated in the heart of Streetsville. It offers a wide selection of fresh Italian food, including homemade pizza. Papa Giuseppes 26 Lakeshore Rd. E., Mississauga (905) 990-5009 www.papagiuseppes.com Located in the heart of Port Credit. Cozy atmosphere with an open kitchen concept offering a variety of pizza, pasta, fresh sandwiches and great wine. Outdoor patio, public parking, take-out available.

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Roc n Docs 105 Lakeshore Rd. E., Mississauga (905) 891-1754 www.rocndocs.ca Roc n Docs live music grill & rooftop patioPort Credits only rooftop patio. The areas best live music 7 days a week. All new look, all new menu.

Cuchulainns Irish Pub 158 Queen St. S., Streetsville (905) 821-3790 www.cuchulainns.ca Offering great food, rare Irish and Scottish whiskys and a selection of draughts and wine, Cuchulainns is a great place. Live music every Thurs.Sat. night. Make your day an Irish one.

PUBS
Alder & the Sparrow 2180 Islington Ave., Toronto 416-240-9944 www.choicehotels.ca/cn310 This quaint restaurant and lounge is attached to the Quality Hotel & Suites and provides traditional fare. Function rooms are available for up to 50 guests along with packaged menus. Brogue Inn, The 136 Lakeshore Rd. E., Mississauga (905) 278-8444 www.thebrogueinn.com Enjoy nightly showcases of the many tastes of Ireland. Stop for a drink in The Snug, lunch in the bar or have an elegant dinner in the dining room. Experience the legendary Irish family hospitality.

SPORTS & BILLIARDS


Crooked Cue, The 75 Lakeshore Rd. E., Mississauga 905-271-7665 www.crookedcue.ca More than 10,000 sq. ft. of casual dining, billiards and special-event facilities. Featured on CBC and TSN, it has been voted Mississaugas best pool hall for 13 years running.

Wine Bar
ten Restaurant & Wine Bar 139 Lakeshore Rd. E. Mississauga 905-271-0016 www.hiprestaurants.com/ten/index.html One of Port Credits best hot spots. The distinctive decor, opulent atmosphere and meticulous service of ten restaurant are sure to wow you. Located at Lakeshore and Hurontario.

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What to See and do in Mississauga Mississauga & the Airport area provide an extensive array of cultural, entertainment, recreational, heritage and outdoor activities and attractions to suit every taste. From cultural festivals to main stage performances featuring some of the top names in entertainment, there is something for everyone to see and do. Step back in time and visit one of Mississaugas heritage sites and museums. Take a city tour. Visit a gallery. Pamper yourself at the spa. Charter a boat and enter the Great Ontario Salmon Derby, North Americas largest freshwater fishing derby. Enjoy the outdoors as you hike, bike or golf. Cross-country ski and ice-skate in winter. Horse racing fans are in for high-stakes live world-class horse racing excitement at Woodbine Racetrack, home to the $1 million queens plate and OLG Slots at Woodbine Racetrack, a casino featuring over 2,500 slot machines.

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cruises on Lake Ontario on board beautiful yachts. Hosting charter boat of the 2008 Great Ontario Salmon Derby grand-prize winner. Salmon Express West side of the Credit River Dock 1 & 2, Mississauga 416-931-7693 www.salmonexpress.com Provides full-service professional charters for fishing and pleasure cruises.

AMUSEMENT/THEME PARKS
Fantasy Fair 500 Rexdale Blvd. Woodbine Shopping Centre, Toronto 416-674-5437 www.fantasyfair.ca Fantasy Fair is Ontarios largest indoor amusement park. Located inside Woodbine Shopping Centre, Fantasy Fair offers bumper cars, a roller coaster, a ferris wheel and a train. Open year-round; parking is free. Playdium 99 Rathburn Rd. W., Mississauga 905-273-9000 www.playdium.com The ultimate high-tech family entertainment centre features interactive and physical games, rides and sports simulators, go-karts, mini-golf, nine variablespeed batting cages and Water Wars. Bonus: the new Spin Zone Bumper Cars and MaxFlight Roller Coaster Simulator.

ADVENTURE TOURISM
Andrews Charter Port Credit (416) 347-2143 www.andrewscharter.ca With more than 35 years experience, Andrews Charter offers salmon fishing and Toronto Island boat

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ART & SPECIAL EXHIBIT GALLERIES


Art Gallery of Mississauga 300 City Centre Dr., Mississauga 905-896-5088 www.artgalleryofmississauga.com The AGM is a contemporary public gallery that showcases the best in regional, national and international contemporary art. The Gallery has shown a variety of exhibitions during the year; Inuit artist Abraham Anghik Ruben: Shamans Dreams; Picture House: The Art of Bollywood; Art at Work: Corporate Collecting Today. Visit our website for current exhibitions. Etobicoke Civic Centre Art Gallery 399 The West Mall, Toronto 416-394-8628 www.toronto.ca/culture Dedicated to the promotion of art and artists in the community, the gallery displays works from local, national and international sources. It primarily features artworks of annual juried shows of art organizations, and also hosts monthly exhibits.

ENTERTAINMENT COMPLEXES/SITES
Air Combat Zone Inc. 5170 Dixie Rd., Ste. 101, Mississauga 905-602-4775 www.aircombatzone.com Looking to hold a completely unique event? Air Combat Zone gives you an opportunity to do so in a facility unlike anything youve ever seen. By combining the thrill of flying F/A-18 air combat flight simulators with an event plan developed to meet your special goals, we deliver TOP FUN excitement to your target. Hershey Centre SportZone 5600 Rose Cherry Place Mississauga (905) 502-9100 www.hersheycentre.com Hershey Centre SportZone includes the Hershey Centre 5,000-seat arena with a total of four rink pads, the Sports Complex with an indoor sports field, gymnasium, gymnastics centre and two outdoor sports fields, the Iceland arena with four-rink pads and a skateboard park. OLG Slots at Woodbine Racetrack 555 Rexdale Blvd., Toronto (416) 675-1101 www.olg.ca Experience 2,500+ slot machines (from 1 cent to $5), free live entertainment on Fri. and Sat. nights, dining and horse racing. Only 20 min. to downtown Toronto. Open 24 hrs, 7 days a week. Playdium 99 Rathburn Rd. W., Mississauga 905-273-9000, ext. 298 www.playdium.com Playdium features over 200 interactive and physical games, rides and sports simulators. The 11-acre outdoors include go-karts, minigolf, 9 variable speed batting cages and Water Wars. New rides include the MaxFlight Roller Coaster Simulator.

BREWERIES/WINERIES
Old Credit Brewing Company Ltd. 6 Queen St. W., Mississauga (905) 271-9888 www.oldcreditbrewing.com Located in the heart of Port Credit, Old Credit Brewing Co. crafts a quality Amber Ale, Pale Pilsner and Holiday Honey. Visit the facility to experience a new taste of an old tradition and inquire about our newly renovated upstairs facility for your next event.

CITY TOURS
Mississauga Heritage Foundation 1921 Dundas St. W. Mississauga (905) 828-8411 www.heritagemississauga.com The Mississauga Heritage Foundation provides self-guided or guided walking tours, heritagethemed exhibits, local historical research, books and information. Visitors are welcome to explore the historic Robinson-Adamson Grange. See website for more details. Niagara Airbus (905) 374-8111, (800) 268-8111 www.niagaraairbus.com Niagara Airbus offers scheduled and charter transportation between Toronto and Buffalo airports, and Toronto and Niagara region, as well as sightseeing tours of Toronto, Niagara-on-the-Lake and Niagara Falls wineries and casinos.

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Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park 3636 Hawkestone Road Mississauga (905) 306-9898 www.skyzone.com/mississauga Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park boasts 15,000 sq. feet of all trampoline walled playing courts. Play 3D dodgeball, defy gravity in open jump, or leap into our massive foam pit! We host groups, parties and events. Our unique combination of fun and fitness is perfect for all ages!

Mosaic - South Asian Heritage Festival of Mississauga 1070 Strathy Ave., Mississauga (416) 388-9596 www.mosaicfest.com 8th annual Mosaic South Asian Heritage Festival of Mississauga. Traditional and contemporary art, culture and cuisine from South Asia at Mississaugas City Centre. Free admission and parking. The Great Ontario Salmon Derby Canadian Waters of Lake Ontario, Mississauga (905) 361-2677, (888) 695-2677 www.sportshows.ca July 6 to Aug. 24, 2013. Sponsored by the Toronto Sun, the 16th Annual Great Ontario Salmon Derby is North Americas largest freshwater fishing derby and takes place in the Canadian Waters of Lake Ontario. The Derby boasts an average participation of 21,000 people annually over a 50-day period. Fishermen/ women compete for various weekly prizes. The Streetsville Founders Bread and Honey Festival 128 Queen St. S., Streetsville (905) 816-1640 www.BreadandHoney.com Held on the first weekend of June, this is Mississaugas longest-running festival, commemorating the founding of the historic Village of Streetsville. Highlights include a parade, childrens activities, fishing derby and live entertainment. Other traditions include the Lions Club Carnival, Rotary Consumer Market, crafters market, heritage games, displays and demonstrations. Tim Hortons Southside Shuffle Blues & Jazz Festival Port Credit (905) 271-9449 www.southsideshuffle.com September 6 to 8, 2013. The 15th-annual Tim Hortons Southside Shuffle, Port Credits Blues & Jazz Festival, is Mississaugas musical Mardi Gras, featuring Canadian and international musicians throughout the village.

FESTIVALS & EVENTS


Carassauga Festival Inc. 5500 Rose Cherry Pl., Mississauga (905) 615-3010 www.carassauga.com May 24 to 26, 2013. 68 countries will be represented at different pavilions throughout Mississauga during the three-day multicultural festival depicting sights, sounds, tastes and aromas of each country. TD- IRIE Music Festival Celebration Square, Mississauga www.iriemusicfestival.com Celebrating its 11th anniversary in 2013, the TD IRIE Music Festival is a multi-day, family-friendly festival. Join the celebration of music-from Reggae to Salsa, Soul to African, dance, spoken word/literature, visual arts exhibition and more. JerkFest - Jerk Food Festival Centennial Park, 256 Centennial Park Rd., Mississauga 416-993-5123 www.jerkfestival.ca Aug. 10 - 11, 2013. Come out to the 12th-annual Jerk Food Festival, the family-friendly festivities are located at Centennial Park, Etobicoke at the base of the Ski Hills. For more information, phone or visit jerkfestival.ca. Mississauga Marathon 1 City Centre Dr., Suite 605, Mississauga 905-949-1910 www.mississaugamarathon.com May 3 to 5, 2013. Mississauga Marathon Full Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K, 5K, 2K and relays. info@ mississaugamarathon.com. Under Amour participant shirts available. Mississauga Waterfront Festival 20 Lakeshore Rd. E., Memorial Park, Mississauga 905-891-0002 www.themwf.com Held every Fathers Day weekend at Memorial Park in Port Credit, the Mississauga Waterfront Festival offers headline concerts, a kids stage, Family Fun Village, Heritage Stage, vendors, crafters, petting zoo, buskers, sports zone, carnival, water-ski shows and more.

MUSEUMS/HISTORIC HOUSES/ EDUCATION


BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir & Heritage Museum 61 Claireville Dr., Toronto (416) 798-2277 www.toronto.baps.org This unique-to-Canada architectural monument is made with 24,000 pieces of marble and stone. Discover the more than 10,000-year-old heritage of India. Admission is free to the Mandir.

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Benares Historic House - Museums of Mississauga 1507 Clarkson Rd. N., Mississauga 905-615-4860 www.museumsofmississauga.com Step into the past and capture a taste of life in the early 19th and 20th centuries. Shed light on the past with the Museums of Mississauga. Bradley Museum - Museums of Mississauga 1620 Orr Rd., Mississauga 905-615-4860 www.museumsofmississauga.com Step into the past and capture a taste of life in the early 19th and 20th centuries. Shed light on the past with the Museums of Mississauga.

Mississauga Symphony Orchestra 4141 Living Arts Dr., 2nd Floor, Mississauga (905) 615-4405 www.mississaugasymphony.ca The Mississauga Symphony Orchestra presents numerous entertaining concerts each season in the comfort and wonderful acoustics of the Living Arts Centre. With over 80 enthusiastic and talented musicians on stage for each concert, youre sure to enjoy the experience!

Spas
Joanne Lipp European Skin Care, Electrolysis & Laser 11 Main St., Streetsville, Mississauga 905-858-8911 www.europeanskincare.com With more than 40 years experience, this village spa provides complete aesthetic electrolysis and laser services to both men and women.

NEIGHBOURHOODS/ BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT


Clarkson Village BIA 6-1801 Lakeshore Rd. W. P.O. Box 52553, Mississauga (416) 417-6253 www.clarksonbia.com Located in the historic family friendly Village of Clarkson. We are the oldest community in the City of Mississauga. See what you have been missing! Follow us on Twitter: @ClarksonBIA for all the latest sales, contests and incentives to Shop Clarkson, Village on the Go! Port Credit BIA 105 Lakeshore Rd. W., Mississauga (905) 278-7742 www.portcredit.com Port Credit bills itself as the hippest place in the 905. Visit the website to discover whats new. Streetsville BIA 280 Queen St. S., Mississauga (905) 858-5974 www.villageofstreetsville.com In the Village in the City of Mississauga, parking is free. Relax in a restaurant or pub and plan a shopping spree in Streetsville.

WELLNESS
Second Wind Pilates Plus 155 Lakeshore Road E., Mississauga (905) 891-9642 www.secondwind.net One of the earliest Pilates studios and certification schools to open in Canada, Second Wind specializes in Pilates, Integrated Movement Therapies (IMT) and Yoga Therapy with a focus on rehabilitation, postural re-education and functional movement.

SPECTATOR SPORTS
Woodbine Racetrack 555 Rexdale Blvd., Toronto 416-675-RACE, 1-888-675-RACE www.WoodbineEntertainment.com At the Woodbine Racetrack, wager on live world-class horse racing, or play in the casino. Experience the elegant dining and meeting facilities. Open year-round offering afternoon or evening programs. Admission and parking are free.

MEETING SERVICES
MCI Toronto 5285 Solar Drive, Ste. 201 (416) 621-2727, ext. 2006 www.mci-group.com MCI is an independent, global association, communications and event management company. Our combined expertise enables us to offer strategy, creativity and execution in the field of association management (AMC), Congress and Exhibition (PCO), live communication, meetings, events and incentives and performance improvement programmes.

PERFORMING ARTS
Living Arts Centre in Mississauga, The 4141 Living Arts Dr., Mississauga 905-306-6000, 1-888-805-8888 www.livingartscentre.ca A multi-use facility, the Living Arts Centre houses performance theatres, an exhibition gallery, eight professional art studios and sophisticated meeting facilities, offering performances, courses, birthday parties, camps, artist residency and more. Parking free, evenings after 6 pm and on weekends.

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MCI Toronto 5285 Solar Drive, Ste. 201 (416) 621-2727 www.mci-group.com MCI Toronto is a full service transportation management company. We consult, design and manage transportation and operations for special events, conferences, conventions, and corporate meetings. Transportation needs may vary from large conference shuttle programs to small VIP meet and greets. We offer an extensive selection of vehicle types ranging from sedans to 56 passenger motor coaches and specialty vehicles. Let MCI Toronto provide you with a turnkey transportation program that is organized, well planned and flawlessly executed.

LIMOUSINE
Bennington Worldwide Chauffeured Transportation 905-670-5466, 1-800-313-7262 www.benningtonlimo.com With more than 40 years experience, Bennington is a full-service transportation company offering transportation services to the corporate and VIP market in and around the Greater Toronto Area. Rosedale Livery Limited 905-677-9444, 1-800-268-4967 www.rosedalelivery.com Rosedale Livery has been Torontos premier transportation supplier for business and vacation travellers for over 30 years, booking chauffeured transportation throughout the world. Rosedales fleet includes premium sedans, SUVs, vans and stretches. Fully licensed and insured.

AIRLINES
Air Canada P.O. Box 14000 Station Airport, Dorval 1-888-247-2262 www.aircanada.com Air Canada is a founding member of Star Alliance, the worlds most comprehensive air transportation network and offers travel to 1,356 destinations in 193 countries.

AIRPORT TRANSFERS
Niagara Airbus (905) 374-8111, (800) 268-8111 www.niagaraairbus.com Niagara Airbus offers scheduled and charter transportation between Toronto and Buffalo airports, and Toronto and Niagara region, as well as sightseeing tours of Toronto, Niagara-on-the-Lake and Niagara Falls wineries and casino.

RAIL
Via Rail Canada 1-888-VIA RAIL (842-7245) www.viarail.ca VIA offers daily downtown service to major cities throughout the Windsor-Quebec City corridor. Various fare plans available for economy and business. Additional savings on child, senior and youth fares.

BUS SERVICES
Coach Canada - A Stagecoach Group Company 6020 Indian Line , Mississauga (416) 961-9666, 1-800-461-7661 www.coachcanada.com Specializing in quality passenger transportation, Coach Canada operates one of the largest, most modern fleets of highway coaches in Ontario. Vehicles are available with air-conditioning, washrooms, DVD, wheelchair accessibility as well as 26-, 30- and 33-passenger mini-coaches.

CAR RENTALS
Thrifty Car Rental 6050 Indian Line, Mississauga and Toronto International Airport 905-612-1881, 1-800-THRIFTY www.thrifty.com Thrifty offers late-model vehicles including compacts, full-size cars, SUVs and minivans. Serving Pearson International Airport and convenient downtown locations. Visit the website or call for details.

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The International Centre

Mississauga offers a wide range of state-of-the-art conference and convention centres, perfectly suited to all your event and meeting needs.
The International Centre 6900 Airport Rd., Mississauga (905) 677-6131, (800) 567-1199 www.internationalcentre.com For over 40 years The International Centre has been home to many of Canadas largest and most popular events. With 548,000 sq. ft. of expansive and versatile exhibit and conference space, The International Centre offers an upscale atmosphere, an exceptional culinary experience and a team of dedicated and knowledgeable professionals to ensure the success of your next event. We are a team of talented professionals who believe in going above and beyond in the service of realizing your successful meeting, conference or exhibition. Its our culture. And its just one of the reasons why Theres Something Happening Here. Located 5 minutes from Torontos Pearson International Airport, the International Centre is surrounded by over 10,000 hotel rooms and a wide assortment of great restaurants and attractions. Free parking for over 5,000 cars. Mississauga Convention Centre 75 Derry Rd. W., Mississauga (905) 564-1920, 1-877-766-4613 www.mississaugaconvention.com The Mississauga Convention Centre caters to events both in the corporate and social markets. They have hosted events such as meetings, conferences, trade shows, gala & annual dinners.

Pearson Convention Center 2638 Steeles Ave. E., Brampton (905) 494-0444, 1 (877) 494-1414 www.pearsonconventioncenter.com One of Torontos newest and most sumptuous venues for successful corporate events or fashionable social affairs. Close to Pearson International Airport, the 60,000 sq. ft. venue is equipped with the latest in high-tech facilities and telecommunications services, in a setting rich with a timeless elegance of design, exquisite amenities and good old-fashioned comfort. Toronto Congress Centre 650 Dixon Rd., Toronto 416-245-5000 www.torontocongresscentre.com Toronto Congress Centre is one of Canadas leading trade and convention facilities and is host to some of the largest and most prestigious events in the nation. Offers 1,000,000 sq. ft. of exceptional facilities with a multitude of state-of-the-art meeting & breakout rooms. Gourmet food and banquet facilities to accommodate groups of 25 to 12,000 people and parking for over 6,000 cars. Centrally located, 3 minutes from Toronto Pearson International Airport and adjacent to more than a dozen hotels offering over 10,000 guest rooms.

OTHER
Mississauga Customer Service Centre City of Mississauga 301 Burnhamthorpe Rd. W., Central Library Building, Mississauga 905-615-4100 www.mississauga.ca/rentals The City of Mississauga offers a variety of venues, please visit our website for further listings and details.

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Mississauga ESSENTIALS
The City of Mississauga is located in the centre of the bustling action of southwestern Ontario. Located between Toronto and Niagara Falls, close to many of Canadas largest tourist attractions, and less than 90 minutes from the U.S. border, Mississauga is easily accessible by air, land, and water making it an ideal destination for visitors. Travelling within the city by day or night is entirely safe Mississauga is recognized as one of Canadas safest communities. Mississauga offers access to seven major highways, 2 principle railways and is 20 minutes from downtown Toronto. Mississauga is home to Canadas largest Airport Toronto Pearson International Airport. Mississauga is also easily accessible by water from one of the citys many marinas or public docking areas, offering direct access to all lake ports and to the Atlantic Ocean via the St. Lawrence Seaway. Mississaugas scenic attributes include Lake Ontario and the Credit River. Lake Ontario is one of the five Great Lakes of North America and the 14th largest freshwater lake in the world. The Credit River merges with the shoreline of Lake Ontario. The Credit River, its tributaries, streams and creeks and surrounding areas are home to many species of fish and wildlife, HELPFUL INFORMATION Transportation: The speed limit on Mississauga streets is 50 km/h (about 30 mph) and 100 km/h (about 60 mph) on highways (freeways) unless otherwise posted. Wearing seatbelts is mandatory for all adults. Children travelling in vehicles require car or booster seats. Car rental counters are located at the airport or at locations across the city. Some suggested retailers include Avis (1-800-331-1212; www.avis.com), Budget (1-800-268- 8900; www.budget.com), Discount Car and Truck Rentals (1-888- 820-7378; www.discountcar.com), and Hertz (1-800-263-0600; www.hertz.com). Types and sizes of vehicles and rates vary, so shop around for the best deal. Hwy. 407 is Torontos first toll highway. It runs east-west 108 kilometres between Burlington and Pickering, north of Hwy. 401. There are no toll booths, but your license plate will be electronically recorded and youll be billed according to the distance travelled and time of day. The Queen Elizabeth Way (QEW) is a highway that hugs the lake between Torontos west end and Niagara Falls. The Gardiner Expressway picks up from the QEW, continuing east through the southern tip of downtown Toronto, and connecting with the Don Valley Parkway and Lake Shore Boulevard. Public Transit: MiWay is the City of Mississaugas public transit system. Customers can choose from two types of MiWay service: MiExpress for express travel on blue buses, and MiLocal for local travel on orange buses. For customized route and schedule information visit www.miway.ca or call 905615-INFO (4636). View scheduled departure times on a smartphone or other mobile device at m.miway.ca or download the MiWay iPhone/iPod Touch application from the Apple iTunes App Store (www.miway.ca/app).

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For intercity and interregional public transportation, GO Transit is the rail and bus system connecting Mississauga to Toronto and the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). For GO schedules, call 1.888.GET ON GO (438.6646) or visit www.gotransit.com. The Toronto Transit Commission is the public transit system in Toronto. Call (416) 393-INFO or visit www. ttc.ca for more information. Money: The currency is the Canadian dollar. For denominations under five dollars, Canadians use coins, including the Loonie (one-dollar coin) and Toonie (two-dollar coin). Daily currency exchange rates appear in newspapers, online and are posted at banks throughout the city. Taxes: A harmonized tax HST of 13% is levied on all goods and services. Telephones: Mississauga is covered by the area code 905. Some areas east and north of Toronto are also covered by this area code. Toronto is covered by the 416 and 647 area codes. Long-distance charges do not apply to calls made within Mississauga or to Toronto, but charges may apply to calls made to the rest of the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). Tobacco and Alcohol: You must be 19 years of age to purchase cigarettes. There is a no-smoking by-law banning smoking in all bars, billiard and bingo halls, casinos and racetracks that also applies to workplaces, restaurants, theatres and bowling centres. The legal drinking age in Ontario is 19; in some cases, proof of age may be required. A drivers license is considered a valid form of identification. The sale of alcohol, including spirits and wine is controlled by the Liquor Control Board of Ontario (LCBO) stores. Domestic and imported beers can be purchased at The Beer Store. Weather: The climate in Mississauga is considered moderate. The average temperature ranges from -6C (21F) in January to 20C (69F) in July and 3C (37F) in November. Snowfall in Mississauga is considered low in comparison to the rest of Ontario and Canada. For current weather conditions, visit www.theweathernetwork. com and search for Mississauga.

Passport Requirements: Travel Document Requirements for Entry into Canada: Canada has one of the most advanced customs processes in the world to provide visitors with security and ease of travel. Visitors must have valid travel documents to enter Canada to provide proof of their citizenship. Document requirements vary depending on from which country you are travelling. U.S. Residents U.S. residents travelling to Canada are governed by the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative (WHTI), a U.S. law that requires all travellers traveling outside of the United States to present a passport or other valid travel documents to enter or re-enter the United States, Detailed information and a listing of WHTI-compliant documents is available at: www.travel.state.gov. International Visitors For specific information on travel documents required to visit Canada from countries other than the U.S. please refer to www.cbsa.gc.ca and www.cic.gc.ca.
Credits: Many thanks to the following organizations for their information, expertise, assistance and contributions in compiling this guide: The City of Mississauga Fred Kent, Project for Public Spaces I.J. Schechter Heritage Mississauga Riverwood Conservancy Port Credit BIA (Business Improvement Association) Streetsville BIA (Business Improvement Association) Clarkson BIA (Business Improvement Association) Credit River Anglers Association The Provincial Ministry of Natural Resources Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters Wayne Andrew, Andrews Charters Mississauga/Toronto West members

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Air Canada 84 Air Combat Zone 50, 81 Airport Area 33 Alder & the Sparrow 79 Alfredos 78 Andrews Charter 49, 80 Art, Culture and Heritage 34 Art Gallery of Mississauga 6, 38, 81

Cooksville Creek Trail 54 Credit Village Marina 49 The Crooked Cue 79 Crowne Plaza Toronto Airport 61, 69 Cuchulainns Irish Pub 79 Cultural Highlights for the Year 35 - 36 Culture Days 35 Culture on the Map 39

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David J. Culham Trail 55 Delta Meadowvale Hotel and Conference Centre 61, 69 Delta Toronto Airport West 61, 69 DeMaple Restaurant & Lounge 78 Dixie Outlet Mall 75 Doors Open Mississauga 35 Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Toronto Airport 61, 69

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BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir & Heritage Museum 82 Benares Historic House 30-31, 83 Bennington Worldwide Chauffeured Transportation 84 Best Western Plus Toronto Airport Hotel 60, 68 Best Western Plus Travel Hotel Toronto Airport 60, 68 Blackwood Gallery 38 Bradley Museum 30, 83 Braeben Golf Course 48 Bread and Honey Festival (Streetsville Founders) 82 Breakwater Restaurant 78 The Brogue Inn 79 Burnhamthorpe Trail 54 Burrito Boyz 78 Brueckner Rhododendron Garden 55

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Economic Indicators 6 Elm Bank Bar and Bistro 77 Enzos Two Guys From Italy 78 Erin Mills Town Centre 75 Essential Travel Information 86 Etobicoke Civic Centre Art Gallery 81 Etobicoke Creek Trail 55

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Fairfield Inn and Suites by Marriott Toronto Airport 61, 69 Fantasy Fair Festival and Event Listings 9 25 Film and Television 40 Fishing and Conservation 56-59 Four Points by Sheraton Mississauga Meadowvale 62, 69 Four Points by Sheraton Toronto Airport 62, 69 Four Points by Sheraton Toronto Mississauga 62, 70 Fox Bistro 77 The Franklin House 77

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Calendar of Events 9 25 Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame 33 Carassauga Festival 82 Celebration Square 5 Chardonnay Grill & Lounge 77 Clarkson Village 29 Clarkson Village BIA, 83 Comfort Hotel Airport North 60, 68 Comfort Inn Airport West 60, 68 Comfort Inn Meadowvale 60, 69 Comfort Inn Toronto Airport 60, 69 Courtyard by Marriott Mississauga Airport Corporate Centre West 60, 69 Courtyard by Marriott Toronto Mississauga Meadowvale 61, 69 Courtyard by Marriott Toronto Airport 61, 69 Courtyard Caf 77 Coach Canada 84

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Gallery for Emerging Young Artists (Mississauga Arts Council) 38 The Glenerin Inn & Spa 62, 70 Glenerin Inn Restaurant 77 Grand Highland Golf Club 49

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Malls and Shopping Centres 74-75 Mandarin Restaurant 77 Map 88-89 Maple Magic at Bradley Museum 36 Mayor s Top Things to See and Do 3 MCI Toronto 83, 84 Meadowvale 32 Meadowvale Theatre 36 Meadowvale Theatre Lobby Gallery 38 Mississauga Celebration Square 5 Mississauga Convention Centre 85 Mississauga Customer Service Centre 85 Mississauga Downtown 4 Mississaugua Golf and Country Club 48 Mississauga Heritage Foundation 44-45, 81 Mississauga Marathon 51, 82 Mississauga Neighbourhoods 26 33 Mississauga Sports and Recreation 46 52 Mississauga Symphony Orchestra 83 Mississauga Waterfront Festival 82 Mosaic South Asian Heritage Festival of Mississauga 82 Motel 6 Mississauga 64, 71 Museums of Mississauga 30 31

Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Toronto Airport 62, 70 Hampton Inn by Hilton Toronto Airport Corporate Centre 62, 70 Heritage 38 Heritage Mississauga 44 - 45 Hershey Centre 47,49 Hershey Sport Complex 49 Hershey Centre SportZone 49, 81 Hilton Garden Inn Toronto Airport 62, 70 Hilton Garden Inn Toronto Airport West/Mississauga 63, 70 Hilton Garden Inn Toronto/Mississauga 63, 70 Hilton Toronto Airport Hotel & Suites 63, 70 Holiday Inn & Suites Mississauga 63, 70 Holiday Inn Express Toronto Airport Area 63, 70 Holiday Inn Mississauga Toronto West 63, 70 Holiday Inn Toronto Airport East 63, 70 Holiday Inn Toronto International Airport 64, 71 Hotel ALT Toronto Pearson 64, 71 Hotel Carlingview Toronto Airport 64, 71 Hotel Indigo Toronto Airport 64, 71 Hotel Information 60 - 73 Iceland Mississauga 49

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Pan Am, Countdown to 47 Parks and Natural Areas 54 55 Papa Giuseppes 78 Passport Requirements 87 Pearson Convention Center 85 Pinchin Farm 55 Playdium 49, 80, 81 Port Credit 27-29 Port Credit BIA 83 Port Credit Culture Node Pilot Project 36 Public Art 38 Public Art Galleries 38

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Salmon Express 49, 80 Sandman Signature Hotel Toronto Airport 66, 73 Savana Restaurant and Lounge 78 Second Wind Pilates Plus 83 Sheraton Gateway Hotel in Toronto International Airport 66, 73 Sheraton Toronto Airport Hotel & Conference Centre 66, 73 Sherway Gardens 75 Shopping 74 -75 Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park 82 Snug Harbour Seafood Bar & Grill 77 Sports Hall of Fame 6 Square One Shopping Centre 75 Stage West Theatre Restaurant 36 Streetsville 31 32 Streetsville Treasures Inc. 75 Streetsville BIA 83 Studio 6 Mississauga 66, 73

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