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$4,480,000

$3,198,000

mcdadi.ca/458m

mcdadi.ca/2471j

Rattray Marsh. 5 bedrooms, 7 bathrooms. Walking distance to the lake. Mix of modern and traditional decor.

$2,888,000

4 beds, 5 baths. Backs the Credit River/Ravine. Gourmet kitchen. Completely rebuilt. All baths feature heated floors.

$2,850,000

mcdadi.ca/2076l

mcdadi.ca/5220d 5+2 beds, 6 baths. Ravine lot. Grand entrance w/ wood staircase. 2 skylights. Family size kitchen. Finished basement.

$2,200,000

3+2 beds, 4 baths. Ravine lot. Marble and hardwood floors. 4 fireplaces. Gourmet kitchen. W/O to balcony.

$1,998,000

mcdadi.ca/1340i

mcdadi.ca/6975r

4+2 beds, 5 baths. Scavolini designed kitchen with walkout to private deck. Heated pool, hot tub and fire pit.

4 beds, 5 baths. Meadowvale Village. Open concept floor plan. Gourmet kitchen. S/S appliances.

$1,700,000

$1,657,000

$2,938,000

mcdadi.ca/57c 4+1 bed, 6 baths. Port Credit. Custom built. Hardwood. Heated tiled floor. Salt water pool.

$2,488,000

mcdadi.ca/68h 4+1 beds. 5 baths. Resort like home. 1 acre ravine lot. Hardwood floors. 3 fireplaces. Muskoka in the city.

$1,800,000

mcdadi.ca/924m 4 beds, 3 baths. Clarkson. Surrounded by mature trees. Large eat-in kitchen. Fireplaces in living & family rooms.

$1,499,999

$2,900,000

mcdadi.ca/801m Rattray Marsh neighbourhood. Potential to build your own dream home! Mature lot beside a stream.

$2,388,000

mcdadi.ca/1336q Lorne Park. 3+2 bed, 3 bath bungalow. Finished basement w/rec room and 2 beds and 3pc bath.

$1,770,000

mcdadi.ca/0632253c 5 beds. 4 baths. Fully upgraded. 3,843 sq ft main House + 1,200 sq ft coach house. Tons of parking.

$1,488,000

mcdadi.ca/28i

mcdadi.ca/5150d

mcdadi.ca/2025o

mcdadi.ca/336b

3 beds, 3 baths. Ravine lot. Hardwood and marble floors. Modern kitchen. Spacious master w/ 5 pc ensuite.

4 beds, 4 baths. Premium private treed lot. Well manicured garden w/ in-ground pool. Hardwood. Family size kitchen.

4 beds, 4 baths. Ravine lot. Heated in-ground pool. Hardwood floors. Renovated. Finished basement.

4 beds. 5 baths. Backs Grand Highland Golf Course.Hardwood on main level. Professionally finished basement.

$1,398,888

$1,398,800

$1,150,000

$1,099,000

mcdadi.ca/27b

mcdadi.ca/1897b

mcdadi.ca/6005t

mcdadi.ca/5398f

3+2 beds, 4 baths. Updated brick home. Hardwood. W/O to large balcony. Finished basement apt w/ sep entrance.

2+1 beds, 2 baths. Lorne Park location. Sold as is/where is. Plans to be made available for new 4,000sqft build.

4+2 beds, 4 baths. Upgraded kitchen with granite countertops. W/O to backyard. Finished basement.

4+1 beds, 5 baths. East Credit. Gorgeous renovated kitchen. No carpet. Finished basement w/ sep entrance.

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Mayor’s Annual Citywide Food Drive #OneBagChallenge Did you know hungry neighbours in Mississauga visited a food bank over 207,000 times last year? Mississauga is a big city, but we come together to help each other, especially around the Thanksgiving season. I encourage you to take part in the Mayor’s Annual Citywide Food Drive Thanksgiving Campaign in support of The Mississauga Food Bank and the hungry neighbours in our community who need our help. Starting September 18th our goals are to raise $125,000 dollars and 225,000 pounds of food by October 13th - that would make it the food bank’s biggest Thanksgiving ever! I also invite the entire community to join us for our free Thanksgiving Campaign Launch Event featuring free food, fun family activities and live entertainment on Saturday, September 16th, from 1-4PM at the Streetsville Village Square. Don’t forget your non-perishable food donation! As part of the food drive campaign, I’m also issuing the One Bag Challenge. I've challenged 10 people - and all of you - to fill one bag or more with nutritious food. You have 48 hours to bring your bag to the donation bin at your local grocery store, nearest fire station or The Mississauga Food Bank. You can also visit www.themississaugafoodbank.org to make a donation online. Take a photo or video, and once you've made your donation, post your photo or a video on social media with the hashtag #OneBagChallenge. Challenge 5 of your friends to do the same thing! So let's get this started! It takes all of us to feed our hungry neighbours! You have 48 hours to donate and challenge 5 more friends to do the same. Thank you, Mississauga! Warmest Regards, Bonnie Crombie, MBA, ICD.D, Mayor, City of Mississauga

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BULLYING IS CLOSER

THAN YOU THINK So what are the risk factors for children who are bullied? Generally, children have one or more of the following risk factors: they are perceived as different from their peers; are depressed or have low-self-esteem; do not get along well with others; and are perceived as weak or unable to defend themselves. Every parent is concerned about bullying. We read about bullying in papers, online and hear about it from other people. Some stories are hard to handle due to catastrophic endings and some are laughed at like harmless pranks. A survey reported that 55% of children were bullied, 90% were physically bullied at school and 70% did not seek any support. So what makes a bully? Research shows that children more likely to bully others are: aggressive or easily frustrated; they think badly of others; view violence in a positive way; and have difficulty following rules. It also shows that bullies tend to have less parental involvement.

What can we do? Given the above we need to increase self-esteem in children, engage as parents, reinforce good social skills and following of rules. Add teaching that violence is overall a bad thing and you can contribute to lowering and/or preventing bullying. Sports, competition and computers do not satisfy all these requirements. Classical Martial Arts can help your child improve all these factors from following rules to improving self-esteem, and teach them to defend themselves, if necessary. We teach that violence is not entertainment or a sport and that karate-do is an Art with much to gain for those who train hard.

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SEPTEMBER 14-17 22nd Annual Giant Used Book Sale mississaugasymphony.ca

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2017 J/24 World Champship at PCYC ∧ 2017j24worlds.org

SEPTEMBER 16 Walk the Walk for the Compass ∧ thecompass.ca

SEPTEMBER 17 Art in the Park – Visual Arts Mississauga visualartsmississauga.ca

SEPTEMBER 23-24 Arts on the Credit ∧ artsonthecredit.ca

SEPTEMBER 23 Streetsville Library 50th Anniversary ∧ mississauga.ca

SEPTEMBER 23 Craftadian ∧ craftadian.ca

SEPTEMBER 30 The War of 1812 Re-Enactment theriverwoodconvervancy.org

OCTOBER 7 Celebration of Indigenous Peoples theriverwoodconservancy.org

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OCTOBER 13 Diwali RazzMatazz – Celebration Square culture.mississauga.ca

OCTOBER 13-16 Annual Haunted Mississauga Heritage Tour heritagemississauga.com

OCTOBER 15-16 Lakeshore Art Trail ∧ lakeshorearttrail.ca

OCTOBER 27 A Taste of Eden ∧ edenffc.org

OCTOBER 28 Halloween in the Village – Clarkson ∧ clarksonbia.com

NOVEMBER 1 WhiteOaks Park Pumpkin Parade ∧ wlpca.ca

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The Credits: Annual Heritage Mississauga Awards Gala heritagemississauga.com

Evolution of the Great Lakes ∧ theriverwoodconservancy.org

NOVEMBER 17 Taste of Peel for Alzheimer ∧ alzheimer.ca/peel

NOVEMBER 23 Christmas in Clarkson Village ∧ clarksonbia.com

NOVEMBER 24-26 Streetsville Christmas in the Village streetsvillagechristmasinthevillage.com

NOVEMBER 25 Light Up the Square – Celebration Square culture.mississauga.ca


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01: Singer (also makeup artist and dancer) Akhila Jog performing at Mosaic 2017 (South Asian Festival) held at Mississauga's Celebration Square. 02: Geoff with his telescope during the Solar Eclipse at The Riverwood Conservancy. 03: The SSS Bus with all the organizers. 04: Organizers of the Evacuation Drill Wendy and Victor with Mayor Bonnie Crombie. 05: Jennifer, John, Sarah & Matt at the MBOT Summer Patio Party. 06: Elizabeth, Joanne & Sonia at the MBOT Summer Patio Party.

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07: Streetsville Networking Edge. 08: Alexander at one of the many LAC ArtBound craft tables at the Port Credit Library. 09: Andy & Ryan with Chuck Jackson at the SouthSide Shuffle Media Launch. 10: The Eyes Exhibit Artist Meena with friends at The Grange. 11: Rapper and hiphop artist Mili Soch performing at Mosaic 2017 (South Asian Festival) at Mississauga's Celebration Square. 12: Sharon, Mandy, Karen & Ann honouring Bev at Vibrancy's Pop-up Event.

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CAPTURINGBETTERPH TOS

By Peeter Poldre, Photographer Always learning and striving to CAPTURE the next great photo!

SMARTPHONE/POINT AND SHOOT/DIGITAL SLR. NO MATTER WHAT DEVICE YOU USE TO TAKE PHOTOS, WHAT LOOKS FINE ON THE DEVICE MAY LEAVE YOU DISAPPOINTED WHEN YOU WANT TO MAKE THAT SPECIAL IMAGE INTO AN ENLARGEMENT, A POSTER OR A SCREEN-SAVER. EACH MONTH, THIS COLUMN WILL AIM TO PROVIDE UNDERSTANDABLE, PRACTICAL, LARGELY NON-TECHNICAL ADVICE TO HELP YOU MAKE BETTER PHOTOS.

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GO HIGH Go High should also be considered, as long as it is safe! Everyday opportunities include balconies (photo 4, with special permission from Koerner Hall), benches, grandstands, ladders, steps and staircases. But always remember that your safety is the priority. Some events provide unique elevations for accredited media (photo 5, Estonian Folkdance Festival from a broadcast tower).

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LVLUP Athletics

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outine can be described as a regular sequence of actions, a pattern or regimen. This sense of daily accountability and consistency one has to complete in order to perform tasks, activities or achieving goals. This “routine” or structured focus can be applied, either at the gym, one’s lifestyle, and even at work. This may vary during the off-season but in the end, the need to stay consistent is a priority. A routine can discipline someone to finding a continuum within themselves that will have them enjoy and want to come back. Also, since we as people generally have a routine to do in our life, there is no difference with having a routine at LvLUP. Finding a routine is a step towards finding success, which in turn will push you towards achieving your goals! As we enter the Fall season, to many “the routine” is something that may come to mind. Kids go back to school, cottage days are long gone and the days become shorter and colder. This is a great time to focus our energy back on what we might have put on hold over the summer, because let’s be honest: YOUR HEALTH MATTERS!

This September, make it a goal for yourself and your family to get back to that healthy consistent lifestyle. We can all keep some summer sun inside us as we go back to school, work and even workouts. We worked hard for that summer bod, why give up now? Holding ourselves accountable and getting back to a healthy routine not only in the gym but in all aspects of our lives is important. The influence we have on others is greater than we can imagine. With the right mindset and environment, as you would find at the LvLUP Studio, and with the support of your peers, friends and family, nothing is too far from being accomplished!

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Story and Photos: Jake Baker & Hong Yi Jiao, co-op students

For the second year-in-a-row, Mississauga Fire and Emergency Services (MFES) introduced 15 teenaged girls to a potential career in fire service through Camp Ignite, which is a creative weeklong summer workshop that lasted from July 24 to 28.

Simrin, 19, Mississauga Is this your first time being at this camp? Yes What part of the camp did you enjoy the most? I enjoyed all the activities of the camp since being a firefighter is one of my potential career choices

Camp Ignite demonstrated to the girls that a career in firefighting service is possible by having them participate in some intensive training and real-world scenarios. “We are proud of what we started last year through Camp Ignite,” said Tim Beckett, Fire Chief, MFES. “We want all teenagers deciding on career options to understand that the fire service is an option for anyone willing to put in the work. This is a career worth fighting for.” The City’s first female firefighter and camp leader, Shelli Varela, offered campers access to an online training webinar. “The reason women aren’t applying to the fire department in big numbers is because of limiting beliefs,” said Varela. “We don’t often challenge that negative voice in our heads that tells us we can’t do something. Camp Ignite, combined with this new training will do just that.” 14

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Reanne, 17, Mississauga Is this your first time being at this camp? Yes What part of the camp did you enjoy the most? I enjoyed all the activities here at the camp. They are very complicated and require firefighters to follow strict procedures. Camp Ignite provided me with a whole new experience.


ALL ABOUT

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Our group began in 2016, after four of us thought about starting it for a few years. We wanted a group where we could support each other, talk about art, learn, drink tea, have fun, and maybe eventually figure out if we could have a show somewhere. From there, we thought about different people we could invite. We met great people in classes and even got together to paint in the VAM studio. It all started to blossom from there! We now have 14 artists from all kinds of disciplines, such as watercolours, teachers, writing, photography, acrylics, oil, printmaking, representational/abstract, and collage. Some of us have been doing art all our lives and others have come to it later on, sometimes after the occurrence of a major life event. A few of us have a Master’s Degree in the arts, some members are graphic designers, while others are free spirits and great experimenters. Our group is wonderfully Canadian! We have artists who were born in Africa, India, Pakistan, the USA, and Canada. Many have lived in numerous other countries along the way, which brings a countless number of insights and depth of experience to the group. We also represent most of the great faiths of the world. Our group is very spiritual and we find what connects us, rather than divides. We all share a great love of art and spend a lot of time to talk about how it impacts our creations, food, and lives together. We are having out first group show together, at the Visual Arts Centre, in Riverwood, Mississauga. The opening reception is on September 29th at 6:30 pm. We’d love to see you there! Regards,

Christine Long

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01: Myrna D’Souza against Saturn’s Vortex. 02: Photographer Karin Webber with one of her photos at Joshua Creek Heritage Art Centre. 03: Flower Collage by Miriam Chan. 04: Remember Me by Khaula Mazur. 05: Watercolour by Rasheeda Motiwala. 06: A Busy Life by Thaniath Siddiqui.

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Port Credit Buskerfest celebrated its 12th year with an opening show on Friday, Aug. 18 with Aliens. The highly successful 3-day event ran from August 18-20 and boasted world wide international street performers such as acrobats, daredevils, high-energy circus shows and eccentric roving characters. This great event kept everyone of all ages entertained all weekend long. A big thank you to all the organizers, sponsors, volunteers and performers.

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01: Bubble fun. 02: Never a dull moment. 03: Sam McDadi & his team. 04: Waiting for the opening show of Buskerfest. 05: Enjoying the show. 06: A family affair. Photos by: Peeter Poldre

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Marilyn was in the house and it was Hot Hot Hot! For over an hour on Tuesday, August 22nd, Marilyn Monroe sang and danced for the residents of Walden Circle. She had everyone laughing and singing to all the great oldies. A thoroughly enjoyable afternoon was had by all. 01: Taking photos together after the performance. 02: Dancing to the music. 03: Marilyn posing with some fans.

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Get Organized Now!

Call Jarret M. Forecki or Bogoslav “Bogi” Vukojev today for your FREE Planning Kit.

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Academy for

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Every parent wants their child to succeed and the Academy for Mathematics & English can help on that journey. We believe that every student is unique and very capable of achieving excellent results. We also believe that happy students learn faster which, in turn, boosts their confidence levels now and later in life. When a student walks through our doors, we start with a FREE SKILL LEVEL EVALUATION to determine their strengths and their problem areas. This information is used to develop a custom designed program tailored to the individual’s needs. Highly qualified tutors work with the students and daily progress reports are provided so that parents are kept up-to-date at all times.

Why Choose Us? We are a Canadian company. We have been operating for the past 23 years. Our curriculum has been developed and improved over the years at a cost of 1.5 million dollars. The Academy focuses on Mathematics, English, Physics and Chemistry. We are specialists in these fields. The Academy programs are multi-sensory involving listening, reading and writing skills. Each student works at their own

workstation to avoid any peer pressure and distraction. By assisting these students with effective learning strategies, the Academy ensures that the students gain confidence and obtain better results. T W O N E W A DDIT IO N S to our offering are Lil’ Math Whiz and Super Readers (Both programs start at age 4+). LIL’ MATH WHIZ allows a Pre-K student to quickly accelerate 1-3 math grade levels ahead of their peers. SUPER READERS is a powerful and remarkable system that can take a non-reader as young as 4 years of age, to a beginning grade 3 reading level. The Super Readers Program puts a student on the path to success, right from the start. If you have students 4 years+ all the way to Grade 12 - don’t delay!! Call to book a FREE SKILL LEVEL EVALUATION and give your child the confidence and success he/she deserves with

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Dear The Wine Ladies,

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I am hosting a wine and cheese bridal shower for my daughter later this month and am not very familiar with wine at all. There will be approximately 50 women. I would like to serve a variety of wines but have no idea what kind of wines, or specific wines I should buy. Can you offer me a few suggestions? - Diane

THE WINE LADIES Q&A Dear Diane,

First of all, congratulations on your daughter’s up-coming marriage! As for the wine and cheese party, we suggest you go with a small selection of both white and red wines to enjoy with your cheeses.

FOR THE RED On the lighter side, wines made from the Gamay grape or Pinot Noir are always good candidates pairing well with an ample variety of cheeses, from fresh or aged goat’s milk cheeses to the bloomy rind. A full-bodied red wine, a Cabernet or Cabernet blend, Shiraz or even a Port, are good partners for aged Cheddars, Gouda, Gruyère, Pecorino or Manchego. So many cheeses, so many wines!

STARTING WITH THE WHITES A sparkling wine, particularly given the occasion, would serve doubleduty as a versatile wine to pair with a variety of cheeses, as well as offer a celebratory note. Dry sparkling wines pair nicely with double or triple cream cheeses such as Brie and Camembert and also match well with medium intensity blue cheeses such as Gorgonzola Dolce, one of our favorites! Their versatility extends further to hard aged cheeses such as the Parmigiano-Reggiano or Piave. Other white wines to include would be Sauvignon Blanc and/or an Albarino for something a little different, both aromatic, dry and crisp, both great with goat’s milk cheeses.

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If you are looking for a little advice on particular cheeses, we just recently interviewed Afrim Pristine of The Cheese Boutique in Toronto. Afrim is a Maître Fromager, the youngest inductee into the Guilde International Fromagers. To listen to the interview visit thewineladies.com

Congratulations again, we wish you a fabulous bridal shower!


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The sounds and smells of the islands could be found at Lakeside Park in Clarkson as it hosted Mississauga’s first CanadianJamaican music festival, CanJam, on Saturday, August 5th. You could savour authentic Caribbean cuisine as well as traditional Canadian fare, shop the many vendors, get your face painted and join in on some interactive games. However, the best part was the music as young and old danced wherever they were. It was a wonderful day to spend outdoors with the whole family.

01: Bea with her sisters Sayda & Solanda. 02: Nicholas & Rick. 03: Kamara, Keira & Treyson. 04: Connor becoming Spiderman.

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HUNGER The seventh annual Riders Against Hunger was held on Saturday, August 19th. The event was a 4-hour poker-style run, where participants were treated to gift bags and a free breakfast. The ride began around 9 am and afterwards runners were treated to a lunch prepared by Eden Food for Change’s Chef. People were also able to bid on auction items, enjoy live music and receive prizes.

Photos by: Peeter Poldre

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BIRMINGHAM WHEELCHAIR

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From August 24th to the 27th, the ORC hosted the Birmingham Wheelchair Tennis Classic. This competition featured defending Champion and Paralympic gold medalist, Japan’s Shingo Kuneida as well as 35 other players who all displayed their skills at this top-tier ITF Services 1 event.

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Sunny Days Camp gives kids with Epilepsy and their siblings a chance to participate in a camp that lets them have fun in a safe environment. On Thursday, August 23rd families gathered in the basement of Trinity Church in Port Credit for the Family BBQ Day where everyone enjoyed hot dogs and hamburgers with all the fixings. After lunch the kids put on an awesome talent show. There was lots of laughter, smiles and hugs.

01: Nicole, Sven & David. 02: Enjoying the BBQ with family. 03: Amanda & David manning the BBQ. 04: Taking a big bite.

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BACK TO Essentials SCHOOL 0I

GET A BACKPACK

Getting a new backpack is a treat, a fashion statement and a necessity. Choose a backpack with wide, padded shoulder straps and a padded back for comfort. Let your child have a say in what it looks like. Their memories of that year will often depend on if they liked their daily rituals.

02 ORGANIZE WARDROBE Children grow and wardrobe needs change. Donate or trade what isn’t enjoyed or ill fitting and shop for essentials that your child likes, is comfortable in and is durable. Reorganize their closet and dresser. Having easily accessed items helps to make morning rituals a breeze.

03 MAKE HOMEWORK CADDIES The key is everything in one place and portable. Individualize to your child’s needs and likes. Moveable homework stations are convenient and fun.

04 GET TO KNOW YOUR TEACHERS You’re a team co educating your child, it’s a partnership and expectations should be communicated. If there is an established sense of mutual caring, your child will thrive.

05 HEALTH CHECK Update medical information, book a physical and try to anticipate your child’s needs for the school year. Identifying allergies, physical limitations and learning abilities, helps your child’s school oversee their welfare.

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The Royal Canadian Legion Branch 82 was the venue for the 10th Annual Paddle for the People on Saturday, August 26th. Lakeshore Corridor Community Team (LCCT) hosted this fun event which included lunch and a delicious steak dinner, all for a great cause. LCCT is a 100% volunteer run registered charity focused on improving the quality of life in South Mississauga.

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01: Team By The Lake Massage 02: Happy to be part of Team Food Bank. 03: Team Burrito Boyz. 04: Team Cindy McGoldrick.

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On Sunday, August 27th there was a sea of yellow as hundreds of participants took part in the 6th Annual Steps to End Violence Against Women Walk Interim Place at J.C. Saddington Park in Port Credit. A vigil was held for the 30 women who lost their lives in Peel due to gender-based violence in the past 10 years. Dignitaries, Peel police, friends, families and the community came together to show their commitment to ending violence against women and girls in Peel.

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01: Volunteers helping at the Food Table. 02: Jennifer, Stacey & Allan. 03: Rand, Shelley & Liston of MIFA Football. 04: Cristian, Rose, Lora, Julian & Carlo with Leia.

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ART TRAIL Mark your fall calendar for the 18th annual Lakeshore Art Trail (The Trail) taking place the weekend of October 14 and 15, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Trail allows this year’s artists to display their artwork at indoor settings in multiple locations right in their own neighborhoods of Port Credit and Clarkson. Take part in visiting local artists and engaging in conversations about their latest collections of original art. Some artists show their work at their home, at studio sites or at rented show spaces. Make sure you complete a free ballot at each stop for your chance to win original art. 23 Artists, 23 chances to win! You will be impressed with the variety of works in oil, acrylic, watercolour, graphite, print making, pen & ink. The Lakeshore Art Trail artists look forward to welcoming you and offering advice and assistance in your effort towards creating a life enriched with original art. To download the Trail map, or for more information, please visit us online www.LakeshoreArtTrail.com

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Free Show & Sale Of Original Fine Art

October 14 & 15, 2017 10 am - 5 pm

The Lakeshore Art Trail is an annual self-guided, art studio tour through the scenic villages of Clarkson & Port Credit. Featuring: 23 Artists at 13 Trail Stops Enter To Win! 23 Free Draw Prizes of Original Fine Art! For more information or to download a map, visit or email us at:

LakeshoreArtTrail.com info@LakeshoreArtTrail.com @LakeshoreArtTrail

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Community Captured Mississauga SEP 2017  

A Picture Book of Our Community and the People that Live Here

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A Picture Book of Our Community and the People that Live Here