City of Mississauga

City of Mississauga

November 02, 2007 10:49 ET

Media Advisory: Justin Trudeau and Larry Beasley Join the Speakers Series to Talk About the Future of Mississauga

MISSISSAUGA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 2, 2007) - Justin Trudeau continues "A Conversation About Building A City For The 21st Century" speakers series with a talk about the possibilities in Mississauga's future by engaging youth in their communities and environment through education and empowerment.

The eldest son of late former Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau, Justin will expand the conversation to also discuss social diversity, quality of life, going green and how Mississauga can prepare to meet the responsibilities and challenges our future holds. Justin will share the stage with Larry Beasley who, as co-director of planning for the City of Vancouver, developed the model for socially responsible zoning, planning and urban design which has gained a reputation for Vancouver as one of the world's most liveable cities.

Tuesday, November 6, 2007

Living Arts Centre, Hammerson Hall
4141 Living Arts Drive

Next Speakers Series Event:
Tuesday, November 13, 2007 - Jan Gehl and Ken Greenberg

Ticket Information:

Tickets for the November 6 event are sold out. Tickets for the November 13 date are still available to the public free of charge by going online to or by calling the 905-615-5000.

The speaker series is the first step in the City's campaign, "A Conversation with Mississauga about Building a City for the 21st Century." All Mississauga residents are invited to attend the speaker series, volunteer for the visioning symposium or go to the "21st Century Conversation" website to participate in a discussion group, or complete surveys posted throughout the campaign.

Mississauga is Canada's sixth largest city with a population of more than 700,000. With well-established infrastructure and state-of-the-art facilities, the City is considered to be an employer of choice, delivering quality municipal programs and services to its citizens. Mississauga is a dynamic, diverse, and progressive municipality known for its economic strength and for being Canada's safest city.

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