City of Mississauga

City of Mississauga

October 22, 2007 13:57 ET

Media Advisory: Mississauga Speaker Series Kicks Off With a World of Ideas and Visions for the Future

MISSISSAUGA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 22, 2007) - This Tuesday, the City of Mississauga's "A Conversation About Building A City For The 21st Century" speakers series continues with Dr. Roberta Bondar -- astronaut, physician and photographer. Attendees will have the opportunity to hear what this visionary thinks about Mississauga's future.

Dr. Bondar will share the stage with Tim Jones, executive director of Artscape (a company specializing in building creative communities), management consultant, developer and activist who is a champion of arts-driven revitalization and culture-led regeneration.

Speakers Series Schedule:

October 23 Dr. Roberta Bondar and Tim Jones
November 6 Justin Trudeau and Larry Beasley
(tickets are sold out for this
November 13 Jan Gehl and Ken Greenberg

Location: Living Arts Centre
Hammerson Hall
4141 Living Arts Drive

Ticket Information: Tickets are free of charge and available by going
online to or by calling the
"21st Century Conversation" hotline at 905-615-3200
ext. 2100.

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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