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Meadowvale celebrates 175th Anniversary
While celebrating 175 years, residents are still trying to protect their past
Drive into the village past the sign which reads "Meadowvale Village, Since 1836, First Heritage District in Ontario," and you will be transported back in time. 175 years ago, to be exact. On September 17, the village celebrated their 175th anniversary with tours of historic buildings, heritage exhibits, Irish music and dancing and the streets were transformed like a movie set with vintage cars and townsfolk decked out in their Sunday best.r.
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Credit celebrates 175th Anniversary
The original Ojibwa name translates as River of Advance Payment
The Credit river is the backbone of the City of Mississauga and the very heart and soul of the town of Port Credit. The name was bestowed upon the still waters by a French fur dealer who met with the Ojibwa fur trappers early each spring. Translated literally it’s the “River of Advance Payment”, but that doesn’t quite have a ring to it, does it? Today we call it the Credit River.
Celebrates 200th Anniversary
Clarkson is home to both of Mississauga's Museums
Warren Clarkson and Timothy Street would be shocked to see how different the present-day Clarkson and Streetsville are from the two settlements that dotted Lake Ontario and the Credit River in their time. A walk through both villages will reveal a treasure trove of historical locations and properties for those eager to learn more about their histories.
Derailment November 10, 1979
The biggest peaceful evacuation in the history of Canada
30 years later, the derailment of those 23 CPR tank cars, three explosions, and week-long evacuation remains the seminal event in the history of Canada’s sixth-largest city. Suddenly, this fledgling municipality could be found on news reports, and front pages around the globe.
25 Years celebrating diverse cultures in Mississauga
Sixty-eight countries are represented in this year’s Carassauga celebration. This annual event is Ontario’s largest multicultural festival. It will be held from May 28-30 at the Hershey Centre and various locations around Mississauga. New pavilions include the French Creole Islands (Haiti, Martinique, Marie-Galante, Saint Barthelemy, Ste. Lucie, La Desirade), Guyana, Italy, Thailand, Malta, Syria, Lithuania, and Vietnam.
Waterfront Festival celebrates 15 years
15 Years of great music and family fun
The festival is known for bringing some of the greatest Canadian entertainment to Mississauga, featuring a who's who of Canadian stars including Jann Arden, Glass Tiger, The Stampeders, April Wine, Chantal Kreviazuk, Sam Roberts, 54-40, Tom Cochrane, Colin James, Bruce Cockburn, The Spoons, Suzie McNeil and Rik Emmett.