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Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Jason Kenney with 'Indian King of Comedy' Kapil Sharma

Please do not miss this

Posted by Meena Chopra on Monday, July 27, 2015

The Parapan Am Flame is Coming to Mississauga

Join in the spirit of the Games as the TORONTO 2015 Parapan Am Games Torch Relay makes its way through Mississauga’s Lakeside Park on Wednesday, August 5, 2015.
“Welcoming the Parapan Am Flame to Mississauga in kick-off of the largest Parapan American Games ever held is an honour for our city,” said Mayor Bonnie Crombie. “Events like these inspire local pride in para-sports and para-athletes. It brings people of all abilities together in our community to celebrate how sport can positively impact and benefit everyone.”

Fast Encourages Brampton, Ontario Companies to 'Go Global' to India

International Trade Minister Ed Fast today hosted a Go Global workshop in Brampton, Ontario, to highlight tools available to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) that want to take advantage of new export opportunities in India.

A 2-Minute Anti-Aging Activity

A 2-Minute Anti-Aging Activity Amassing published studies show that sitting for extended periods of time each day leads to increased risk for early death, as well as heart disease, diabetes and other health conditions. Emerging data suggests that it is not sufficient to simply replace sitting with standing. Srinivasan Beddhu, from the University of Utah (Utah, USA), and colleagues analyzed data collected in 3,626 men and women enrolled in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey , 2003-2004.  The team found that by replacing sitting for 2 minutes each hour with walking for 2 minutes hourly, lowered the risk of dying by 33%.  The study authors submit that: “Interventions that replace sedentary duration with an increase in light activity duration might confer a survival benefit.”

Credit River History - The Majestic Credit River

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Ukf5... to watch this beautiful video by Heritage Mississauga and Sanborg Productions.

It all started here. This fast moving river, oh the stories it could tell. On its banks, anglers compete for steelhead, families enjoy picnics and children play. Flowing for 1,070 kilometres from the headwaters above the Niagara Escarpment to Port Credit at Lake Ontario, this is the majestic Credit River. Home to a wide range of wildlife, it’s an ecological wonderland. It’s also one of the most important rivers in Southern Ontario with a 10,000 year heritage. At first glance, it’s hard to imagine the incredible history it holds. And how it played such a valuable role in bringing commerce to this area.
The Ojibwa called it “Missinnihe” or “trusting creek” based on the trading relationship between Native and European peoples. The Credit River was named by a French fur trader around 1668 to honor this trustworthy exchange. At one time major milling complexes stretched along its banks. The stonehooking, fishing and transportation industries prospered. Today it’s a place where family activities and community festivals abound. Conservation of its water and shores is an ongoing task, improving its fishery and wildlife habitats. So while life along the river has changed, for the people who live in Mississauga, it’s a place of tremendous exploration and joy.

Wednesday, July 8, 2015


Passeport MTL goes on sale today. Tourisme Montréal’s all-new card gives visitors access to key Montréal attractions, as well as to the city’s entire public transit system. Card-holders can swipe their Passeport MTL smart card at all participating transaction terminals. . The 24-hour card sells for $64 and the 72-hour card for $109. Both come with a brochure (in both official languages) detailing the participating attractions.
“Like New York, Paris and Berlin, and many other cities around the world, Montreal now has a Passport Card for tourists. Once the card is launched, Tourism Montréal hopes to offer similar cards for the cultural, culinary, events and sports sectors. These themed cards will showcase our city’s strengths on the international stage and maximize tourist and economic spin-offs,” said Yves Lalumière, President and CEO of Tourisme Montréal.

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Summer fun security tips

TORONTO (JULY, 2015) – As summer approaches and people begin to make use of their cottages and boats, it’s important to keep safety and security in mind while enjoying the warmer weather.

If you’re packing up for a weekend trip to the cottage, there are several things to remember when it comes to keeping your seasonal home safe throughout the summer and into the fall.

“With summer homes and cottages only being occupied a few months out of the year, they are much more vulnerable to break-ins than a typical home,” said Steve Kolobaric, Marketing Manager, Weiser. “Taking a few proactive steps can be the difference between your cottage being at risk or being passed by.”
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