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George Hunter passes
Renowned Canadian Photographer passes away

April 12th 2013

Respected Canadian location photographer and Mississauga resident, George Hunter, passed away on Wednesday, April 10 at Credit Valley Hospital. A memorial gathering is scheduled for 11am on April 20, at Scott Funeral Home, 420 Dundas Street East, Mississauga.

Thompson’s Company
2nd Regiment of York Militia 1812 Reenactment Company

April 5th 2013

Thompson’s Company of the 2nd Regiment of York Militia is coming!

A project of Heritage Mississauga, Thompson’s Company is a newly formed War of 1812 Reenactment Company.

To connect with Thompson’s Company, please visit:

City acquires historic Erindale Community Hall
Community Hall to be renovated and preserved!

November 30th 2012

The City of Mississauga acquired the historic Erindale Community Hall on November 21st, 2012. For more information on this exciting development, please visit the Mississauga News at:


8th Annual Carolling at The Grange
Sunday, December 2nd, 6-9 pm

November 29th 2012

Join Heritage Mississauga on Sunday, December 2nd, 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm at The Grange (1921 Dundas Street West) for our 8th Annual Christmas Carolling evening.

Enjoy old fashioned Christmas Carolling around an outdoor campfire, with a cup of hot chocolate and fun for the whole family.

We’re celebrating our 52nd birthday, cake will be served at 7pm.

Help those in need, please bring a non-perishable donation for the Deacons Cupboard Food bank at St. Peter’s Anglican Church.


Heritage Speakers Series 2012
October 11th, 2012 featuring Dr. Carl Benn

September 27th 2012

Mississauga Heritage Speakers Series 2012


Presented in collaboration by Mississauga’s Heritage Partners:

Heritage Mississauga, Mississauga Library System,

Mississauga Heritage Advisory Committee, and the Museums of Mississauga.


Date: Thursday, October 11th, 2012

Location: Maja Prentice Theatre, Burnhamthorpe Library

3650 Dixie Road

Lecture begins promptly at 7:00 pm. Free.


 1812: The Big Picture”

Featuring guest speaker Dr. Carl Benn

Chair of the Department of History, Ryerson University

The War of 1812, which engulfed United States, Great Britain, her Canadian colonies, and the First Nations of the Great Lakes and upper Mississippi regions, was a dramatic and formative event in North American history. In this illustrated presentation, Carl Benn explores the war’s major themes, from its complex origins, through its confused campaigns, to its misunderstood conclusions in order to clarify the course of the conflict and its larger historical meanings.

Dr. Carl Benn, Chair of the Department of History, came to Ryerson University in 2008 after working in the museum field for 34 years. His last post in that field was Chief Curator of the City of Toronto’s Museums and Heritage Services. Dr. Benn also taught part-time at the University of Toronto for 17 years in Continuing Studies, undergraduate History, and graduate Museum Studies, and has been active elsewhere in the heritage field. He has published extensively in journals and other venues, and his books include Historic Fort York (1993); The Iroquois in the War of 1812 (1998); The War of 1812 (2002); and Mohawks on the Nile: Natives Among the Canadian Voyageurs in Egypt, 1884-85 (2009). He currently is completing two book on aboriginal memoirs from 1812-15.

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