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February is Heritage Month

February 3rd 2012

Throughout Febraury, many heritage events and happenings will be taking place both locally and throughout Southern Ontario. Please visit our community calendar section for more information on local events.

Join us on Saturday, February 11th at The Grange, 10am-4pm, for a Genealogy Workshop in partnership with the Halton-Peel Branch of the Ontario Genealogical Society. Tickets are $10.

Join us on Thursday, February 23rd at the Burnhamthorpe Theatre, 7pm, for the 2012 Heritage Awards. Tickets are $25 and limited.

Visit The Grange throughout February to see our newest exhibit: "A Call to Arms: Historic Mississauga and the War of 1812", on until February 24th. Free.

For more information or tickets, please contact 905-828-8411 ext.0.

Mississauga says goodbye to a great friend
Passing of John Briers

February 3rd 2012

A great friend and supporter of Heritage Mississauga, John Briers will be missed by all who knew him.

Budweiser films commercial at Port Credit Arena

February 3rd 2012

Certainly a highlight in the history of this significant Designated Heritage Site, Budweiser recently filmed a commercial, surprising two local hockey teams, in the historic Port Credit Arena.

To read more and to see video, please visit the following links:

New date: Heritage Mississauga Presents War of 1812 Exhibit
Travelling exhibit from the Archives of Ontario

January 10th 2012

Heritage Mississauga hosts a War of 1812 Exhibit at The Grange


A Call to Arms: The War of 1812 & Historic Mississauga

Featuring a travelling exhibit from the

Archives of Ontario

Presented in partnership with the Peel Heritage Complex


January 24th, 2012 to February 24th, 2012


Presented in partnership with the Peel Heritage Complex, Heritage Mississauga is delighted to host the War of 1812 travelling exhibit from the Archives of Ontario from January 24th until February 24th, 2012. The exhibit will be augmented with images and information connecting historic Mississauga to the War.


The Archives of Ontario’s War of 1812 travelling exhibit sheds light on formative events in the history of Ontario. The War of 1812 had long-term effects on the economic, social and political life of the province. This exhibit is a history resource that showcases some of the personalities and locations that played a role in the war, and explores the events of that conflict using the correspondence and diaries of those who lived it. Their words are illustrated with artwork, maps and photographs from the holdings of the Archives, many being made widely available for the first time. We invite you to explore this exhibit and learn about the War of 1812 in Upper Canada. In addition, the exhibit will feature information and images connecting the militia veterans from historic Mississauga (Toronto Township). This free exhibit is open from Tuesday to Friday, 9am-5pm, and 8pm on most Tuesdays.


For more information, please contact Heritage Mississauga at 905-828-8411 ext.29.



City of Toronto Announces War of 1812 Bicentennial Program
"Two hundred years of peace makes it easy to forget a war."

December 9th 2011

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Toronto’s War of 1812 Bicentennial Program Announced


A series of major events and legacy projects will define the City of Toronto’s two-year-long War of 1812 Bicentennial Commemoration, which kicks off next month.

From January 2012 until June 2013, hundreds of events and programs will take place at locations across the city.

For more information on the City of Toronto War of 1812 Bicentennial Program, please visit:


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