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Job Opportunity at Heritage Mississauga
Outreach Coordinator

January 19th 2015

Outreach Coordinator
Contract Full-time
Posting Deadline: February 6, 2015 5:00pm
Start Date: March 2, 2105 –flexible
Salary: $30,000/year

Heritage Mississauga has received funding through the Ontario Trillium Foundation for a project, Celebrating Mississauga’s Unique Cultural Heritage.  Over the next 24 months, project deliverables are:
-    development and documentation of a communication network connecting our many diverse cultural communities
-     coordination/creation of a number of tools, including a Cultural Heritage Guide, information booklets, and a Heritage Film Series. 

This full time role offers a unique opportunity to complete a range of very interesting work, in a beautiful heritage environment, with a flexible work schedule, and the possibility to continue in the position after the contract finishes, dependent on available funding. 

The individual hired for the position of Outreach Coordinator will be responsible for the coordination of administration, outreach, communication activities and the development and production of the components of the project.  Some evening and weekend work with be required. 
 
Reporting to the Executive Director and with the support of Heritage Mississauga Staff, the Outreach Coordinator will: develop and implement outreach and communications plans; establish a Cultural Heritage Guide Steering Committee; coordinate production of the Cultural Heritage Guide, the Heritage Film Series, and Informational Booklets.


Candidates Must:
•    Hold a relevant university degree and/or equivalent education and experience
•    Be a mature self-manager with evident self-confidence and professionalism
•    Possess a background in Sales, Business Development and/or Client Service or other relevant area
•    Have project management experience
•    Demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills
•    Demonstrate proficiency in Microsoft Office programs, Social Media communications, graphics software, internet and database programs
•    Be able to multi-task, work independently, and manage the demands of multiple deadlines
•    Knowledge of the Mississauga community an asset.

Heritage Mississauga is a not-for-profit charity whose mandate is to research, record and communicate Mississauga’s heritage.  We are the only independent, city-wide organization devoted to heritage matters. 

Please forward resumes to Jayme Gaspar, Executive Director, Heritage Mississauga, at jgaspar@heritagemississauga.org.  Only those candidates chosen for an interview will be contacted.

Lest We Forget
Remembrance Services in Mississauga

November 7th 2014

Lest We Forget
Mississauga Remembrance Services

Sunday, November 9th, 2014
Army Navy and Air Force Veterans In Canada – Lakeview Unit 262: the parade will begin at 10:00am the Army Navy and Air Force headquarters in Lakeview (765 Third Street) and will be followed by an 11am service at the Lakeview ANAF Cenotaph.

Sunday, November 9th, 2014
Royal Canadian Legion – Cooksville Branch 582: the parade will begin at 10:30 am at the Cooksville Legion (456 Hensall Circle) and will lead to St. John’s Cemetery (Dundas and Cawthra Road) for a service at the Cenotaph.

Tuesday, November 11th, 2014
Royal Canadian Legion – Port Credit Branch 82: the parade begins at 9:30am and travels from the Port Credit Legion (35 Front Street North) to Trinity Anglican Church (26 Stavebank Road) for a 10 am service. The parade march then gathers at the Port Credit Cenotaph for an 11am gathering.

Tuesday, November 11th, 2014
Royal Canadian Legion – Streetsville Branch 139 – Streetsville Overseas Veterans Club: parade departs the Streetsville Legion (101 Church Street, Streetsville) at 10am and gathers at the Streetsville Cenotaph for an 11am service.

Tuesday, November 11th, 2014
City of Mississauga Remembrance Day ceremony begins at 10:45am at the Civic Memorial at Celebration Square (Mississauga Civic Centre).

Tuesday, November 11th, 2014
A special Remembrance Day concert at the Living Arts Centre (starting at 7pm)
www.livingartscentre.ca/shows/event-listing/event/884-remembrance-day-concert.html

Congratulations to our elected representatives
Looking forward ... and looking back

October 28th 2014

On behalf of Heritage Mississauga’s Board of Directors, Staff and Members, congratulations to all of the candidates and to those who have been elected to represent and guide Mississauga. We look forward with excitement to the next four years in our City!

In the mindset of looking forward, we thought we should also look back and remember those who have given of their time and talents to lead Mississauga (both old and new) through many decades of change and growth.

 

Political Leaders of Toronto Township and Mississauga

Toronto Township (historic Mississauga) began electing their own Reeves and Councillors beginning in late 1850. Peel County officially separated from York County in early 1851. The Town of Mississauga emerged through amalgamation in 1968, and in turn amlagamated with Port Credit and Streetsville in 1974 to form the City of Mississauga.

Reeves were elected heads of Council of Rural Municipalities, whereas Mayors were elected heads of Council of incorporated urban municipalities.

Reeves of Toronto Township: 1850-1973
Mayors of Mississauga: 1968-2014
Reeves of Streetsville: 1858-1961
Mayors of Streetsville: 1962-1973
Reeves of Port Credit: 1914-1960
Mayors of Port Credit: 1961-1973

Reeves of Toronto Township

Joseph Wright
1850; 1852-1856; 1860

William Thompson
1851

John Church Hyde
1857-1859, 1861

Sir Melville Parker
1862; 1864; 1866; 1892-1896

George Blain
1863

Colonel Samuel Price
1865; 1867-1870

William Elliott
1871

Robert Cotton
1872-1879

James Hamilton
1880-1881

Miles Washington Cook
1882-1883

George Savage
1884


W. Reid Wright
1885; 1888-1890

Joseph Featherstone
1886-1887

James Jackson
1891

Henry Shook
1897-1898

John McCauley
1899-1900

James W. Curry
1901-1902

Joseph Burton
1903-1904

James Jameson Stewart
1905

Thomas William Goldthorpe
1906-1907

Francis (Frank) Joseph Jackson
1908-1909

Thomas Laird (T.L.) Kennedy
1910-1911

Reuben Howson Lush
1912-1913

William Rutledge
1914-1915

David Henry McCaugherty
1916-1919

Edward A. Orr
1920-1922

Leslie Howard Pallett
1923-1925; 1931-1933

John J. Jamieson
1926-1929

James Herbert Pinchin
1930-1931

William George Thomas Denison
1934-1936

Edward Diamond Maguire
1937-1943

David J. Lammy
1944-1945

J. W. Davis
1946

Douglas Stewart Dunton
1947-1950

Robert Sidney Smith
1951-1952

Anthony Patrick Cawthra Adamson
1953-1954

Mary Fix
1955; 1957-1959

Thomas Jackson
1956

Robert (Bob) William Speck
1960-1967

Charles Myron (Chic) Murray (under Mayor Speck)
1968-1972

Louis H. Parsons (under Mayor Murray)
1973


Mayors of the Town of Mississauga

Robert (Bob) William Speck
1967-1972

Charles Myron (Chic) Murray
1973

Mayors of the City of Mississauga

Dr. Martin Lyon Dobkin
1974-1976

Ronald (Ron) Alfred Searle
1976-1978

Hazel McCallion
1978-2014

Bonnie Crombie
2014-


Reeves of Streetsville

John Street
1858-1859

John Barnhart
1861-1862

Solomon Barnhart
1862

Charles Dinwell
1862

William Cunningham
1863

John Embleton
1864

Dr. John Barnhart
1865-1868

James Gooderham
1869-1876

John Graydon
1877-1881; 1887; 1898

J.G. Owen
1882-1885

William Andrew
1886; 1888-1890

T.W. Robinson
1897

William Taylor
1899-1903

R.H. Greig
1904-1905

Dr. Thomas Innes Bowie
1906-1908; 1916-1917

Frank Morgan
1909-1912

Thomas  H. Goodison
1912-1913

Orange R. Church
1914; 1918-1924; 1929-1930

Charles H. Falconer
1915; 1925-1928; 1937-1940

H.W. Hope
1931-1932

S.H. Foster
1933-1937

C.E. Cantelon
1941-1944; 1946-47

Harlev Goddard
1945

Dr. Gabriel A. Montemurro
1948-1952

William C. Arch
1953-1957

Frank Dowling
1958

J. Marshall Adamson
1959

Unknown


Mayors of Streetsville

Frank Dowling
1962

J. Marshall Adamson
1963

John Fulton
1964

John (Jack) J. Graham
1965-1966; 1968-1969

William (Bill) Tolton
1966-1967

Hazel McCallion
1970-1973


Reeves of Port Credit

Charles Elliott
1914-1916

Risdon M. Parkinson
1917-1923

Unknown

H. C. Thompson
1926-30

Unknown

G.F. Skinner
1935-38; 1945-1946; 1950-1952

Unknown

Dr. M.M. Fletcher
1943-1944

J. C. Saddington
1953-1958

Unknown


Mayors of Port Credit

J.C. Saddington
1961-1965

T. E. McCollum
1966-1967

Unknown

J.C. Saddington
?-1973

Slain soldiers honoured at the Streetsville Cenotaph
Local remembrance to those killed in Quebec and Ottawa

October 27th 2014

Dozens of people stood quietly at the Streetsville cenotaph as local MPs Brad Butt and Bob Dechert along with Senator Victor Oh and Ward 11 City Councillor George Carlson laid a wreath at its base.

See the article from the Mississauga News: http://www.mississauga.com/living-story/4943003-slain-soldiers-remembered-in-streetsville/

Remembering Hurricane Hazel
60 Years Ago Storm Made Landfall

October 16th 2014

Hurricane Hazel was the deadliest and costliest hurricane of the 1954 Atlantic hurricane season. The storm killed as many as 1,000 people in Haiti before striking the United States near the border between North and South Carolina, as a Category 4 hurricane. After causing 95 fatalities in the US, Hazel struck Canada as an extratropical storm, raising the death toll by 81 people, mostly in Toronto. As a result of the high death toll and the damage caused by Hazel, its name was retired from use for North Atlantic hurricanes.

While most of the casualties and destruction caused by Hurricane Hazel in Canada were focused o Toronto and Holland Marsh, Toronto Township (now Mississauga) saw its share of flooding and destuction, with roads, bridges and dams washed out.

Hurricane Hazel, Credit River in flood, south of Streetsville, October 16th, 1954

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