Building on success in Mississauga, Ontario


  • Hazel McCallion


Ontario, Cities


Currently in her tenth term as Mayor, Hazel McCallion is the longest serving mayor in the City of Mississauga's history with over 25 years in office. Presently she sits on many boards, panels and committees. She was also Chair of the Central Ontario Smart Growth Panel, a panel which advised the Provincial Government on how to plan for growth in Central Ontario. She has been honored with numerous awards and distinctions including World Mayor 2004 finalist. The University of Toronto at Mississauga has also named the Hazel McCallion Academic Learning Centre in her honor. In 2005, she was appointed Member of the Order of Canada and was runner-up for World Mayor 2005. In 2006, Mayor McCallion was recognized as the CNW Group Communicator of the Year by the Toronto Chapter of the International Association of Business Communicators (I ABC). The text that follows is an edited version of a paper presented by the author at the Natural City conference - "SuccessStories"- organized by the Centre for Environment, University of Toronto from 31 May to 2 June, 2006.



How to Cite

McCallion, H. (2004). Building on success in Mississauga, Ontario. Ekistics and The New Habitat, 71(424-426), pp. 135-137. Retrieved from

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