Pat Saito

Councillor's Report
Ward 9
Tel: 905-896-5900  Fax: 905-896-5863   

May 2015 - Vol 21

Special Events Edition
There is a lot going in in our community in the coming weeks.  
Please use this Special Events newsletter to plan your weekends.




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Upcoming Events:  

Lake Wabukayne Stewardship Day - May 30th 


Please join me and members of the Lake Wabukayne Stewardship Committee on Saturday May 30, 2015 from 11:00 am - 1:00 pm for the annual Park Stewardship Day.  

There will be displays and activities, free popcorn and free BBQ and you will have an opportunity to learn more about the Lake.  Information about the lake can also be found here.


Lake Wabukayne is located off Inlake Court east of Glen Erin Drive behind Elizabeth Seton School.  


Community Garage Sale at Lake Wabukayne 

The Lake Wabukayne Stewardship is hoping to set up a Community Garage Sale in the parking lot on Saturday May 30th during the Park Stewardship Day.  Table rental is $20.  This is a great way to get rid of items you no longer need or want. Please contact Meadowvale Church at 905-826-5722 or to rent your table. 

Call for Photographs of Lake Wabukayne

The members of the Lake Wabukayne Stewardship would like to add more photographs to the Lake Wabukayne website: Please email your favourite photographs to  There will also be a bulletin board at the May 30th Lake Wabukayne event where you can bring your favourite photograph and pin it on the board.

Ward 9 Annual Seniors' Fair - June 2 

With Rosanna Penilla-Bharucha at last years' fair
I am hosting my annual Seniors' Fair on  Tuesday  June 2, 2015 from 10:00 am - 12:00 noon.  

Everyone is welcome to come and learn about seniors' services from more than 30 agencies and organizations and enjoy FREE refreshments.

This year the Seniors' Fair will be held at the Meadowvale Church Centre at 6945 Meadowvale Town Centre Circle.  

Click here for more information.   
Free Community BBQ, Peace Service & Butterfly Release - June 6

Please join me at St. Francis of Assisi Anglican Church, 6945 Meadowvale Town Centre Circle on Saturday June 6, 2015 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. for a Peace Service and Butterfly release followed by my free community BBQ. 

The half hour service will include the re-dedication of the Peace Garden and a butterfly release to build peace in our community. Veterans, Scouts, Guides, and Religious institutions in our community will be in attendance.  
Please click here for more information.  My free BBQ will follow the Peace Service.  Please bring your family out to enjoy this special morning. 
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Have Your Say in MiWay's Future - May 26

MiWay is hosting four public information centres in May to showcase our five year service plan that was created with your feedback.  This plan will help deliver more service to connect you to your destinations.


MiWay looks forward to meeting residents to discuss the future of transit in Mississauga. Tell your friends, family, and neighbours about these public sessions because excellent transit is part of everyone's future.


The Ward 9 information centre will be held on Tuesday, May 26, 2015 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. in the Cafeteria at St. Aloysius Gonzaga Secondary School, 2800 Erin Centre Boulevard.  

Click here for more information. 


An Evening of Miracles Fundraiser for Jesse Arrigo - May 28 


This event is in support of near drowning survivor Jesse Arrigo who's loving grandfather Bob and mother Kristin Arrigo are residents of Ward 9.  

Jesse is our Ward 9 Miracle Baby and I encourage you to help support his family as he continues to recover from his life threatening ordeal. 

The therapies that Jesse requires today and in the future are very expensive and there are currently no funding sources, grants, subsidies or government assistance available.  These therapies are highly effective and integral to Jesse's continued progress.


I hope you will consider attending this fundraiser and supporting Jesse.  It is being held on Thursday, May 28th, 2015, with doors opening at 6:30 pm at The Apollo Convention Centre, 6591 Innovator Dr, Mississauga, ON.  For information about Jesse's story and to learn how to purchase tickets please click here.


The Dam Dinner and Dessert Auction - May 30 


The Dam 's annual Dinner and Dessert auction is held in support of their Young Mom's program.  Click here to learn about this wonderful program.


The fundraiser is on Saturday May 30, 2015 starting at 6:00 pm at Meadowvale Community Christian Reformed Church, 2630 Inlake Court.

Tickets are $20 and childcare is being made available.  For more information click here.


Q Park Leash Free Dog Park Fundraiser - May 30


A BBQ Fundraiser for Q Park Leash Free Dog Park (located on Erin Mills Pkwy at Erin Centre Blvd). is being held on Saturday May 30, 2015 from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm.  


For more information click here.



Public Information Session:  Proposed Community Centre in Ward 10 - June 10


This is to advise you of a Public Information Session that may be of interest to Ward 9 residents.

The Information Session is taking place at Stephen Lewis Secondary School, 3675 Thomas Street.  The meeting starts at 7:00 pm with doors open at 6:30 pm. on Wednesday, June 10, 2015.

he sessions seeks to gather resident input on the proposed Community Centre and Sports Fields at Park 459 along the Ninth Line in Ward 10. 


Click here for more information.

Farmers Market opens in Ward 9 - June 14 

I am looking forward to the official first day of the Many Feathers and Eden Community Food Bank Farmers Market on Sunday June 14th from 9:00- 4:00pm 
at the Lisgar GO parking lot in Ward 9.
This Farmers market is run by a group of local resident and will have Farmers and Artisans who will be selling delicious food and products.  It is operated in conjunction with Eden Community Food Bank so please come out and support our local volunteers and organizations.

For a list of event dates and for more information,
click here.  
World Religion Peace Prayer Ceremony & Buddha's Light Carnival - June 14


The 2015 World Religion Prayers for Peace Ceremony and Buddha's Light Vegetarian Food Fair Carnival will be held on Sunday, June 14, 2015 from 11:00 am - 3:00 pm at the Fo Guang Shan Temple, located at 6525 Millcreek Drive, Mississauga, Ontario.  


Click here for more information

                            Contact Councillor  Patricia (Pat) Saito
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  300 City Centre Drive, 3rd Floor, Mississauga, ON  L5B 3C1
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