STATEMENT: #CrombieColumn – Reimaging the Mall

Yesterday I had the opportunity to join the team from MindShare Workspace on their official opening at Erin Mills Town Centre. This new location marks the first time a Canadian mall has become home to a co-working space. It’s another important first taking place right here in Mississauga. This new space – right at Erin […]

STATEMENT: #CrombieColumn – Building Energy Sustainable, Low Carbon, “Complete Communities”

How can we make our communities more vibrant, livable and sustainable? Earlier this week, I had the opportunity to join Minister of Environment and Climate Change Chris Ballard to talk about how we build sustainable communities. As part of the Ontario Liberal Party’s policy series, “Common Ground,” I was asked to submit my big idea […]

STATEMENT: #CrombieColumn – Toronto Global New York Investment Mission (November 14-16)

$307 billion – that’s the amount of goods and services the United States buys from Canada every year. That’s more than the amount they buy from the UK, Japan, and China combined. 51% – the percentage of the total foreign direct investment in Canada from the United States. Needless to say, the American market is […]

STATEMENT: #CrombieColumn: November 22 – Mayor’s Youth Speaker Series

Last year, I launched the Mayor’s Youth Speaker Series – an ongoing series of keynote discussions with prominent Canadians from a variety of sectors aimed at inspiring youth in Mississauga and providing them with guidance as they prepare to enter the workforce. The first event featured award-winning journalist Amanda Lang of Bloomberg News. I am […]

STATEMENT: #CrombieColumn: Bringing City Hall to the Community

Ward 2 Councillor Karen Ras and I held office hours yesterday evening at Lorne Park Secondary School. This was an opportunity for us to bring City Hall directly to the people of Ward 2, in particular, the community of Lorne Park. We held several one-on-one meetings with residents and addressed their issues on the spot. […]

NEWS RELEASE: #CrombieColumn: November 19 – Mayor’s Youth Employment Expo

Calling all Mississauga youth! The Mayor’s Youth Employment Expo 2017 will be held from 1pm to 4pm on Sunday, November 19th, 2017 at Mississauga City Hall. Youth job seekers will have the opportunity to explore employment and volunteer opportunities, network with local employers and improve resume writing and interview skills. Last year was a resounding […]

STATEMENT: #CrombieColumn: Happening Tomorrow – Mayor’s Small Business Forum

Are you looking to start or grow a business? In celebration of Small Business Month, we invite you to join us tomorrow –  October 25, 2017 from 7-9PM at Mississauga City Hall for our Mayor’s Small Business Forum, hosted in partnership with the Mississauga Business Enterprise Centre (MBEC). You will have the opportunity to learn […]

STATEMENT: Japan Investment Mission Day 2 & 3 – September 26 – 27, 2017

Day 2 and 3, Japan Investment Mission (September 26 – 27, 2017) Following a successful and busy Day 1, we began Day 2 with another media interview to talk about Mississauga and the reason for our mission. Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun  (“Mississauga – An aerospace cluster in Canada with good security, well-developed infrastructure”). I will continue […]

STATEMENT: Japan Investment Mission – Day 1 (September 25, 2017)

Japan Investment Mission, Day 1 – September 25, 2017 We have travelled back to Japan because of the tremendous opportunity this country represents for Mississauga. With one-third of all Japanese companies in Canada located in Mississauga, the Japanese market is incredibly important to our future economic growth as a city. Our focus on this trip […]