By Rosalind Russell- Communities across the country including our own will honour the late Hazel McCallion’s passing today flying their flags at half-mast in respect to one of Canada’s longest-serving politicians.
McCallion has been lying in state over the last two days at Mississauga City Hall and a funeral will be held at noon today at the Paramount Fine Foods Centre.
In lieu of flowers, the McCallion family has asked that donations be made to Trillium Health Partners Foundation or to the Hazel McCallion Charitable Foundation for Arts, Culture and Heritage.
McCallion served 12 consecutive terms as Mayor of Mississauga.
For more details on Hazel McCallion’s life, visit https://www.mississauga.ca/hazel-mccallion-in-memory/
Photo: The late Hazel McCallion State Funeral takes place today. McCallion served as the Mayor of Mississauga for 12 consecutive terms and is considered one of Canada’s longest serving politicians. She was 101 at the time of her passing. Photo provided by the City of Mississauga.