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THANK YOU JOSEPH DEBUS AND SCOTT BARKER FOR YOUR GENEROUS SUPPORT!

The Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation and the Pan Am Games Secretariat is honoured to have the support of private partners, Joseph Debus and Scott Barker. We thank you for your generous contribution as a Commitment Partner. We look forward to continuing to build our relationship throughout the Toronto 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games.

Chi-Miigwetch Joseph and Scott!

 

 

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MISSISSAUGAS OF THE NEW CREDIT WELCOMES PAN AM TORCH

On Day 20 of the Toronto 2015 Torch Relay, the Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation officially welcomed the flame to the Official Host First Nation community. A community celebration was held on June 19th and boasted various aboriginal artisans, traditional fare and live entertainment. To add to the excitement of the day, the event was hosted by hockey royalty and Coaches Corner host Ron Maclean, and Waneek Horn-Miller, aboriginal olympian and 1999 Pan Am gold medalist.

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CHIEF BRYAN LAFORME FIRST TO RECEIVE PAN AM FLAME IN CANADA

On Saturday May 30th, Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation Chief, Council and community members travelled to Harbourfront Centre in downtown Toronto to officially welcome the Pan Am flame to Canada! The torch was flown from Mexico to Harbourfront Centre where it was met by canoes filled with members of the four recognized First Nations to accept the flame to the Mississaugas traditional territory.

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THE PAN AM TORCH RELAY BEGINS IN TEOTIHUACAN, MEXICO

The Pan Am flame has officially begun it’s journey to Canada! The flame began its’ journey in Teotihuacan, Mexico at the Pyramid of the Sun. The ceremony featured an ancient ceremonial lighting of the torch by the Aztecs, and included a passing of the torch to the official Canadian representatives to begin it’s travel to the Toronto 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games.

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Mississauga Torch celebration and 41 Tree Ceremony

MNCFN ATTENDS 41 TREE UNVEILING EVENT

On Monday, May 25th the first Pan Am Ceremony took place at the new Athletes’ Village located in downtown Toronto. Forty-one trees were planted and identified with a Pan Am plaque to commemorate the talent, commitment and dedication of the athletes representing each participating country in the Toronto 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games.

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