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HAZEL MCCALLION was mayor of Mississauga from 1978 to 2014, and as such was the longest-serving mayor in the city’s history and one of the longest-serving in Canadian history. Born in Port Daniel, on the Gaspe Peninsula of Quebec, and educated in Quebec City and Montreal, she began her career in Montreal with Canadian Kellogg, an engineering and contracting firm, and was transferred to Toronto in 1942 to help set up the local office. First taking public office as mayor of Streetsville and then of Mississauga, McCallion has become a political and business leader and an icon in the community, and has earned her position as a visionary and a tough leader.

ROBERT BREHL, an award-winning journalist, now operates his own consulting company. He is the co-author, with Ted Rogers, of the bestselling book Relentless: The True Story of the Man Behind Rogers Communications, and the author of the bestseller The Best of Milt Dunnell.

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