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Guest Speaker: Matthew Wilkinson of Heritage Mississauga

March 11, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

The Mississauga Evacuation And Derailment, 1979

Matthew Wilkinson – BIO Heritage Mississauga

Matthew Wilkinson has been the Historian at Heritage Mississauga since 2004,
and has been with Heritage Mississauga as a member of staff since 2001.
Matthew graduated from the University of Toronto Mississauga with a special
focus on Ontario and Canadian History and Historical and Rural Geography.
Matthew is a 7th generation born and raised Mississauga resident. Matthew
has an extensive background in local history and heritage research. In
addition to Matthew’s work with Heritage Mississauga, he is a citizen
representative with the City of Mississauga’s Heritage Advisory Committee,
and a supporter of several local historical societies. Matthew and his wife
live in Mississauga with their two children.

Matthew Wilkinson has been the staff Historian at Heritage Mississauga since
2004, and has been with Heritage Mississauga as a member of staff, as a
student and a volunteer since 2002. Matthew graduated from the University of
Toronto Mississauga, with a special focus on Ontario and Canadian History,
and Historical and Rural Geography. Matthew is a 7th generation born and
raised Mississauga resident. Matthew now lives in the Meadowvale area of
Mississauga with his wife and their two young children.

Matthew is an avid supporter and organizer of heritage-themed events and
programs, and researches and writes for an array of publications and
projects. Matthew supervises summer student research projects through the
Heritage Resource Centre at The Grange, and during the academic year is a
mentor and supervisor with the University of Toronto Mississauga Historical
Studies Department Internship Program. In addition to Matthew’s work with
Heritage Mississauga, he is a citizen representative on the Mississauga
Heritage Advisory Committee for the City of Mississauga, and a supporter of
numerous local historical societies.

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Date:
March 11, 2021
Time:
10:00 am - 11:00 am
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