Charles Sousa Turkey Drive Logo

By Charles Sousa I am writing to ask for your continuing support to our 10th Annual Holiday Turkey Drive. To date, our community turkey drive has raised more than $150,000 for The Mississauga Food Bank and The Compass Outreach Centre. Working together we continue to help many families, seniors and children in our community. Individuals […]

A few years ago, the annual food drive Nancy Milton and her children go on caught the eye of Citytv.

My Family Food Drive

By Nancy Milton Eight years ago last September, my boys and I shared a conversation at the dinner table about the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday and what Thanksgiving was about. Our conversation covered things like what we value as a family (love, speaking from our heart, gratitude and humility), what thanks feels like and how to […]

Homeless in Toronto at -18C windchill. It's safer sleeping in public view.

Winter Survival Program

By David Onuoha and John Wilson Help keep Mississauga’s homeless warm this winter In the past few months, there has been a marked increase in the number of Compass clients who have become homeless. This has been due mainly to the rising cost of rent and housing. Currently, more than 60 clients of The Compass […]

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Get Out The Vote

Did you know that Monday, October 22, 2018 is Election Day in the City of Mississauga? You can make a difference in your community by exercising your right to vote. As a Canadian citizen, voting is not only your right, it is your responsibility. Your community is shaped by the outcome of an election and […]

Rudy Cuzzetto (second from left), the PC MPP for Mississauga—Lakeshore, attended a meeting of The Compass Men's Group on August 28.

Rudy Cuzzetto on Housing in Mississauga

By John Wilson Rookie PC MPP for Mississauga—Lakeshore Rudy Cuzzetto was at The Compass on August 28, for dinner with The Compass Men’s Group, followed by a question-and-answer session about some of the issues the Port Credit community is facing. There was no shortage of questions, especially about the need for affordable housing, but some […]