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Impact Your World
Hazal Mississauga's living legend.
She is one of Canada's best-known and longest-serving mayors, and one of the longest-serving elected leaders in history. Now aged 92, she was easily re-elected in October 2010 for her 12th consecutive term, holding a 76% majority of the votes, and has often been re-elected without conducting a campaign. She has been voted the second most popular mayor in the world and was made awared the Order of Canada in 2005. She is also a Member of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany. Inspiration for many even today she manages mostly to drive to and from various events on her own. This shall be her last term in office as the Mayor. But never the less her legacy shall be remembered by generations to come. A true peoples person, very easy to communicate with. One may or may not agree with her working style. But all agree she does have a way of getting into the hearts of voters which matters in the long run in this unique world of politics.