Mary Fix nee McNulty (1896-1972) was educated in Ottawa and Toronto, graduating from Osgoode School of Law in 1918 to become Ottawa's first woman lawyer. In 1931, Mary married virtuoso pianist Alphonse Fix and settled in Toronto Township. Mary entered into politics in 1953 becoming Toronto Township's first woman politician. She held many positions and was instrumental in guiding the development and growth of the area. She held the position of Reeve (district official) for the years 1955, 1957, 1958 and 1961. Mary became Peel County's first female Warden in 1959.
Aside from politics, Mary was interested in many aspects of the community. She was a member of the Victorian Order of Nurses, the Mississauga Library Board, a founding member of the Toronto Township Historical Society (today the Mississauga Heritage Foundation), and helped to create the Bradley Museum. Mary died on May 2nd 1972.
The Museums have a large collection of images, diaries and letters related to Mary Fix.
Join us as we transform the Square Amphitheatre into a live children's theatre every Tuesday night in August. From Rock the Arts Puppets to Beauty and the Beast, watch and be dazzled as your favourite children stories are brought to life!
Whether you're a musician, spoken word artist, comedian or dazzling performer, the stage is yours! Share your craft or enjoy the great talent Mississauga has to offer at open mic nights on the Square, every Wednesday in August.
Canadian Celtic rock group Screeched Inn began over a decade ago as a trio. With a focus on tight three part harmony and audience interaction, they perfected their sound through classic rock, top 40, and country genres.
Drop by the Bradley Museum to learn more about our Heritage Kitchen Garden, representing the foods early settlers grew in Upper Canada in the 1830s. On the last Sunday of the month, Museum Interpreters are on site to lead curated garden tours and demonstrations in Bradley House kitchen.