Hazel McCallion – 100 Year Old Canadian Icon

Hazel McCallion – 100 Year Old Canadian Icon

Hazel McCallion, the incredibly popular Canadian politician was the mayor of Mississauga from 1978 until 2014. On Feb 14th she turned 100 years old.

Here are “Hurricane Hazel’s” four tips for living a happy and productive life.

1. Stay active in the community

In a 2016 interview, Hazel said “you got to stay active physically and mentally” Hazel went on to say she loved going out and meeting people and discussing the issues impacting people within her community.

2. Stay positive

Her second piece of advice “You have to remain positive no matter what the outcome”.

3. Work hard and always do your homework

7 Time Super Bowl champion Tom Brady shared Hazel’s sentiments “If you want to perform at the highest level, you have to prepare at the highest level mentally”.

4. Dream big and Don’t be afraid to fail

Legendary actor Denzil Washington echoed Hazel’s words in his famous speech to a group of college graduates. “You only live once so do what you feel passionate about, take chances. Don’t be afraid to fail”.


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