Nov 17, 2011
The City of Mississauga's Heritage Advisory Committee and Heritage Mississauga are accepting
nominations for the 2012 Cultural Property Awards of Excellence.
"This award encourages and recognizes excellence in preservation, restoration,
conservation and/or the enhancement of cultural heritage property, built and natural
heritage," said Susan Burt, director, Culture Division, City of Mississauga. "The
awards will be presented during Heritage Week in February and we encourage all residents to
nominate their favourite heritage property for this exciting honour."
Cultural Heritage Property Award Information
- Nominations are invited from the public, as well as from the Heritage Advisory Committee and
Heritage Mississauga Board.
- Nominations must be for properties located in the City of Mississauga that are listed on the
Register or adjacent to a property on the register.
- The four nomination categories include: Restoration; Adaptive Reuse; Infill and Infill in a
- Projects must have been completed in the last two years and been inspected by staff to ensure
compliance with approved plans.
- There is no limit to the number of entries that can be submitted. A separate application must
be made for each entry.
Submissions must include photographs of all relevant exterior views (with "before"
photos, if possible) along with an outline of the project describing the work undertaken. Only
exterior work visible from the street will be judged. All nominations will be reviewed by an
award panel comprised of two members each from the Mississauga Heritage Advisory Committee and
the Heritage Mississauga Board. The deadline for submissions is 4 p.m. on Friday, December 9,
2011. Nomination forms, eligibility guidelines and details are available at www.mississauga.ca/heritageplanning or contact Elaine Eigl, Heritage Coordinator,
City of Mississauga at 906-615-3200 ext. 5070.
As Canada's sixth largest city, Mississauga is home to 734,000 residents and 55,000 businesses,
including 63 Fortune 500 companies with Canadian head offices or major divisional head offices.
A diverse, progressive and award-winning municipality located on the shores of Lake Ontario in
the heart of the Greater Toronto Area, Mississauga is "Leading Today for Tomorrow" by
focussing on delivering services, implementing its Strategic Plan, delivering value for money,
maintaining infrastructure and continuing to be an employer of choice.
Public Affairs Consultant
City of Mississauga
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