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Nominate a Mississauga Heritage Property for an Award of Excellence

Jun 25, 2013

The City of Mississauga's Heritage Advisory Committee and Heritage Mississauga are accepting nominations for the 2013 Cultural Property Awards of Excellence.

"This award encourages and recognizes excellence in preserving, restoring, conserving and enhancing cultural heritage properties," said Susan Burt, director, Culture Division, City of Mississauga. "The awards will be presented during Heritage Week in February 2014 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, the Heritage Advisory Committee and from the Heritage Mississauga Board.
* The deadline for submissions is 4 p.m. on Friday, September 27, 2013.
* Properties must be located in the City of Mississauga and be listed on the City's Heritage Register or adjacent to a property on the register.
* The four nomination categories include: restoration, adaptive re-use, infill and infill in a cultural landscape.
* Projects must have been completed in the last two years and have 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.

Application Process

* 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, except in the Universal Accessibility Design category.
* All nominations will be reviewed by an award panel comprised of two members each from the Mississauga Heritage Advisory Committee, the Heritage Mississauga Board and, for the Accessibility award, the Mississauga Accessibility Advisory Committee.
* Nomination forms, eligibility guidelines and details are available at 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 741,000 residents and more than 54,000 businesses, including more than 60 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 focusing on delivering services, implementing its Strategic Plan, delivering value for money and maintaining infrastructure.

Media Contact:
Lindsay Noronha
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City of Mississauga
905-615-3200 ext. 5053
TTY: 905-896-5151