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COVID Heroes Program

The COVID Heroes Program recognizes Mississauga residents that have contributed to helping their community in a fundamental way during the COVID-19 pandemic.

You can nominate eligible individuals, community groups, organizations or businesses for recognition as a Mississauga COVID Hero.

A pre-recorded, virtual ceremony honouring Mississauga COVID Heroes will be shared through the City’s social media channels in April 2021. Each COVID Hero will receive a certificate signed by Mayor Crombie. The names of all COVID Heroes will appear on the Mississauga Celebration Square (MCS) ribbon screens in April and May 2021. A place-making structure dedicated to all COVID Heroes will be placed on MCS from April through to the end of 2021.

How to nominate

The deadline for nominations has closed.

Eligibility for individual nomination

You can nominate an individual who has demonstrated that they have gone above and beyond to help their neighbours and/or the community during the pandemic.

To be eligible, the COVID-related work done by the individual must have taken place in Mississauga and the nominee must reside in Mississauga.

Eligibility for a community group, business or organization

You can nominate a community group, business or organization that has helped serve the City of Mississauga during the COVID-19 pandemic if:

  • The group, business or organization served residents of Mississauga during the COVID pandemic
  • All of the group, business or organization members are Mississauga residents
  • All members of the group, business or organization have gone above and beyond to help the community during the pandemic

What happens next

Upon receipt of your Application, the City will contact the Nominee directly to notify them that they have been nominated as a COVID Hero.  All nominees will be required to consent in writing to their nomination, to the public disclosure of their full names as part of the Program promotion and recognition, and asked to confirm that the information provided herein is accurate, in order for their nomination to proceed.  Subject to the Nominee’s and your signed consent, select information contained herein may be used by the City to promote the COVID Heroes program.