News release

Mississauga Fire and Emergency Services Marks Milestone Anniversary of September 11 Tragedy

Local government | September 9, 2021

This September 11 marks 20 years since the devastating tragedy at the World Trade Center that took thousands of lives including those of fire, police and paramedic first responders. To mark the twentieth anniversary of this tragedy, Mississauga Fire and Emergency Services (MFES) alongside local partners and dignitaries will host an observance ceremony at Mississauga Celebration Square.



MFES with Mayor Bonnie Crombie, Peel Regional Police and Peel Paramedics will mark the passage of two decades since the day of the attacks of September 11 with an observance ceremony and march that includes the MFES Honour Guard, Colour Guard and Pipe Band.


  • Mississauga Mayor Bonnie Crombie
  • Chief Deryn Rizzi, MFES
  • Chief Nishan Duraiappah, Peel Regional Police
  • Chief Peter Dundas, Peel Paramedics


Saturday, September 11 at 9:25 a.m.

Mississauga Celebration Square

Note: COVID-19 restrictions are in place including limited attendance, masking, physical distancing and contact tracing. To RSVP your attendance, please contact Mallory Cunnington at


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