News release

Mississauga Turns the Spotlight on Community Volunteers and Achievers

Local government | June 3, 2019

Mayor Bonnie Crombie and Members of Council will honour residents and organizations whose volunteer work and achievements make the City of Mississauga a great place to live, work and play.

More than 80 eligible nominees will receive a Civic Award of Recognition in one of the four following categories:

Voluntary Community Service

Individuals or groups that have improved the quality of life in our community through volunteer efforts.

Youth Community and Civic Engagement

Youth between 14 and 24 who have contributed more than 100 voluntary hours to community or civic activities.

Achievement in Sports

Athletes or teams that have won championships at a city-wide, regional, provincial, national or international level.

Achievement in Arts

Artists or arts groups that have won competitions, juried shows or exhibitions. Outstanding accomplishments in academic fields may also be recognized.


Tuesday, June 11, 2019
Ceremony in Council Chamber: 7 to 8 p.m.
Reception in Great Hall with music by Jammer’s Waffle House: 8 to 9 p.m.


Mississauga Civic Centre
300 City Centre Drive


  • Mayor Bonnie Crombie
  • Councillor Stephen Dasko, Ward 1 – Event MC
  • Councillor George Carlson, Ward 11 – Event MC
  • Members of Council
  • 2019 Civic Recognition Award recipients

This year the award ceremony will be live streamed from 7 to 8 p.m. on the City’s website at

Mississauga is an inclusive city that welcomes diversity and encourages residents of all ages and backgrounds to take part in civic life. Launched in 1992, the Civic Recognition Program recognizes outstanding achievements, community volunteers and important milestones of residents and community groups. Mayor Crombie and Members of Council honour award recipients at a special ceremony each year.

The Civic Recognition Program also includes the Certificate of Recognition, Civic Award of Merit and Civic Award of Philanthropy.

For more information about Mississauga’s Civic Recognition Program, please visit

Media Contact:
Lainey Darlison
Communications Assistant
City of Mississauga
905-615-3200, ext. 4106
TTY: 905-896-5151