Nominations open for 2012 Mississauga Urban Design Awards

This year’s competition for the best in Mississauga urban design is underway. Nomination packages for the Mississauga Urban Design Awards are available now. The awards program, now in its 31st year, is the longest-running municipal urban design competition in Ontario.

“The Mississauga Urban Design Awards are about celebrating excellence in urban design,” said Ed Sajecki, Mississauga’s commissioner of Planning & Building. “They are also about letting residents know how committed we are to making sure they live in a beautiful, liveable city.”

The deadline for submissions is August 1, 2012 at 1:00pm. Nomination forms are available at

As Canada’s sixth-largest city, Mississauga is home to 738,000 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 focusing on delivering services, implementing its strategic plan, delivering value for money and maintaining infrastructure.

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