The Credits Awards Gala



"the Credits" is Heritage Mississauga’s annual awards gala that honours members of the Mississauga community for their contributions and achievements in the celebration of our community heritage.


Each year a unique “the Credits” award is created in Mississauga by Living Arts Centre resident artist Kelly Lowe. The award symbolizes the strength and flow of water and the permanence in the environment. “the Credits” Award is designed to reflect the powerful impact Heritage Heroes make in their communities.


2018 "the Credits" Award Categories:


Heritage Lifetime Achievement Award

Presented to an individual who has contributed 20+ years to preserving and promoting Mississauga's heritage and whose leadership, initiative and commitment has resulted in an increased awareness of community heritage and an inspiration to others.


Heritage Business Leader Award

Presented to an individual, business or business leader who has shown vision and a commitment to preserving heritage, demonstrating leadership, furthering heritage values and fostering a sense of place and pride in the community


Community Heritage Award (2 Awards - Individuals & Groups)

Recognized in two categories; individuals and groups, who have preserved, communicated and engaged the community in the celebration of Mississauga's heritage


Cultural Heritage Award (2 Awards - Individual & Groups)

Recognized in two categories; individual and groups, who have engaged the community in the celebration of Mississauga's diverse cultural heritage


Heritage Youth Award

Presented to individuals or groups aged 12 to 30, whose project or activities have resulted in outstanding contributions to the promotion and celebration of heritage and whose actions have resulted in inspiring their peers to become involved in heritage


Mississaugas of the New Credit Cultural and Heritage Award.  

Presented to a member from any community who has demonstrated a commitment to awareness and preservation of the Mississaugas of the New Credit culture, traditions, community and heritage


Modern Heritage Award

Presented to an individual or group whose project or activities celebrate urban growth and innovation, promoting heritage and creating a sense of place and pride in the Mississauga community


Natural Heritage Award

Presented to individuals or groups who have demonstrated a commitment to conservation through activities that protect, promote and enhance Mississauga's natural heritage resources


Architectural Heritage Award

Presented in recognition of a property or landmark that celebrates cultural heritage through architecture that engages the local community in the exploration and preservation of our shared cultural heritage


Volunteer Heritage Award

The award is presented to an individual or group who has volunteered 10+ years within the city and has shown leadership, mentorship and community engagement as an ambassador for cultural heritage.



Mississauga Grand Banquet and Event Centre

35 Brunel Road

Mississauga, ON L4Z 3E8



Evening Awards Gala: October 25, 2018

Registration: 5:30pm

Program Begins (Dinner & Awards): 7:00pm


Individual Tickets: $75

Table of 10: $650


If you know a Heritage Hero that makes a significant contribution to celebrating community heritage, help celebrate their dedication and achievements by nominating them today.


Contact Kelly at 905-828-8411 ext. 0, info [at] heritagemississauga [dot] org or at

Dress Code: 
Gala glamour 

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