City of Brampton announced its Citizens Awards for 2019 and 2020
3rd August 2021 – Last month, the City of Brampton announced its Citizens Awards for the year 2019 and 2020. Since 1974, the City of Brampton has been offering a community recognition program for outstanding citizens in the community and is committed to acknowledging the admirable achievements in sports, arts, inspirational acts, acts of valor and long-term volunteer service within Brampton.
This year’s awards included nominations for the below categories:
- Sports Achievement- Individual/Team
- Arts Acclaim
- Inspirational Award
- Long Term Service (10-year, 25-year, 35-year, 50-year)
- Emergency Services Award of Valor
- Citizen of the Year (Senior, Adult, Youth)
- Ken Giles Amateur Athlete of the Year Award presented in partnership with the Brampton Guardian
A community-service champion and celebrated Inspector of the Peel Regional Police, Bob Nagra, was awarded the Citizen of the Year in the Adult category for 2019.
The City honored citizens for their outstanding contribution during the COVID-19 pandemic as well. Due to COVID-19 restrictions still in place, the celebrations happened virtually. You can hear Mayor Patrick Brown’s virtual message on YouTube at – https://youtu.be/kQxZTWkGxlM
The complete list of the award recipients can be found here – https://www.brampton.ca/EN/Arts-Culture-Tourism/Festivals-and-Events/Citizens-Awards/Pages/Citizens-Awards-Recipients.aspx