ABOUT THE AWARDS
After hearing numerous stories of individuals, community groups and businesses stepping up to help others in need during this public health crisis, the leaders of Centennial College, Scarborough Health Network (SHN), Toronto Zoo and University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) launched the Scarborough Hero Awards in February 2021. This new awards initiative aimed to recognize those who have gone above and beyond to serve the local community in very substantive and impactful ways during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Announcement of Award Winners:
The Scarborough Hero Award winners have been announced! For more information please click here. We extend our congratulations and deepest gratitude to the Award winners and nominees. Thank you to our community heroes for spreading your kindness, generosity and light to help others in need during COVID-19.
We will be sharing the inspiring stories of our winners in the coming weeks and we invite you to join us in celebrating their remarkable contributions to the Scarborough community.
CELEBRATING OUR COMMUNITY'S RESILIENCE
“During the pandemic we have seen our city and its residents come together to support each other during these difficult times. All of those everyday heroes deserve to be celebrated and acknowledged. I am proud to see Scarborough coming together to recognize local individuals who are making a difference. I encourage residents to nominate someone who they believe has impacted Scarborough and have been working hard during the pandemic to support their community.”
– MAYOR JOHN TORY, CITY OF TORONTO