The City of Mississauga has been selected by the Government of Ontario to host the 2022 Ontario Summer Games (OSG).
“Mississauga is thrilled to once again be selected to host the Ontario Summer Games,” said Mayor Bonnie Crombie. “As Canada’s sixth-largest city, we pride ourselves on our ability to host large-scale sporting events like these. I want to thank the province for choosing Mississauga. We can’t wait to welcome Ontario’s top athletes, their coaches, families and fans to our great city in 2022.”
“Mississauga is so deserving of this opportunity, as a diverse, welcoming, and energetic city that really embodies Ontario as the world in one province,” said Lisa MacLeod, Minister of Heritage Sport, Tourism and Culture Industries. “I want to congratulate them on their successful bid. I can’t wait to celebrate the Games—and our athletes—with them!”
“Having hosted the 2016 Ontario Summer Games and the 2018 Ontario 55+ Summer Games, we are excited to build on those successful events and deliver an even better experience in 2022,” said Shari Lichterman, Director, Recreation. “Our staff and volunteers are ready to work with our host committee and start planning another great event for our community and the visiting athletes.”
The 2022 Ontario Summer Games will be held in Mississauga from August 11-14, 2022.
Photo: Mayor Bonnie Crombie (left) and Lisa MacLeod, Minister of Heritage Sport, Tourism and Culture Industries (right) at the recent 2022 Ontario Summer Games announcement.