Metroland Toronto seeks 2022 Urban Hero Award nominees | News

Metroland Toronto, which publishes and the Scarborough Mirror, North York Mirror and Etobicoke Guardianis looking for Urban Heroes to celebrate in 2022.

Created in 2009, the annual awards look to recognize 16 community champions in eight categories: Arts, Business, Education, Environment, Good Neighbor, Health, Social Issues, and Sports.

Eight winners will be chosen by our judges and another eight People’s Choice winners will be selected by a public vote online. Online voting will begin after our staff have verified the participation of the nominees.

Winners will be announced this fall and presented their awards at the annual awards gala, which is once again slated to be held in-person on Oct. 20 after a two-year hiatus due to pandemic restrictions.

Readers can now nominate local heroes at

To see last year’s winners, read our 2021 awards story on

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