List of people from Mississauga

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This is a list of people from Mississauga, Ontario. The list includes people from Toronto Township, the Village and Town of Port Credit, and the Village and Town of Streetsville, predecessors of the modern community.


James Cox Aikins
James Cox Aikins
Natalie Appleton
Natalie Appleton


Johnny Bower





J. D. Fortune




  • IllScarlett
  • Thomas Ingersoll (1749–1812), Justice of the Peace, hotel operator, father of Laura Secord
  • Michael Ireland (b. 1974), Olympic long track speed skater
  • Sean Ireland, speed skating coach, former Olympic speed skater
  • Zunera Ishaq (b. c. 1986), successfully challenged a law requiring people taking the Oath of Citizenship to have their identity visible, allowing her to wear a niqab


Simeon Jackson, soccer player 
Peter Jones (Kahkewāquonāby), Ojibwa Methodist minister 


T. L. Kennedy, Premier of Ontario 
Benjamin Kowalewicz, lead singer, Billy Talent 
Greg Kovacs, bodybuilder 
Christina Kessler, ice hockey goalie 


Lisa Lennox as Deedee Doodlebop


Hazel McCallion
Hazel McCallion
Mishael Morgan
Mishael Morgan
Manny Malhotra
Manny Malhotra




Oscar Peterson



John Roberts
John Roberts
Adamo Ruggiero
Adamo Ruggiero
Mazo de la Roche
Mazo de la Roche


Matt Stajan
Matt Stajan
Artwork by Charlotte Schreiber
Artwork by Charlotte Schreiber





Daria Werbowy




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  5. ^ "Crashed Ice career has many high points". Mississauga News. Mississauga ON. Torstar Network. 29 November 2012. Retrieved 30 November 2012. “I’d have to say missing the podium in Sweden once was a low point,” the Mississauga native said from his adopted home town of Calgary. 
  6. ^ a b Stewart, John (29 August 2015). "Four new stars added to Mississauga Music Walk of Fame". The Mississauga News. Retrieved 18 February 2016. 
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  12. ^ "Karen Kain, Budding Ballerina: Local ballerina ends third year". The Weekly. Port Credit, ON. 29 July 1965. 
  13. ^ "Local dancer gets arts school named after her". The Mississauga News. 30 October 2008. Retrieved 28 July 2015. 
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  15. ^ Chin, Joe (10 May 2012). "Young actor cops award". Mississauga News. Mississauga ON. Retrieved 11 May 2012. 
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  25. ^ Shea, Kevin. "Keeper of the Cup". Hockey Hall of Fame. Retrieved 8 January 2015. Walt Neubrand was born in Mississauga, just west of Toronto, and learned his hockey on the frozen surface of the Credit River. 
  26. ^ Boyd, Angela (Spring 2005). "Newman's Own". Ryerson Review of Journalism. Toronto ON: Ryerson University. ISSN 0838-0651. Retrieved 5 January 2013. Newman grew up in Mississauga, Ontario with two younger sisters... The urge to get out of Mississauga and get on with life was strong. 
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  30. ^ Buckworth, Kathy (27 June 2012). "Schooled in Mississauga, performing at Shaw & Stratford". Mississauga News. Mississauga ON. GoodLife Mississauga. Retrieved 30 June 2012. She attended the arts-focused Cawthra Park Secondary School and maintains it was “the best decision ever.” ... Peck went on to study at UTM as well as Sheridan College before leaving... 
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  32. ^ Clay, Chris (31 May 2012). "News anchor back in town for family moment". Mississauga News. Mississauga ON. Retrieved 9 June 2012. 
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  34. ^ "UTM donation has Colonel ties". Mississauga News. Mississauga ON. 6 February 2011. Retrieved 28 June 2014. Sanders, who moved to Mississauga in 1964, donated $1 million in 1998, to former Mississauga Hospital (now Trillium Health Centre) on behalf of the Colonel Harland Sanders Charitable Organization. The Harland Sanders Centre for Family Care opened in 1999 at Trillium. 
  35. ^ Spencer, Jason (26 September 2015). "Story from Mississauga sci-fi author featured in popular online game". Mississauga News. Retrieved 22 February 2016. Enter Mississauga science fiction writer Robert J. Sawyer. 
  36. ^ a b Clay, Chris (27 August 2015). "Mississauga comic artist and writer Ty Templeton ready to teach at Fan Expo". The Mississauga News. Retrieved 28 August 2015. 
  37. ^ a b Beggs, Mike (27 September 1988). "More laughs, more characters for Comedy Mill". Toronto ON. 
  38. ^ "Tanti wipes out Gretzky's mark". The Toronto Star. Toronto ON. 14 February 1981. p. B5. ...the Mississauga native said he was surprised by even nearing the record. 
  39. ^ Stewart, John (18 May 2012). "Tavares named lacrosse all-star for 18th time". Mississauga News. Mississauga News. Retrieved 19 May 2012. 
  40. ^ Le, Julia (8 June 2012). "Port Credit soprano performs jazz show in Toronto". Mississauga News. Mississauga ON. Retrieved 11 June 2012. For the last few years, the Cawthra Park Secondary School graduate has been developing and refining her singing while coming into her own as a performer. 
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  42. ^ Stewart, John (30 May 2012). "Cartoonist Jim Unger created Herman". Mississauga News. Mississauga ON. Retrieved 31 May 2012. Jim Unger, who turned his accidental career as a cartoonist drawing for The Mississauga Times into the worldwide Everyman cartoon character known as Herman, died in his sleep on Tuesday (May 28) at his home in Saanich, B.C.