Legends Row: The Class of 2013

 
Mississauga Legends Row would like to acknowledge and thank the following people for sharing their images from the 2013 Induction Ceremony. Julie Knox, Adam Pulicicchio, David Paterson, Mississauga News and Mike Douglas, Mississauga Life.

Bruce McLaughlin (1926 – 2012)

Community Builders/Leaders

Bruce McLaughlin was the dynamic visionary who established the location of the city centre and began building Mississauga’s downtown core.

Chuck Jackson

Community Builders/Leaders

Chuck Jackson founded the highly successful Southside Shuffle, Port Credit’s major annual three-day blues and jazz festival.

Dr. Joseph Wong (1954 – 2014)

Philanthropy

Dr. Joseph Wong’s “Smile China” project put a smile back on the faces of many children in China born with a facial deformity.

Johnny Bower

Athletics

Johnny Bower led the Toronto Maple Leafs to four Stanley Cups with the final one being their last in 1967.

Lata Pata

Arts & Culture

Lata Pata is considered an influential figure in South Asian-style dance in Canada and is renowned around the world.

Oscar Peterson (1925 – 2007)

Entertainment and Media

Oscar Peterson’s career spanned over six decades and he was considered to be one of the greatest jazz pianists of all time.

Paul Henderson

Athletics

Paul Henderson’s famous goal in the 1972 Summit Series against the Soviet Union made him an instant Canadian her

Silken Laumann

Athletics

Silken Laumann came back from a devastating rowing accident to win an Olympic bronze medal for Canada.

Tommy Hunter

Entertainment & Media

One of Canada’s best Country music performers, Tommy Hunter made CBC’s “Country Hoedown” and “The Tommy Hunter Show” a fan favourite.

Triumph

Entertainment & Media

A Canadian hard rock power trio, Triumph were a popular North American band through the 1970’s and 80’s.