Mayor Bonnie Crombie is a long-time Mississauga resident and has been a strong advocate for our City and its residents. Since her election as Mayor in 2014, Bonnie has worked diligently to hold the line on taxes, to invest to improve traffic congestion and build transit; to attract major economic development to the City; to support arts, culture and recreation opportunities; and to keep our community safe.
Before her election as Mayor, Bonnie served as the City Councillor for Ward 5 and she also previously served as the Member of Parliament for Mississauga—Streetsville.
In her professional life, Bonnie worked for two Fortune 500 companies, including the Walt Disney Corporation, and McDonald’s Corporation, where she oversaw local store marketing for five states in America. She also practiced public affairs and launched two successful small businesses. Bonnie earned her Master's of Business Administration and a corporate directorship certificate at York University's Schulich School of Business and earned her Bachelor of Arts at St Michael's College in the University of Toronto.
Outside of her work in the public and private sector, Bonnie has a lengthy history of community leadership and volunteer service having been asked to serve by former Mayor Hazel McCallion on the Mississauga Mayor’s Taskforce on the Arts. She was subsequently elected as vice-chair of this task force. Bonnie also dedicated her time to various charitable and not-for-profit boards, including the Credit Valley Hospital Foundation, Peel Region 11th Division Police Community Liaison Committee, the Canadian and Ontario Brain Injury Association, and Arts Umbrella
In January 2013 she was awarded the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal for her work in the community. Bonnie speaks French, Polish and Ukrainian. She has raised three children, Alex, Jonathan and Natasha, right here in Mississauga.