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About Mississauga

About Mississauga


Formed in 1974, Mississauga is now recognized as Canada’s 6th largest and fastest growing major city with a population of 729,000 residents representing cultures from around the world.

Mississauga Is Canada’s Gateway
Home to Toronto Pearson International, Canada’s largest airport servicing 32 million passengers on more than 70 airlines with non-stop service to 180 destinations in 60 countries around the globe. Mississauga is also within a day’s drive of North America’s richest markets with access to 164 million consumers.

Mississauga Is Safe
Recognized as the safest city in Canada 8 years in a row.  Mississauga offers family-oriented sports, leisure & arts facilities with 11 community centres and a vibrant downtown city centre with major retail, office, entertainment and condo living.

Mississauga Is A Corporate Capital
With close to 55,000 registered businesses employing more than 425,000, Mississauga is home to 61 Fortune 500 Canadian or major divisional head offices and 50 Fortune Global 500 Canadian headquarters.

Mississauga Is Green
We have more than 480 parks & 23 major trail systems including part of a 485 mile (780 km) waterfront trail running from Niagara-on-the-Lake to the Quebec border.

Following is a great You Tube video from the Rick Mercer Report about Mississauga featuring Mississauga’s longtime Mayor Hazel McCallion:

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