Invest in Mississauga

A great place to work, a great place to play!

As Canada’s sixth largest city with a population of more than 741,000, Mississauga is a diverse, progressive and award-winning municipality located on the shores of Lake Ontario in the heart of the Greater Toronto Area. With culturally rich and diverse communities, Mississauga has approximately 54,000 businesses, employing more than 413,325 people that have chosen this city as the place to be for work/life balance. The City has been recognized as Canada’s safest city for the 13th year in a row and offers a variety of quality housing, first class schools, two extraordinary healthcare facilities and the enjoyment of more than 480 parks and trails.

With a rich pool of talent, Mississauga is home to the University of Toronto, Mississauga Campus and is the new home of Sheridan Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning Hazel McCallion Campus.  The City also is within commuting distance to an additional 10 universities and 11 colleges.

Ranked first overall among Mid-Sized American Cities of the Future 2013/14 by fDi Magazine, Mississauga is a great location for business. For the tenth year in a row, Mississauga has received Standard & Poor’s “AAA” credit rating.  Over 61 Fortune 500 companies have their Canadian head office or a major divisional head office in Mississauga.   It is centrally located with easy access to global markets - a 90 minute drive from the U.S. border and within a day’s drive is North America’s richest markets with access to 164 million consumers. Canada’s largest international airport is located right in Mississauga, with non-stop services to 180 destinations in 60 countries across the globe.

Come visit and find out what makes us such a great place to live work and play.

Top Reasons To Locate in Mississauga:

  1. Strong, Diverse Business Centre
  2. A Rich Pool of Talent
  3. Premier Infrastructure for Business
  4. Easy Access to National & Global Markets
  1. Excellent Community Amenities
  2. Available Land and Buildings
  3. Cost Competitive
  4. Business-Friendly Environment


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Why Invest in Ontario?

Ontario's 12.5 million people make it Canada's most populous and dynamic province. Its share of Canada's GDP for 2005 was 39 per cent and it is Canada's leading manufacturing province accounting for 52 per cent of the total national manufacturing shipments in 2004.

It has a diverse and well-balanced economy with high concentrations of manufacturing and financial and business services. There has been a marked shift towards export-oriented, higher value-added industries.

Ontario companies control 41 per cent of all Canadian assets and the province has the highest distribution of businesses. The Greater Toronto Area is home to the largest concentration of Canadian and international subsidiary headquarters of any Canadian city. For more information about investing in Ontario, visit

Why Invest in Canada?

From our sound economic fundamentals to our highly skilled work force, our low start-up costs to our high-tech infrastructure -- there are many reasons why Canada's competitive economy is an unsurpassed place to do business. For more information about investing in Canada, visit

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