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Forbes names City of Mississauga one of Canada’s Best Employers for the fifth year in a row

The City of Mississauga named one of Canada's Best Employers for 2024 by Forbes

Business and innovation | February 26, 2024

The City of Mississauga was once again recognized by Forbes as one of Canada’s Best Employers for 2024 for the fifth consecutive year, ranking among the top percentage of all Government Services organizations in Canada.

“As we celebrate the 50th anniversary of our great City, it is an honour to be recognized by Forbes as a top employer across the country,” said Acting Mayor Joe Horneck. “This achievement is worth celebrating because it represents the City of Mississauga’s strong people culture, remarkable leadership and the continued commitment of our employees to delivering excellent services to our residents.”

The 2024 list features companies and corporations across Canada, including 23 Mississauga-based businesses. According to Forbes, the evaluation is based on an independent survey of over 40,000 employees working for companies and institutions in Canada that employ 500 or more staff.

“Our strength as an employer lies in the City’s dynamic corporate culture and commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive work environment,” said Shari Lichterman, City Manager and Chief Administrative Officer. “We are proud of our employees and inspired by their passion for outstanding service delivery. We are committed to continuing to support their comprehensive well-being with ongoing opportunities for growth and development.”

City employees are the key driver in keeping the organization running smoothly, while making a difference in the lives of our residents every day.

Learn about the work the City does daily to make Mississauga the great city that it has been for 50 years!

The complete list of Canada’s Best Employers can be viewed at

About the City of Mississauga and the City’s 50th  anniversary

Mississauga is Canada’s seventh-largest city and home to 795,000 residents, and more than 99,000 businesses. Over 77 Fortune 500 companies have their Canadian head offices or major divisional head offices located in Mississauga.

In 2024, the City of Mississauga celebrates its 50th anniversary. This anniversary marks the City’s incorporation in 1974. A part of the Treaty and Traditional Territory of the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation, The Haudenosaunee Confederacy, the Huron-Wendat and Wyandot Nations. Mississauga is one of Canada’s largest and most diverse cities.


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