Business and innovation | February 10, 2020
The City of Mississauga has been recognized by Forbes as one of Canada’s Best Employers in 2020.
“I am proud to be the Mayor of a City that is welcoming, diverse and forward-thinking and as a result, is being recognized by Forbes as one of Canada’s Best Employers,” said Mayor Bonnie Crombie. “Nothing we achieve is possible without the support of our dedicated, professional and passionate team of staff who are committed to excellence in everything they do. There is a reason why people want to work for the City of Mississauga. We take pride in creating a positive work culture that helps attract and retain top talent – few cities can match our potential.”
The list featured companies and corporations across Canada, including 22 Mississauga-based businesses who also received a number of accolades and recommendations.
“I am proud the City of Mississauga is one of the leading national employers in Canada,” said Janice Baker, City Manager and Chief Administrative Officer (CAO). “We are committed to maintaining a culture of learning, training and career development where employees have the opportunity to grow and receive support from some of the best in their field.”
According to Forbes, they partnered with a market research company to identify the companies liked best by employees. The annual list is compiled by surveying 8,000 Canadians working for businesses with at least 500 employees to come up with its list of the country’s best employers for 2020.
As Canada’s sixth-largest city, Mississauga is home to 777,000 residents and more than 98,000 businesses, including more than 75 Fortune 500 companies with Canadian head offices or major divisional head offices. Mississauga is a diverse, progressive and award-winning municipality in the Greater Toronto Area. It’s focused on delivering services, implementing its Strategic Plan, delivering value for money and maintaining infrastructure.
To view the full Forbes list of Canada’s Best Employers, visit forbes.com/canada-best-employers/#5a038de9241f.
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City of Mississauga
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