Now Canada's sixth largest city and one of the fastest growing, Mississauga is home to
585,000 people. A well-managed, debt-free city, Mississauga has become the preferred
location for technology-driven companies in Eastern Canada. It is a major business centre
within the Greater Toronto Area with 9,730 businesses, widely diversified in manufacturing,
distribution and business services. As well, there are approximately 9,000 retail
As one of the most affluent cities in the Golden Horseshoe, Mississauga has very high
standards in education, policing, fire and other emergency services, well-maintained roads,
excellent housing and recreational facilities.
Mississauga is a multicultural city with substantial ethnic population from the Orient, East
Indies, the Caribbean, the Philippines and Europe. Residents participate extensively in the
arts ensuring that the more than 170 performing and visual arts groups flourish. The City is
home to public and private art galleries, community theatre groups,
Meadow vale Theatre, Stage West Theatre Restaurant and the state-of-the-art Living
The City also boasts one of Ontario's largest shopping centers, Square One; Canada's first
interactive entertainment center, Playdium; more than 400 parks of various sizes; and some
of the best salmon fishing in the world.
There are all the other necessities, too, fine restaurants, golf courses, fitness clubs,
hockey arenas, baseball fields, tennis courts, movie theatres, a symphony orchestra and
passive parkland in abundance for the residents of Mississauga. When you add it all up,
Mississauga is a most satisfying place in which to live.
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