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. It currently has the third largest municipal transit system in Ontario with 81 routes throughout the city that connect with the Toronto Transit Commission, Brampton Transit, Oakville Transit and all GO Transit stations.
Recognized as the safest city in Canada 8 years in a row. Mississauga offers family-oriented sports, leisure & arts facilities with 11 community centres, 270 designated heritage sites to explore. Additonally, Mississauga has 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
Mississauga is home to Square One Mall, which is Ontario’s largest shopping mall; in addition, it is home to three other major malls: Erin Mills Town Centre, Heartland Town Centre and Dixie Outlet Mall; not to mention trendy boutiques in Port Credit Village and Clarkson Village.
If “the arts” are your passion, Mississauga is home to several visual and performing arts venues; such as The Living Arts Centre, Art Gallery of Mississauga, the Hershey Centre and the Stage West Theatre.
Square One Shopping Centre,, offering more than 520 stores. Square One has an abundance of brand name stores to meet all your shopping needs. Along with a 10-screen Cineplex Odeon Cinema and more than 40 places to eat. Square One Shopping Centre, and is strategically located adjacent to Highways 10 and Highway 403 and is only 20 minutes away from downtown Toronto, and just 15 minutes away from the Toronto Pearson International Airport.
If your heart is set on entertainment and cultural attractions, the Mississauga City Centre has this covered with many great restaurants, along with the Mississauga Living Arts Centre, the Mississauga Central Library and the Mississauga Civic Centre; as well, is home to a 13 screen Cineplex Entertainment Theatre, an Art Gallery and a Sports Hall of Fame. Also within the vibrant district are numerous dinning opportunities of every level.
Business anyone? Mississauga has close to 55,000 registered businesses employing more than 425,000 people and is home to 61 Fortune 500 Canadian, or major divisional head offices, as well, 50 Fortune Global 500 Canadian headquarters and is 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.