Mississauga is one of Canada’s largest and fastest growing cities. It is the 6 th largest city in Canada with a population of 695,000 residents representing cultures from around the world. Between 1968 and 1974 the surrounding communities of Dixie, Clarkson, Streetsville, Meadowvale, Malton, Erindale, Cooksville, and Port Credit joined to form the city of Mississauga.
Mississauga is home to Lester B. Pearson International Airport and the greatest concentration of major highways in the country, all of which position Mississauga to serve local, national and international markets and travelers.
The city possesses over 480 parks and woodlands and it’s harbour on Lake Ontario is a dynamic waterfront with two marinas, a cycling and pedestrian trail, children’s playground and a bandstand. Visit the bustling waterfront, or inspire yourself with Mississauga's world-class art and theatre at the Living Arts Centre. Visit the Rhododendron Gardens, watch the salmon migration, or shop at Square One - Ontario's largest shopping mall. The Hershey Centre is home to the Mississauga Ice Dogs, the city’s Ontario Hockey League team.