Mississauga Forklift Training - Mississauga City is located in Southern Ontario in the western part of the GTA, or Greater Toronto Area, and part of the Regional Municipality of Peel. Mississauga City has doubled its population each and every decade for the past two decades and continues to grow. Mississauga is the 3rd most populous city on the Great Lakes and Canada's 6th most heavily populated municipality with a population of 734,000. Between 1986 and 1991, the city of Mississauga had the largest growth in population of any Canadian city. Population growth has slowed somewhat afterward, though a sustained growth in population continues. Residents of the city are referred to as Mississaugans.
Mississauga's growth is mainly due to its history as a Toronto suburb. Nevertheless, Mississauga is no mere bedroom community. The municipality has extensive industrial and corporate development, providing an abundance of employment opportunities. The city of Mississauga has succeeded in creating a distinctive image for itself during the last decade. An international architectural design competition held in the year 2006 for two condominium towers, known as Absolute World, created an iconic landmark for the city of Mississauga. The towers, that are near completion, are the tallest to be found within whichever suburban city in Canada.
The very accessible markets of Mississauga make it perfect for major domestic markets in Northeastern and Midwestern United States and Canada. Located in the city limits is the Toronto Pearson International Airport and five major freeways. Mississauga's large corporate/financial district has the Canadian head office of such major international Fortune 500 companies as Fujitsu, General Electric, Hewlett-Packard, Wal-Mart Canada, Microsoft, PepsiCo, Intuit Canada and Siemens. As a matter of Fact, over sixty of the Fortune 500 base their international or Canadian head offices in this city.
The numerous industries that are supported within Mississauga City include finance and banking, pharmaceuticals, electronics and computers, equipment industries and transportation parts. In the financial sector, the major employers include Citibank Canada, and its two corporate IT development centres, and TD Bank Financial, with its three Corporate IT development centres. Retail is another strong sector. Mississauga boasts the second-biggest shopping mall of the Greater Toronto Area, Square One Shopping Centre. Mississauga City is presently without debt, although it might need to borrow money for new capital projects during the year 2012.
Several airlines have their headquarters in Mississauga City, consisting of Kam Air, Air Georgian and Air Canada Jazz, that likewise runs a regional office in the city.