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Accessing Capital for Mississauga’s Life Sciences Sector [TIP]

Mississauga has a large Life Science sector, the third largest in Canada. With over 350 companies rooted into Mississauga’s business community, there is constant flow of innovation and demand for funding. Read this article on how some Mississauga life science companies access...
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Japan is an Important Source of Foreign Direct Investment in Mississauga

Japan is an important source of foreign direct investment in Mississauga. In November 2013, the Mayor McCallion and the Economic Development Office (EDO) hosted local Japanese businesses to thank the 70+ companies that originate from Japan for their investment in the City of...
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CRA: Scientific Research and Experimental Development Session [EVENT]

CRA will be hosting three CRA SR&ED (Scientific Research and Experimental Development) sessions at the Mississauga Central Library in April and June.  There will be two general SR&ED sessions and one Financial SR&ED session being held.  The dates and meeting locations...
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Gabrielle’s Story: Capitalizing on the Diversity of People and Cultures

I had the opportunity last week to meet Gabrielle Scrimshaw, President and Co-Founder of Aboriginal Professional Association of Canada, a professional network she co-founded for  indigenous people at the 2014 Economic Developers Council of Ontario Conference where she was a...
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Increase Waste Diversion Through Employee Engagement [Event]

Partners in Project Green is delivering a half-day Sustainability Skills Lab (SSL) on increasing waste diversion through employee engagement on Thursday, February 27th Participant take away: • Gap Analysis Package – Work through a checklist to determine where your efforts would...
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eBrochure Customization at Your Finger Tips [Tool]

The Economic Development Office offers a unique and personalized tool for site selectors, researchers, realtors and business decision-makers alike. It’s an e-brochure that you create with the information you want and packaged in one PDF document, complete with personalized cover...
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Turkey Business Seminar: G20 Economy and top travel destination [Event]

Interested in doing international business in Turkey? On February 20, 2014 Mississauga Board of Trade (MBOT) will be hosting a Turkey business seminar covering the following topics: Overview of Turkey and the Turkish market Canadian Trade and investment in Turkey Key sectors of...
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Be a Part of Toronto Pearson’s Economic Impact Study

In spring of 2014, Toronto Pearson is set to release an economic impact study on quantifying the value of the airport to Ontario’s economy. Specifically, the study will determine what air connectivity facilities in terms of productivity benefits such as GDP, jobs alongside trade...
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Leveraging Partners to Support International Business Investors

Mississauga is a multicultural and diverse city with over 1,400 multinational firms and 130 languages spoken here.  With the strategic goal to become a global business magnet, the Economic Development Office (EDO) often looks at ways to better serve and support international...
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Strengthening Mississauga’s Talent Attraction and Retention

Mississauga remains a magnet to a robust skilled, knowledgeable, and talented labour pool. This success is, in part, the result of thinking strategically to ensure workforce attraction and retention is a priority for the City’s Economic Development Office (EDO) and the broader...