- Before You Arrive
- About Peel Region
Peel Region's 3 local municipalities are among the fastest growing communities in Ontario. Residents enjoy excellent education and health services, and a variety of cultural entertainment and recreation amenities. These safe, well-managed communities also offer a wide range of work and business opportunities. Visit the Peel Data Centre's website to get an overview of Peel, as well as, information on the demographics, language, housing, employment and income.
Mississauga is home to Toronto Pearson International Airport and the greatest concentration of major highways in the country, all of which position it well to serve local, national and international markets and travelers. With more than 56,000 businesses, Mississauga is a major employment centre within the Greater Toronto Area, providing residents with an opportunity to work close to home.
Mississauga is not only a focal point for commercial activity it is also rich in arts, cultural facilities, parks, entertainment, nightlife and world class sport and recreational facilities.
Once known as The Flower Town of Canada because of its large greenhouse industry, Brampton's major economic sectors now include: advanced manufacturing, retail administration and logistics, food and beverage, life sciences and business services. It is also home to the national headquarters of companies such as Loblaw Companies, HBC/Zellers, Bacardi, Brita and Clorox of Canada.
An echo of Brampton's past can be seen in its new "Flower City" logo; 4,000 acres of parkland and open space; and in award-winning private and public gardens. Brampton also boasts 3 live theatres and has several art galleries, including the Art Gallery of Peel.
Caledon is located in the "Hills of the Headwaters," the birthplace of 4 of Ontario's major river systems. Caledon places great importance on management and protection of its urban and rural environments, including more than 70 parks covering over 300 acres. Recognized as a youth-friendly environment by the provincial government, Caledon offers a range of family-focused amenities and facilities.
With a growing mix of agricultural, industrial and commercial businesses, Caledon is focused on expanding employment and business opportunities in the community.