Mississauga

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$5,000
Aspiring information security professionals have the opportunity to ease some of their educational financial burden with the ISC2 Information Security Undergraduate Scholarship, offering undergraduate students studying information security up to US$5,000 per recipient.AWARDSUp to 20 scholarships will be awarded. Each scholarship award will be between $1,000 – $5,000If awarded: the funds will be sent to the school with instructions that...

Apprenticeship Service Program

Deadline: Mar 01, 2024
$10,000
With a shortage of skilled workers across the trade industry, the Apprenticeship Service Program makes it easier for small to medium-sized enterprises to hire first-year apprentices in specific Red Seal trades across Canada through financial incentives funded by the Government of Canada’s Apprenticeship Service, and in partnership with EHRC (Electricity Human Resources Canada).The Apprenticeship Service Program is designed to incentivize...

Kochhar & Co. Scholarship

Deadline: Mar 31, 2024
$1,000
Kochhar & Co. Chartered Professional Accountant was founded in 2011 by Biki Kochhar, a Canadian Chartered Professional Accountant, with a small office and a single staff member. Kochhar & Co. specializes in owner-managed corporations based in the Okanagan Valley, and has offices in both downtown Kelowna and Penticton.Eligibility:To be eligible for the "Kochhar & Co. Scholarship" a student must:Be attending...

Young Women in Public Affairs Award

Deadline: Apr 01, 2024
$5,000
Though about 40% of the world’s workforce is women, according to data from the Inter-Parliamentary Union, only 25.7% of all national parliamentarians were female as of 1 September 2021. Because Zonta International believes that young women are the key to women’s advancement in the field of public service, it offers the Young Women in Public Affairs (YWPA) Award, which recognizes...

Global Lift Equipment Scholarship

Deadline: Apr 15, 2024
$500
Eligibility:To be considered eligible for the Global Lift Equipment Scholarship you must:Be currently attending or planning on attending a post-secondary institution in Canada or the US by no later than the Fall of 2024.Submit a short story. Detailed instructions can be found on the application page.Have a GPA of 2.5 or greater.Be a resident of the United States or Canada.

10 Words or Less Scholarship

Deadline: Apr 15, 2024
$1,000
Scholarship Eligibility:A) Anyone who is between the ages of 14-25 who will be attending school in the Fall of 2024.B) This scholarship is provided by StudentScholarships.org. In order to apply for our scholarship follow these instructions:1. Go to www.facebook.com/myscholarships and place a comment on any post you see answering the question:In 10 words or less, tell us why you deserve...

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Mississauga is a Southern Ontario city in the western part of the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), part of the Regional Municipality of Peel. Mississauga is a fast growing city, doubling its people each and every decade for the last couple of decades. It is Canada's sixth most heavily populated municipality (pop. 734,000) and the 3rd most heavily populated city on the Great Lakes. Between the year 1986 and the year 1991, Mississauga had the largest growth in population of whichever city in Canada. Population growth has slowed somewhat ever since then, even if a sustained growth in population continues. Inhabitants of the city of Mississauga are called Mississaugans.

Mississauga's growth is primarily due to its history as a Toronto suburb. Nonetheless, Mississauga City is no mere bedroom community. The municipality has extensive industrial and corporate development, providing an abundance of employment opportunities. Mississauga City has succeeded in creating a distinctive image for itself over the past decade. An international architectural design competition held in 2006 for two condominium towers, called Absolute World, created an iconic landmark for Mississauga City. The towers, which are near completion, are the tallest to be found within whatever Canadian suburban city.

Mississauga City is very accessible to major domestic markets along with markets in Northeastern and Midwestern United States. Toronto Pearson International Airport is situated there, and five major freeways pass through the city of Mississauga. Mississauga's large corporate/financial district has the Canadian headquarters of such major international Fortune 500 companies as General Electric, Fujitsu, Wal-Mart Canada, Hewlett-Packard, PepsiCo, Microsoft, Intuit Canada and Siemens. In reality, more than sixty of the Fortune 500 base their global or Canadian headquarters in this city.

The numerous industries that are supported in the city of Mississauga include finance and banking, pharmaceuticals, electronics and computers, transportation parts and equipment industries. In the financial sector, the major employers consist of 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. The city of Mississauga is currently without debt, even though it might have to borrow money for new capital projects during 2012.

The city has the headquarters of several airlines including Kam Air, Air Georgian and Air Canada Jazz, which operates a regional office in Mississauga.