Author Archives: Halton Business

DataInsights – Halton’s 2017 Q4 Economic Performance

Halton Region Economic Development issues a quarterly report that provides a snapshot of Halton’s economic performance with respect to development, labour force, and real estate markets. Sign-up here to receive the quarterly report delivered to your inbox. Highlights from the 2017 Q4 Economic and … Continue reading

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Wellness Programs in Halton Workplaces: Results from 2017 Business Conditions Survey

Each year, Halton Region sends out the Business Conditions Survey to businesses across the region. This annual survey provides insight into Halton’s business landscape and provides an understanding of the economic outlook for the upcoming year. Workplace Wellness Programs in … Continue reading

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Working Well in Halton: Helping Halton Workplaces become Healthier

With over 17 million Canadians spending more than half of their waking hours at work, many companies are beginning to examine the health of their workplace. Ask yourself the following questions: Are you seeing more absences? Are your employee benefits … Continue reading

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Meet our Starter Company Plus cohort #2 grant recipients!

In October 2017, the Halton Small Business Centre launched the second cohort of the Starter Company Plus program.  Program participants receive mentoring, training, and coaching from our business consultants and program mentors.  In December, program participants submitted their business plans … Continue reading

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Data Insights – 2017 Labour Force Rates

Statistics Canada’s Labour Force Survey findings indicate that the Halton labour force is running at full capacity. Halton Region’s unemployment rate averaged 4.0% in 2017 – its lowest level since the pre-recessionary rates witnessed in 2007.  Halton’s low rate of … Continue reading

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Upcoming 2018 Workshops and Events!

Halton Economic Development, along with its community partners, hosts educational sessions and seminars, as well as networking events, to help drive the success of businesses and entrepreneurs just like you. The Halton Small Business Centre Just released! 2018 Small Business … Continue reading

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Results from the 2017 Business Conditions Survey are in!

Halton’s Economic Development team recently conducted a survey on the current business and economic conditions faced by Halton businesses and how these conditions relate to planning for growth, innovation, exporting and the desirability of Halton as a place to do … Continue reading

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