Author Archives: Halton Business

What’s in a Name?

Originally posted on Halton Business Blog:
A name is important to a business. It is the foundation on which you will build a “brand”. Your name will be spread by your loyal customers and allies. The identity of your business…

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Student Entrepreneurs – Start Your Business with the Summer Company Program!

Are you a student aged 15-29 and returning to school this fall? Register for Summer Company 2017 offered through the Halton Region Small Business Centre. The deadline for applications is May 6 and there are still a few spots available. … Continue reading

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2016 Halton Region Employment Survey Results

Just released! The 2016 Employment Survey Results Report provides a comprehensive overview of businesses and jobs in Halton in 2016, along with highlighting industry sector composition, business trends, job growth, community profiles, exports and innovation. Highlights: BUSINESS CHARACTERISTICS Halton was … Continue reading

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Foodiepreneur – The Business of Food

On March 28, the Halton Region Small Business Centre ran its first networking and learning event for Halton entrepreneurs in the food business. Local spotlight speakers Tess Gonzales, founder of Bread ‘N Batter and Raadiya Mohamed of Big Grill Shawarma … Continue reading

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2016 Halton Region Economic Review

Just released! The 2016 Halton Region Economic Review provides a comprehensive overview of Halton’s economy and real estate development during the past year, along with highlighting Halton-related business news, employment servicing progress and Halton’s competitiveness within the Greater Golden Horseshoe Area. … Continue reading

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Record-Breaking Year for Building Permits in Halton Region

Halton Region reached a new milestone in 2016 as building permit construction values topped $2.1 billion, representing a 19% increase over last year. The residential market accounted for over 60% of the overall construction value and also represented a new … Continue reading

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2016 Census confirms Halton’s strong growth

Halton Region was the third fastest growing Census Division (CD) over 500,000 in Canada during the last Census period.  Between 2011 and 2016, recently released Statistics Canada figures show that the population of Halton Region grew by 9.3% — reaching … Continue reading

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