Author Archives: Halton Business

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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Data Insights – 2016 Census Release on Education

Halton Region residents continue to be the most highly educated in Canada.  The recently released Statistics Canada Census figures on educational attainment report that 75% of Halton residents over the age of 25 hold a post-secondary degree or diploma – … Continue reading

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2017 TREB Commercial Development Forum in Halton Region

On November 9th, Halton Region hosted the Toronto Real Estate Board’s (TREB) Commercial Development Forum to help facilitate the sharing of information specific to ongoing and proposed office and industrial commercial real estate development, regional and municipal growth, and supporting … Continue reading

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Data Insights – 2016 Census Release on Immigration

Recently released 2016 Census figures show that there is an increasingly diverse ethnic portrait emerging within Halton communities. Halton welcomed 20,480 new immigrants from 2011 to 2016 who landed in Canada on, or prior to May 10, 2016. New immigrants … Continue reading

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Five simple steps to turn your business plan from good to great

As the new year approaches and 2017 comes to an end, the topic of business planning is likely to be on the minds of many would-be (and established) entrepreneurs. Business Planning is crucial for the success of both new and … Continue reading

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Data Insights – 2016 Census Release on Housing

The housing market in Halton Region remains active and robust. Halton continues to be one of the fastest growing areas in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Areas (GTHA) in terms of its population and associated household growth, with an 8 … Continue reading

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Recognizing Global Entrepreneurship Week

Global Entrepreneurship Week (November 13th – 19th) celebrates entrepreneurs and inspires millions around the world to engage in entrepreneurial activity, while connecting with a vibrant ecosystem of potential collaborators, mentors and local community partners. To celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week, the … Continue reading

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