Category Archives: Announcement

Meet our Starter Company Plus grant recipients!

In April, the Halton Region Small Business Centre kicked off its Starter Company Plus program. After months of training and mentoring, participants delivered their business plans for review by one of our Business Consultants and a committee of local professionals … Continue reading

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Data Insights -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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Data Insights – 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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Data Insights – 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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Young Entrepreneurs, Make Your Pitch

Now in its fifth year, the Young Entrepreneurs, Make Your Pitch competition is open and accepting submissions. The deadline to register is Wednesday, March 29, 2017. The Young Entrepreneurs, Make Your Pitch competition asks Ontario high school students in grades … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Halton Business Blog

The Halton Business Blog provides news, resources, tips and expert advice to local entrepreneurs to help them start and grow their business and businesses looking to expand or move to the Greater Toronto Area. Halton is one of the best … Continue reading

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The new and improved Halton Business Blog

On February 16 we’re changing our blog name from The Halton Small Business Blog to The Halton Business Blog.  All of our social media accounts including Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn have the same name so it’s easy to find and … Continue reading

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