Category Archives: Economic Development

Promoting Halton Region to Toronto’s Real Estate Community

Halton Region Economic Development along with staff from the local municipal economic development offices of Burlington, Halton Hills, Milton and Oakville were once again invited to exhibit at REALTOR® QUEST Canada’s largest REALTOR® Trade Show and Conference May 29th and … Continue reading

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Halton Celebrates National Economic Development Week!

On May 7th, Halton Economic Development celebrated National Economic Development Week (May 7-12) with an Open House to engage, inform, and educate our colleagues about the programs and services we offer to help new and existing businesses flourish in Halton … Continue reading

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DataInsights – Q1 2018 Labour Force Rates

Statistics Canada’s Labour Force Survey findings indicate that the Halton labour force is in high demand and continues to outperform its neighbouring municipalities. Halton Region’s unemployment during Q1 2018 was 4.2%, remaining lower than those witnessed in Q1 2017 (4.4%) … Continue reading

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DataInsights – 2017 Halton Region Economic Review

Just released!  The 2017 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 lands servicing progress and Halton’s competitiveness within the Greater Golden Horseshoe Area.  … Continue reading

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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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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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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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