Category Archives: Economic Development

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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Data Insights – 2016 Census Release on Income

Statistics Canada recent census release indicates strong growth in income levels across Halton since 2010, with the median household income increasing 12 per cent from $91,955 to $103,009 – a total increase of $11,054. The rate of income growth is … Continue reading

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Data Insights – Halton’s Q2 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 in your inbox! Economic growth in 2017 … Continue reading

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Working to keep our local economy strong to ensure that Halton remains one of the best places to do business in Canada.

Now through the end of September, Halton is conducting two surveys to collect up to date information about the state of Halton’s business climate and industry. The Halton Business Conditions Survey asks local executives to provide information about current business … Continue reading

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