Category Archives: Economic Development

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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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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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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Data Insights – Halton Sector Heat Maps available on Data Centre

Check out the Halton Data Centre for a new, interactive mapping tool showcasing Halton’s priority industry sectors. These maps are the first in an ongoing series of heat maps that display industry sector distributions across Halton. The maps that are … Continue reading

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Data Insights – Halton Business statistics available on Data Centre

Check out the Halton Data Centre for new information on Halton’s business community.  The series of new Halton Business data tables includes information about: the number, size, location, growth and industry of businesses in Halton, halton business performance and projections, … Continue reading

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