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Data Insights – Halton exporters forecast strong growth

Nearly one in three Halton businesses exported products or services last year. Of these, 64% exported products, 21% exported services, and 15% exported both. Given Halton Region’s strategic location and proximity to major transportation corridors and the United States market … Continue reading

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Running a Home-Based Business

Operating a home-based business has many advantages.  You can avoid the stress of a daily commute and gain the flexibility of choosing your own clients and creating your own schedule.  Here are some things to consider when planning a home … Continue reading

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Data Insights – Halton’s Q1 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! Highlights from Halton’s economy … Continue reading

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Halton Region Economic Development and the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB)

Halton Region Economic Development and the local municipal economic development offices of Burlington, Halton Hills, Milton and Oakville, had the opportunity to present and exhibit at the Realtor® Quest Trade Show and Conference on May 10th – 11th, presented by … Continue reading

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What’s in a Name?

Originally posted on Halton Business Blog:
A name is important to a business. It is the foundation on which you will build a “brand”. Your name will be spread by your loyal customers and allies. The identity of your business…

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Student Entrepreneurs – Start Your Business with the Summer Company Program!

Are you a student aged 15-29 and returning to school this fall? Register for Summer Company 2017 offered through the Halton Region Small Business Centre. The deadline for applications is May 6 and there are still a few spots available. … 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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