Tag Archives: Halton

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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Exploring Halton’s Q3 Economic Performance

Halton Region Economic Development staff 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 it in your inbox!) The following three measures highlight … Continue reading

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Exporting resources for small business

Many businesses, both new and established, look to increase revenues by exporting product to foreign markets.  Exporting for most businesses is an expansion of an existing enterprise, and developing a sound export marketing plan is vital for success. A solid … Continue reading

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Introducing the Halton Region Data Centre and Economic Development #DataInsights Blog Feature Series

Good business decisions require good data.  But, finding and interpreting the right data can be a challenging and time consuming exercise.   That’s why we are excited to announce the launch of the new and improved Halton Region Data Centre along … Continue reading

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Small Business Resources for Newcomers

More and more new Canadians are seeking information on starting up a new business, whether it’s a micro-business, a small to medium enterprise or starting a business utilizing their foreign education credentials. We often meet with individuals who may have … Continue reading

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Operating a Home-Based Business

If you are thinking of opening a new business have you considered the option of it being a home-based business?  There are a lot of benefits to running a home-based business.  It not only allows you the flexibility to be … Continue reading

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Celebrating Successes at the Small Business Centre

Celebrating success in business can have a huge impact on an entrepreneur’s personal motivation and their ability to inspire those around them. Business owners, new and experienced, should reflect on the path taken, inventory milestones and acknowledge their big “wins”. … Continue reading

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Summer Company 2016 – coming soon

The Halton Region Small Business Centre coordinates and delivers the Summer Company Program on behalf of the Province of Ontario. The Summer Company Program provides youth from the ages of 15 – 29 that are enrolled in high school or … Continue reading

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Halton’s Bridges to Better Business event – Business of Art and the Art of Business

  Thanks for attending our Bridges to Better Business event that was held on October 14, 2015.  It was a great success!  Here’s what you said about the day: “Thank you for arranging such a wonderful event. The keynote speakers … Continue reading

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What’s your personal financial goal?

Our April 27th blog – Key questions to consider when planning your business – introduced four questions. Previous weeks have covered “Who’s your customer?”, “How will you reach your customer?” and “How do you get paid?” Today’s final installment tackles … Continue reading

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