DOING BUSINESS IN ONTARIO, CANADA

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Doing business in Ontario CanadaWith a highly skilled workforce, state-of-the-art research and development facilities, and access to global markets, Ontario has everything companies need to invest and grow. We’re excited to welcome more domestic and international companies looking to expand to Ontario.

— Victor Fedeli,
Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade
Doing business in Ontario Canada
Skyline of Toronto, Ontario (Photo: Adobe Stock)

  TARGETED GROWTH SECTORS

Automotive/Electric Vehicles: Over the past three years, Ontario has attracted more than $26 billion in transformative automotive investments by global automakers and suppliers of EV batteries and battery materials.


Life Sciences: Ontario is the largest life sciences jurisdiction in Canada, employing more than 70,000 people at more than 1,900 firms.


Technology: Ontario is home to one of North America’s largest IT clusters, with over 420,000 tech workers at over 25,000 firms. Tech behemoths such as Amazon, IBM, Google, and Cisco all have a presence in Ontario’s thriving R&D ecosystem.

  TOP PROJECTS

COMPANY
LOCATION
INVESTMENT
Volkswagen/Power Co
St. Thomas
$7 billion
Magna International
Brampton
Guelph
Belleville
Windsor
Newmarket
Penetanguishene
$471 million
Mitsui High-tec
Brantford
$102 million
Siltech Corp.
Fort Erie
$100 million
Breadsource Corp.
Toronto
$18.4 million

FEATURED LOCATIONS

Middlesex County Economic Development, Ontario, CanadaWelcome to Middlesex County. Strategically located in the heart of Southwestern Ontario, Middlesex County offers both urban and rural advantages.  Surrounding the City of London, and only 2 hours from Toronto and Detroit, Middlesex County is home to eight municipalities; each containing a variety of communities offering some of the best investment opportunities in Canada.

  FAST FACTS

Population (2023 est.): 15,443,520¹
GDP (2023 est.): $800.4 billion CDN¹
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  BUSINESS SUPPORT

The Regional Development Program supports eligible small- and medium-sized businesses and manufacturing companies investing in new equipment and training to expand operations.

  TOP BUSINESS FACILITIES RANKINGS

Top 5 FDI (Projects)
2023 State Rankings
Top 5 FDI (Capital Investment)
2023 State Rankings
#1 Food Processing: Brampton
2023 Metro Rankings
Top 5 Fastest Growing Provinces
2023 Global Rankings
#2 Canada: EV Charging Infrastructure
2023 Global Rankings
#3 Canada: Agriculture
2023 Global Rankings

From the July / August 2023 issue of Business Facilities

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