Sectors

Halton Hills is an emerging hub for advanced manufacturing, with the share of jobs in this sector being twice that of the national average. 

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Employment growth in sub-sectors such as machinery, computer and electronic products, and furniture are on the rise.

Source: Halton Hills Economic Development and Tourism Strategy - Initial Findings Report (2020)

Agri-business is a strong sector in Halton Hills, with the share of the workforce in this sector being 50% greater than the national average.

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Halton Hills is part of the Province of Ontario, who's agri-food sector contributes more than $36.4 billion towards provincial GDP and supports nearly 800,000 jobs. 

Source: Halton Hills Foreign Direct Investment Strategy (2020); Halton Hills Economic Development and Tourism Strategy - Initial Findings Report (2020)

Halton Hills has a well established and growing food and beverage processing sector, employing over seven times the Canadian average when adjusted for population size. 

 

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Halton Hills is located in the Province of Ontario, which has one of the largest and most diverse food and beverage processing sectors in North America.

Source: Halton Hills Foreign Direct Investment Strategy (2020); Halton Hills Economic Development and Tourism Strategy - Initial Findings Report (2020)20)

Halton Hills is a leader in sustainability, climate action and the green economy. Halton Hills boasts its clean tech economy and supports sustainability through its Strategic Plan, Official Plan, Community Sustainability Strategy and numerous other Town strategies, plans and initiatives. 

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As part of the Town's Low-Carbon Transition Strategy, Halton Hills is committed to becoming a Net-Zero Community by 2030. 

Canada's Clean Tech sector ranks fourth in the world and first in the G20 according to the 2017 Global Cleantech Innovation Index (GCII)

 

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