Access to Labour
Halton Hills is part of North America's most educated talent pools. The Toronto Region is home to a workforce of over 4.7 million people, with over 2.8 million people having a post secondary degree, diploma, or certificate.
Halton Hills is in close proximity to world renowned post-secondary education institutions. It's location along the Innovation Corridor provides access to the University of Waterloo, whose graduates are the second most frequently hired by Silicon Valley, and the University of Toronto, which ranks among the top 25 universities in the world.
Over 60% of adults in Halton Hills possess a post-secondary education - a higher rate than any OECD country. The proximity to quality universities and colleges provide the business community with a stream of high-quality talent.
Average Annual Salaries for Key Occupations
Salaries in Halton Hills are cost competitive in key occupations. In addition, employer health care costs per year for a typical firm in Ontario are one-third the cost of the U.S average. This is due to Ontario's universal health care system, which is an additional advantage for companies locating in Halton Hills.
The Toronto Region is home to one of the most diverse populations in the world, with over 51% of its residents born outside of Canada and attracting nearly 100,000 immigrants annually.