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Rogers ™ Hometown ™ Hockey - Paint the Town Red & White!

Cassandra Baccardax
Sep 16, 2019

The Town of Halton Hills recently announced that our community was selected as a feature municipality for Rogers Hometown Hockey! It’s the ultimate cross-country celebration of our great Canadian game. Ron MacLean and co-host Tara Slone will travel the country visiting cities and towns from coast-to-coast, with their first stop in Halton Hills.

The free family-friendly hockey celebration features two days of live entertainment, NHL alumni, local celebrities and hockey-themed activities for all ages. Running from Saturday October 5 through to Sunday October 6 evening, the festival culminates with an outdoor viewing party of a national NHL game broadcast hosted live by Ron MacLean and Tara Slone on Sportsnet, Canada’s Home of Hockey.

Businesses across Halton Hills are invited to participate in the fun, to showcase hometown pride and compete for prizes, including backstage passes!  All businesses, especially those with storefronts, are encouraged to “Paint the Town Red and White”  by creating window displays with Canada and hockey themes (who is your favourite NHL team?) or your own ideas in a red and white colour theme. 

Register here by October 1 to be included in the competition. Judging takes place beginning October 3. This opportunity is open to all business across Town!

Families and individuals can learn more about this exciting community event here.

Top Reasons to Expect Success by Locating in Halton Hills

 

Halton Hills is one of the best placed in Canada to start and grow your business.  An ideal geographical location, competitive costs, and an enviable lifestyle are just a few of the reasons why you will succeed in your business when located in Halton Hills.

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Lifestyle

Halton Hills/Halton Region is one of the top places in Canada (Money Sense magazine) to enjoy life! Parks, trails, and Greenbelt preserved lands; excellent schools, community facilities and health services; restaurants and shopping (Toronto Premium Outlets) all bundled in one of the safest communities in Canada. Cultural vibrancy is linked to loyal, productive employees.

Cultural Vibrancy

Halton Hills has a thriving arts, culture and heritage scene. Increasingly, businesses are making locational and investment decisions based on quality of life factors, rather than simply on proximity to markets, space availability, space costs and proximity to suppliers. With an award-wining Cultural Master Plan in place, the Town with community partners, is actively implementing actions that are raising quality of life and leveraging the economic benefits of a vibrant cultural scene.

Location

Easy access to Toronto, Canada’s capital for innovation, business and commerce, culture, sport, education and the arts. Just a one hour drive to downtown Toronto, with a GO Transit commuter train during am/pm rush.  Just 30 minutes to Pearson Airport, Canada's second largest employment zone. (Downtown Toronto being the first.)  Centrally located in Ontario's Innovation Corridor (Toronto to Waterloo.)

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Global Reach

Halton Hills is ideally located in the Greater Toronto Region to make doing business easy.  Air, Rail and Highway infrastructure ensure easy connection to markets and services across North America and around the world. Halton Hills is just 30 minutes west of Canada’s largest airport, Toronto Pearson International; and just 40 minutes from Hamilton's Munro airport, Canada's number one airport for freight/cargo. Halton Hills southern border lies on provincial highways 401 and 407, ensuring quick and easy accessibility to both Toronto and the U.S. border. Multiple freight rail lines ensure reliable freight and passenger service.

Competitive Costs

Halton Hills offers competitive costs of doing business, including lower development charges and commercial/industrial rental rates than most Toronto Region municipalities. And being located in Ontario, Canada, which offers the lowest corporate tax rates among the G7 nations.

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Educated Workforce

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Highly educated, professional workforce. More than 70 per cent of the population (ages 25 to 65) has a post-secondary education. One of the most educated communities in Canada and the world. Labour pool of over 3.5 million within a one-hour drive (Greater Toronto and Hamilton areas)

Growing Sectors

Industry clusters are taking shape in Halton Hills. Key sectors include Clean-Tech, Advanced Manufacturing, Agri-Food, and Tourism/Cultural industries . Halton Hills is home to many industry leaders including Bradford-White, CPI, Hayward Gordon, Kraft-Heinz Canada, Saputo, Sheridan Nurseries, Superior Glove, Unilock and more.

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Premier Gateway and Two Downtowns

Premier Gateway is Halton Hills' new industrial park, with modern buildings adjacent to major provincial highways (401 & 407).  Premier Gateway is a modern complement to Halton Hills' two other industrials areas in the townships of Georgetown and Acton.  Additionally, Halton Hills enjoys two urban areas, Downtown Georgetown and Downtown Acton, both with charming streetscaping, active BIAs, and available retail/commercial space.

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Patriotism

Halton Hills is Canada's Most Patriotic Town!  Learn about the 2017 Most Patriotic Town Challenge and the salute from the Canadian Air Force Snowbirds precision flying team.

 

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