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The strong and vibrant economy in Halton Region is a natural fit for information and communications technology (ICT) companies that provide leading-edge products and services worldwide. A growing number of these companies, both manufacturers and service providers, are calling Halton home. The region's ICT sector includes every major field from computer systems design and communications equipment manufacturing, to
data centres and broadcasting.
Those companies have chosen to invest in Halton because of the distinct advantages the region offers the ICT sector, including:
Supporting Halton's information and communications technology cluster is one of the most educated workforces in Canada. Among Halton residents, 74 per cent have a post-secondary education and a growing number work in the ICT sector. Companies in the sector tell us that a major reason for locating in Halton is its unparalleled access to research, co-op programs and talent from 20 colleges and universities, all within a 60-minute drive.
The University of Toronto (external link),
University of Waterloo (external link) (the largest school of computer science and mathematics in the world) and
York University (external link) turn out graduates in all the major fields related to information technology, communications studies, engineering, digital media and management studies.
As a growing magnet for ICT companies, Halton has attracted both national and international leaders in the cluster including:
From Halton, these knowledge-based industries can attract the talented people they need and tap into excellent support from programs run by surrounding organizations and educational institutions.
Our Economic Development team works with ICT companies to identify business incentives and location preferences. With our knowledge and our contacts, we can provide the full range of support services and essential information on Halton's economy, labour force, hiring, business costs, infrastructure, real estate and lifestyles.
For more information about Halton or to get connected to opportunities, contact us.
View Halton’s ICT cluster including subsectors and specific company information.
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Halton Region is composed of
the City of Burlington,
the Town of Halton Hills,
the Town of Milton,
and the Town of Oakville .