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$2.1-million investment helps company expand, create 49 skilled jobs and grow export markets
FedDev Ontario has invested $2.1 million in GVA Lighting, a company poised to scale up and to be more innovative and competitive with its leading-edge, energy-efficient LED lighting technology. Learn more (external link)

Sheridan named top-five research college in Canada
Along with this milestone achievement, Sheridan maintains its first overall ranking of completed research projects with a total of 180 projects. Learn more (external link)

Oakville's Sheridan College gets $2 million to fund college-industry research partnerships
In addition to supporting forward-thinking projects, the initiative is also expected to help provide local students with training opportunities and jobs while growing local and regional economies. Learn more (external link)

Next Generation Manufacturing Supercluster kicks into high gear
The federal government is investing up to nearly $230 million, matched dollar for dollar by the private sector, in the Ontario-based Next Generation Manufacturing Supercluster (NGen), a group of businesses, post-secondary institutions and non-profits working together to make Canada a world leader in advanced manufacturing. Learn more (external link)

Toronto Premium Outlets opens luxury focused expansion wing
The 144,000 sq. ft. expansion adds more than 40 new stores including several first-to-Canada luxury outlet stores. The luxury brands added to Toronto Premium Outlets align the centre more closely to some of the premium outlet centres found in the United States. Learn more (external link)

18 Halton companies on the Profit 500 list of Canada's fastest growing companies
Profit Magazine released its list of Canada’s fastest growing companies, with 18 Halton companies making the list. Ranked at #3 is Prodigy Game which, along with Geotab and Indellient, also made the 2018 Deloitte Technology Fast 500 (external link) list of the fastest growing tech companies in North America. Learn more (external link)

DSV Canada breaks ground on new 1.1 million square-foot facility in Milton
Construction is underway at the new location of DSV Canada's head office and state-of-the-art logistics complex. The complex will be the largest facility of its kind in the DSV network worldwide and is expected to open in Fall 2019 with more than 800 employees. Learn more (external link)

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2018 Halton Business Conditions Survey

Halton Region Economic Development is conducting its annual survey on the current business and economic conditions faced by Halton businesses, and the desirability of Halton as a business location.
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