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  • Province Supporting Auto Innovation in Ontario

    Ontario is partnering with the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) to revolutionize its Automotive Centre of Excellence (ACE), making it the most comprehensive aero and thermal test centre in the world. 

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  • Ontario Invests in Auto Industry Innovation

    Ontario and Canada are partnering with Linamar to advance cutting-edge auto technology, boost R&D and help create up to 1,500 new jobs and retain about 8,000 others in the province.

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  • Ontario Added More Than 175,000 Jobs in 2017

    Employment in Ontario increased by 176,300 from December 2016 to December 2017. The increase represents a 2.5 per cent growth in jobs in 2017, just over double the growth rate recorded in each of the previous two years.

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  • Ontario Adds 43,500 Jobs in November

    Employment in Ontario increased by 43,500 jobs in November -- the fifth straight month of job gains -- and the unemployment rate decreased to 5.5 per cent, the lowest it has been since 2000.

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  • Ontario Adds 5,200 Jobs in October

    Employment in Ontario increased by 5,200 jobs in October, the fourth straight month of job gains.

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  • Ontario Supporting Innovative Auto Projects

    Ontario is partnering with small and medium-sized auto parts companies to help them invest in technology and grow their business.

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  • Ontario Adds 34,700 Jobs in September

    Employment in Ontario increased by 34,700 in September, the third straight month of job gains,and the unemployment rate fell to 5.6 per cent, the lowest level since July 2000.

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  • Ontario Promoting Aerospace Innovation in Mississauga

    Ontario is partnering with MHI Canada Aerospace Inc. to invest in new equipment and upgrade its Mississauga facility, creating 90 jobs and helping to maintain 636 positions.

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