News: Economic Development and Growth

News: Economic Development and Growth  RSS

  • Ontario Supporting Over 575 Manufacturing Jobs in Vaughan

    Ontario is partnering with Vision Extrusion Group to invest in new technologies and machinery, creating 76 new jobs and retaining more than 500 positions in Vaughan.

    News Release | Economic Development and Growth

  • New Brampton Facility will Support Over 600 Jobs and Boost Public Transit

    Ontario is supporting over 600 jobs and delivering more public transit for communities in Peel Region and the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA) with the opening of a new assembly facility for light rail vehicles (LRVs) in Brampton.

    News Release | Economic Development and Growth

  • Ontario Added 10,600 Jobs in March

    Employment in Ontario increased by 10,600 jobs in March and the unemployment rate remained unchanged at 5.5 per cent, the lowest it has been since July 2000.

    News Release | Economic Development and Growth

  • Ontario Added 15,700 Jobs in February

    Employment in Ontario increased by 15,700 jobs in February and the unemployment rate remained unchanged at 5.5 per cent.

    News Release | Economic Development and Growth

  • 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. 

    News Release | Economic Development and Growth

  • 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.

    News Release | Economic Development and Growth

  • 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.

    News Release | Economic Development and Growth

  • 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.

    News Release | Economic Development and Growth

See All News