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Nearly 1,000 new businesses set up shop in Halton last year
Results of Halton Region’s 2015 Employment survey indicate nearly 1,000 new businesses set up shop in 2015 and close to 1,800 jobs were created. Learn more (external link).

North America's second largest vinyl pressing plant is opening in Burlington ON
Precision Record Pressing Inc. could be a game-changer in the vinyl record manufacturing industry with smaller runs promising a 6-8 week turnaround. Learn more (external link).

Students from Oakville's Sheridan College selected to showcase new video game at Los Angeles Expo
The E3 Expo is the the world’s premier trade show for computer and video games. “The fact that we could contribute to such a strong inception makes us hopeful that this is only the beginning of our success story and the continuation of Sheridan’s amazing Game Design program,” said Cody Romphf. Learn more (external link).

Multimillion-dollar projects for Burlington Companies from Darlington nuclear reactor refurbishment
Local companies have scored contracts worth $43 million in the massive refurbishment of the Darlington nuclear reactor. Learn more (external link).

Federal Government invests in approximately $654,000 in three research projects at Oakville Sheridan College
The money will fund three social innovation projects including $240,000 over two years to develop best practices for using virtual reality to foster global citizenship. Find out more (external link).

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne delivers keynote speech at Bay Area Economic Summit
More than 350 people attended the annual event devoted to promoting strategic cooperation between Hamilton and Burlington with a view to help advance regional economic development, prosperity and quality of life. Read more (external link).

Province Investing $501 Million in New Patient Care Building at Milton Hospital
The construction of a new four-storey patient care building at Milton District Hospital is underway and expected to be complete in the spring of 2017.
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Toronto selects Burlington’s Anaergia technology for organics processing plant
Anaergia Inc. recently announced that it is part of a team that was selected by the city of Toronto, Ontario, to design, build, and operate the upgraded and expanded Dufferin Organics Processing Facility. Andrew Benedek, CEO, notes, “Our team for the execution of this project is based in our Burlington, Ontario, head office…”
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