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Milton is the fastest growing community in Canada!
Milton is heading for a record setting year when it comes to non-residential growth and expects to triple its annual non-residential development targets. Learn more.

Sheridan College and HATCH working closely to foster innovation and economic growth
Sheridan College and Hatch have signed a Memorandum of Understanding that will see the company contribute $300,000 in funds and in kind support over the next three years. This agreement will further strengthen the relationship between HATCH and Sheridan and will enhance the learning experience for students pursuing technical and engineering careers while helping solve real world problems Read more.

Three Halton Companies named to 2015 Profit 500
Three Halton companies have made the top 10 on Profit Magazines list of the Greater Toronto Area’s Fastest Growing Companies for 2015. Congratulations to ThreeOFour (external link), Life Science Nutritionals (external link) and Secure Sense Solutions (external link) on all of their success. Learn more.

Laker Energy Products holds open house to showcase new $10-million Oakville plant
Laker Energy Products recently purchased a 65,000 square foot nuclear manufacturing plant in Oakville and invested several million dollars in innovative equipment and tooling to increase production. Laker will use its new plant specifically to manufacture fuel channel end-fittings and liners, while tripling its machining capability and hiring an additional 40 staff. Learn more.

Halton hosts webinar: Engineering Success in the Greater Toronto Area
On September 15, Halton Economic Development hosted a free webinar on why the Greater Toronto Area is home to the world’s top engineering firms and the advantages of doing business in Halton. View a recording of the webinar and download the presentations here.

Atlantic Wind & Solar starts construction on new solar plant in Burlington
Atlantic Wind & Solar has commenced construction on a new 320 KW solar plant to supply Ontario with clean reliable energy. The $2 million commercial rooftop installation, consisting of 1,488 panels, is expected to produce 7,900 megawatt hours of power over the next 20 years. Read more.

Halton Region Q2 Economic and Development Activity Report
Halton Region has released the Q2 Economic and Development Activity Report which includes key economic indicators and building permit information, as well as notable office and industrial investments. View the report or sign up to receive updates.

Oakville’s Q2 e-newsletter is now available
This edition includes a year-to-date real estate market summary, upcoming business events and announcements, and updates on major office developments in Oakville. Also includes information about the new state-of-the-art Westbury International Centre. Learn more.

Milton welcomes Medline
Medline the leading supplier of medical, surgical and pharmaceutical supplies has recently settled into their 278,000 square feet space at 8690 Escarpment Road Way in Milton. For more business news from Milton, read their Q2 Economic Development Newsletter.