• People trust businesses headquartered in Canada

    March 26, 2015

    For the 15th consecutive year, the 2015 Edelman Trust Barometer examined the world's trust in the institutions of government, media, business and non-governmental organizations (NGOs). The study surveyed 33,000 people (27,000 from the general public and 6,000 informed public respondents) across 27 countries.
  • Howa seizes Ontario's auto supply chain opportunity

    March 16, 2015

    The Ontario government recently announced Howa Textile Industry Co.'s plans to open a new manufacturing plant in Alliston, Ontario. Ontario is partnering with the auto parts maker which is supplying interior trim components for the Honda Civic built at the local Honda assembly plant, beginning with the 2016 model. This will be Howa's first Canadian manufacturing facility. The firm has served the industry for the past 60 years through its operations in the United States and Japan.
  • Toronto, Ontario is North America's most sustainable city

    March 13, 2015

    Toronto ranked among the world's most sustainable cities in the inaugural Sustainable Cities Index which examined the 50 leading global cities. The index was conducted by the Center for Economics and Business Research (Cebr) which looks at three categories of demands that affect sustainability: social demands (people), environmental demands (planet), and economic demands (profit).
  • Digging deep: Producing the next generation of prospective miners

    March 2, 2015

    Ontario's mining industry is the largest in Canada and one of the largest in the world. It's a shifting industry that requires highly skilled and cutting-edge talent to meet its evolving demands.
  • Talent diversity improves the bottom line

    February 27, 2015

    PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) has released its 18th annual Global CEO Survey which examined the responses of 1,322 CEOs from 77 countries on a wide range of questions pertaining to challenges and uncertainties facing global CEOs. Key findings were grouped into five categories: growth, competition, technology, partnering, and diversity.
  • Canada one of the best places in the world for entrepreneurs

    February 25, 2015

    The Global Entrepreneurship Development Institute (GEDI) has released its 2015 Global Entrepreneurship Index (GEI) and Canada has received high marks for generating a business environment that is innovative, collaborative, culturally diverse, and one which has a highly skilled workforce in an accessible and vibrant market.
  • Good things grow in Ontario: Ripening innovation in agri-food

    February 20, 2015

    Ontario's food manufacturing industry is an innovative hothouse, where ideas germinate and flourish to support your food operations. This climate of innovation and collaboration in Ontario yields new ways of improving agriculture production. Our producers collaborate with academia, government and research facilities to advance food growth processes using cutting edge technology.
  • Ontario to lead Canada's economic growth in 2015 and 2016

    February 20, 2015

    Toronto Dominion (TD) Bank Group revised its gross domestic product (GDP) growth projections for Canadian provinces on January 26, 2015. Within TD Bank Group's update to its Provincial Economic Forecast, the outlook for Ontario's economy in 2015 was elevated from 2.5% to 2.7%.
  • Toronto is the best place in the world to live

    February 13, 2015

    Toronto, Ontario has been named the best place in the world to live by The Economist Intelligence Unit's "Index of Indexes," which ranks cities from around the world on six important standards: business environment, cost of living, liveability, safety, food safety, and democracy.

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