Other Growth Sectors | Ontario East

Other Growth Sectors

Ontario East is focused on key employment sub-sectors for investment attraction with the following aligning with existing strengths in costs, labour and market access:

  • Plastic product manufacturing
  • Motor vehicle parts manufacturing
  • Aerospace product and parts manufacturing
  • Electrical equipment manufacturing.
  • Agricultural, construction and mining machinery manufacturing
  • Pharmaceutical and medicine manufacturing
  • Farms, agriculture and related food production
  • Support services

While Ontario East does not specifically promote the following opportunities, the region also has strong performance and/or potential in Healthcare and Social Services, Accommodation & Food Services, Utilities, Construction and Forest Products. Our members have more information and business supports available in these sectors. Contact us for an introduction or check out our Member Directory

Industry Reports

Ontario East regularly prepares or commissions relevant reports on the region’s key employment sectors and other important analyses on the advantages of doing business in eastern Ontario. Read More
Available Properties

Available Properties

Ontario East uses the dynamic Zoom Prospector application to help new, expanding and relocating businesses find the perfect location with ease. Available commercial and industrial properties available Read More

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Ontario East provides regional investment attraction programming and offers professional development and networking opportunities and delivers specialized programs to enhance the region’s profile in a competitive global market. Ontario East offers a variety of membership categories for economic developers, municipalities, businesses and government officials. Joining is easy, worthwhile, and affordable!

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Success Stories

New Facility for Wills Transfer Ltd.

Welcomed with open arms by the local municipality, logistics and warehousing firm Wills Transfer Ltd.

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The Babbling Gourmet

Former cosmetics exec finds comfort in simpler pleasures in mystical Northcote

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