About the County
Our Top Five Strategic Advantages
Quality of Life
Opportunity to live an authentic life in a rural setting with many of the modern conveniences afforded to people living in urban centres.
Centrally located in Eastern Ontario close to the major markets of Toronto, Montréal, Ottawa and Kingston.
Education / Training
Access a broad range of educational facilities and opportunities combined with a well-educated work force.
Great Business Environment
A wide variety of business support organizations are available to assist all types of businesses at any stage.
Significant brand awareness regionally, nationally and internationally as The County has been acknowledged as a top destination by Maclean’s, Condé Nast, The Globe & Mail and Travel and Leisure magazine.
What’s Outside Our Back Door
Ontario’s fastest growing viticulture region with 40+ wineries, vineyards and growing craft beverage scene to include beer, cider, mead and distilled liquor.
Home of the Upper Canada Equity Fund and Innovation Centre – Canada’s largest start up/venture capital initiative set within a burgeoning entrepreneurial ecosystem.
Thriving tourism industry with over 650,000 visitors annually resulting in $115.3 million in spending putting The County on a growth curve.
• Home of Sandbanks Provincial Park, one of the top sites within all Ontario Provincial Parks and one part of the 800km of Lake Ontario shoreline.