Ontario is a large industrialized economy with a rapidly-growing technology base that is converging with our diverse range of key traditional industries.

This puts Ontario at the forefront of innovation whether it’s developing the next generation of autonomous vehicles or creating advanced robotics and automation to streamline manufacturing processes for aerospace, food processing, chemicals and cleantech.


With a century-long history of excellence in aerospace, and a reputation for delivering innovative solutions in all aspects of the industry, Ontario provides an ideal environment for your business to soar to great new heights.


Ontario is where 700+ parts suppliers and 500+ tool, die and mould makers converge along a 400-kilometre automotive corridor, forming one of the most robust supply chains in the world.

Chemical and biochemical

With 40% of the country's total production, Ontario is at the centre of Canada's chemical manufacturing industry. We're home to nine of the top 15 global chemical firms (by sales).


Ontario is home to 3,000 Canadian cleantech and environmental technology companies, employing 65,000 people. The Toronto Stock Exchange and the TSX Venture Exchange list 110 clean technology and renewable energy companies.

Financial services

Our financial services sector generates approximately $60 billion in GDP and employs about 359,000 people in some 12,000 financial services firms. Industry growth is creating huge opportunities for financial technology companies.

Food and beverage manufacturing

With manufacturing revenue of $36.9 billion, Ontario is one of North America's largest and most significant food and beverage processing sectors. We have nearly 3,000 registered food and beverage businesses.


Ontario has a vast and diverse forest resource to support your business needs. Whether you are looking to make lumber, pulp, or value-added products, we have what you need.

Information Technology

Ontario is the 2nd largest IT region in North America. Who's here? World leaders in big data and cloud computing, data centres, microelectronics, digital media, security encryption, mobile gaming, mobile payments, and wireless, telecom and networks.

Life Sciences

Pharmaceuticals, medical devices, biotechnologies: If this is what you do and you're not in Ontario, you're missing out. The life sciences sector here is thriving, and your firm could be the next success story.


The global mining industry gets business done in Ontario. That means that you'll have access to markets and capital, whether you're in mining finance or looking for capital to grow your business.


Millions of tourists spend billions of dollars each year in Ontario. With the largest, most accessible market in North America, a skilled, multicultural workforce and an established domestic market, the tourism industry has discovered that Ontario is a premier four-season travel destination.