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May 14, 2024

Ontario Investment Roundup

Year after year, we have seen billions in investments in the automotive, advanced manufacturing and life sciences industries in Ontario, Canada.

April 25, 2024

Honda to Build Canada’s First Comprehensive Electric Vehicle Supply Chain, Creating Thousands of New Jobs in Ontario

Honda will build an innovative and world-class electric vehicle assembly plant – the first of its kind for Honda Motor Co. Ltd. – as well as a new stand-alone battery manufacturing plant at Honda’s facilities in Alliston, Ontario.

Source: Ministry of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade

December 4, 2023

Kainos strengthens presence in Ontario with expansion of Toronto office

Kainos is expanding its Toronto office with Invest Ontario’s support, aiming to triple its headcount to more than 300 employees over the next three years.

Source: Invest Ontario

November 16, 2023

Dana Canada Corporation grows production capacity in Ontario with investment to expand EV technologies

Dana Canada Corporation’s investment will create 105 jobs in Cambridge and Oakville and grow their manufacturing capacity.

Source: Invest Ontario

July 18, 2023

Ontario welcomes $100 million manufacturing investment

The Ontario government is welcoming a $100 million investment by Siltech Corporation, an Ontario manufacturer of specialty silicone.

Source: Ministry of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade

June 29, 2023

Mitsui High-tec (Canada), Inc. expands Ontario’s EV manufacturing capacity with $102.3 million investment

Discover Ontario's booming electric vehicles sector with Mitsui High-tec (Canada), Inc.’s transformative $102.3 million investment Brantford Ontario, creating 104 jobs.

Source: Invest Ontario

June 8, 2023

Ontario promotes growing life sciences sector during Trade Mission to Boston

Invest Ontario was at BIO 2023 to promote the province’s growing life sciences and biotech sector and explore new opportunities for investment.

Source: Ministry of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade

June 6, 2023

Top Ontario biotech companies to watch in 2023

Ontario biotechnology enterprises are impacting health and wellness globally through the province’s world-class life sciences talent and innovation.

Source: Invest Ontario

May 26, 2023

Ontario highlights growing automotive sector during Investment and Trade Mission to Germany and Poland

Learn about Ontario’s investment mission to Germany to promote the province’s growing automotive sector and explore new opportunities for investment.

Source: Ministry of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade

April 24, 2023

Unleashing Innovation and Collaboration: Ontario, Canada’s Life Sciences Sector Leads the Way

Senior Economic Officers Aaron Pinto and Chelsea Peet discuss Ontario’s key life sciences value propositions and what makes the province a leader in the sector.

Source: Maple Business Council

April 21, 2023

Volkswagen’s new Electric Vehicle Battery Plant will create thousands of new jobs

The plant, Volkswagen’s largest to date, will create up to 3,000 direct jobs and up to 30,000 indirect jobs. Once complete in 2027, the plant will produce batteries for up to one million electric vehicles per year, bolstering Canada’s domestic battery manufacturing capacity to meet the demand for electric vehicles now and into the future.

Source: Ministry of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade

April 19, 2023

DIE WELT - Börsen-Podcast: Investing in Ontario’s Auto Sector

In an interview with DIE WELT journalist Laurin Meyer, Vic Fedeli, Ontario’s Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade discusses the province’s plans to become a world-leading green industry site.

Source: WELT

April 13, 2023

Ontario, Canada promotes key sectors during trade mission to New York City

The Ontario government has concluded a successful business mission to New York City to promote the province’s financial services, information technology and life sciences sectors, and explore new opportunities for investment and job creation.

Source: Invest Ontario

March 27, 2023

VueReal to increase microLED manufacturing and create high-quality jobs with Invest Ontario support

VueReal investing $40 million to enhance their technology manufacturing capabilities and create 75 new jobs in Ontario. VueReal is one of almost 25,000 tech businesses in the province, contributing over $48 billion annually to the technology sector’s GDP.

Source: Invest Ontario

March 14, 2023

Uken Games: Taking social and mobile gaming to the next level

Known for hits like Jeopardy!, Who Wants to be a Millionaire and Bingo Pop, Uken Games’ access to highly skilled Ontario talent keeps them topping the charts.

Source: Ministry of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade

March 13, 2023

Canada and Ontario welcome historic investment from Volkswagen

Earlier today, Volkswagen, Europe’s largest automaker, announced that its subsidiary PowerCo will establish an EV battery manufacturing facility in St. Thomas, Ontario, Canada.

Source: Ministry of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade

February 27, 2023

Ontario congratulates AstraZeneca on investment in Ontario to advance the fight against cancer and rare diseases

Discover Ontario’s growing life sciences sector with AstraZeneca’s announcement of investment in clinical trials bringing 500 new jobs in Peel and the surrounding region.

Source: Invest Ontario

February 15, 2023

Magna expands Ontario EV operations with new Brampton plant and five upgraded facilities

Invest Ontario is supporting Magna's $471 million expansion across six different locations in Ontario, expected to create more than 1,000 new jobs by 2027.

Source: Invest Ontario

January 5, 2023

First all-Canadian, zero-emission concept vehicle designed in Ontario unveiled at Consumer Electronics Show

Project Arrow makes use of Ontario’s complete end-to-end automotive supply chain and demonstrates the province's world-class automotive capabilities and innovation on the global stage.

Source: Invest Ontario

December 5, 2022

Ontario attracts economic opportunities with Trade Mission to India

The Ontario government has concluded a successful trade mission to India to strengthen relationships with economic partners and attract new investments in key sectors.

Source: Ministry of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade

December 5, 2022

Canada’s first all-electric vehicle manufacturing facility opens in Ontario

With support from the province, GM Canada has transformed its CAMI manufacturing plant into an all-EV manufacturing facility, the first of its kind in Canada.

Source: Ministry of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade

December 1, 2022

PointsBet opens Canadian headquarters in Toronto, Ontario

Leading iGaming company, PointsBet, has opened its Canadian headquarters in Toronto, which will serve as a technology innovation hub and home to 50 new jobs.

Source: Invest Ontario

November 24, 2022

Why India’s L&T Technology Services is engineering solutions in Ontario

When it decided to nearshore its North American R&D, India’s L&T Technology Services looked for a robust tech ecosystem—and found it in Toronto, Ontario.

Source: Invest Ontario

November 22, 2022

Indian multinational IT giant Zoho expands to Ontario, Canada

Major Indian IT company Zoho recently expanded into Canada, opening its first office in Cornwall, Ontario.

Source: Invest Ontario

October 17, 2022

Nokia selects Ottawa, Ontario as their Canadian home for R&D in 5G, artificial intelligence and machine learning, and cybersecurity

Nokia’s investment in the Ottawa region will lead the way for R&D in telecommunication equipment and infrastructure in Canada.

Source: Invest Ontario

September 27, 2022

After years of decline, the auto industry in [Ontario], Canada is making a comeback

In the final installment of his two-outlet mini-series, National Public Radio’s HJ Mai reports on Ontario’s transition towards electric vehicles and building on Canada’s automotive legacy.

Source: NPR

August 10, 2022

Invest Ontario strengthens the leadership team with appointment of two Vice Presidents

Today, Invest Ontario announces the appointment of two senior executives to the agency’s leadership team: Khawar Nasim and Michael Fedchyshyn.

Source: Invest Ontario

July 20, 2022

AutoMobil Podcast – Ontario, Canada: A location for the German car industry?

In the first of a two-outlet mini-series, HJ joins the AutoMobil podcast to discuss why the German auto industry should be considering Ontario for future investments.

Source: AutoMobil

July 13, 2022

Eastern Ontario, Canada joins province’s EV revolution with game-changing battery materials manufacturing investment

Umicore plans to make a $1.5 billion CAD investment to build a first of its kind industrial scale cathode and precursor materials manufacturing plant, in eastern Ontario, Canada.

Source: Ministry of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade

May 2, 2022

Major Investments Secure Automotive Manufacturing Futures for Windsor and Brampton

Ontario is quickly becoming a leader in developing and building the car of the future by attracting a $3.6 billion investment from Stellantis in the automaker's Windsor and Brampton plants.

Source: Ministry of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade

April 4, 2022

Ontario, Canada, secures another milestone auto investment

General Motors of Canada’s investment in Oshawa and Ingersoll plants secures Ontario’s place as a North American automotive hub.

Source: Ministry of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade

March 31, 2022

Invest Ontario supports new biomanufacturing facility in Hamilton

Invest Ontario supports new biomanufacturing facility in Hamilton, Canada. Project with OmniaBio Inc. drives global leadership in cell and gene therapy.

Source: Ministry of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade

March 23, 2022

Ontario, Canada, secures largest auto investment in province’s history

LG Energy Solution and Stellantis investing in Ontario, Canada, for province’s first large-scale EV battery manufacturing plant.

Source: Ministry of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade

March 16, 2022

Ontario, Canada, secures another game-changing auto investment

Landmark investment from Honda Canada secures thousands of jobs and moves Ontario one step closer to becoming a North American hub for building the cars of the future

Source: Ministry of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade

March 1, 2022

Invest Ontario Appoints CEO

On behalf of Invest Ontario’s Board of Directors, Chair Elyse Allan announced the appointment of Trevor Dauphinee as Chief Executive Officer.

Source: Invest Ontario

February 15, 2022

Ontario, Canada, invests in clean steelmaking technology to support future of auto sector

Ontario, Canada, invests in clean steelmaking technology to support sustainable auto sector.

Source: Ministry of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade

February 8, 2022

Ontario, Canada, invests in Windsor electric vehicle battery Innovation Lab

Ontario, Canada, invests in Windsor electric vehicle battery innovation lab. Project will strengthen province as a hub for tomorrow’s EV.

Source: Ministry of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade

December 2, 2021

Ontario, Canada, launches flagship initiative to lead development of EV and smart transportation technologies

Ontario launches flagship initiative to lead development of EV and smart transportation technologies.

Source: Ministry of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade

December 1, 2021

Ontario, Canada, boosting electric vehicle charging availability

Ontario, Canada, boosting electric vehicle charging availability. Partnership building Electric vehicle chargers at all ONroute locations.

Source: Ministry of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade

November 17, 2021

Ontario, Canada, stakes its claim to compete for future auto sector investments

Phase 2 of Driving Prosperity plan will grow Ontario’s auto sector and secure new investments in electric vehicles and battery manufacturing

Source: Ministry of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade

October 26, 2021

Fortifying Cyberspace: How Innovative Companies from Ontario, Canada are Protecting Against Cyber Attacks

In their op-ed for DOT Magazine, Kathrin Seitz, Ontario’s representative in Germany, and Philipp Kornitzky, Senior Account Executive for the Ministry of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade, discuss the province’s robust cybersecurity ecosystem, and the opportunities the growing industry presents.

Source: DOT Magazine

October 14, 2021

Unleashing Ontario - Fall 2021

Unleashing Ontario is an official economic development newsletter from the Ontario Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade.

October 7, 2021

Your Future in Ontario: A Roadmap for Innovation and Collaboration at the Heart of North American Markets

In his feature article, Minister Fedeli sets out how Ontario is working proactively across industry sectors as forward-looking companies position for long-term growth in an economy shaped by technological disruption and the need for environmental sustainability.

Source: Trade & Industry Development Magazine

August 18, 2021

Ontario and Michigan Partnering on Cross-Border Transportation Technologies

Ontario and Michigan partnering on cross-border transportation technologies. Projects will help people and goods move safely and efficiently across the border by land, air and water.

Source: Ministry of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade

March 19, 2021

Ontario, Canada Appoints Board of Directors for Province’s new Investment Attraction Agency Invest Ontario

The Ontario government has appointed the first members to the Board of Directors of Invest Ontario, the new provincial agency focused on promoting the province as a key investment destination.

Source: Ministry of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade

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