The world of finance is changing. The global industry is being reshaped by an unprecedented wave of regulatory reform, consolidation and technological changes. Investors are looking for a place with stable economic and political environments, a strong innovative ecosystem with a steady supply of unmatched talent to support their businesses. They will find that and more in Ontario.



For unparalleled opportunities in financial services
Ontario should be your first choice.
Why? Here's why.
Let's do the math...

4 3 2 1

1 Strength and Stability
One of the world's largest global financial centres
Home to 12,000 financial services firms
$63 billion sector GDP
3rd largest stock exchange in North America and
One of the world's top 3 soundest banking systems

2 Sophistication and Talent
365,000 financial professionals
67% of Canada's fintech workers
44,000 post-secondary business graduates every year

3 Research and Innovation
One of the world's largest start-up ecosystems
Who's here?
Fintech innovation hubs

Over 1/2 of the Canadian Technology Fast 50TM
4 of the top 100 Fintech start-ups in the world
World leaders in mobile payments
2nd largest IT cluster in North America

4 Diversity and Collaboration
14 million people
1/2 born outside Canada
200 diverse cultures
A highly collaborative business environment


1 Strength + Stability
2 Sophistication + Talent
3 Research + Innovation
4 Diversity + Collaboration

It all adds up to ONTARIO.

Ontario Canada

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