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    • 1. jackie st. pierre executive director
    • 2.
      • over two million people
      • more than 200 communities
      VIEW FROM SPACE
    • 3.
      • We promote Eastern Ontario as a centre for investment.
      • We provide a one-stop shop - where investors and their representatives can find information they need to make educated, business decisions.
      WHAT DO WE DO?
    • 4. Through shared resources and working collaboratively, we promote the region - highlighting the advantages of Eastern Ontario.
    • 5.
      • within 800km of 50 million people
      • overnight surface delivery to 62% of all Canadians
      • bordering three of Canada’s four, largest markets
      MARKET ACCESS
    • 6.
      • highways 401, 417, 416
      • three border crossings
      • three international airports
      • three sea ports
      • CPR, CNR and VIA Rail
      TRANSPORTATION INFRASTRUCTURE
    • 7.
      • 20% less for production workers, than you’d pay in Toronto
      • 12.3% lower operating costs than Toronto
      • 8.9% lower operating costs than Montréal
      • 20% less start-up capital costs compared to Toronto
      • serviced land starting at $30,000 per acre!
      • Ontario is home to the world’s soundest bank system.
      • Canada ranked No. 1 for Global Competitiveness report
      • from World Economic Forum, 2009.
      COST OF DOING BUSINESS
    • 8.
      • dedicated, productive and motivated workforce
      • highly-skilled, well educated with training programs readily available
      • low turnover and absenteeism rates
      • bilingual capability
      • average pay rates lower than those in larger, urban centres
      LABOUR
    • 9.
      • urban, small town, rural or lakeshore – the choice is yours!
      • four seasons of activities
      • wide-ranging arts and cultural venues
      • inexpensive real estate and utilities
      QUALITY OF LIFE
    • 10. We are a market-driven organization focusing on: Food and Food Processing Advanced Manufacturing – Green Economy Logistics Investment Tourism Creative Economy Business Immigration SECTORS OF ENGAGEMENT
    • 11. “ With the second-largest food processing cluster in the province, Ontario East has the highest ratio of large-to-medium companies – lower costs being a key factor.” Source: Ontario East Food Study, 2004 FOOD – FOOD PROCESSING
    • 12. Nestlé, Parmalat, Abbott Laboratories, Olymel, Coca-Cola, Casco, Saputo, ANR Foods and Kelloggs - all, call Eastern Ontario home ... GOOD COMPANY
    • 13.
      • more than 9,000 food processing sector workers
      • support services cluster
      • (temperature controlled trucking, warehousing, co-packing, stainless steel fabricators)
      • center's of excellence and educational programs in food and agriculture
      • (Trent University, Loyalist College, St. Lawrence College, Queen’s University, University of Guelph – Kemptville Campus, University of Ottawa)
      • Ontario East is one of the lowest cost food-processing jurisdictions in the G7
      • (according to the Competitive Alternatives report from KPMG, 2006)
      FOOD – FOOD PROCESSING
    • 14.
      • manufacturing and fabricating, with new opportunities in:
      • solar
      • wind
      • waste water
      • bio-energy
      ADVANCED MANUFACTURING – GREEN ECONOMY
    • 15.
      • Ontario East market-driven research is currently underway looking at:
      • bio – health
      • bio – med (medical devices)
      • bio - agi
      NEW OPPORTUNITIES IN MANUFACTURING
    • 16.
      • ready access to the aerospace clusters in the Eastern United States, wide-ranging global aerospace suppliers, deep commercial and military roots, plus lower costs
      • academic and industrial innovation at University of Ottawa, RMC and Algonquin College
      • requisite workforce of 3000 skilled-workers
      • access to facilities
      MANUFACTURING - AVIATION
    • 17.
      • Aerospace corporate offices in or within close proximity of Ontario East, include:
      • The Boeing Company (United States)
      • EADS NV (France)
      • ESCO Port Hope (United States)
      • Lockheed Martin Canada (United States)
      • Meggitt Training Systems Canada (United Kingdom)
      • Saab International Canada Ltd (Sweden)
      MANUFACTURING - AVIATION
    • 18.
      • Ontario East is at the heart of Canada’s nuclear industry with world-leading reactor developers - AECL and General Electric and home to R+D, including:
      • Chalk River Laboratories (AECL)
      • National Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC)
      • Queen’s University, University Network of Excellence in Nuclear Engineering (UNENE)
      MANUFACTURING - NUCLEAR
    • 19. Ontario East hosts more than 30 million sq. ft. of warehouse/ distribution, third-party logistics, including: Lyreco National Grocers SCM Sears National Canada Distribution Centre Shoppers Drug Mart Tim Horton’s Sysco Serca Foods LOGISTICS
    • 20.
          • goods destined to multiple markets
          • distribution centres providing direct store delivery
          • internet-based sellers, catalogue purchases
          • European and Asian companies looking to enter the North America marketplace
      LOGISTICS – TARGET MARKETS
    • 21. Click to add Subtitle or Body CREATIVE ECONOMY
    • 22. Ontario East has developed a three-year plan to assist in building creative entrepreneurs - embraced by the rural, urban centres in Eastern Ontario. CREATIVE ECONOMY
    • 23. Ontario East works with Provincial and Federal government along with our municipal partners to host events to showcase investment opportunities in Eastern Ontario. BUSINESS IMMIGRATION
    • 24.
      • investment attraction program targeting tourism products
      • working with communities to ensure they are investment ready
      • strong partnership with Ministry of Tourism - Investment
      INVESTMENT TOURISM
    • 25. Ontario East - opportunity INVESTMENT TOURISM
    • 26. jackie st. pierre executive director [email_address] 613.331.3101 1.866.641.EAST (3278) CONTACT DATA