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  • New ontario east presentation updated march 2011

    1. 3. Over two Million people More than 200 communities
    2. 4. WHAT DO WE DO? 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.
    3. 5. Through shared resources and working collaboratively, we promote the region - highlighting the advantages of Eastern Ontario.
    4. 6. MARKET ACCESS Within 800km of 50 million people Overnight surface delivery to 62% of all Canadians Bordering three of Canada’s four, largest markets
    5. 7. TRANSPORTATION INFRASTRUCTURE <ul><li>highways 401, 417, 416 </li></ul><ul><li>three border crossings </li></ul><ul><li>three international airports </li></ul><ul><li>three sea ports </li></ul><ul><li>CPR, CNR and VIA Rail </li></ul>
    6. 8. COST OF DOING BUSINESS <ul><li>20% less for production workers, than you’d pay in Toronto </li></ul><ul><li>12.3% lower operating costs than Toronto </li></ul><ul><li>8.9% lower operating costs than Montréal </li></ul><ul><li>20% less start-up capital costs compared to Toronto </li></ul><ul><li>serviced land starting at $30,000 per acre! </li></ul><ul><li>Ontario is home to the world’s soundest bank system. </li></ul><ul><li>Canada ranked No. 1 for Global Competitiveness report </li></ul><ul><li>from World Economic Forum, 2009. </li></ul>
    7. 9. LABOUR <ul><li>Dedicated, productive and motivated workforce </li></ul><ul><li>Highly-skilled, well educated with training programs readily available </li></ul><ul><li>Low turnover and absenteeism rates </li></ul><ul><li>Bilingual capability </li></ul><ul><li>Average pay rates lower than those in larger, urban centres </li></ul>
    8. 10. QUALITY OF LIFE <ul><li>Urban, small town, rural or </li></ul><ul><li>lakeshore – the choice is yours! </li></ul><ul><li>Four seasons of activities </li></ul><ul><li>Wide-ranging arts and cultural venues </li></ul><ul><li>Inexpensive real estate and utilities </li></ul>
    9. 11. SECTORS OF ENGAGEMENT <ul><li>Urban, small town, rural or lakeshore – the choice is yours! </li></ul><ul><li>Four seasons of activities </li></ul><ul><li>Wide-ranging arts and cultural venues </li></ul><ul><li>Inexpensive real estate and utilities </li></ul>
    10. 12. FOOD – FOOD PROCESSING “ 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
    11. 13. GOOD COMPANY Nestlé, Parmalat, Abbott Laboratories, Olymel, Coca-Cola, Casco, Saputo, ANR Foods and Kelloggs - all, call Eastern Ontario home ...
    12. 14. FOOD – FOOD PROCESSING <ul><li>More than 9,000 food processing sector workers </li></ul><ul><li>Support services cluster </li></ul><ul><li>(temperature controlled trucking, warehousing, co-packing, stainless steel fabricators) </li></ul><ul><li>Center's of excellence and educational programs in food and agriculture </li></ul><ul><li>(Trent University, Loyalist College, St. Lawrence College, Queen’s University, </li></ul><ul><li>University of Guelph – Kemptville Campus, University of Ottawa) </li></ul><ul><li>Ontario East is one of the lowest cost food-processing jurisdictions in the G7 </li></ul><ul><li>(according to the Competitive Alternatives report from KPMG, 2006) </li></ul>
    13. 15. ADVANCED MANUFACTURING – GREEN ECONOMY <ul><li>Manufacturing and fabricating, </li></ul><ul><li>with new opportunities in: </li></ul><ul><li>Solar </li></ul><ul><li>Wind </li></ul><ul><li>Waste water </li></ul><ul><li>Bio-energy </li></ul>
    14. 16. NEW OPPORTUNITIES IN MANUFACTURING <ul><li>Ontario East market-driven research is currently underway looking at: </li></ul><ul><li>Bio – health </li></ul><ul><li>Bio – med (medical devices) </li></ul><ul><li>Bio - agi </li></ul>
    15. 17. MANUFACTURING - AVIATION 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 Rccess to facilities
    16. 18. MANUFACTURING - AVIATION 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)
    17. 19. MANUFACTURING - NUCLEAR 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)
    18. 20. LOGISTICS 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
    19. 21. LOGISTICS – TARGET MARKETS <ul><ul><ul><li>Goods destined to multiple markets </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Distribution centres providing direct store delivery </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Internet-based sellers, catalogue purchases </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>European and Asian companies looking to enter the North America marketplace </li></ul></ul></ul>
    21. 23. CREATIVE ECONOMY Ontario East has developed a three-year plan to assist in building creative entrepreneurs - embraced by the rural, urban centres in Eastern Ontario.
    22. 24. BUSINESS IMMIGRATION Ontario East works with Provincial and Federal government along with our municipal partners to host events to showcase investment opportunities in Eastern Ontario.
    23. 25. INVESTMENT TOURISM <ul><li>Investment attraction program targeting tourism products </li></ul><ul><li>Working with communities to ensure they are investment ready </li></ul><ul><li>Strong partnership with Ministry of Tourism - Investment </li></ul>
    24. 26. INVESTMENT TOURISM Ontario East - opportunity