With a population of 650,000, Brampton, Ontario is the second-fastest growing city in Canada. Businesses are attracted to Brampton for its diverse labour pool, innovation, and competitive edge. Centrally located in Ontario's Super Innovation Corridor, Brampton is filled with rewarding career opportunities.
Brampton's workforce is well-educated, young, and diverse, speaking over 115 different languages. As a part of the GTA, Brampton's businesses have access to a labour pool of over 4.3 million people, drawn from leading research universities and technical colleges. Key employment sectors include advanced manufacturing, food and beverage, health sciences, and innovation and technology. Canadian media company Rogers Communications is the city's largest employer with over 5,000 employees.
Businesses can reach 158 million consumers thanks to Brampton's transportation infrastructure. Major highways 407, 410, and 107 easily connect Brampton with Mississauga, Toronto, and Oakville. Rail transport was recently upgraded when the CN Railway expanded Brampton's terminal, making it the largest intermodal terminal in Canada. Canada's largest airport, the Toronto Pearson Airport, sits directly across from Brampton's prime development land.