At the centre of the Golden Horseshoe, Burlington, Ontario is located between Toronto and Niagara Falls. With a population of 205,960, Burlington is a great place to live and work. Businesses choose Burlington for its excellent healthcare, financial services, and an extensive talent pool.
The economy in Burlington combines several sectors, including industrial, food processing, manufacturing, and pharmaceutical. Burlington's workforce is well-educated, and its talent pool draws from nearby cities including Halton, Peel, Toronto, Hamilton, Guelph, Brantford, and the Niagara Region. The City of Burlington is one of the city's largest employers with approximately 1,490 employees.
As part of the GTA and the Golden Horseshoe, Burlington is at the centre of major transportation routes. Highways 407, 403, and the QEW offer quick access to Oakville, Mississauga, Toronto, Hamilton, St. Catharines, and the US border. Air travel and shipping is convenient with both the Toronto Pearson Airport and the Hamilton International Airport nearby. GO Transit, CN Rail, and Canadian Pacific provide travel and shipping, while the Port of Hamilton transports over 12 million tons of cargo per year.