Business and Jobs

Wellington County offers a wide range of investment and entrepreneurial opportunities, as well as rewarding career leads.

Buy or Launch a Business

Whether you're looking to buy an existing business or starting your own venture, Wellington County offers many advantages.

  • Proximity to market
  • Access to a qualified, diverse labour pool
  • Excellent transportation routes
  • Competitive tax rates
  • Strong infrastructure and services

Southwestern Ontario has a population of more than 1.5 million people and access to three major U.S. border points. The area features a diversified business base and a world renowned post-secondary education system.

With access to major markets, an educated workforce, an established economic base and an outstanding quality of life, Wellington is an ideal destination for companies. Our seven diverse municipalities cover a large territory in the center of southwestern Ontario. Our location is key for industry leaders such as Maple Leaf Foods, Pentalift Equipment, Nestle Waters Canada, and Schneider National. High speed internet combined with beautiful historic downtowns and greenspace continues to attract a growing professional services sector.

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Take a look at the different types of land and buildings currently available in Wellington County, and what available lands have the correct zoning for you in our Site Selection.

Learn more about the resources in place to support your business.

View our Business Directory

Launch Your Career

Wellington County is the ideal place to launch your career. Our region has four key sectors of economic activity; agriculture, manufacturing, healthcare and creative class industries. Such diversified employment opportunities make Wellington County an attractive place to work for recent graduates, newcomers to Canada, or veteran professionals looking for new opportunities in their fields.

Visit our Job Board


Discover Volunteer Opportunities

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