About Us

Oakville Economic Development - Your first stop for answers and advice

Make the Oakville Economic Development department your first stop for answers and advice about doing business in our town

When you decide to locate, expand or build in Oakville, our team is here with you every step of the way. We offer assistance with site selection, industry research and the development approvals process. Please do not hesitate to contact us with your questions. 

Our Services

Business Retention and Expansion

Business Retention and Expansion

Business Retention and Expansion

  • Providing information for businesses on a variety of issues, from financing to facility expansion
  • Connecting companies to industry networks and partnership opportunities
  • Providing a corporate calling program to identify the needs of local businesses and help them to expand

Research and Analysis

Research and Analysis

Research and Analysis

  • Providing economic, demographic and sector information and analysis
  • Maintaining a database of available sites and buildings in Oakville
  • Monitoring Oakville's competitive position and formulating recommendations to maintain or improve our standing
  • Publishing annual reports on the performance of Oakville's economy

Site Selection

Site Selection

Site Selection

  • Providing relocation and site selection services
  • Maintaining a GIS database of available site and buildings in Oakville
  • Navigating the land development approvals process for new investments and expansions

Investment Attraction

Investment Attraction

Investment Attraction

  • Marketing Oakville as a premium destination for business
  • Identifying international and domestic investment opportunities for targeted sectors in Oakville
  • Foster business relationships with Sister Cities

Our Team

Dorothy St. George

Dorothy St. George

Director, Economic Development & Corporate Strategy

905-845-6601 ext. 3038 dorothy.stgeorge@oakville.ca
Amanda St. John

Amanda St. John

Senior Economic Development Officer

Area of focus: New Investment & Development Assistance

905-845-6601 ext. 4152 amanda.stjohn@oakville.ca
Rajbir Sian

Rajbir Sian

Senior Economic Development Officer

Area of focus: Business Retention & Expansion

905-845-6601 ext.4201 rajbir.sian@oakville.ca
Milan Bowie

Milan Bowie

Economic Development & Research Officer

Area of focus: Research & Marketing

905-845-6601 ext. 4240 milan.bowie@oakville.ca
Rachel Waller

Rachel Waller

Film Liaison

Area of focus: Film

905-845-6601 ext. 2835 rachel.waller@oakville.ca

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Have a question? Want to stay up-to-date on what’s happening in Oakville? There are several ways to stay in touch with Oakville Economic Development.

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