Connected to the future
But we're more than Digital Media. Oakville is home to companies working in the areas of cyber security, software programming, gaming, telematics, computer systems design, broadcasting and film production, media design services and data centres. Companies in these areas are also taking advantage of our local talent and we're seeing continuous growth in jobs year over year.
Some of our key Digital Media and Information and Communications Technology (ICT) companies include Rockstar Toronto, The Weather Network, Geotab, Paladion, Softchoice, and Velocity EHS.
The perfect backdrop for the film and television industry
|Industry NAICS Code and Description||# of Establishments|
|3341 - Computer and peripheral equipment manufacturing||1|
|3342 - Communications equipment manufacturing||3|
|3343 - Audio and video equipment manufacturing||1|
|3345 - Navigational, measuring, medical and control instruments manufacturing||10|
|3399 - Other general-purpose machinery manufacturing||27|
|4173 - Computer and communications equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers||26|
|4191 - Business-to-business electronic markets, and agents and brokers||62|
|5112 - Software publishers||28|
|5121 - Motion picture and video industries||30|
|5122 - Sound recording industries||4|
|5151 - Radio and television broadcasting||6|
|5174 - Satellite telecommunications||0|
|5179 - Other telecommunications||19|
|5182 - Data processing, hosting, and related services||6|
|5191 - Other information services||8|
|5415 - Computer systems design and related services||673|
Source: Statistics Canada - Canadian Business Patterns, June 2019
Oakville has a strong innovation ecosystem from Sheridan College producing local talent to local companies pushing the boundaries on new technologies to our support organizations that assist technology companies accelerate their growth. Organizations like Sheridan College, Haltech and Silicon Halton help our local companies innovate, collaborate and accelerate their potential.
The digital media and technology industry receives support from federal and provincial governments through investments, tax credits and funding grants. Ontario Creates provides information on these programs.Ontario Creates