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    Oakville remains one of Canada’s Best Locations for Investment

    Wednesday, September 15, 2021

    For the third year in a row, Site Selection Magazine, an international business publication covering corporate real estate and economic development, listed the Town of Oakville in the top 20 of Canada's Best Locations to invest. 

    The Canada’s Best Locations list highlights the top 20 locations for new investment, presented in alphabetical order. Oakville is celebrated as a top choice for site selection based on significant investment and facility expansions at existing companies as well as new company arrivals.

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    Siemens opens first MindSphere Application Center in Canada

    Tuesday, April 20, 2021

    In late March, Siemens Canada virtually inaugurated its first Canadian MindSphere Application Center (MAC) – expanding the Siemens global MAC footprint.

    The facility, physically based at its headquarters in Oakville, Ontario, will serve as an environment for customers and partners across multiple vertical markets to collaborate on driving their digital transformation agenda and leveraging the true potential of data. This is the first center of its kind in North America to focus specifically on smart energy grids, intelligent buildings and industry digitalization solutions serving transmission system operators (TSOs), distribution system operators (DSOs), utilities, industry partners, smart building operators and other infrastructure entities.

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    Town of Oakville receives Excellence in Economic Development Awards

    Thursday, March 18, 2021

    The Town of Oakville received an Excellence in Economic Development award for its Downtown Mitigation Strategy from the Economic Developers Council of Ontario (EDCO) in the category of Planning & Strategic Development (Urban). The project was selected as a best in class example for its unique and innovative approach to construction mitigation.

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    Ritual and Oakville partner to support local businesses

    Monday, October 5, 2020

    Today, Mayor Rob Burton and the Town of Oakville announced a partnership with Toronto start-up Ritual to provide local businesses with an easy way to accept digital orders online and onsite.

    “The digital economy has been a growing part of the greater economy and during the pandemic has become more important than ever. This partnership with Ritual will help more local businesses successfully enhance their digital capabilities and I encourage businesses to sign up and try the service,” said Mayor Rob Burton.

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    Spark Power Ground-breaking

    Spark Power breaks ground at new head office

    Wednesday, September 30, 2020

    Spark Power broke ground at the site of its new head office in Oakville. The construction of this new office reaffirms Spark Power’s commitment to the community in which it was founded and desire to contribute to local job growth.

    As part of Spark Power’s commitment to the environment and sustainable operations, the new 40,000 square foot office space, set for completion in 2022, will be bullfrogpowered, feature rooftop solar, and an indoor living wall. It will also include a state-of-the-art training facility for field technicians onsite.

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    Oakville named one of Canada's Best Locations

    Tuesday, September 8, 2020

    Oakville is one of the best places to invest in Canada, according to Site Selection Magazine’s annual Canada’s Best Locations list.