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October 1, 2019

Burlington Among Ontario Cities Recognized as fDi Cities of the Future

The below article was first published on investinontario.com.

Several Ontario cities were once again featured prominently in the 2019/2020 American Cities of the Future report. fDi, a division of Financial Times Limited, ranked 421 locations across North and South America in five categories: economic potential, business friendliness, human capital and lifestyle, cost-effectiveness and connectivity.

This year, Canadian cities, many in Ontario, dominated the business friendliness category, proving that the province has many opportunities for new and established businesses.

The Ontario cities named in the 2019/2020 report across all categories include TorontoMississaugaBramptonLondonHamiltonKitchenerCambridge and Burlington.

Additional “cities to watch” include: OttawaOakvilleMarkhamGuelphWaterlooWindsorNiagara FallsBrantfordSarniaSudburyChatham-KentKingston and Pickering.

Burlington: One of the best places to live and do business in Canada

Consistently ranked as one of Canada’s best places to live, Burlington also placed 23rd in FDI strategy, according to fDi’s 2019/2020 report. Its strategic location including being near several top post-secondary institutions has attracted a number of high-profile companies in a range of industries. This includes everything from advanced manufacturing, food processing, metal fabrication and packaging to financial services, IT, life sciences and transportation and logistics.

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