Local Business

The SD&G Advantage

SD&G is one of the lowest cost business environments in Ontario, with a labour force skilled in food and beverage manufacturing, distribution and warehousing, technology manufacturing, and agriculture.

From Here to Anywhere

The region is at the centre of a major distribution hub, close to Montreal and Ottawa, with access to highways 401, 416 and 417, the CPR and CNR main lines, the St. Lawrence Seaway and international airports. Regional and international carriers provide easy access to North America and the world.

Labour Ready

SD&G’s labour force is well-educated, specialized and productive. Residents are experienced in food and beverage, textile, plastic and other manufacturing.

SD&G offers the full range of professional services including lawyers, accountants, bankers, human resources professionals, marketers and technicians.

Proximity to the National Capital Region gives companies in SD&G access to a wide range of industry insiders and key decision makers.

Pro Growth

Municipal government in SD&G is pro-growth. Corporations in Ontario are generally taxed at a rate of 36.12%, while Ontario's manufacturing and resource industries are generally subject to a lower rate of 34.12%.