Halton Region is one of the four regional municipalities surrounding the Greater Toronto Area. It is located in the southwest part of the GTA, in Southern Ontario. The city of Burlington and the towns of Milton, Oakville and Halton Hills, comprise the Halton Region. Of the 4 major places to live in the Halton Region, the City of Burlington and the town of Oakville are highly urbanized while Milton and Halton Hills remains to be largely rural.
Halton Region takes pride in its reputation as being the safest place to live in the Greater Toronto Area. It is also one of the best places in Canada to do business. It is strategically located in such a way that it has access to major markets with its close proximity to the Toronto Area. Its talented workforce is diverse and well-educated, bringing in a collaboration of minds with various cultural backgrounds. The Halton Region also maintains its costs to do business competitive as compared to other regions in the GTA. It provides for both provincial and federal government tax credits and investments to encourage the growth of business.