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About Us

The Economic Development and Tourism Division’s priority is to lead, facilitate and advance Durham Region’s efforts for continued economic growth, job creation, and revitalization throughout the Region.

OUR SERVICES

Economic Development and Tourism Division

The Economic Development and Tourism Division’s priority is to lead, facilitate and advance Durham Region’s efforts for continued economic growth, job creation, and revitalization throughout the Region.

Durham Region’s Economic Development and Tourism Division acts as the central point of contact for attracting new business investment, representing the eight area municipalities that make up the Region of Durham. Business retention and expansion is achieved through key partnerships, supported by educational institutions and a variety of economic development partners at municipal, regional, provincial and federal levels.

Services include:

  • Site-selection assistance;
  • Information and research;
  • Coordination of Regional development services;
  • Liaison between the business community, educational institutions and government;
  • Links existing businesses to sourcing capital and new business relationships; and
  • Film location assistance.
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