Oshawa: Best Place to Find Work; Education Hub in Durham
The largest city in the Durham Region, Oshawa is home to 161,000 people who have access to four universities, a community college, a local airport, a deep water port, the 400 highways and major railroads.
In 2015, it was named in the BMO Regional Labour Report Card as the best place to find work. Employment was up by 13.1% in 2016, representing over 10,000 new jobs. The projected economic growth of the City of Oshawa in 2017 and 2018 means more job opportunities for its residents. The manufacturing, business services and transportation and warehousing industries will be the key drivers of this growth.