Windsor-Essex, Ontario, Canada Recognized as one of the Top 10 Locations for Investment in Canada

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Canada’s Best Award from Site Selection Magazine


Windsor-Essex Ontario, Canada - Tuesday, September 5, 2017 – Today, Site Selection Magazine an international publication that is recognized as the leading publication in corporate real estate, facility planning, location analysis and foreign direct investment recognized Windsor-Essex, Ontario Canada in the Top 10 for Best Locations in Canada for Investment. The region was joined by: Calgary Economic Development, City of Mississauga Economic Development; Montreal International; Invest Ottawa; Quebec International; Saskatoon Regional Economic Development Authority; Toronto Global; Vancouver Economic Commission and Waterloo Economic Development Corporation. The Canada’s Best Award was received by the WindsorEssex Economic Development Corporation on behalf of the Windsor-Essex region.

Adam Bruns the Managing Editor announced the Site Selection findings and recognized Ontario as the most competitive Province in a competitive nation, followed by Alberta and Quebec. It was stated that not only is Ontario leading the way, its regions and municipalities are too. “The annual Canada’s Best Locations feature sheds additional light on Canada’s many location options for corporate site selectors, “ says Mark Arend, Editor in Chief of Site Selection. “We salute the provinces and communities that made this year’s rankings.”

Stephen MacKenzie, CEO of the WindsorEssex Economic Development Corporation said, “It’s an honor to receive this award on behalf of the Windsor-Essex region. To be recognized among the Best Places in Canada to invest is an outstanding achievement and speaks volumes about our region’s exceptional position for economic growth and business development. It’s also a privilege to be recognized as one of Canada’s Best Locations for Investment by a third party such as Site Selection magazine who is known as a trusted advisor to corporations, government, investment and economic development agencies around the world.”

In 2011, 2014 and 2015 Site Selection Magazine’s Annual Canadian Ranking recognized the Windsor-Essex Region with awards within the categories of - Top 10 Canadian Economic Development Groups and Canada’s Best Locations for Investment.  Visit:  The 2017 Canada’s Best Location report is posted at:

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Lana Drouillard, Director Marketing and Communications
519 259-9600

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