Stratford is the envy of many communities. Our economic base is diverse: manufacturing, tourism, commercial, financial, agricultural and service industries combine to create a stable, prosperous business environment and resilient economy in the heart of southwestern Ontario. Southwestern Ontario boasts Canada's largest concentration of manufacturing industries. Employers have also access to four educational institutions within a one-hour drive that ensure a well-skilled labour market.
In this section of our website, you can access information on Stratford's growing economic segments and strengths including:
Discover how Stratford's competitive business environment ensures these industries grow and prosper in our City while offering a choice of employment opportunities for our residents.