City of Oshawa

Business Services




Our Story

The City of Oshawa Business and Economic Development Services Branch supports and advances economic prosperity at the municipal level through strategic projects that enhance and promote job creation, business retention, expansion and investment attraction. Through the direction of Oshawa City Council, the Business and Economic Development Services Branch offers guidance and support to developers, contractors and business owners. From downtown revitalization and the promotion of key economic assets, to advancing new commercial and industrial investment opportunities, Business and Economic Development Services aims to position the City of Oshawa as a top destination in the Greater Toronto Area for business.

Major Employers

  • General Motors of Canada
  • Lakeridge Health
  • Ontario Power Generation
  • Ontario Tech University
  • Ministry of Finance
  • Durham College
  • Concentrix

Durham Region

Community Type Population
Durham DWA, ON Amalgamated Community 696,867