The Regional Municipality of Durham is one of Ontario’s fastest growing areas to live, work and play, with a population of nearly 650,000 people in some of Ontario’s most beautiful settings. Durham Region is geographically, culturally and economically diverse. We have large urban cities, smaller towns and quaint villages that support both a bustling urban environment, and a prosperous rural and agricultural base. Historically known for its strength in the manufacturing sector, Durham is transforming and evolving, and today has an ideal mix of businesses, affordability, accessibility and connectivity. We have world-class learning institutions that offer post-secondary and graduate professional and technical training opportunities. Durham has it all: major infrastructure investments, an accessible and specialized talent pool, world-class educations institutions, a well-established enterprise-driven business community, and a committed partnership between the Region and its Area Municipalities who are committed to the delivery of service excellence.