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Background, Studies and Strategies

Through research and consultation a number of plans and strategies have been developed that guide the work of the Economic Development Division.

Business Retention and Expansion (BR&E)

The Business Retention and Expansion (BR&E) program, launched in 2015, engaged the Town of Caledon's  business community in four targeted sectors: Construction, Finance and Insurance, Manufacturing and Professional Services. The research portion of the program concluded in 2016. Results were published in the final report in 2017. View the report (pdf) 

Competitive Analysis

This study looks at how the Town of Caledon compares to other similar jurisdictions and paints a statistical picture of Caledon. Download (PDF)

Community Improvement Plans

Community Improvement Plan (CIP) promotes redevelopment, revitalization, and beautification.  CIP areas are located in Bolton, Caledon East and the six Villages (Alton, Caledon Village, Cheltenham, Inglewood, Mono Mills and Palgrave). CIPs consist of municipal action plans, incentive grant programs for commercial/industrial property owners and associated Urban Design Guidelines.

Tourism Strategy

Adopted by Council on September 9, 2014, the Tourism Strategy provides a plan to enhance and expand local tourism opportunities / experiences in order to support community vibrancy, local economic growth and resiliency.

Headwaters Food Charter

The Headwaters Food Charter and Action Plan, endoresed by Caledon Council in 2017 is a Plan to support the food system in the Headwaters area (Caledon, Dufferin and Erin). Download (PDF) 

Brochures/Promotional Material

Community Profile

Home to over 2,000 businesses, Caledon is the natural course for business. Read our community profile to find out why it makes sense to do business in Caledon. Download (PDF)

Caledon Food Sector Profile 

The Town of Caledon boasts an enviable position in the heart of Canada's food processing hub and is an ideal place to establish or expand a food processing operation. Download (PDF)

Live and Work in Caledon 

Caledon offers the perfect blend of urban and rural community that combines business opportunities and quality of life. Download (PDF)


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