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Halton Region

Immigration portal for Halton Region Immigration

Halton Region is made up of the communities of the City of Burlington, Town of Oakville, Town of Milton and the Town of Halton Hills. It is located along the shores of Lake Ontario and is 45 minutes away from Toronto (the largest city in Canada).  

For the fourth year in a row, Halton Region has been named the Safest Place to live in the Greater Toronto Area and the Safest Region in Canada.

The community of Halton is one of the fast growing and most welcoming (29.6% of new persons to Halton are foreign born) communities in Canada.

Visit the Halton Region municipal immigration portal to find information about living, working and doing business in this beautiful area of the province.

For more information on housing costs and trends, please visit the section for Halton Region (Oakville) on the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) website.


A centrally located area of exceptional natural beauty, you will find in Halton Region family friendly neighbourhoods and a quality of life that makes it the perfect place to live and raise a family.

 Halton Region and neighbouring cities:
Proximity to Toronto Halton Hills Milton Burlington Oakville
Approximate distance 61 km 56 km 60 km 41 km

This is a picture of Halton in the fall

 Population size of Halton Region:
Population 440,000 residents
 Major industries in Halton Region:
Key industries Professional Services
Real Estate
Retail Trade
 Housing in Halton Region:

Average house price
(single family detached)

 Climate in Halton Region:
Average temperatures January July
  -5.9C 21.2C

Learn more

Discovering Halton

E-Mentoring Program

Families and Children

Housing in Halton

International Students

Portrait of Halton

Starting a Business in Halton

Schooling in Halton

Working in Halton

The Halton Region municipal immigration portal is funded and administered through the Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration, as part of the Municipal Immigration Information Online (MIIO) Program. Visit the Cities and Towns section of for other municipal immigration portals.