GTA Techno Cluster

25 03 2010

The Greater Toronto Area or The GTA, is Canada’s largest city with an estimated population of 6 million. Considered to be a modern day metropolis, The GTA has adopted Michael Porter’s theory of industry cluster regions being the success behind a city’s growth and development.

Map Of Greater Toronto Area

Known as the financial capital of Canada, Toronto is the 3rd largest financial hub in North America following New York & Chicago. Other than Financial Services, the GTA consists of many other industry clusters including Fashion, Food, Film, & Information And Communications Technology.

The Information & Communications located within the Markham area is Canada’s largest technology cluster and the 3rd largest in North America following the Silicon Valley in San Francisco & New York. Contributing more than $20 billion annually to the economy as it bolsters a network of over 3,000 companies and about 150,00 employees working within the industry.

For further information about The GTA’s Information & Communications Technology Cluster please follow THIS link.

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