In the Municipality of Brockton, with the mighty Saugeen River and a humming downtown core, Walkerton lets you can grab a latte in the morning, innovate all day long, and catch your dinner in the afternoon. The community is focused on clean technology, fly-fishing, agri-business, and, yes, all the tourism ideas you can dream up. Let Walkerton be the backdrop of your new or expanding business.
The Municipality of Brockton, with Walkerton at its core, is nestled in the countryside of the Saugeen and Teeswater Rivers of Bruce County. It’s almost equidistant from Toronto and Hamilton and with the Saugeen Municipal Airport right there, keeping on top of business and leisure is a breeze.
With the Saugeen River running right through its downtown hub, Walkerton has become home for consumers and businesses with a focus on paddle-sports and waterside living. The Walkerton Clean Water Centre trains Ontario’s drinking water professionals, gifting you with an already-solid, high-earning customer base. There are currently 120 commercial ventures in town with room for more.
Visit the Brockton Townfolio page to see more about their economy.
The population of Municipality of Brockton is just over 9,400, with 4,500 calling the town of Walkerton home. Clean Water Living is the core of the community’s identity and it takes environmental leadership and conservation seriously. Walkerton is a local shopping destination known for its thriving downtown business community that includes many unique shopping and dining experiences. Eighty percent of the population in Walkerton is pre-retirement age, indicating a growing community. Forty percent of households in the municipality earn an annual household income at or above the national average.
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The thriving main industries in Bruce County are diverse. Supporting the entrepreneurs who keep those industries active is our goal. Whether you’re a new business owner, expanding an existing business, or exploring new ways to run a mature business, a wide range of support is available to you and you’ve come to the right place to find it.