Town of Midland is situated at the gateway to Georgian Bay's picturesque 30,000
Islands. Our culturally rich Town has become the nerve center of North Simcoe
for economic prosperity, envious lifestyle in idyllic surroundings and an
abundance of recreational pursuits.
A very safe, clean and hospitable community, Midland has a population of over 17,000. It is the economic hub of Southern Georgian Bay which boasts a population exceeding 48,000 within a 25 km radius. In summer months, the area population grows to over 100,000 due to over 8,000 cottages, the resort hotels and the provincial and national parks.
Midland boasts over 30 outstanding industries. Large Corporations such as ELCAN Optical Technologies, Baytech Plastics, TRW Vehicle Safety Systems, Saint-Gobain Technical Fabrics, ADM Milling Co., SCHOTT Gemtron Corporation, Franke Industries, Weber Manufacturing Ltd., NEBS Business Forms and others all call Midland their home. Their presence is a testament to Midland's multi-dimensional labour force made up of professional and skilled trade workers.
Midland flourishes with
and bustling downtown core consisting of 180 stores and professional
businesses office promoted by a Business Improvement Area.
commercial growth includes Toys 'R Us, Wal-Mart, Real Canadian
Superstore, Shoppers Drug Mart, Rona, Boston Pizza, A&W, Giant Tiger,
Home Depot, The Brick, Staples, Payless Shoes, Mark's Work Warehouse and
the Georgian Bay National Park Administrative Building.
malls accommodating over 130 retail stores.
opportunities including five elementary schools, two secondary schools, a
Georgian College campus with an industrial research and development
component, and bilingual educational institutions in the neighboring
community parks, 10 neighbourhood parks, two golf courses, the North Simcoe
Sports and Recreation Complex housing a double pad arena and court
facilities and community rooms, a Sports Hall of Fame, a curling rink, a
lawn bowling club, cross country and downhill skiing, snowmobiling trails,
a YMCA complete with an Olympic size pool and 10 km of waterfront trail
for walking or biking.
four marinas offering over 2,800 wet slips on the Georgian Bay waterways
Museum and Huron Indian Village, live theatre, arts, culture and service
clubs active in the community
Midland Police Services and the permanently staffed Fire Department ensure
safety for our community
Airport is nearby having a modern terminal, with 4,000 feet of runway, an
ARCL system, as well as aviation fuel storage and dispensing capabilities
a deep water harbour linking with Thunder Bay and the American markets
Bay General Hospital, a modern, 125 bed acute care center is complete with
tourist attractions include the Martyrs' Shrine, the Wye Marsh Wildlife
Centre, the reconstructed fort of Sainte Marie Among The Hurons
and the Penetanguishene Military and Naval Establishment
of housing, from modestly priced homes to exclusive water front
properties, ranging from $175,000 to in excess of $1,000,000.
taxes and moderately priced industrial and commercial properties are all
part of our commitment to work with those who are relocating to our
major transportation artery, Highway 400, connects to the
Kings Highways 12 and 93
looking for a place to establish or start a business, Midland offers the best
of both worlds; year round recreational pursuits and an excellent business