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Martyrs Shine Midland

Community Information

The Town of Midland has much
to offer through the Fall and Winter seasons.  Take in
the breathtaking fall colours while walking along the
waterfront trail, or perhaps board the Miss Midland Tour
Boat for a fall cruise of the 30,000 Islands. 
Throughout the winter months, Midland offers downhill and
cross country skiing options, as well as extensively groomed
snowmobile trails.   After a day on the slopes or
snowmobile trails, take advantage of the fine dining options
in our downtown area.   

For those wishing to
experience the culture, history, and nature at its best, we
offer the Huronia Museum, Sainte Marie Among the Hurons, the
Martyr¬ís Shrine and the Wye Marsh Wildlife Centre.  
Midland’s hospitality is reflected in its many historic
sites, museums, recreational areas and its friendly people. 

We hope that our Website will allow you to gain a sense of
our community and entice you to visit us year round. 
If you already live in Midland, we hope that you share our
pride in this progressive community.   

Midland is considered the #1 destination on Georgian Bay and the #3 in Ontario.

Midland is a town of picturesque beauty. Their history dates back to the time of the Jesuits, who where the first Europeans to view this beautiful area, and the Huron people who have proudly allowed our area to bear
the name. As a community, the people of Midland are thriving on the shores of Georgian
Bay. Midland has many internationally known tourist attractions.

The Area...

 has the only Catholic shrine of pilgrimage in Ontario

 has the largest collection of freshwater islands in the world

  has the first recreated Indian Village in Canada

 has Ontario's first European fortress

 has the largest collection of outdoor murals in Canada.

Some of the many local attractions include the Huronia Museum and
the Huron-Ouendat Village, Little Lake Park, Castle Village, 30,000 Islands Boat Cruises, and much more including fresh water beaches,
harbours, and nature trails. There is something to see and do all year round.

flourishes with

stores and professional businesses in our downtown
Zehrs & Rona Cashway to open 2002.
extensive shopping malls accommodating 130 retail
opportunities including 6 elementary schools, 2
secondary schools, a community college and bilingual
educational institutions in the neighboring community
only Industrial Research and Development Institute,
specializing in tool, die and mould
community parks, 10 neighbourhood parks, 2 golf
courses, arena, curling rink, cross country and
downhill skiing, snowmobiling trails, a YMCA complete
with an Olympic size pool and a picturesque waterfront
trail for walking or biking
marinas that offer 1,000 wet slips on the Georgian Bay
places of worship
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
deep water harbour linking with Thunder Bay and the
American markets
District Hospital, a modern, 125 bed acute care centre
is complete with operating facilities
include the Martyrs' Shrine, Wye Marsh Wildlife
Centre, Sainte Marie Among The Hurons, Huronia Museum
and Huron Indian Village
variety of housing, from modestly priced to exclusive
water front properties, ranging from $125,000 on the
low range to upwards of $509,000 plus
taxes and moderately priced industrial and commercial
properties are all part of our commitment to work with
those who are relocating to our community
12, 27 and 93 connect to Highway 400, a major artery
in Ontario




MONSIGNOR CASTEX SCHOOL, 120 Old Penetanguishene Road, P.O. Box 580, 

MIDLAND, Ontario,L4R 4L3

Telephone: (705) 526-2831 Fax: (705) 526-3499

SACRED HEART SCHOOL, 241 Elizabeth Street, MIDLAND, Ontario, L4R 1Y5

Telephone: (705) 526-0107 Fax: (705) 526-0465 


ST. THERESA'S HIGH SCHOOL, 347 Galloway Boulevard, MIDLAND, Ontario, L4R 5B2

Telephone: (705) 526-1311 Fax: (705) 526-4378 

Economic Information

Midlands Development;

A total of 81.2% of all area employers have been in business
more than 5 years, with 61.0% in business for more than 10
years. This points to considerable stability in the economic
climate of the area.

Most businesses in all sectors have seen strong sales
growth over the last three years, with 62.1% reporting
increased sales, compared to only 12.6% reporting declining
sales. Some 23.0% of firms experienced more than 20% growth
in sales during this period. The strongest sales growth was
in the manufacturing sector, followed closely by the primary
sector and the transportation/communications/utilities

Business suppliers and markets are very much locally
oriented. Some 54.6% of all businesses obtain more than half
their supplies locally, with another 8.3% obtaining more
than half their supplies from elsewhere in Simcoe County and
Muskoka. Similarly, 78.6% of businesses generate more than
half of their revenues within the catchment area.

*Stats from Midland
Human Resources Development Canada
, 1999



1.0 Introduction

2.0 Characteristics of employers in
Midland HRCC Area

3.0 Conducting business in the
Midland HRCC Area

4.0 Locational Factors

5.0 Employment trends in the
catchment area

6.0 Human resource development needs

7.0 Barriers, gaps and opportunities

(Links provided through Stats Canada)


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Michael Preston-Broker and Contact

Realtor for the Midland Area.

Call: 705 715-6860

Email Michael at


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