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A Prosperous and Green Future

Located in the center of Canada's most prosperous manufacturing corridor, Canada's Industrial Heartland is comprised of 7 forward-thinking municipalities who have joined together to ensure that the future of the region is both prosperous and green.


Funding Incentives

Southwestern Ontario Development Fund

An interest-free loan of up to 50% on a capital project and up to 75% on a non-capital project with negotiable repayment terms.

Contact us to find out about more incentives to locate in Canada's Industrial Heartland.


How SOMA Can Help You Succeed

Industry Support

The Heartland can meet the supply chain requirements of the wind, solar, bio-mass, geo-thermal and energy conservation industries, with over 200 manufacturers and service providers working to meet such needs as:

  • Fabrication and Welding
  • Controls & Automation
  • Engineering
  • Transmission & Electrical Equipment
  • Concrete Bases
  • Environmental Consultants

Availability of Green Energy

Through both private and public sector partnerships and investments, Canada's Industrial Heartland has existing and planned renewable energy installations ranging from rooftop and ground mounted solar to wind turbine and bio-fuel facilities, all generating clean energy for the community.

Access to Research & Training

Internationally renowned post-secondary institutions that are able to assist with training, research and commercialization support for a variety of renewable energy and energy conservation technologies are only minutes away.