Ajax is a town in Durham Region in Southern Ontario, Canada, located in the eastern part of the Greater Toronto Area. The town is named for HMS Ajax, a Royal Navy cruiser that served in World War II. It is approximately 25 kilometres east of Toronto on the shores of Lake Ontario and is bordered by the City of Pickering to the west and north, and the Town of Whitby to the east.
Some Interesting Facts about Ajax:
The Town of Ajax has been recognized in the “Canada’s Best to Invest” rankings compiled by US-based Site Selection magazine, which recognizes Canada’s top economic development leaders each year.
The Town has a vibrant business community, with nearly 2,000 businesses and a workforce of close to 85,000, with a regional workforce of over 2 million people within a 45-minute drive. Ajax offers the Region of Durham’s strongest, award-winning economic development service team, with dedicated staff and customized processes to assist business in expansion and location.