Industry Statistics

The City of St. Catharines is well-positioned along the QEW-406 highway corridor and only minutes from the U.S border, making it a gateway to the U.S. market. With its experienced labour force and skilled workers, the city is a central hub for the advanced manufacturing industry.

Major Employers

RANKNAMESECTOREMPLOYEES
1District School Board of NiagaraPublic School Board4,734
2Niagara Health SystemHospital4,200
3General Motors of Canada LimitedManufacturing2,000
4Seaway Marine Transport Inc.Service1,800
5Brock UniversityUniversity1,784
6Algoma Central CorporationService1,300
7Niagara regional Police ServicesPolice Services1,076
8City of St. CatharinesMunicipal Government576
9Ontario Ministry of TransportationProvincial Government574
10TRW Canada LimitedManufacturing425

Source: Niagara Economic Development Corporation

Industry Profile of St. Catharines

Industry Profile of St. Catharines

Occupations

Occupations by Major Groups

Source: Statistics Canada National Household Survey

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