Did You Know?
Half of the VQA wine from Ontario grapes comes from Essex County, mainly Pelee Island Winery and Colio Estate Wines. Both wineries rank by volume among the top five wineries in Ontario
The Windsor-Essex Region's high unemployment rate offers many companies locating here a surprisingly available and adaptable regional workforce.
Windsor CMA - February 2012*
*unadjusted 3 month moving averageSource: Service Canada, Research and Analysis
Employment by Industry
Known as a strong manufacturing centre, the Windsor-Essex Region has its workforce employed in a variety of different industries.
Source: Statistics Canada, Labour Force Survey, 2008-Q4