The best way to start improving prosperity in southwestern Ontario is to inspire a conversation that defines it, mobilizes resources and shares success. It won't happen by accident - it will happen if we focus our energy and investments here. So let's begin with the families and individuals of southwestern Ontario. What does prosperity mean to you?
The foundation of local prosperity is economic vitality. Building companies here creates meaningful employment; shopping here, sourcing local expertise and focusing business profits here sustains it. So lets invest in new economic engines and the agri-future of southwestern Ontario. Lets connect with the risk takers and innovators, and ask them a simple question: What does prosperity mean to you?
It only takes a few streets and houses for a community to exist on a map. Prosperity takes more. Prosperous communities happen when people share ideas, work together and invest in tomorrow. Southwestern Ontario is home to some of Canada's oldest communities. Each has the capacity to inspire an even more sustainable future by starting with a simple question: What will it take to sustain prosperity in your home town?
What if thousands of people in southwestern Ontario mobilized around a mutually beneficial vision of local and regional prosperity? And then brought it to life by investing brain power, energy and capital here. If we worked together, could we make a difference, now and for future generations? There's only one way to know. And it starts with a question: What does prosperity mean to you?