Town of Ajax


Ajax, a town in the Durham Region, is part of the Greater Toronto Area (GTA).  It is one of the fastest growing areas in Ontario.

Ajax is a mid-sized town with amenities found in big cities. There is a lively mix of old and new neighbourhoods. Hundreds of homes are built every year.

Cultural activities and businesses reflect a diverse population.

The town strives to preserve the natural environment. Seven kilometres of Lake Ontario waterfront is mostly undeveloped for the community to enjoy.

Fast facts

  • Population: 120,000
  • Businesses: 1,900+
  • Labour Force: 91,000+
  • Mayor: Steve Parish
  • Fact: Ajax is named after a Royal Navy cruiser that served in World War II – HMS Ajax

Learn more about Ajax.

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