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.
- 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