Ajax is part of Durham Region, one of the fastest growing areas of Ontario. The population of Ajax is approximately 109,600, with hundreds of new homes being built every year. The Town has a vibrant business community as well, with more than 1,900 businesses and a labour force of close to 42,000. Our retail sector includes a regional shopping centre at Harwood Ave. N. and Highway 2 (Kingston Rd.), along with many smaller outlets.