The Town of Midland is projected to grow exponentially over the next decade, according to provincial and county forecasts.

The population is predicted to increase by 25 per cent and swell to 22,500 by 2031 — a significant rise from the population of 16,864 recorded during the 2016 census.

The Ontario government, in collaboration with Simcoe County, has provided population forecasts for the town as part of the Growth Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe, which are included in the town’s draft official plan.

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