November 15, 2018Agricultural Resources Over the next three weeks we will be featuring resources that focus on SCOR EDC’s three main priorities which are: Sector Development with a focus on agriculture Infrastructure that supports economic development Human capital that supports economic development Keep reading for agricultural resources! Employment Initiatives: Agriculture Youth Green Jobs Initiative Agriculture Business Management … Continue reading "Agricultural Resources"
November 1, 2018Economic development is a key priority in the County of Oxford with economic development offices in multiple communities. Oxford County Oxford County represents the best of both worlds: urban communities full of life, entertainment and commerce; and, rural areas that are rich in natural resources, history and farming communities. Located in the heart of Southwestern … Continue reading "Get to Know the Region: Oxford County!"
October 25, 2018Norfolk County and the region have a bright, collaborative future Clark Hoskin was born in Haldimand County and raised on his family’s farm east of Jarvis. He studied film and television production at York University. After graduating, he worked in journalism. Clark moved back to the Haldimand-Norfolk area in the 1990s to raise a family. … Continue reading "Get to Know the Region: Norfolk County!"
October 18, 2018You should definitely put Middlesex County on your investment radar This is a municipality ticking all the boxes for site locators and corporate managers. Why? Because its prime location, and affordable land prices, coupled with an educated workforce, multi-level government support and key quality of life elements are all part of our package. Find out … Continue reading "Get to Know the Region: Middlesex County!"
October 16, 2018Looking to Turn Your Value-Added Idea into Reality? Participate in the Exploring Value-Added Opportunities Workshop for farm and rural entrepreneurs. What You’ll Learn This workshop will help you make better decisions and increase profits by teaching you how to: Generate new ideas for value-added products and services on your farm; Assess your idea’s business potential; … Continue reading "Exploring Value-Added Opportunities Workshop"
October 11, 2018Spotlight on Bayham! The Municipality of Bayham is situated on the north shore of Lake Erie, in the southeast corner of Elgin County. Industry in the Municipality of Bayham is focused around agribusiness, creative services, manufacturing, and tourism. The Municipality of Bayham is one of three municipalities participating in the Erie Shores Wind Farm. The … Continue reading "Get to Know the Region: Municipality of Bayham!"
October 2, 2018Apprenticeship Advantage Series If you’re an employer, student, job seeker, parent, teacher, or guidance councillor? Be sure to head over to CTV to view the Apprenticeship Advantage video series here! If you want to learn more, head over the Apprenticeship Network website. “The Apprenticeship Network is a group of like-minded professionals and groups working collaboratively … Continue reading "Apprenticeship Advantage Series"
October 1, 2018Ontario Agriculture Week October 1-7th 2018 Celebrate Ontario’s Farmers! Let us know what you are doing to show your appreciation in the comments below! And if you are looking for ways to support local, check out our 12 Ways to Support Local Food blog post! Have questions or would like to be featured on the … Continue reading "Ontario Agriculture Week Oct 1-Oct 7"
September 27, 2018A Spotlight on our Workforce Planning Boards in the Region SCOR EDC is fortunate to be home to two Workforce Planning Boards. The Workforce Planning Board of Grand Erie represents Brant Norfolk and Haldimand and there is also the Elgin, Middlesex, Oxford Workforce Planning Board. Workforce Planning Board of Grand Erie The Workforce Planning Board … Continue reading "A Spotlight on Workforce Planning Boards in the Region"
September 24, 2018Tourism Efforts in The Region Offering Unique Experiences to Visitors The South Central Ontario Region is home to many unique landscapes and tourism experiences. Local municipalities and regional organizations are truly done a fantastic job to showcase the region and attract outside visitors who are looking for new and exciting experiences. Keep reading to learn … Continue reading "Tourism Efforts in The Region Offering Unique Experiences to Visitors"