July 4, 2019The Elgin Middlesex Oxford Workforce Planning and Development Board is launching the all-in-one digital system for job seekers across the three counties. Composed of 3 tools, Local Jobs Hub aims to help match local job seekers with employers, training, and skill building in the region. The tool has been funded in part by the … Continue reading "Local Jobs Hub Tool Now Live!"
July 3, 2019About Food and Beverage Ontario (FBO) FBO is a not-for-profit, leadership organization dedicated to advancing the interests of Ontario’s food and beverage processors and is the is the provincial professional leadership organization for food and beverage processors across Ontario. Their focus is on the success, prosperity and growth of the food and beverage processing sector. … Continue reading "Highlight on Food and Beverage Ontario"
June 28, 2019Please see the Expression of Interest (EOI) attached below. This Expression of Interest is intended to gauge interest and identify service providers in advance of of the Request for Proposal (RFP) stage of contracting transportation service providers. The purpose of this RFI is to seek interested vendors in providing transportation service and systems across the … Continue reading "Expression of Interest – Regional Community Transportation Provider"
June 6, 201912 ways to Support Local Food It’s Local Food Week! Make sure you show your support by buying and supporting local producers, markets, and products. Not sure where to start? Check out the resources below and tips on how to support local food all year! How to Support Local All Year Read labels. Check to … Continue reading "12 Ways to Support Local Food"
April 29, 2019SCOR EDC continues to advocate on behalf of the 5 county region of Bayham, Brant, Middlesex, Norfolk and Oxford Counties and work with all levels of government for up to date and robust infrastructure within the region. These conversations are on-going and important and include input and expertise from staff from our 5 county partnership … Continue reading "SCOR Continues to Push for Improved Infrastructure in Rural Communities "
April 16, 2019Over the past year SCOR has has had over 43 meetings with both provincial and federal ministers or elected officials regarding specific concerns and opportunities within the 5 county region. Change takes time. SCOR EDC continues to work with regional stakeholders such as the Ontario Federation of Agriculture, Ontario South Coast Wineries and Growers Association, Community Futures … Continue reading "Ongoing Advocacy Efforts for the Region"
February 13, 2019Our AGM brought another chance to connect with one another, catch up with old friends and new, learn about the region and celebrate another year of regional partnership. A special thanks to our guest speakers who provided great information: Deb Mountenay-Elgin Middlesex Oxford Workforce Planning and Development Board, Anita Buehner- Owner Bonnieheath Estate Lavender and … Continue reading "Thank you for attending our AGM!"
January 31, 2019SCOR Advocates for Better Transportation SCOR EDC has been working with the Minister of Transportation and senior staff over the course of many years. We have been advocating strongly for a master transportation plan for not only SCOR, but all of southwestern Ontario that would include connectivity through various transportation systems such as our highways, … Continue reading "SCOR Advocates for Better Transportation"
December 6, 2018What makes the County of Brant unique? Conveniently situated in south-central Ontario, the County of Brant is one of 5 partner municipalities with the South Central Ontario Regional Economic Development Corporation. Boasting a population of approximately 40,000 persons dispersed amongst a number of thriving communities which have witnessed growth in resident attraction, tourism as well … Continue reading "Get to Know the Region: Brant County!"
November 29, 2018Resources Supporting Human Capital As mentioned two weeks ago, human capital supporting economic development is one of SCOR EDC’s three priorities. Keep reading to find resources supporting human capital! You can head over to the SCOR EDC Resource page to find many great resources such as: EmployerOne Survey results, labour market information, finding employees, accessing … Continue reading "Resources Supporting Human Capital"