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"
September 19, 2018SCOR EDC Continues to Advocate at the 2018 AMO Conference SCOR EDC had the opportunity to speak with many Ministers regarding regional concerns and opportunities. Board of Directors met with the following Ministries: Energy, MEDJCT, Transportation, Infrastructure, MTCU, OMAFRA, Environment, Conservation and Parks, Tourism and the Leader of the Opposition. SCOR and its partner counties … Continue reading "SCOR EDC Continues to Advocate at the 2018 AMO Conference"
September 17, 2018Resources for New and Growing Businesses Are you a new startup or a business looking to expand? Go to our other website www.scorbusinessportal.com for resources, incentives and more! Starting Your Business Starting Your BusinessFrequently Asked Questions (FAQ) -Your Guide to SCOR EDC and its Partners’ Programs & Services Please click on the most relevant FAQ … Continue reading "Resources for New and Growing Businesses"
September 17, 2018Fast Facts Population and Markets South Central Ontario Region is comprised of five counties and 28 local municipalities Brant, Bayham, Middlesex, Norfolk and Oxford Counties Is home to 490,000+ residents 30% lower corporate tax rate than U.S. average 50% lower employer health care costs Exchange on Canadian dollar contributes up to 25% added cost advantage … Continue reading "Fast Facts About the Region"
September 4, 2018Cannabis Learning Session: Preparing for Legalization September 11, 2018 1:30 – 3:15 pm Legalization of cannabis is just around the corner. Municipalities are responsible for some key roll out components. The Provincial government just announced Starting on October 17, consumers 19 and older will be able to purchase cannabis via an online retail platform provided … Continue reading "Cannabis Learning Session: Preparing for Legalization"