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"
November 22, 2018Infrastructure Resources If you read our last post, you will know that this week we will be featuring resources that support infrastructure in the region. Keep reading to learn more! The Federation of Canadian Municipalities will support studies and infrastructure related projects throughout the year. Some have and currently include: Study grant: Transportation networks and … Continue reading "Infrastructure Resources"
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!"