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12 Ways to Support Local Food

12 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"

SCOR Continues to Push for Improved Infrastructure in Rural Communities 

SCOR 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 "

Ongoing Advocacy Efforts for the Region

Over 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"

Thank you for attending our AGM!

Our 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!"

Get to Know the Region: Brant County!

What 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!"

Resources Supporting Human Capital

Resources 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"

Infrastructure Resources

Infrastructure 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"

Agricultural Resources

Agricultural 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"

Get to Know the Region: Oxford County!

Economic 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!"