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Connectivity and Economic Development Strategies Announced for Rural Canada

SCOR EDC has been advocating for the need for ubiquitous rural broadband since its inception in 2010.   Other organizations such as the WOWC and ROI have also recognized this need as critical to keep rural Ontario and specifically the South Central Ontario region competitive. As a region we are excited to see actions start … Continue reading "Connectivity and Economic Development Strategies Announced for Rural Canada"

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"

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!"

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!"

Apprenticeship Advantage Series

Apprenticeship 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"

A Spotlight on Workforce Planning Boards in the Region

A 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"