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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"

Tourism Efforts in The Region Offering Unique Experiences to Visitors

Tourism 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"

SCOR EDC Continues to Advocate at the 2018 AMO Conference

SCOR 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"

Fast Facts About the Region

Fast 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"