July 22, 2019SCOR 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"
July 17, 2019The South Central Ontario Region Economic Development Corporation (SCOR EDC) is a partnership of municipalities who recognize the unique opportunities and issues in rural Ontario and. The not for profit corporation is owned by the counties of Brant, Elgin, Middlesex, Norfolk and Oxford. SCOR EDC is home to over 1.5 million residents and is proud … Continue reading "SCOR Advocates for Natural Gas Expansion"
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"
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 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!"
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"
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"