Multiculturalism in our community? It starts with you!

In recognition of International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination on March 21, the County of Simcoe has once again proclaimed March as #ITSTARTS Month. The annual #ITSTARTS campaign promotes inclusion, acceptance, and equity within the vibrant, diverse and growing communities that make up Simcoe County. #ITSTARTS aims to raise awareness about the value…

Change in the air in downtown Orillia

To quote a classic bit of 1960’s folk rock, something’s happening here. Investment in Orillia’s historic core is occurring with new-found intensity as developers, lured by the downtown’s historic charm and relative affordability, set the stage for the future. According to Lisa Thomson-Roop, of the Downtown Orillia Management Board, the degree of development underway surpasses…

Leadercast Live 2020

This is the one Leadership Development Event you don’t want to miss! Be a part of an extraordinary event that will make you a better leader. Leadercast Live is the largest, one-day leadership event in the world, broadcast live each year from Atlanta to hundreds of Host Sites around the globe. This career-changing leadership event…

Canada Summer Jobs

Objectives of the Canada Summer Jobs Program Canada Summer Jobs is an initiative of the Youth Employment and Skills Strategy, which aims to provide flexible and holistic services to support all young Canadians develop the skills and gain paid work experience to successfully transition in the labour market. The Canada Summer Jobs program objectives align…

Rural Economic Development Program

Funding to help create jobs and boost growth in your rural community. The RED program is now open and accepting applications. This intake will close on February 24, 2020. How it works Ontario’s Rural Economic Development (RED) program provides cost-share funding to support activities that create strong rural communities in Ontario, and opens doors to rural economic…

Tourism, Culture and Sport Grant Application

The objective of the County of Simcoe Tourism, Culture and Sport Grant Program is to support and enhance Tourism, Culture and Sport in Simcoe County through: Investing in tourism, culture and sport activities that promote awareness, access, participation and appreciation of the distinct, diverse offerings within the County of Simcoe; Building organizational capacity in existing…