Funding will help owners buy and sell businesses

When owners are looking to sell their businesses, confidentiality is often key. If word gets out ahead of time, staff might leave and other problems could arise. Realizing these risks, the County of Simcoe has made a commitment to keep funding a pilot project that helps business owners with that transition and succession process. During…

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New Legal Requirements for Health Unit Inspected Premises

The Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit (SMDHU) is sharing with you the new legal requirements under the Health Protection and Promotion Act (HPPA) that came into effect July 1, 2018. These new requirements mean that all businesses in the health unit’s region operating an inspected premise under the HPPA are now required to notify the…

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GRANT: 2018 Community Capacity Building Fund

The Community Development Corp. (CDC) is now accepting grant applications for the Community Capacity Building Fund. The CDC has $20,000 to invest in projects and would like to maximize impact by funding a variety of projects in both for-profit businesses and non-profit organizations/social enterprises. The maximum amount of funding that may be requested from one…

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The impact of Bill 148 on Ontario business

The Ontario Chamber Network is collecting grassroots data on the impact of Bill 148 (the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act) to advise the government on the experience of businesses in Ontario. How has your organization been impacted financially, administratively, and/or legally by the changes contained within Bill 148? The more detail – particularly financial examples…

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CDC Lunch n’ Learn

Conquer the peaks of business performance with Allan Mallory‘s secrets of the trade. The international speaker, author and performance coach, who is passionate about leadership, will be the keynote speaker at the Community Development Corp. (CDC)’s Lunch n’ Learn event on October 4. Mallory’s desire to go higher clearly shows in his achievements over the…

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