Lakehead’s Work-Integrated Learning Program

Lakehead University has developed a relationship with Magnet, a delivery partner for the federal SWPP (Student Worker Placement Program). Magnet is providing dedicated funding for employers to hire Lakehead University students into positions related to their field of study, either part time or full time. Work-Integrated Learning (WIL) at Lakehead has reserved 60 wage rebates…

Canada United

Canada United™ is a movement that brings fellow Canadians together to show their support for local businesses. Essential to our economy and communities, these businesses need our help now more than ever. So, join the movement and show local some love. Watch the videos online Like the posts on social media Use #CanadaUnited on Twitter…

RE3: Rebuild, Reopen, Revive

RE3 is a government funded program that provides non-repayable performance based contributions up to $5,000 to assist Southern Ontario women-led SMEs to rebuild, reopen and revive their businesses   With the support of FedDev Ontario and the Government of Canada’s Regional Relief and Recovery Fund (RRRF), WindsorEssex Economic Development Corporation and Northumberland CFDC are working collaboratively within our regional entrepreneurial ecosystems to…

Community Capacity Building Fund Grant

We’re now accepting grant applications for the Community Capacity Building Fund! We have $40,000 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 intent of the funding is to strengthen our communities by supporting projects that improve opportunities for growth and/or success…

Province Launches “Ontario Made” Program

As the province safely and gradually reopens, Ontario is starting down the road to growth, renewal and economic recovery. That’s why the Ontario government is proud to support the launch of the Ontario Made program from Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME). This new program will promote the many world-class goods that are made across the…

Masks Mandatory in Simcoe Muskoka

Effective July 13, 2020, owners or operators of all businesses, organizations and public transit services in Simcoe and Muskoka must have policies in place to restrict people from entering if they are not wearing a non-medical mask or face covering. Best efforts shall be made to only allow entry to customers wearing a face covering. The face…