Located along the east shore of Lake Huron, Huron County is the most agriculturally productive County in Ontario and a leader in numerous areas of agricultural technology and innovation. Here, urban amenities unite with rural benefits making any one of our nine municipalities the right fit for your business or your family.

Huron County boasts an active available workforce of over 30,000; many skilled tradespersons live and work in the community serving the agricultural and manufacturing sectors. Major manufacturers such as Wescast Industries Inc., and Hensall District Co-operative recognize the outstanding work ethic of Huron County workers, which they attribute to Huron’s rural and agricultural roots.

What We Do

We are a team of economic development professionals committed to building a prosperous Huron County guided by:

Focusing on 3 GUIDING PRINCIPLES:

  • Developing targeted opportunities
  • Aligning municipal government efforts
  • Engaging a broader group of stakeholders

Addressing the 5 BIG CHALLENGES:

  • The tightening workforce
  • The need for new entrepreneurship
  • The need to focus on specific opportunities
  • The importance of strategic economic infrastructure
  • Engagement of the private sector/other stakeholders

Pursuing OPPORTUNITIES IN KEY GROWTH SECTORS:

  • Agriculture
  • Tourism, Culture and Arts
  • Education
  • Manufacturing
  • Health and Wellbeing
  • Information technology
  • Retail and local services