News

May 25, 2022

The County of Huron is working to expand youth engagement opportunities.

Huron County, Ontario – The County of Huron is reviewing, expanding, and developing new youth engagement opportunities. This includes providing youth with professional development opportunities directly with the County. These internship programs and work placements are of great benefit to Huron’s youth. They help to ensure that the youth of today have access to the […]

May 19, 2022

The Huron County Museum & Historic Gaol welcomes Speaking of Democracy travelling exhibit

Huron County, Ontario – The Huron County Museum is pleased to welcome Speaking of Democracy, a travelling exhibit from the Office of the Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, on display at the Museum until July 10, 2022. Launched in 2019 as an art exhibit in the Lieutenant Governor’s Suite at Queen’s Park, Speaking of Democracy was […]

May 11, 2022

The County of Huron is working to increase affordable housing options.

The County of Huron is creating a Housing Renewal Plan. This project involves looking for opportunities to create more affordable housing units on properties that the County already owns or properties that may be made available for housing by other levels of government.

May 10, 2022

Volunteers needed to support families from Ukraine arriving in Huron County

Sign up as a volunteer to help newcomers arriving from Ukraine.

April 27, 2022

County of Huron congratulates successful Starter Company Plus program graduates

The Starter Company Plus program, administered locally by the County of Huron, provides business training, mentoring, and grant opportunities for up to $5,000 for eligible participants to start, expand, or buy a small business. Congratulations to the ten graduates of the fall 2021 Starter Company Plus program, and Huron County’s newest business owners!

April 20, 2022

County of Huron SLED Fund Opens for 2022 Applications

The County of Huron’s annual Supporting Local Economic Development (SLED) program opens on April 20, 2022. Apply today!

April 7, 2022

Huron County EarlyON Program celebrates 20 years!

This April, the County of Huron’s Children’s Services division and EarlyON Program Facilitators are celebrating 20 years of providing Early Learning and Parenting programs for families in Huron.

Huron County Economic Development is taking action after successful business survey

Huron County Economic Development has completed a six month Business Retention and Expansion (BR&E) survey process.  In total, 723 survey results were received that represent 21% of Huron’s business community. 

April 6, 2022

County of Huron Ends State of Emergency.

On April 6, 2022, the County of Huron ended the State of Emergency that was declared on March 24, 2020 in response to the global COVID-19 pandemic. Municipalities may declare state of emergencies in accordance with the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act.

Huron County Economic Development supports employee recruitment for local tourism businesses.

The Huron County Economic Development Team is launching a community-driven, social media-based tourism job board to support local businesses in promoting available employment opportunities.