News

September 15, 2021

Digital Service Squad Helps Huron County Small Businesses with Digital Transformation

The Huron County Digital Service Squad consists of trained specialists who are available to meet with brick-and-mortar small businesses at no cost to help them complete an online assessment and introduce them to online training modules to further build knowledge and skills.

September 2, 2021

One-time Licensed Childcare Fee Relief for Huron County families for the month of October.

To assist families accessing licensed childcare in Huron County, the County of Huron Children’s Services department is covering the childcare fees that families pay for the month of October, 2021. This support to families is being made available by utilizing funds received by The Ministry of Education from the Province of Ontario and the Government of Canada.

August 6, 2021

Two Huron County Food Businesses Receive $5,000 Grants from Starter Company Plus Program

The County of Huron, in partnership with the Province of Ontario, has awarded two Huron County entrepreneurs grant funding of $5,000 to support their start-ups and growth efforts through the Starter Company Plus program. Successful recipients are Les & Nel’s Kitchenette and Wilhemina Bakery.

July 20, 2021

Making More Electric Vehicle Chargers Available in Huron County

The County of Huron, along with the Town of Goderich, Municipality of Huron East, and the Township of North Huron recently received funding through the Zero Emission Vehicle Infrastructure Program (ZEVIP), an opportunity offered through Natural Resources Canada, to install electric vehicle chargers in Huron County.

July 5, 2021

The Huron County Museum’s latest book unlocks secret stories from the Huron Historic Gaol

The Huron County Museum & Historic Gaol is pleased to announce the publication of its newest book, Prisoner Profiles: Unlocking the Secret Stories from the Huron Historic Gaol. Books are now available for purchase through the Museum Gift Shop for curbside pickup while the Museum and Historic Gaol remain closed to the public.

June 29, 2021

Huron Clean Water Project now accepting applications.

The Huron Clean Water Project is a fund that supports water quality projects in Huron County. To apply for funding, or to obtain further information, call Maitland Valley Conservation Authority at 519.335.3557, extension 236 or Ausable Bayfield Conservation Authority at 519.235.2610, extension 227 or 1.888.286.2610.

June 18, 2021

Celebrate Bike Month in Huron County

June is Bike Month. Drivers can support cyclists by sharing the road and stay focused while driving. Cyclists can do their part by being seen and being predictable.

June 1, 2021

Business Retention & Expansion Survey Coming to Huron County

Surveys will be mailed to the business community starting at the beginning of June, and continuing through to the end of November 2021.  he Huron County Business Retention and Expansion (BR&E) project is a county-wide effort, supported by local BIAs, Chambers of Commerce, and others, that recognizes, confidential business surveys.

May 31, 2021

The County of Huron lowers flags to honour the 215 children found buried at the former residential school in Kamloops, BC.

The County of Huron has lowered its flags to half-mast to honour the 215 children whose lives were taken at the former Kamloops residential school and all Indigenous children who never made it home, the survivors, and their families. The flags will remain at half-mast for 9 days – 215 hours – to represent each life.

May 27, 2021

Have Your Say! County of Huron introduces a new virtual community engagement platform.

The Huron County Connects is a dynamic and interactive virtual engagement platform, that provides participants with the information they need to engage with County staff in real time and in a meaningful way. Projects listed on Huron County Connects are County of Huron initiatives identified for public engagement, and led by County staff. www.HuronCountyConnects.ca