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September 7, 2022

First mural of the 2022 Huron County Mural Project is now complete.

he first, of up to six, murals of the 2022 Huron County Mural Project is now complete.  The mural, designed and installed by artist Meaghan Claire Kehoe, can be viewed at the Bayfield Arena, on the wall facing Jane Street.

August 3, 2022

County of Huron Announces 2022 SLED Fund Recipients

The County of Huron’s annual Supporting Local Economic Development (SLED) program has awarded $87,500 to nine applicants that successfully demonstrated their projects would have a measurable economic impact.

July 28, 2022

Call for Artists: County of Huron seeking local artists to participate in the 2022 Huron County Mural Project.

Artists are invited to respond to an open call to participate in the Huron County Mural Project. This program will see the creation of six new public art murals in the communities of Bayfield, Clinton, Exeter, Goderich, Seaforth, and Wingham, between August and December, 2022. Artists may submit an Expression of Interest to be considered for the program.

July 6, 2022

Economic Development Team wins International Award for 2021 BR&E Project

The County of Huron Economic Development Team recently received the Outstanding Multi Community With a Population 50,000 – 100,000 award from Business Retention & Expansion International (BREI) for their 2021 Business Retention and Expansion (BR&E) project.

June 24, 2022

The County of Huron’s Digital Service Squad Continues to Help Small Businesses Adopt and Improve Online Technologies.

Digital Service Squads (DSS) are the cornerstone of Digital Main Street (DMS) and the Huron County DSS will be providing one-on-one assistance to small businesses, at no cost, to help improve their use of digital technologies and enhance their online presence until December 31, 2023. 

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 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.