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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. 

April 6, 2022

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.

April 4, 2022

Huron County offers Ukraine Information Sessions

Community members are invited to attend an information session to learn which local organizations are currently working to provide supports to the people of Ukraine, what supports are currently available to newcomers who might be arriving from Ukraine, and how local residents can contribute to these efforts.

March 14, 2022

Huron Hygge wins national marketing award!

Huron County Economic Development’s tourism and marketing team has won the 2021 Marketing Canada Award from the Economic Developer’s Association of Canada (EDAC) for the 2021 Huron Hygge program. To learn more about Huron Hygge 2022, visit OntariosWestCoast.ca/HuronHygge or follow Ontario’s West Coast on Facebook and Instagram.

February 15, 2022

Huron Hygge returns to Ontario’s West Coast!

To help Huron County residents enjoy the winter season and continue to support local businesses, the County of Huron Economic Development department has relaunched the Huron Hygge campaign. To learn more about Huron Hygge, visit OntariosWestCoast.ca/HuronHygge

February 14, 2022

Volunteers required for project supporting newcomers

A new Huron-Perth project is seeking volunteers to assist new residents to Canada. Volunteers will mentor new Canadians and temporary foreign workers as they settle in rural communities in our region. To sign up, visit https://connectedcountyofhuron.ca/newcomer-volunteers