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April 9, 2021

Huron County Summer Company Program Now Accepting Applicants for 2021.

Applications are now being accepted for the annual Summer Company program. Successful applicants will receive up to $3,000 in start-up funds and business coaching throughout the summer, 2021. For more information about the Summer Company program, please visit ecdev.huroncounty.ca or contact Patrick Donnelly, Entrepreneur and Business Coach, at 519.524.8394  x3307 or by email at pdonnelly@huroncounty.ca.

April 8, 2021

Free “How to Develop Your Mandatory COVID Safety Plan” webinars available for Huron County businesses and organizations.

Huron County Economic Development is joining the Stratford Perth Centre for Business, a department of investStratford, to offer 7 free webinars in April on “How to Develop Your Mandatory COVID Safety Plan” for general businesses, festivals and events, and cultural industries. To learn more or to register for one of these webinars, or any other free webinars hosted by Huron County Economic Development, please visit Huron County Economic Development on Facebook and Eventbrite.

March 30, 2021

Three Huron County Businesses Receive $5,000 Grant from Starter Company Plus Program

The County of Huron, in partnership with the Province of Ontario, have awarded three Huron County entrepreneurs grant funding of $5,000 to support their start-up and growth efforts through the Starter Company Plus program. For more information about the Starter Company Plus program, please visit ecdev.huroncounty.ca or contact Patrick Donnelly, Entrepreneur and Business Coach, at 519.524.8394 ext. 3307 or by email at pdonnelly@huroncounty.ca.

March 9, 2021

Measuring Experiences of Discrimination in Huron

Throughout the month of March, Huron County Immigration Partnership has collaborated with agency partners to conduct a survey on the experiences of discrimination in both Huron and Perth region. Visit www.huroncounty.ca for more information.

February 16, 2021

Humanizing Our Differences explores topics surrounding equity, diversity and inclusion in Huron County.

Huron County’s Immigration Partnership releases a new panel series called Humanizing Our Differences. he series can be found on the County of Huron’s Immigration Partnership webpage and will provide multi-faceted perspectives on how we can embrace differences.

February 2, 2021

County of Huron SLED Fund Opens for 2021 Applications

The County of Huron’s annual SLED (Supporting Local Economic Development) program opens on February 8, 2021. Successful projects will be provided up to $10,000 through the SLED fund and must be completed by March 31, 2022.

January 20, 2021

Ontario’s West Coast gets cozy with Huron Hygge

The County of Huron Economic Development department has launched the Huron Hygge campaign. This new campaign encourages residents to engage in the hygge lifestyle this winter by offering a variety of safe and enjoyable activities.

January 13, 2021

County of Huron Hosts Ontario’s West Coast Tourism Summit

County of Huron Economic Development is hosting a virtual Ontario’s West Coast Tourism Summit on January 25 and 26, 2021. Register on eventbrite.

November 19, 2020

County of Huron Selects Huron Recovery Grant Program Recipients

The County of Huron, in partnership with Community Futures Huron, is pleased to announce the six recipients of the Huron Recovery Grant Program micro-financing. This program was aimed towards supporting existing small businesses in Huron County that have continued to make significant changes as they pivot to maintain operations and adapt to COVID-19 realities. Grants of $2,500 will be awarded to the successful recipients to help them offset costs associated with this transition.