October 28, 2020

AgPrize 2020: First Round of Winners Announced!

Earlier this year, the County of Huron Economic Development Department introduced a challenge question competition, AgPrize 2020, which invites participants to submit their proposals on innovative solutions for the agri-food sector. Strong submissions for each question category are eligible to win a cash prize. The first round of challenge question closed earlier this summer with winners announced.

October 22, 2020

Child care professionals play an important role in Huron County’s economy

October 22 is the 20th annual Child Care Worker & Early Childhood Educator Appreciation Day in Ontario. The County of Huron would like to recognize and thank all Early Childhood Educators (ECEs), staff of child care centres, and Home Child Care providers for the commitment, hard work and education provided to the youngest citizens of Huron County.

October 20, 2020

Housing Advocate Announced in Huron

As part of ongoing efforts to address the issue of chronic homelessness in Huron, the County of Huron and United Way Perth-Huron (UWPH) are proud to announce the hiring of a new Housing Advocate to help local people experiencing homelessness.

October 16, 2020

Notice of Council’s Intention to Consider Amending the Procedural By-law of the County of Huron

TAKE NOTICE that the Council of the County of Huron intends to consider passing a By-law to amend the Procedural By-law of the County of Huron at the Council Day 1 meeting on November 4, 2020.

October 13, 2020

Public Notice – Sale of Property located at 38 North Street, Goderich, Ontario N7A 2T4

The Council of the County of Huron intends to sell the property located at 38 North Street, Goderich, Ontario  N7A 2T4

October 9, 2020

The County of Huron rolls out Single-Use Item Reduction Strategy

The County of Huron launches a corporate-wide Single-Use Item Reduction Strategy, with the goal of improving sustainability within the corporation.

October 8, 2020

The County of Huron releases Corporate Climate Change Adaptation Plan

As a result of funding from the Federation of Canadian Municipalities through the Municipalities for Climate Innovation Program, the County of Huron has recently developed a Corporate Climate Change Adaptation Plan.

October 7, 2020

The County of Huron seeks public input regarding the Property Tax Treatment of Vacant Commercial and Industrial Land

The County of Huron is seeking public feedback related to the property tax treatment of unimproved commercial and industrial land. Those wishing to provide input on these matters may complete an online survey and submission form prior to October 26, 2020.

October 5, 2020

Huron County urged to stand firm and keep following public health direction.

As local services like libraries and arenas begin to reopen, and people start to spend more time in indoor settings over the colder months, it is essential that we continue to respect all public health guidelines, including performing hand hygiene, practicing physical distancing, wearing masks, following social gathering mandates, and staying home if ill.

September 30, 2020

Huron County Launches Digital Service Squad to Help Small Businesses Adopt Online Technologies

Huron County Economic Development, in partnership with nine municipalities and the eleven Business Improvement Areas (BIA) and other business groups across the County, has received a $90,000 grant from Digital Main Street Ontario, funded by FedDev Ontario, for a Digital Service Squad to help main street businesses in the region use digital technologies to adapt to a rapidly changing environment. Digital Service Squads are fundamental to Digital Main Street’s design and success, with trained specialists who meet with small businesses, at no cost, to help them improve their online presence.