Economic Development News

Posted Friday, April 12, 2024

The Ontario Automotive Modernization Program ( O-AMP ) is a partnership with small- and medium- sized automotive parts suppliers in Ontario.
The goal is to help modernize Ontario’s automotive supply chain to make it more competitive and responsive to the changing needs of its customers.
Your business could get up to $150,000 to help cover up to 50% of eligible project costs.
As a successful applicant, you are required to contribute at least 50% of remaining...

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Posted Thursday, April 11, 2024

The Southwestern Ontario Development Fund provides support for projects and investments to existing businesses, municipalities and not-for-profit organizations for economic development in southwestern Ontario. The objective of the program is to provide financial support and services to help growing companies in eastern and southwestern Ontario make investments to:
grow their businesses
improve productivity
invest in innovation and skills development
pursue...

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Posted Friday, January 19, 2024


Starting a new business venture? Learn the necessary steps to start your business!
Learn how the Waterloo Region Small Business Centre can help you in starting your business.
Including: • the various forms of business ownership • government regulations • the importance of a business plan • forecasting cash flow • identifying...

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Posted Wednesday, January 03, 2024

The Workforce Planning Board of Waterloo Wellington Dufferin is now accpeting responses for their EmployerOne survey. This is a bi-annual report used to better understand workforce issues facing business and industry. The EmployerOne survey is designed to collect information on a range of topics and trends including projected vacancies, hiring intentions, recruitment strategies and challenges, as well as employers perception on candidate skills, education, and training.
After...

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Posted Thursday, December 14, 2023

Join the Government of Ontario, in collaboration with NSF International - the Public Health and Safety Organization , for a free webinar that will provide an overview of Canadian Food Safety requirements; local to national regulations. The presentation will focus on traceability, including some discussion on e-commerce and how regulations apply.
Featured Speaker: Renata McGuire, NSF
REGISTER NOW

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