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Town of Midland

Midland’s population is 17,817 (Statistics Canada, Census of Population, 2021). In the summer months, the area’s population grows to over 100,000 with seasonal visitors to more than 8,000 cottages, resort hotels, provincial and national parks in the surrounding municipalities of Penetanguishene, Tiny and Tay.

Incorporated in 1890, a number of industrial companies are established in the area and tourism also contributes to the economy.

575 Dominion Avenue, Midland ON L4R 1R2


Town of Penetanguishene

Penetanguishene is located on the southeasterly tip of Georgian Bay. Incorporated on February 22, 1882, this bilingual (French and English) community has a population of 10,077 (Statistics Canada, Census of Population, 2021).

Penetanguishene has several light industrial businesses. It is host to the Central North Correctional Centre and the Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care.

Tourism occupies a considerable portion of the economy with five marinas, shops and restaurants catering to the tourist trade. In the winter, snowmobiling and ice fishing is popular as is the mid-Winter carnival.

10 Robert Street West, Penetanguishene ON L9M 2G2

Township of Tay Municipal Office

Township of Tay

The Township of Tay is a “community of communities” which works together to build a prosperous and progressive future.

Tay is proud of its heritage and values, its unique environmental features, waterfront areas, and natural setting that are a part of the community.

Through tourism, agriculture, commerce and industry, Tay endeavors to develop a diverse and stable local economy, which is compatible with the environment and lifestyles.

Tay strives to ensure a range of community services to provide residents and visitors with lifelong opportunities in the community.

450 Park Street, Victoria Harbour ON L0K 2A0


Township of Tiny

The Township of Tiny is an environmentally focused, diverse family of communities providing an economically sustainable and healthy lifestyle for its residents and visitors alike. Corporate values encompass operational performance excellence, building strong and vibrant communities, growing the local economy, respect for the rural environment, responsible and responsive government and improving technology for its residents.

The permanent population is 12,966 (Statistics Canada, Census of Population, 2021); but as a popular destination for tourism and cottagers, the population more than doubles over the summer months.

130 Balm Beach Road West, Tiny ON L0L 2J0


County of Simcoe

The Corporation of the County of Simcoe is comprised of sixteen towns and townships; and the two separated cities of Barrie and Orillia. The County population is 533,169 people (Statistics Canada, Census of Population, 2021). The County of Simcoe is the second largest county based upon population and third largest in physical size in Ontario.

EDCNS and the four North Simcoe municipalities work in collaboration with the County of Simcoe Economic Development Office. All four North Simcoe mayors sit on County council. Mayor George Cornell, Township of Tiny is the Warden of the County of Simcoe.

Economic Development Office
1110 Highway 26, Midhurst, ON L9X 1N6