Employer Registration is Open for the Work in Simcoe County Virtual Job Fair!

We invite you to join us on Tuesday, November 9th from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. for the second Work in Simcoe County virtual job fair. The event will be hosted on an innovative online career platform connecting you with potential candidates from the comfort of your home or office. You will have the opportunity […]

Regional partners launch 11-week Farm to Retail Workshop to support local growers

Farm Fresh foods

Starting October 28, the counties of Simcoe, Grey, and Bruce, along with the Henry Bernick Entrepreneurship Centre of Georgian College, are partnering on an 11-week Farm to Retail Workshop. Delivered by the Food Venture Program, this workshop will help farmers turn business ideas into finished products, and new or small agri-food businesses to grow. The […]

Simcoe County receives designation as a Bee City

Bee City Canada

Bee City Canada has given official designation to the County of Simcoe as a “Bee City”. With this designation, the County of Simcoe is committed to raise awareness and support pollinator protection. Communities with pollinator habitats, including native pollinator-friendly plants, enhance the physical and mental health of residents by connecting people with nature and encouraging […]

County awards 2021 Tourism, Culture and Sport Grants

The County of Simcoe has approved 89 successful applications totalling more than $470,000 through the 2021 Tourism, Culture and Sport Grant Program to enhance existing tourism, culture and sport projects throughout the County. “We know how anxious everyone is to get back to “normal” as soon as it is safe, including our outstanding tourism, culture […]

County of Simcoe hosting virtual job fair this June

The County and area partners – including member municipalities, the Cities of Barrie and Orillia, Georgian College, Lakehead University, Employment Ontario and the Province of Ontario – are collaborating to deliver an online Work in Simcoe County Job Fair on Wednesday, June 2, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event will be hosted on […]

Digital Main Street and Beyond helps 339 local businesses and counting

Digital Main Street

The County of Simcoe continues to support local businesses with innovative solutions through the COVID-19 pandemic with the extension of the Digital Main Street and Beyond training program until June 15, 2021, originally approved by Council nearly one year ago. Administered by the South Georgian Bay Small Business Enterprise Centre and the Barrie, Simcoe County […]

Employer Registration is Open for the Work in Simcoe County Virtual Job Fair!

We invite you to join us on Wednesday, June 2nd from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. for the Work in Simcoe County virtual job fair.   The event will be hosted on an innovative online career platform connecting you with potential candidates from the comfort of your home or office. You will have the opportunity to showcase your company and directly connect with job seekers via one-one-one text and […]

Simcoe Muskoka Virtual Skilled Trades Expo 2021

Skilled Trades Expo 2021

The 2021 Simcoe Muskoka Virtual Skilled Trades Expo is planned for mid-May this year. Given the current safety restrictions due to COVID-19, this year’s expo will be virtual, in the form of a “local and loud” online scavenger hunt. There is no entry fee to participate; we just ask that you provide us with content to […]

Regional partners launch Automation Accelerator pilot program

Automation Accelerator Program

Area partners are excited to launch the Automation Accelerator pilot program to create a responsive, industry-driven solution that provides regional manufacturers with training and knowledge to implement Industry 4.0 solutions. The pilot project is supported by the County of Simcoe, member municipalities, the Cities of Barrie and Orillia, Georgian College, Lakehead University and the Government of […]