York University professor partners with Town of Penetanguishene to develop CSP

York University

Climate change has emerged as the world’s most critical environmental issue, as well as one of the most pressing social, economic and health challenge of our time. While it is a global issue, its impacts are felt most acutely at the local level. The Town of Penetanguishene partners with Professor José Etcheverry from York University’s […]

What’s happening at Midland Bay Landing redevelopment

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Midland Bay Landing Development Corporation (MBLDC) is aware there is great interest in this important waterfront development project, and we wanted to ensure the Facts were presented on some of the questions being asked. As you may know, we are currently in a 120-day Exclusivity Period with the local developer, Georgian Communities. Following successful completion […]

Economic development leaders gather to strategize future of Town Dock

Penetanguishene Town Dock

The Town Dock is Penetanguishene’s crown jewel, and its future lies in the hands of the community.  That was the key take away from a workshop of local government, community and regional leaders to kick off an economic development strategy process.  The economic development strategy and capital budget strategy represents phase 2 of the Town Dock Secondary Plan and Master Plan […]

Ontario Continues to Invest in Long-Term Growth and Job Creation

Government of Ontario

Vic Fedeli, Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade, issued this statement following today’s monthly employment release by Statistics Canada that showed employment in Ontario decreased by 24,700 in June. “After several consecutive months of job growth, today’s news is a reminder that the government’s efforts to attract job creators to our province is […]

Ontario is Making it Easier to Start a Business

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The Ontario government is making it easier to start and grow a business with the launch of the new Ontario.ca/business website. The website is one of the initiatives being implemented as part of the Fewer Fees, Better Services Act, which received Royal Assent on March 3, 2022, and builds on successive efforts to cut red […]

The WOWC releases a blueprint for building economic strength

The Western Ontario Wardens’ Caucus (WOWC) is pleased to announce the release of “Planning for Prosperity: Building Economic Strength through Workforce Development,” a ground-breaking and comprehensive regional strategy intended to address current and future workforce demand across the Western Ontario region. The release of the Western Ontario Workforce Strategy follows more than one year of […]

Midland development moving forward

Located at 710 Balm Beach Road, Midland, ON is a master planned 7 acre development. The site comprises of five buildings, over 85, 000 total square feet with ample parking. Midland Town Centre offers a unique opportunity to lease space for your business. Building A is a 2 storey, professional office building featuring an elevator […]

Ontario Releases Tourism Economic Recovery Report

Government of Ontario

The Ontario government released a report prepared by the Tourism Economic Recovery Ministerial Task Force, which makes recommendations on how to support the province’s $36-billion tourism industry recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. Lisa MacLeod, Minister of Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Culture Industries, was joined by Tim Hudak, Chair of the Tourism Economic Recovery Ministerial Task […]

Ontario Expands Investment in the Franco-Ontarian Community and its Economic Development

Government of Ontario

Today, the Ontario government announced the application period for the 2021-2022 edition of the Francophone Community Grants Program in support of community organizations, social enterprises and businesses that contribute significantly to the vitality of Ontario’s Francophone community. Applications open Thursday, May 27, 2021. “This year, we have doubled the funding for this meaningful program in […]

Penetanguishene to begin planning redevelopment of waterfront

Finding ways to maximize the economic potential of the waterfront is a high priority for the Town of Penetanguishene in 2021. The municipality has hired Sajecki Planning and is set to begin work on a secondary plan for the town dock early next year. “The town dock has so much potential and we hope, as […]