Business After 5

Thursday, September 28, 2023 – 5 pm to 7 pm La Cle – 63 Main Street, Penetanguishene Hosted by The Economic Development Corporation North Simcoe (EDCNS)  Be the first local business leaders to hear EDCNS’s pitch of an Innovation Hub supporting the growth of all businesses in North Simcoe.  Light refreshments will be served. To […]

Ontario Training More Workers for In Demand Careers in Auto Manufacturing

Government of Ontario

The Ontario government is working for workers by investing $5 million to provide free training to 500 people from underrepresented groups to prepare them for well-paying jobs in the province’s thriving automotive manufacturing sector. The project will provide participants with the necessary skills for rewarding careers in machine operation, assembly, quality control, and logistics. The […]

IRCC Virtual Learning Series for Ontario Employers


Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) is hosting a series of free, 30 minute information sessions for employers in Ontario. Learn more about Canada’s economic migration programs and resources to help you attract, hire and retain global talent. Visit Canada’s Employer Liaison Network for more information.

Ontario Working for Workers by Expanding Training to More People

Government of Ontario

The Ontario government is working for workers by launching a new training program, Better Jobs Ontario. Anyone looking to train for in-demand work, including those on social assistance, who are self-employed, gig workers, youth, and newcomers to the province, can apply to start learning the skills they need to earn bigger paycheques for themselves and […]

County of Simcoe hosting virtual job fair on April 26

On April 26 between 2 and 6 p.m., the County and area partners, including member municipalities, the Cities of Barrie and Orillia, Georgian College, Lakehead University, Employment Ontario, the Simcoe Muskoka Workforce Development Board, Regional Tourism Organization 7 and the Province of Ontario, are collaborating on another virtual Work in Simcoe County job fair. Data collected […]

Area Partners to Host the Workforce Connect Conference to Assist Local Employers with Recruitment and Retention

Workforce Connect Conference

The County’s Economic Development Office (EDO), in collaboration with member municipalities, the Cities of Barrie and Orillia, the Henry Bernick Entrepreneurship Centre and the Simcoe Muskoka Workforce Development Board is pleased to present the virtual Workforce Connect Conference, being held on Tuesday April 5, and Wednesday April 6, 2022. Business leaders, entrepreneurs and human resource […]