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 […]

Canada Summer Jobs 2022: Application period for employers is open

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound impact on young job seekers, with marginalized youth continuing to be among those most disproportionately impacted. Canada’s employers are also facing extraordinary challenges hiring the staff that they need to help recover from the economic crisis caused by COVID-19. That is why our government is taking action to […]

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 […]

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 […]

Job Opportunity-Manager of Tourism

We're hiring

The Economic Development Corporation of North Simcoe (EDCNS) is hiring for a MANAGER OF TOURISM for the HEART OF GEORGIAN BAY. Located in the “Heart of Georgian Bay,” the Economic Development Corporation of North Simcoe (EDCNS) is a non-profit agency reporting to a Board of Directors and financially supported by the municipalities of Midland, Penetanguishene, […]

What’s the buzz? The Town of Midland to commission two new murals!

Bee City Mural

Midland is combining its new status as a Bee City with its reputation as a mural community to create two Bee City Murals. The Town is currently accepting proposals from visual artists who live in Simcoe County and who enjoy working with the public for this project. The themes of the murals will reflect bees, pollinators […]