Reports and Studies

Town of Midland Growth Report – 2001-2019

The Planning and Building Services Department has prepared this report to analyze the growth that has occurred in the Town of Midland in the last 18 years.

2019-2020 Local Labour Market Plan

Each year the Simcoe Muskoka Workforce Development Board (SMWDB) prepares an annual Local Labour Market Plan Report identifying trends, opportunities and priorities. SMWDB looks at the areas surrounding and including Huntsville, Bracebridge, Gravenhurst, Orillia, Barrie, Midland, Penetanguishene, Collingwood, Alliston, Bradford West Gwillimbury and Innisfil.

Report on In-demand Skilled Trades

Community Report summarizing the findings of the Ontario Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development In-Demand Skilled Trades Project for Simcoe and Muskoka.

Agriculture and Agri-Food BR+E Study 2018

Southern Georgian Bay Association of REALTORS  — A Vision for Prosperity

November 2018

North Simcoe Data Report 2018

EDCNS created a version of the County of Simcoe individual municipal data reports corresponding with the Statistics Canada Census release.

Advanced Manufacturing Sector/Community Profile

Learn about the talent of North Simcoe’s 66 manufacturers and the beauty of the “Heart of Georgian Bay.”

Agriculture and Agri-Food Economic Profile

Discover the value of Agriculture and Agri-Food in North Simcoe.

Invest in North Simcoe: A region of opportunity

Position yourself in the Heart of Georgian Bay… the flourishing community-friendly business hub bordering on the pristine shores of Georgian Bay in North Simcoe.

Creating greater opportunities – Central Ontario

Why Simcoe County? Low Real Estate Costs + Access to Markets + Strong Transportation Network = Growth… the overall growth outlook of the region combined with a strategic location and significant infrastructure advantages make the County of Simcoe attractive for new business investment.

Manufacturing Growth, Innovation and Prosperity for Canada

Manufacturing Growth, Innovation and Prosperity for Canada is an action plan resulting from the input of more than 1,250 Canadian manufacturers and exporters. The plan defines specific recommendations to overcome challenges and create a roadmap for the future of manufacturing, to strengthen its footprint across the country, and to drive growth, innovation, wealth creation and jobs. EDCNS is a supporting partner in the Canadian Manufacturers’ and Exporters (CME) “Industrie 2030” roadmap for Canada’s manufacturing growth, innovation and prosperity.

Skilled Trades Handbook – 2018 Edition

What is an apprentice? What jobs are apprenticeable? How can I become an apprentice? These questions and many more are answered in the 2018 Edition of the Skilled Trades Handbook! Guide courtesy of Centre for Workforce Development (CFWD).