The Lennox & Addington Economic Development Team is available to provide support to local businesses during this very challenging time. Business Coaches are here to help through phone, email, and video conferencing on any questions you may have with regards to financial support, staffing or diversifying.
On Friday, March 20th the Economic Development Office hosted a webinar to provide more information to local businesses regarding the current significant challenges. For those of you who were not able to participate you are able to now view the webinar. We are hoping to have additional webinars next week, please stay tuned. If you are needing help with your business please get in touch with the Economic Development Office, we are here to help.
Earlier this month Lennox & Addington County was fortunate to once again take part in the Restaurant Canada Show in Toronto.
Thorpe Farms strongly believes in the ethical treatment of animals and raising their meat naturally. The result? A high quality product with mouthwatering flavours that are second to none.
All of the animals are hand-raised and loved from day one. Small batch production in a stress free environment ensures the superior quality that Thorpe Farms has become known for. They offer a variety of fresh products including lamb, chicken, turkey and even eggs and honey!
My name is Ashley Arnold, and I’m excited to be the newest member of the Lennox & Addington County Economic Development Office. My title is Small Business Coach, and with 13 years of entrepreneurial experience and a true desire of wanting to help people and our communities succeed, I like to think that I fit the bill.
Tourism-related businesses are invited to attend an exciting seminar about Experiential Tourism Development – Taking your Business to a Higher Level. The event takes place on Monday, March 2nd at 6:30pm at the L&A County Museum & Archives in Napanee.
Register for this Free Event
Applications for Canada Summer Jobs are now being accepted. This funding opportunity is available until February 24, 2020.
Canada Summer Jobs is an initiative of the Youth Employment and Skills Strategy, which aims to provide flexible and holistic services to support all young Canadians develop the skills and gain paid work experience to successfully transition in the labour market.
The Canada Summer Jobs program objectives align with the redesigned Youth Employment and Skills Strategy and are as follows:
The Province of Ontario is helping rural communities across the province attract investment, create jobs and boost economic development through the Rural Economic Development (RED) Program. The Program provides cost-share funding to support activities that create strong rural communities in Ontario, and opens doors to rural economic development through:
Celebrate Ontario Funding is now available! The program supports festivals and events that offer visitors and residents the best of the world in one province, 365 days of the year.
Celebrate Ontario supports programming improvements at new and existing festivals and events that attract tourists for longer stays, create great experiences for visitors and support communities across Ontario. Festivals and events bring people together, showcase authentic Ontario experiences and support our diverse and thriving communities.
The Province of Ontario recently introduced the Regional Development Program, which will invest more than $100 million over four years to support business growth in eastern and southwestern Ontario communities.
The Program supports eligible small- and medium-sized businesses investing in new equipment and training to expand operations in these regions, and also provides support to municipalities and not-for-profit organizations investing in economic development projects.