Umicore to build industrial scale battery materials manufacturing plant in Loyalist Township

July 13, 2022

Umicore is making a $1.5 billion investment in Loyalist Township to build a first of its kind industrial scale cathode and precursor materials manufacturing plant.

This investment in Lennox & Addington will support Ontario’s vision of building an end-to-end electric vehicle (EV) supply chain in the province and becoming a North American hub for building the cars of the future.

Building the facility will provide employment for around 1,000 people in the construction phase and employment for several hundred in operations.

Naturally L&A Countdown to Christmas Giveaway

November 30, 2020
Rob Plumley

You have a chance to win a $50 gift card each day from December 1st to 24th in the Naturally L&A Countdown to Christmas Giveaway.

Visit each day and look for the featured L&A business. To enter, simply like the featured post and tag the person you would give the prize to if you won. It’s that easy!

Digital Media Webinar – A Guide to Your Holiday Ad Campaign

November 27, 2020
Ashley Arnold

On November 30th L&A Digital Marketing Coach Steph Brown hosted a webinar with hints and tips on how to create a Digital Media Holiday Ad Campaign. Steph provided a 101 of creating your Holiday ad campaign, as well as took time to answer your questions.

View the Recording Here


Locally-made Products Make Great Gifts

November 24, 2020
Rob Plumley

There are many talented makers here in Lennox & Addington County. Whether you're looking for paintings, wood-carved products, hand-made furniture or unique items restored and re-purposed for new uses, there are items available that suit a variety of tastes.


Keeping Our KFL&A Community Safe and Open

November 19, 2020

To: Business Community 

Case counts of COVID-19 are increasing across the province. They are also rising now in our KFL&A region which demands increased vigilance and strengthened sector-specific public health and workplace safety measures.

Thank you L&A Businesses

November 16, 2020
Warden Marg Isbester

2020 has been challenging and unpredictable and has been very hard on our business community. Your perseverance, dedication and passion is appreciated now more than ever. On behalf of the County of Lennox & Addington, thank you for all that you do.

We are a strong community with exceptional individuals, businesses, and non-profit organizations. Thank you for your continued trust, patience, and empathy for one another as we work together during the pandemic. I want to share my gratitude for your calm, along with your willingness to support your community and neighbours.

Learn about Lennox and Addington's Digital Support for Business

October 6, 2020
Rob Plumley

There is no better time than now to look at the digital aspects of your business. Join Lennox & Addington Economic Development on  Friday, October 9th at 9am for a live Q&A session with our Digital Specialist, Steph Brown.

Napanee Restaurant Incorporates e-Commerce to Keep Up With Takeout Demand

September 29, 2020
Rob Plumley

Now more than ever, it is important for business owners to provide as many outlets as possible to sell their products and services. 

When COVID-19 forced non-essential businesses to shut their doors to foot traffic in March, those that already had an e-commerce function incorporated into their sales model had an advantage. They already had access to their customer base 24/7. For these businesses, the unexpected closure still stung, but not as badly as it could have otherwise. 

COVID-19: Business Owners Addressing Face Mask Concerns

August 7, 2020

KFL&A Public Health has developed a few tips on how business owners and staff may address concerns with the use of face coverings in commercial businesses.

To download the tip sheet click here.

Stage 3 Re-Opening Memo for Local Businesses: Instructions to Persons Responsible for a Business or Organization Permitted to Open

July 23, 2020

As we transition to Stage 3 of reopening businesses in KFL&A, the attached letter from Dr. Kieran Moore, outlines the necessary instructions to keep our communities safe and our economies growing.  The letter identifies instructions individuals responsible for a business or organization permitted to open .

Please click here to read the letter.