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Ontario Agri-Food Research Initiative

The Ontario Agri-Food Research Initiative offers funding for research that stimulates innovation to support the growth and competitiveness of Ontario's agri-food sector, promotes food safety and strengthens rural communities.

The deadline to apply is January 23, 2020

To be eligible to receive funding you must have demonstrated capacity to perform quality research…


Safe Employers Being Rewarded With Rebates

The Province of Ontario has announced Ontario's safest employers will be rewarded for excellence in occupational health and safety. The following press released was released on November 22, 2019. 

TORONTO - Ontario will reward its safest employers with an estimated $140 million for excellence in occupational health and safety as part of a first-of-its-kind in Canada program unveiled today.

The…


Eastern Ontario Development Fund

The Province of Ontario has launched the Eastern Ontario Development Fund - a program to help expand business operations, improve productivity, become more globally competitive, and invest in community economic development projects. 

The Eastern Ontario Development Fund provides support for projects…


Funding for Food Processors

The Canadian Agricultural Partnership offers grants of up to 50% (25% to a maximum of $200,000 for equipment) towards increasing the sustainability, competitiveness and prosperity of Ontario’s agriculture and agri-food…


Instagram 101 Workshop

Not sure where to start when it comes to Instagram for your business?

With more than 500 million active users daily, Instagram is the place for you to be to reach your audience. 

Our staff hosted an Instagram 101 Workshop this week where we reviewed creating a profile, what and when to…


Nonprofit Webinar Series

Presented by the Rural Ontario Institute (ROI), this webinar series (with Q&A) will help you get the most out of your Board and staff while growing and sustaining your impact.

The cost for each webinar is $40, or the full series is $150.

Webinar recordings will be available for viewing…


HCDC Annual Report 2018-2019

It is with pleasure that we present the Annual Report of the Haliburton County Development Corporation (HCDC) for our year April 1, 2018 to March 31, 2019.

Click here to download the report.

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WDB Employer Education Series

The Workforce Development Board is hosting employer information sessions in September.