News & Events


COVID-19 Loan Program

The Haliburton County Development Corporation (HCDC) has developed a COVID-19 Loan Program to assist all Businesses and Non-Profits in Haliburton County whose operations are impacted by the virus.

Current Loan Clients

If you have a loan with HCDC, please contact one of our staff to discuss the options available to you. Existing clients are…


Resources for COVID-19 Impact

We have compiled a list of resources to help you make informed decisions and support your operations during this challenging time.

As the situation continues to evolve, we will be updating this post frequently.

CLICK HERE for a DAILY UPDATE of all the…


COVID-19 Notice

Out of caution for the health of HCDC employees, clients and communities, we are implementing a series of measures intended to support business continuity for ourselves and clients while supporting the goals of social distancing in addressing the impact of COVID-19.

We remain committed to serving our clients during this challenging time. Effective March 17th, the following decisions have…


Funding Available for Manufacturers

The Technology Assessment Program connects Southern Ontario small to medium-sized manufacturers (SME) with technology experts to get customized assessments (up to $25,000 in value) to determine how technology can improve operations and maximize productivity for their business.


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…


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.