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Women Breaking Barriers Accelerator Program

Women Breaking Barriers is the first virtual accelerator program that promotes women pursuing innovative careers through science, technology, engineering, mathematics (STEM) and social innovation in Peterborough, Haliburton and the Kawarthas.

This program will intake two cohorts of…

Applications Open for the Regional Relief and Recovery Fund (RRRF)

The Regional Relief and Recovery Fund (RRRF) provides interest-free loans up to $40,000 to provide support to small businesses that do not qualify for, or have been rejected from, current Government of Canada COVID-19 relief measures.

To be considered eligible for the RRRF in Haliburton County,…

COVID-19 Resources

We have compiled a list of resources to help you make informed decisions and support you, your family, and your business or organization during this challenging time. We will continue to update this post as the situation develops. 

On this page:

  • Financing Support
  • Reopening the Economy
  • Call for Supplies
  • Business Continuity
  • Resources…

Canada Ontario Job Grant

Financial supports available to cover eligible training costs for new and existing employees.

COVID-19 Loan Program

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The Haliburton County Development Corporation (HCDC) has developed a COVID-19 Loan Program to assist all Businesses and…

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.

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…