We’ve Imagined Tourism, Now We’re Planning for Success
Staff in the Planning & Development Department have been busy working towards an update of the County’s Tourism Master Plan. While we have enjoyed much success since its adoption, it is...
Lower costs in Hastings County
"Average detached Toronto home nears $1.2 million" says this recent Globe and Mail story. To compare, according to this report the average February, 2016 price for homes sold in the northern...
Young people flourishing in new start-ups
Jim Eadie authored an excellent story for Bancroft This Week recently that looks at some young entrepreneurs in our area. Take a look!
6 Useful Apps for Entrepreneurs and Small Businesses
Every day we find ourselves juggling our time and trying to fit a day’s worth of work into as little hours possible. We look for ways to make project management easier and seamless, especially...
It’s Time to Shape the Future of Tourism in Our Region
The tourism industry, communities and businesses are invited to help shape the future of tourism in Hastings County and share insights into how tourism can grow and continue to succeed. “We've...
#HastingsBizChat: Home-Based Business Part 2
As a follow-up from our first Twitter #HastingsBizChat, we decided to focus the February discussion on home-based (HB) business again. Through the Enterprise Facilitation program, staff received...
A few weeks ago I wrote a post looking at job opportunities and postings across our County. I thought I'd write a follow-up.The following is what I found online as of February 4, 2016:-...
#HastingsBizChat: Online Discussion Exploring Home-Based Business
For those who missed out, we hosted our first Twitter Tweetchat (#HastingsBizChat) on Wednesday, January 27th from noon to 1pm EST. This was the first of our monthly series for 2016 – each...
Jobs, Jobs and more Jobs
It's hard to believe another Christmas and Holiday Season has come and gone. It's also hard to believe it's 2016!Nonetheless, the Holidays are often a time when "the kids" return home from...
6 years of Enterprise Facilitation
Today, December 9, 2015 is the 6th Anniversary of our Enterprise Facilitation (EF) Program. Last evening at O'Hara Mill Homestead, amongst Christmas lights, lanterns and a warm fireplace, a...