Future Growth

Hastings County and Rural Employment Initiative

Hasting County and Rural Employment Initiative (REI) The Rural Employment Initiative (REI) project is a partnership between the Ontario Association for Community Futures Development Corporation (...
Luisa Sorrentino
13.06.2017
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I Left The City

I Left The City

Our County has launched a new campaign titled the “I Left The City Show.”  The campaign is aimed at attracting Lone Eagles, people and entrepreneurs who live in large cities such as Toronto or...
Andrew Redden
24.03.2017
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Madoc

Lowest unemployment rate

Have you seen the numbers for January?  Our area has the lowest unemployment rate in Ontario.  An unemployment rate is defined most basically as the percentage of the total labour force...
Andrew Redden
13.02.2017
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Potter Settlement Winery

Do the math

If you've read previous blog posts I've written you'll notice that I have made a habit of contrasting the City of Toronto with Hastings County.  A major focus has been real estate prices. ...
Andrew Redden
04.01.2017
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Outdoor photo

Get outside!

Ah yes... ...the long weekend is finally here!  While we want to see some rain, one cannot complain about the sunny and hot weather.  If you do, just pretend it's the middle of January....
Andrew Redden
28.07.2016
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Know More About Who Visits Hastings County

The most recent statistics available for visitation to Hastings County (including the Cities of Belleville and Quinte West) are now in from the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport.  Last year...
Kasey Rogerson
11.07.2016
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Happy Multiculturalism Day

In 1971, the government of Canada adopted a multiculturalism policy, and later on in November 2002, a Canadian Multiculturalism Day was identified on June 27 of each year.For as far as I can remember...
Luisa Sorrentino
27.06.2016
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Limerick Lake

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...
Andrew Redden
06.04.2016
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West Pine Camp

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!  
Andrew Redden
29.03.2016
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#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...
Kasey Rogerson
01.03.2016
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