Hastings County Blog

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 area of...
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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Maple Syrup

Maple Syrup time!

March and April is maple syrup season in Hastings County.  This is the time to experience the renewal of Spring when the days get longer, the light is stronger and the sap rises from the maple trees...
Andrew Redden
17.03.2016
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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 when...
Kasey Rogerson
17.03.2016
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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 come...
Kasey Rogerson
14.03.2016
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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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Workers

Job opportunities

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: - Registered...
Andrew Redden
04.02.2016
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#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 month we’...
Kasey Rogerson
02.02.2016
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Winter Trails

Snow and Trails

After a mild Fall and Christmas, the snow and cold weather has arrived.  This means it's time to get outside, explore the trails and go snowshoeing or cross-country skiing. Where are the trails? ...
Andrew Redden
19.01.2016
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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 school...
Andrew Redden
04.01.2016
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