It costs more to live in the "big city"
As reported by InsideBelleville.com, a new study released by Kanetix.ca found that cities in the Greater Toronto Area have the highest rates of auto insurance in Ontario. The City of Brampton's...
Retail makeover project in Bancroft
The Bancroft Business Improvement Area (BBIA) has partnered with the local Community Futures Development Corporation and Loyalist College to provide a RETAIL Makeover Project.
The goal of this...
Listening to existing businesses in Tweed
The Tweed & Area Chamber of Commerce is implementing a local economic development project this Spring. Known formally as a Business Retention & Expansion (BR+E) Project, in partnership with...
#RememberWinter in Hastings County
The best part about winter in Hastings County, is that we actually have snow! It doesn't matter what outdoor or winter activity you are into, there is something for everyone. AND if you share your...
Innovative Rural Opportunities Abound
There are many innovative rural businesses across our region. What's your passion? Contact us today to get your dream business started in Hastings County.
What's your backup plan?
Most likely you saw news footage of what happened recently in the Buffalo, NY area. They received a TON of snow in late 2014.
Whether it's several feet of snow, an ice storm such as Ontario...
Focussing on creative, entrepreneurial types
While on Twitter, I noticed this article titled, "How to keep small towns from disappearing". While it was published almost two years ago, the points made throughout haven't aged.
The key message...
The Holidays are now over and we find ourselves well into January. Snow is here and that means Hastings County is the place to be for numerous outdoor activities.
In this post I want to focus on one...
Starting or growing a food business?
Do you wish to start or grow a food business? If yes, there are a couple of workshops coming up that you may be interested in.
On Tuesday, January 20 from 9am to 3pm, plan to attend "Exploring Value...
Put Your Canadian On, The Dogs Are Coming - Marmora SnoFest 2015
Marmora SnoFest, home of Canada’s longest-running sled dog races, is celebrating its 37th annual event on January 31, 2015. This year’s races will highlight spectator-friendly sprints, purebred teams...