Hastings County Blog

Exploring Hastings County - Day 1

On Saturday, June 4th, I embarked in a “Hastings County discovery trip”. I planned my route ahead of time, took Highway 62 and enjoyed a serene and scenic one and half hour drive to my first stop,...
Luisa Sorrentino
15.06.2016
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Ways to achieve a work-life balance

If you’re reading this article then I take it you’ve stepped away from your busy day to take a moment to relax and let’s face it, catch your breath.  I would also make the assumption that you’ve...
Kasey Rogerson
08.06.2016
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Outdoor Safety: Hazardous Plants Information

Across Ontario there are many different hazardous plants that can leave you with an unpleasant outdoor experience.  The best way to avoid such an experience, is to know what plants to watch for and...
Kasey Rogerson
11.05.2016
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Happy Economic Development Week!

The International Economic Develpoment Council, or IEDC, has designated 2016 as the Year of the Economic Developer and the week of May 8th as Economic Development Week.  As noted by IEDC, economic...
Andrew Redden
09.05.2016
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Traditional advertising vs. digital

I remember a few years ago I had the pleasure of attending a meeting where a group committed to bringing the Olympics to Toronto met with Members of Provincial Parliament (MPPs).  There was an...
Andrew Redden
02.05.2016
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#HastingsBizChat: Facebook vs. Twitter

Online marketing is becoming ever more popular than traditional means for business, as technology continues to change the ways in which we can drive sales, attract new customers and engage with our...
Kasey Rogerson
02.05.2016
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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 time to...
Kasey Rogerson
21.04.2016
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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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