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Economic Development
February 2018


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Town Launches New Business and Investment Website

The Town of Halton Hills launched a new economic development website, investhaltonhills.com. The website supports business retention and expansion, encourages foreign direct investment flow and boosts entrepreneurship and business creation. The website has many new features including information on incentives, business support programs and multilingual navigation.
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Youth Entrepreneurship Program: Make Your Pitch

Make Your Pitch is a high school entrepreneurship competition that challenges students in Grades 9-12 to pitch their business ideas in a two-minute video that will be voted on by the public and expert judges. Entries are due March 22.

The program is funded through the Province of Ontario and administered locally by the Halton Region Small Business Centre
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Youth Entrepreneurship Program: Summer Company

Summer Company is an entrepreneurship program that provides hands-on business training and mentoring to enterprising students between the ages of 15 and 29 to help them start and run their own summer businesses. Successful applicants receive up to $1,500 to launch their company. Applications are due May 19.
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The program is funded through the Province of Ontario and administered locally by the Halton Region Small Business Centre

 

Support for Small Business

Small business consultants from the Halton Region Small Business Centre can help you start a business, make a business plan and more. Free consultations are available at the Halton Hills library, Georgetown Branch on the following Thursdays: March 1 & 15, April 5 & 19, May 3 & 7. Call 1-866-442-5866 to book your one-on-one appointment.
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Transit Service Strategy

Movement of goods and people is essential to a prosperous economy. That's why the Halton Hills 2014-2018 Strategic Action Plan identifies Transportation and Mobility as a strategic priority. The Town of Halton Hills is currently exploring opportunities towards providing a "Made-in-Halton Hills" transit solution that meets the current and future mobility needs of the community. 

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Funding Sources for Green Tech and Innovation

The Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) is launching a new $135 million fund to support Canadian energy and clean technology start-up companies.
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The Southern Ontario Fund for Investment in Innovation (SOFII) invites funding applications from small and medium-sized enterprises located in Southern Ontario's rural and urban communities who are engaged in innovative projects. 
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New! The Current is a monthly e-newsletter featuring upcoming standing committee reports as well as events and community information.
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The Link between Culture and Economic Development

Communities around the world are discovering the link between quality of life, cultural vibrancy and economic prosperity. A thriving cultural scene supports a high quality of life which attracts business investment. Sixty five per cent of businesses in the Halton Region 2016 Business Conditions Survey ranked quality of life as the #1 factor when deciding where to invest.
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Upcoming Business Events, Seminars, Trade Missions and More

 

 

 

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