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Norfolk County
Economic Development
185 Robinson St, Ste 200, Simcoe, ON N3Y 5L6 Canada
Phone: 519-426-9497
Toll Free: 1-800-699-9038


Category Archives: News

Titan Trailers building expansion

Titan Trailers of Courtland is moving ahead with the expansion of its manufacturing facility. The company has been posting progress on its new building on its twitter feed.  Titan Trailers builds equipment to handle specialty hauling. From industry leading THINWALL™ … Continue reading

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Voth Truck Bodies receives site plan approval

Voth Truck Bodies has received site plan approval from Norfolk County Community Planning to construct an 4,819 square metre (51,871 square foot) addition to an existing industrial building. Voth Truck Bodies specializes in designing and building custom aluminum and steel truck … Continue reading

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Council responds to high development volumes

Norfolk County Development and Cultural Services (DCS) will be restructuring in the very near future to better serve the public. Norfolk County Council has approved moving two development technologists from Public Works and Environmental Services to a new Development Engineering … Continue reading

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New Economic Development Coordinator

Norfolk County is pleased to introduce Chris Garwood as the successful candidate for the position of Economic Development Coordinator in the Tourism & Economic Development Division. His first day was Monday, July 17, 2017. Chris has over 15 years of … Continue reading

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Norfolk County’s Student Start Up Program funds 107 young entrepreneurs

Norfolk County’s Student Start Up Program (SSUP) approved $28,200 in funds to 94 student businesses representing 107 young entrepreneurs in Grades 6 to 12. The program has doubled in size since its pilot year in 2016, when 40 student businesses … Continue reading

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Simcoe Chamber Survey: Opinion on Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act

Several aspects of Bill 148 may impact your business and accordingly, the Simcoe & District Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors feel it is critical to solicit from its members opinion and feedback of the proposed legislation.   The SDCC … Continue reading

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Norfolk County farmers lead Canada in tech, jobs, growing fruit and vegetables

Latest agriculture data from Statistics Canada confirms that Norfolk County is a leading farming region in the nation from several perspectives, including technology use, fruit and vegetable production, and employment. Read more…  Norfolk County is located along Lake Erie in … Continue reading

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Internet Service Survey

The SouthWestern Integrated Fibre Technology (SWIFT) Network wants you to tell them about your internet service to help them build broadband for everyone. To connect everyone as effectively and efficiently as possible, SWIFT is collecting information about how residents, farms, … Continue reading

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Norfolk Development News – June 29, 2017

The latest edition of Norfolk County Development News email has been published and is on its way to subscribers. Latest headlines: Strong construction start in Q1 Permits issued for industrial expansions and farm buildings Job-matching platform free for employers and … Continue reading

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Building Permit Update – June 2017

The following major non-residential projects were recorded by the Norfolk County Building Division between late May and late June 2017: Toyotetsu Canada, Simcoe – 120,620 sq ft – Value: $6,359,000 – Industrial expansion Voth Sales & Service, Courtland – $1,750,000 … Continue reading

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