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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

Email: business@norfolkcounty.ca

Category Archives: News

Norfolk Development News – May 26, 2017

The latest edition of Norfolk County Development News email has been published. Latest headlines: Spring projects keep building inspectors busy Commercial / residential building planned Open House June 1 Norfolk Fruitgrowers is an apple giant Titan Trailers grows exports Unilever … Continue reading

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Maricann construction underway

MariCann Inc. of Norfolk County positioning itself to be a global leader in the production of marijuana for medicinal, commercial and recreational purposes, reports the Simcoe Reformer. MariCann’s operation recently expanded its Langton-area operation from 8,000 square feet to 44,000 square feet. … Continue reading

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Large building projects bloom

Norfolk County’s Building Division reports many construction projects underway this spring, among them three larger developments of note: $1.4 million renovation of Food Basics in the Simcoe Town Centre mall $657,000 expansion of Toyotetsu auto parts plant in northwest Simcoe … Continue reading

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Open House June 1

On June 1 at our office at 185 Robinson Street, Simcoe, meet staff with Norfolk County’s Development & Cultural Services Department in an informal setting. Enjoy coffee and refreshments from 8:00-8:30am followed by a tour and Q&A of representatives from … Continue reading

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Official Plan heading to Council for review

On June 6, 2017, the Official Plan Review staff report will go before Norfolk County Council-In-Committee. It will include all written comments received on the draft amendments to the Official Plan.  The documents can be found at www.norfolkcounty.ca/opr under Draft … Continue reading

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Commercial/residential building planned for southwest Simcoe

Community Planning has received a minor variance application for a two-unit commercial building with four residential apartments on the second storey. The property is located at the corner of Evergreen Hill Road and Queen Street in Simcoe. A takeout restaurant … Continue reading

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Business start-up funding available for Grade 6-12 students

NORFOLK COUNTY, Ont. – May 2, 2017 – Norfolk County is Ontario’s Garden, taking the lead in growing young entrepreneurs in partnership with established businesses and organizations. Norfolk County students in Grades 6 to 12 with a summer business idea … Continue reading

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Canada’s Asparagus Capital

Norfolk County is Canada’s Asparagus Capital. Norfolk County grows more asparagus than any other region in Canada. Our climate and soil is perfect for growing this nutritious spring vegetable. Learn more about asparagus in Norfolk County The Grower recently highlighted Norfolk County asparagus in … Continue reading

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Titan Trailers grows exports

Titan Trailers is expanding its export markets in Austalia, the United Kingdom and the United States, all part of its multi-year plan to employ more manufacturing workers in Norfolk County. Founder Mike Kloepfer recently led a tour of the Courtland-area plant … Continue reading

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Unilever success in Norfolk County

Unilever’s 1.2-billion annual business in Canada includes the 264,000-square-foot ice cream manufacturing and packaging plant in Norfolk County. It is operated by over 300 employees, producing Klondike, Magnum, Ben & Jerry’s, Breyers, and Popsicle brands. The plant is part of … Continue reading

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