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Category Archives: News

Maricann donates to Langton community groups

The Langton Skating Club (LSC) and Langton Area Minor Hockey Association’s (LAMHA) version of Santa Claus came early this year, arriving from just a few concessions away at Maricann.  Ben Ward, CEO, Jeff Ayotte, Director of Infrastructure, and Kelly Cober, … Continue reading

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EmployerOne Survey: Get a head start

EmployerOne is an annual local survey of employers which tracks trends related to recruitment, staff turnover, skills shortages, succession planning and other human resource issues in Grand Erie. Want to get a head start? The 5th annual EmployerOne survey officially opens … Continue reading

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Workshop: Grant Writing for Business

On January 10, 2018, at 1pm, Nick Kinkel from OMAFRA will speak on how grant applications are assessed, what is the assessor looking for, and how to make the application fit mandates. He will also explain what the assessor is … Continue reading

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Woolley’s Lamb earns Premier’s Agrifood Innovation Regional Award

Woolley’s Lamb of Norfolk County is a Regional Award Winner in the Premier’s Awards for Agrifood Innovation Excellence. If you spot sheep wandering between the cherry trees at Woolleys’ Lamb farm, don’t worry – they’re exactly where they’re supposed to … Continue reading

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New app promises to make local food more accessible and honest

There’s a dramatic shift in consumer preference when it comes to food. The majority of Canadians are turning away from cheaper imports in favour of those produced closer to home. But with many businesses looking to cash in on local, … Continue reading

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Nominate the best Entrepreneur in Norfolk County

Know the best Entrepreneur in Norfolk County? Now is the time to NOMINATE them for the Entrepreneur of the Year Award. The winner will be announced on January 31, 2018, at the Economic Development Symposium. To nominate, go to: Nomination … Continue reading

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We Make It Here: Manufacturing Video

Manufacturing employment opportunities are highlighted in the new video “We Make It here” featuring Norfolk County companies: Titan Trailers, Annex Media, Rassaun Services, and Ramblin’ Road Brewery Farm. The video was produced in collaboration with Norfolk County, the Workforce Planning … Continue reading

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Development News – November 9, 2017

The latest edition of Norfolk County Development News email has been published and is on its way to subscribers. Latest headlines: $114 million in construction in Q1-Q3 Save the date for Symposium Jan 31, 2018 Highest household income growth in … Continue reading

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Rural Ontario Leaders Awards

The Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs has launched a new Rural Ontario Leaders Awards program to help celebrate the achievements of those who are dedicated to helping improve the quality of life and economic development of rural … Continue reading

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Fox Seeds expands its global reach

Fox Seeds Inc., based in Norfolk County, is continuing to expand its global reach in asparagus seed production and sales. Trials are now underway in the U.K., Poland, Germany, northern Spain, Portugal and Russia, according to Norfolk Farms newspaper. The … Continue reading

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