Helping Small- and Medium-Sized Businesses Grow and Compete Globally

New Programs Part of Ontario’s Business Growth Initiative Ontario is introducing two new programs to support job creation and economic growth by helping small- and medium-sized businesses across the province compete globally and keep pace with rapid technological change. Wednesday, Brad Duguid, Minister of Economic Development and Growth, spoke to the Canadian Club and highlighted […]

Ontario Taking Next Step in Implementing Cap and Trade Program

Province Supporting Projects that Help Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions Ontario is helping to make it easier for individuals, companies and organizations to get involved in fighting climate change. Tuesday, with Minister of the Environment and Climate Change Glen Murray at the United Nations’ 22nd Climate Change Conference of the Parties in Morocco, the province announced consultations […]

CIP Program Contributed to Over $1.75M in Private Investments

CIP Program Contributed to Over $1.75M in Private Investments

In 2016, 11 Fort Erie businesses participated in the Town’s Downtown Core Area Community Improvement Plan (CIP) program. The CIP program is a financial incentive program that is designed to stimulate private sector investment in order to enhance the quality, presentation and maintenance in the downtown core areas. It also encourages property owners to consider […]

Ontario Investing in Advanced Manufacturing in Port Colborne

Ontario Investing in Advanced Manufacturing in Port Colborne

Province Partnering with Allied Marine & Industrial to Help Create Jobs Ontario is partnering with Allied Marine & Industrial Inc. to invest in a new plant and innovative technologies, creating 16 new jobs and retaining 45 positions in Port Colborne. Allied Marine & Industrial provides technical services to both marine and land-based industries in southern […]

Lions Food Drive receives donation from Port Thrift Shop

Lions Food Drive receives donation from Port Thrift Shop

The Port Colborne Lions Club Food Drive which benefits Port Cares received a $2,000 donation from the Port Thrift Shop Tuesday. “We are just thrilled to be part of this endeavor,” Port Thrift Shop manager Bambi Reeker said. “We have lots of volunteers, we’re a team here at Port Thrift and we like to not […]

New Biz: 77 The Healing Space

New Biz: 77 The Healing Space

In today’s world the hustle and bustle can lead to us neglecting our personal health and even our mental health, Heather Hudson, owner of 77 The Healing Space in Welland is hoping to be able to help people do something about it. Her idea is to attract practitioners of different healing arts to present classes […]

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