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2023 Business Count returns to Durham Region

Posted on Friday, May 05, 2023 10:28 AM

As part of an annual Region project to gather employment statistics and build a stronger local economy, businesses in Durham Region should expect a knock on their door this spring/summer. The Regional Municipality of Durham, Planning and Economic Development Department, is conducting a Business Count to gather statistics from local businesses about their operations.

Between May and August, the Region’s Business Count team is scheduled to visit all business establishments in Durham Region, to...

Huck Finn Fishing Days 2023

Posted on Thursday, April 20, 2023 04:08 PM

The annual Huck Finn Fishing event for youth is now an 8-day festival, running from  April 22nd-29th, 2023 at Elgin Pond in Uxbridge!

Families will now be able to fish at Elgin Pond at their leisure between Saturday April 22nd and Saturday April29th. Daily prizes to be won by submitting pictures on social media of you and your family fishing, of your catch, or of fun around the pond etc. with the hashtag #huckfinnUxbridge. Participants 15 years of age and under will be eligible for daily prizes!...

Government of Canada supports Uxbridge BIA through the Tourism Relief Fund

Posted on Monday, January 09, 2023 11:14 AM

The Township of Uxbridge BIA received a non-repayable contribution of $100,000 from Central Counties Tourism to boost economic viability of the downtown by provide a welcoming experience for visitors. This is part of the Government of Canada’s Tourism Relief Fund, delivered by the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario). Central Counties Tourism received $8.65 million from FedDev Ontario to help local tourism organizations and businesses safely welcome back visitors,...

Ontario Celebrates Small Business Week

Posted on Wednesday, October 19, 2022 11:10 AM

Vic Fedeli, Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade, issued the following statement in recognition of Small Business Week, October 17 to 21, 2022:

“Ontario’s small businesses are the backbone of communities across the province. From family-owned corner stores to brand new start-ups, everyone knows a small business that has made a difference in their community. This Small Business Week, we celebrate the over 400,000 small businesses in Ontario and their more than two million hard-working...

Driving Economic Development to BIA Merchants Through the Après Trail App Pilot

Posted on Tuesday, September 13, 2022 03:43 PM

With over 300km of trails, Uxbridge is designated the Trail Capital of Canada. The trail system within the Township of Uxbridge sees over 100,000 visitors annually and this number is predicted to grow. The Trail Sustainability Project was created to fund enhanced services and amenities such as garbage collection, trail and parking maintenance and washrooms, all of which come with an increase in trail traffic. The project has introduced a pay-to-park system via the Paiy app at trail head locations...

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