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OMAFRA Introduces New Rural Ontario Leaders Awards Program

Click HERE for Program and Application Guide


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Xplornet Celebrates Official Opening of New Office in Cornwall

Xplornet officially opened its new contact centre in the Historic Cotton Mill District today.

"We are delighted to celebrate the official...

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Cornwall Companies Looking for Workers!

Cornwall has good news to share:

Walmart Logistics Adding Positions in Cornwall:

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New Video Series Showcasing Local Craft Brewers

Media Release – October 5, 2017

The Food and Beverage (FAB) Region partners are pleased to announce a new video series showcasing four...

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Food Hub Management Certificate Course

Next January (2018) the Greenbelt Fund  and the Agri-Food Management Institute will be hosting a Food Hub Management Certificate Course. The first...

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Ottawa, Petawawa, top Ontario income rankings

By Susan Burgess, CBC News, September 13, 2017

The Ottawa area has the highest median household income in the province, closely followed by...

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Income growth is sluggish in Ontario — but business is booming in two unexpected places

By Daniel Kitts, TVO, September 15, 2017

Why Petawawa and Timmins are leading the province

Asked to think of the most prosperous places in...

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Ontario East Economic Development Commission "Economic Developer of the Year" Announced at the Ontario East Municipal Conference in Kingston

For Immediate Release, September 13, 2017

[KINGSTON, ONTARIO] The Ontario East Economic Development Commission (OEEDC) recognized Ann Weir...

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Smiths Falls New Brand Wins National Award

September 13, 2017, For Immediate Release

Niagara Falls, Ontario – The Town of Smiths Falls launched their new brand identity in June 2017...

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Application for ICCI 2018 - Deadline Extended


As of, September 6, 2017, the Invest Canada-Community Initiatives (ICCI) component of the Global Markets Support Program...
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