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Excitement about the electric vehicle sector palpable at regional municipal conference

By Heddy Sorour, Ottawa Business Journal, September 16, 2022

There was a dignified excitement in the air as elected officials, municipal...

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Bob Peters Awarded “Economic Development Officer of the Year” during the Ontario East Municipal Conference

MEDIA RELEASE - For Immediate Release, September 15, 2022

[EASTERN ONTARIO] The Ontario East Economic Development Commission (Ontario East...

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Business magazine selects Kingston as top-20 location in Canada to invest in

By Ian MacAlpine, Kingston Whig Standard, September 6, 2022

Kingston has been ranked among the top 20 in Canada’s Best Locations in which...

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Tired of Tinder? These eastern Ontario towns will pay to ‘date’ you for a year

By Dorcas Marfo, Staff Reporter, The Toronot Star, August 18, 2022

As part of a tourism initiative called “Date My County,” these towns in...

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Morrisburg Port and Terminal Sold

By Phillip Blancher, The Morrisburg Leader, August 10, 2022

SOUTH DUNDAS – A major industrial site has changed ownership. R. W. Tomlinson...

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Ontario East Featured in Latest Episode of "Making it in Ontario"

Ontario East is featured in latest episode of 'Making it in Ontario’, the official podcast of the Trillium Network for Advanced Manufacturing.  ...

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$1.5B EV battery materials plant to create ‘hundreds’ of jobs in Loyalist Township

By Steph Crozier, Whig Standard, July 13, 2022

A $1.5-billion industrial electric vehicle materials plant, the first of its kind in North...

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Key county official retires in Renfrew County, leaving behind long list of accomplishments

Published July 7, 2022 by the Ottawa Business Journal

Alastair Baird, long-time economic development officer with the County of Renfrew, is...

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EOBJ seeking Eastern Ontario’s Fastest-Growing Companies

Even as the pandemic continues to wreak havoc with the economy, entrepreneurs across the region are rolling up their sleeves and getting down to...

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WMCO: Success through cluster ecosystems: Our industry's future

By Mike Baker, CEO, Wood Manufacturing Cluster of Ontario

In my last article, we discussed how the culture of our industry is beginning to...

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