National recognition for Plant Paradise Country Gardens™

March 16, 2017

Plant Paradise Country Gardens™ has recently won two national awards at the North American Garden Tourism Conference in Toronto on March 13th & 14th. The Canadian Garden Council presented Plant Paradise Country Gardens™ with the 2017 Destination Garden Centre of the Year Award.  “We are honoured to receive this recognition in the year that we… Read more »

GO Adventure’s Alycia Bannon named to CAAWS list of most influential women

March 10, 2017

Toronto, March 8, 2017 – Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women in Sports is pleased to announce its annual Most Influential Women List for 2016, celebrating remarkable Canadian women and their impact upon sport and physical activity in Canada and beyond. “This year’s Most Influential Women List once again shines a spotlight on the… Read more »

Dufferin County economic development strategy stakeholder sessions

March 10, 2017

Dufferin County is undertaking the development of an economic development strategy for the entire County.  As part of the consultation process, there will be a series of three sessions that will be conducted to seek input from the community at large, to conduct a SWOT analysis of the County, and seek input for an economic… Read more »

Town of Erin hires new CAO

March 10, 2017

Erin Advocate The Town of Erin has hired a new CAO.  Nathan Hyde is set to assume the role of CAO on April 3. Prior to his hire in Erin, Hyde served as Chief of Staff in the Office of the Regional Chair within the Region of Peel. He currently serves on the Headwaters hospital… Read more »

Headwaters Prominently Showcased in 2017 Greenbelt Photo Contest

March 6, 2017

On Sunday, March 5th, the Friends of the Greenbelt Foundation, the Professional Photographers of Canada and the McMichael Canadian Art Collection announced the winners of the second Greenbelt Photo Contest at a special event at McMichael. Between October 30, 2016 and January 10, 2017 over 800 submissions were received, photographing stunning waterfalls, still lakes, rivers… Read more »

Town of Shelburne featured in Globe & Mail

March 4, 2017

On Friday, March 3rd, 2017, the Globe & Mail featured an article, “Spillover: When the City Comes to the Country” by Marcus Gee. According to recently released 2016 Canadian census data, Shelburne, Ontario is the second fastest growing town in all of Canada.  New census figures show it grew 39 per cent between 2011 and… Read more »

Town of Shelburne 2017 Economic Development Breakfast

February 28, 2017

The Town of Shelburne’s Economic Development Committee will be hosting their annual breakfast at 7am on April 19th at the Shelburne Legion banquet hall. Tickets are $15 and are available at Shelburne Town Hall. For further information, please contact 519-925-2600, ext 239 or email Carol Maitland.

Town of Caledon launches BizPal

February 28, 2017

In partnership with ServiceOntario, Caledon joins a growing number of municipalities to launch BizPaL, a free, online portal for permits and licences. “A key goal of this Council has been cutting red tape to help our entrepreneurs succeed,” said Mayor Allan Thompson.  “With the launch of BizPaL, our Economic Development Team has made it easier… Read more »