Investment Blog Archive

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Happy Economic Development Week!

The International Economic Develpoment Council, or IEDC, has designated 2016 as the Year of the Economic Developer and the week of May 8th as Economic Development Week.  As noted by IEDC, economic...
Andrew Redden
09.05.2016
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Traditional advertising vs. digital

I remember a few years ago I had the pleasure of attending a meeting where a group committed to bringing the Olympics to Toronto met with Members of Provincial Parliament (MPPs).  There was an...
Andrew Redden
02.05.2016
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#HastingsBizChat: Facebook vs. Twitter

Online marketing is becoming ever more popular than traditional means for business, as technology continues to change the ways in which we can drive sales, attract new customers and engage with our...
Kasey Rogerson
02.05.2016
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We’ve Imagined Tourism, Now We’re Planning for Success

Staff in the Planning & Development Department have been busy working towards an update of the County’s Tourism Master Plan.  While we have enjoyed much success since its adoption, it is time to...
Kasey Rogerson
21.04.2016
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Lower costs in Hastings County

"Average detached Toronto home nears $1.2 million" says this recent Globe and Mail story.  To compare, according to this report the average February, 2016 price for homes sold in the northern area of...
Andrew Redden
06.04.2016
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Young people flourishing in new start-ups

Jim Eadie authored an excellent story for Bancroft This Week recently that looks at some young entrepreneurs in our area.  Take a look!  
Andrew Redden
29.03.2016
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6 Useful Apps for Entrepreneurs and Small Businesses

Every day we find ourselves juggling our time and trying to fit a day’s worth of work into as little hours possible.  We look for ways to make project management easier and seamless, especially when...
Kasey Rogerson
17.03.2016
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It’s Time to Shape the Future of Tourism in Our Region

The tourism industry, communities and businesses are invited to help shape the future of tourism in Hastings County and share insights into how tourism can grow and continue to succeed.  “We've come...
Kasey Rogerson
14.03.2016
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#HastingsBizChat: Home-Based Business Part 2

As a follow-up from our first Twitter #HastingsBizChat, we decided to focus the February discussion on home-based (HB) business again. Through the Enterprise Facilitation program, staff received...
Kasey Rogerson
01.03.2016
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Job opportunities

A few weeks ago I wrote a post looking at job opportunities and postings across our County.  I thought I'd write a follow-up. The following is what I found online as of February 4, 2016: - Registered...
Andrew Redden
04.02.2016
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