Recreational Geology Tourism Stakeholders Group
On May 7th a new regional initiative was launched in Bancroft to support and further develop our mineral tourism assets and our Geoheritage.
What is known as the "Central Metasedimentary Belt of...
Hastings Highlands' BR+E Project
The Municipality of Hastings Highlands is moving forward with the next stage of its community led economic development program.
An engaged local business community is key to the success of this...
Affordable Hastings County
If I was in the market for a new flat screen TV, I would take a look at the various options and prices. Let's pretend that I go into one store and the price of the TV I want is $1,000. However, I...
A new way to explore Hastings County
The County of Hastings has launched its next generation of online mapping known as “Community Online Maps”. Available to the general public and municipal staff, the new online mapping provides...
Financing to start a business
For this blog post, I thought I would outline some ways in which entrepreneurs can find some money if they do not have a source of revenue to start-up or expand. I thought of this topic because...
It costs more to live in the "big city"
As reported by InsideBelleville.com, a new study released by Kanetix.ca found that cities in the Greater Toronto Area have the highest rates of auto insurance in Ontario. The City of Brampton's...
Retail makeover project in Bancroft
The Bancroft Business Improvement Area (BBIA) has partnered with the local Community Futures Development Corporation and Loyalist College to provide a RETAIL Makeover Project.
The goal of this...
Listening to existing businesses in Tweed
The Tweed & Area Chamber of Commerce is implementing a local economic development project this Spring. Known formally as a Business Retention & Expansion (BR+E) Project, in partnership with...
Innovative Rural Opportunities Abound
There are many innovative rural businesses across our region. What's your passion? Contact us today to get your dream business started in Hastings County.
What's your backup plan?
Most likely you saw news footage of what happened recently in the Buffalo, NY area. They received a TON of snow in late 2014.
Whether it's several feet of snow, an ice storm such as Ontario...