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Activities and Projects

Business Excellence Resource Centre

Goal:         

To provide support and services to new and existing businesses for their sustainability and growth

Objectives

  • Provide easy access to up-to-date books, information, demographics and statistical data  
  • Assist with business registrations through the Ontario Business Connects website
  • Assist businesses with research as required 
  • Assist new and existing businesses through coaching and business consulting
  • Provide Support for the South Simcoe Small Business Incubator project 
  • Maintain the South Simcoe Business Directory (available at www.nottawasaga.com) 

Status:         

  • Ongoing update of the South Simcoe Business Directory. Updated information is uploaded to the web site as it becomes available.
  • Lending Library is available with access to new research.
  • Small Business Incubator Program one graduate and one new incubatee

        

Goals and Cumulative Activities – April 1, 2020 to March 31, 2021

 

Activity

Actual

In-depth interviews (excludes loan client interviews)

682

Number of workshops presented 

7

Number of businesses assisted

284

Number of jobs created or maintained 

335