Try College for FREE- POSTPONED
With the COVID 19 virus outbreak, we will be postponing the Try College for Free Course scheduled for April 1st-June 25, including the information session on March 25th. We regret having to cancel programs and close community facilities but are doing so in the interest of community safety, based on the expert medical advice of our local and provincial healthcare authorities. Our thanks for your understanding regarding this matter, and we will announce a revised date for the Try College for Free course once there is no longer a public health risk to participants.
POSTPONED-Business Excellence Awards
With the COVID 19 virus outbreak, we will be postponing the Business Excellence Awards scheduled for April 8th, 2020. We regret having to cancel programs and close community facilities but are doing so in the interest of community safety, based on the expert medical advice of our local and provincial healthcare authorities. Our thanks for your understanding regarding this matter, and we will announce a revised date for the Business Excellence Awards once there is no longer a public health risk to participants.
New Video Launched
As part of Manufacturing Month, a video showcasing local employers demonstrates the many job opportunities that exist at manufacturing businesses in Haldimand.
View the We Make It Here video.
Business Prepardness- COVID-19
To help businesses prepare for and manage through a potential COVID-19 escalation in Canada, the Canadian Chamber of Commerce developed the following brief guide. It is designed to assist business planning and continuity efforts. This tool includes links to the some of the most relevant and credible
information, best practice tools and resources.
Haldimand County Ranked # 13 in Maclean’s Best Communities in Canada 2019
See why below or read the full article here!
|Economic region unemployment rate as of March 2019:||4.7%|
|Median household income:||$84,225|
|Average value of primary real estate:||$487,655|
|Average rent for a two-bedroom apartment*:||$781|
|Property tax as percent of average income:||2.3%|
|Average annual property tax bill:||$2,596|
Health, Safety and Community Factors
|5-year average of Crime Severity Index in area covered by local police service**:||42|
|Percentage of population employed in arts and recreation:||0.8%|
|*NOTE: Estimates used where data not available|
**lower is better, national average = 73
Business Haldimand Objective
Our goal is to improve the economic well-being and quality of life for our community by creating and retaining jobs by providing support to help local businesses grow.
How we can help your business
Haldimand County is committed to creating an environment for businesses to thrive. Our Economic Development & Tourism team links the business community to partners, helping pave the way for business development and expansion within Haldimand. Staff leverage their experience and knowledge of the local landscape to provide consultation services and hands-on solutions to help you.
- Business visits assess your unique challenges and opportunities
- Potential funding, training and grants opportunities
- Community Improvement Program funding
- Referrals to business enterprise centres
- Information on licenses and zoning
- Advice on available properties and permitted uses
- Connections to Building Controls & By-law and Planning and Development Division for ease of development execution
- Assist in promoting your business through accurate Google business listings
- Advertising Opportunities
For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call our tourism hotline at 1-800-863-9607.