COVID-19 Business Information and Resources

The Economic Development and Tourism Division is available to assist you. Virtual meetings, phone and email are preferred modes of communication. Should you request a personal visit, please contact us in advance to make an appointment. Click the link below to go directly to our COVID-19 Business Information & Resources Page or contact us at 905-318-5932 or

Exclusive COVID-19 Webinar Series

Check out Peninsula Canada’s Exclusive COVID-19 Webinar Series HERE.

These webinars have been designed for business owners. The goal of these seminars is to give you the tools to achieve a more productive, safe organization; that is ready for longevity!

Haldimand Businesses Asked to Use Graphic

To help businesses promote “Shop Local”, Haldimand has created a graphic element. Haldimand businesses are free to use the graphic in any customer-facing promotions including on-line, in advertising, signs, flyers and brochures. Download via the links below. Note: PNG version has no background.

JPG version     PNG version     (open file then right-click on the graphic to save or copy)

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.

POSTPONED-Business Excellence Awards

With the COVID 19 virus outbreak, we will be postponing the Business Excellence Awards.

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.

We look forward to celebrating in the future.

Happening in Haldimand

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


Source: Maclean’s Best communities in Canada 2019



Health, Safety and Community Factors

5-year average of Crime Severity Index in area covered by local police service**:42
Doctors’ offices:10
Percentage of population employed in arts and recreation:0.8%
*NOTE: Estimates used where data not available

**lower is better, national average = 73

Source: Maclean’s Best Communities in Canada 2019

Weather Factors

Days per year with rain or snow:153
Days per year above 0ºC:245
Days per year above 20ºC:117

Source: Maclean’s Best Communities in Canada 2019

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.

For more information contact or call our tourism hotline at 1-800-863-9607.