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Objective 2

Attract, Grow and Retain, leveraging our mix of urban and rural assets

Investment Inquiries
Tourism-dependent businesses supported
Leads Lost
Visitors served
Sporting events hosted

Business Development Inquiry Overview

  • Available funding/grants for existing businesses (for construction, expansions, and just in general)  
  • Available industrial buildings that vary in size between 8,000sqft to 40,000sqft  
  • Employers that are currently hiring inquiring about where they can find workers 
  • Data and reports regarding part-time & full-time employment in the area and other various information 
  • Inquires asking how we can assist them in making connections to help them with their business

What has PKED been doing to help businesses grow?

  • Start Up Visa Presentation
  • Submitted application for RED funding for an Agriculture Sector project
  • Submitted an application on behalf of a consortium for an Electric Vehicle Demonstration Zone Project in collaboration with Trent University, Fleming College, and three other post-secondary institutions
  • Prepared for the annual Aerospace Summit (re-scheduled to Q2 due to weather)
  • Supported OMAFRA to deliver Community Economic Development 101 Workshop
  • Prepared to attend the Restaurants Canada Show in Toronto (April)