• Business,  News

    Business News & Updates

    Digital Service Squad Update: The Digital Service Squad members will provide one-on-one assistance with trained specialists who meet with small businesses, at no cost, to help them improve their online presence. The Squad members can assist with a number of activities, including: Support in applying for a Digital Transformation Grant A digital assessment of your business’ digital literacy Access to a free online video-based digital transformation training program Website – review, updating, creation, best practices Social Media – support, best practices, advertising, and more Technology – support and guidance for the best options of technology tools to implement for your business Miscellaneous Digital Transformation Support: loyalty programs, point of sale systems,…

  • Business,  News,  Small Business

    Business News: arts and tourism sector gets boost

    A series of grants supporting the arts and tourism sectors in Huron-Bruce was announced Aug. 12 as the province seeks to boost local tourism in small-town Ontario while re-imagining a post-COVID life. MPP Lisa MacLeod, who is also Minister of Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Culture, announced over $550,000 in funding to help propel the local arts and tourism sectors in her Huron-Bruce riding. “We know that in order to sustain small-town Ontario we need to continue keeping the lights on and flowing the dollars to make sure that coming out of the pandemic people when people are confident to be out and about again, have those amazing local festivals and…