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“Places to Live” feature highlights Alliston’s ‘rurban’ lifestyle

The Homes and Décor section in the Saturday, April 14th edition of the Toronto Sun included a fantastic feature article about living and doing business in Alliston! Alliston boasts a ‘rurban’ lifestyle Interested in starting a business in this growing … Continue reading

Apply now for a 2018 Premier’s Award for Agri-Food Innovation Excellence!

The Premier’s Award for Agri-Food Innovation Excellence program supports and recognizes the dedication, hard work and innovation of local agri-food businesses and individuals who are adding value to existing products, helping create jobs and contributing to economic growth. Applications are … Continue reading

County Continues to Fund the Creation of Secondary Suites

As part of its 2018 Budget, the County of Simcoe is providing $635,000 in additional funding to grow and expand the Secondary Suites program to support homeowners in creating secondary or garden suites. These County funds will complement $300,000 already … Continue reading

We’re All Ears!

Agriculture and Agri-food BR&E Study Regional partners are undertaking a significant study of the area’s agriculture and agri-food sector and seeking participation from local businesses to build regional and local Action Plans. The partnership group includes the County of Simcoe, … Continue reading

Students: Get Up to $3,000 to Turn Your Ideas Into a Business This Summer!

Every business starts with a vision. With hands-on coaching and mentoring, and up to $3,000 in support through the Summer Company program, students aged 15-29 can turn their vision into their own summer business! Call (800) 509-7554, email *protected email*, or visit … Continue reading

Student Business Plan Competition – Win $1,000 Toward the Success of Your Business!

Students – submit your business plan to the Nottawasaga Futures 2018 Business Plan Competition for a chance to win a $1,000 contribution to the success of your business! Submissions are due by Thursday, March 8, 2018. Download the Youth Pitch Night … Continue reading

New Tec Newsletter – June 2017

Click here to read about the latest updates from New Tecumseth’s Economic Development Office.  Included in this edition is information on how to become involved in the Official Plan review, an overview of the South Simcoe Bees & Honey Tourism Initiative … Continue reading


The Town of New Tecumseth is updating its Official Plan. The Official Plan is an important document that contains goals, objectives and policies that provide guidance and direction on how New Tecumseth will develop – what goes where and what … Continue reading

2017 Skilled Trades Expo seeking vendors

Economic development partners from across Simcoe County and the District of Muskoka are calling on local businesses, organizations and entrepreneurs from the skilled trades to participate as exhibitors in the 2017 Simcoe Muskoka Skilled Trades Expo, being held Wednesday, May … Continue reading

Seeking public input into New Tecumseth Economic Development Strategy

Council has approved the development of an Economic Development Strategy to ensure continued support to the Town’s existing businesses as well as to future investments. To help guide the Town’s economic development efforts, we are asking for your input to … Continue reading