Wilton Tack, see their Success Story below
april 5th

Ontario East is heading west for our next Quarterly General Membership Meeting on Friday, June 8th. Join us in Kawartha Lakes. Be sure to save the date. 

And plan to come the night before, on  June 7th  for an Elections Results and Networking Reception hosted by the  City of Kawartha Lakes. 

See below, under Ontario East Events for more details. 


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Ontario East Quarterly General Membership Meeting

June 7th and June 8th in Lindsay, Kawartha Lakes

June 8th Agenda Highlights:
  • Community Engagement Practices: Learn how the City of Kawartha Lakes is engaging with local businesses
  • Key Tourism initiatives in the City of Kawartha Lakes: Houseboat Capital of Ontario; Arts & Heritage Trail
  • Tours of Mariposa Dairy Ltd. and Kawartha Dairy Ltd.
Webinar: Agriculture Economic Development and Planning Community of Practice 
Registration Open

10:00am to 12:00pm,  Thursday , April 12th  

A presentation and Q&A with  OMAFRA  program staff on the Economic Development stream of the  Canadian Agricultural Partnership (CAP) Program.
On this call, you will learn how you can support your clients in accessing funding and in delivering agriculture economic development. You will have the chance to learn about new program areas and build awareness of opportunities within the CAP program for your agri-food producers, processors, and agricultural organizations. 
Annual Tri-Association High Performance Manufacturing Conference

Wednesday October 24, 2018 at the  Travelodge, Belleville

Call for Speakers:  Deadline for Submissions: May 30th 2018

Seminar: Working with Politicians and Partners
Registration Open

May 31 and  June 1 at the University of Waterloo-Stratford Campus

This two-day seminar explores how best to navigate political structures and how to leverage/engage/manage relationships with key political and external decision-makers.

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Frontenac CFDC Employment Opportunity

Position: Business Development Officer

Application Deadline
8:00am, Friday, April 30th 2018

Frontenac CFDC seeks an experienced professional with strong financial analysis proficiency, business counselling ability, exceptional interpersonal skills and strong proficiency on multiple computer programs. 
This position involves counselling small business owners and individuals looking to start a business.  The position also requires review, analysis, and assessment of loan applications for consideration by the Investment Committee, as well as the implementation of the loans and ongoing management of the existing portfolio. 

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Wilton Tack

Since opening the business in 1996, and reviving a struggling 200-year-old feed mill in the process, Wilton Tack has become the 'go to' source for local farmers and pet owners. Whether looking for quality feed, or the latest gear and apparel for horse owners Wilton Tack is the place to shop. It's location at 308 Simmons Road, just outside Odessa is a haven for equestrian aficionados but also a growing number of the region's farm families.

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