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Please join us in welcoming Perch and Paddle Pub to South Glengarry, pictured above with our MP, MPP & Council at the grand opening on June 23rd.

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Unique to Our Region

Bray Heights' owner Catherine J. Lightstone is a retired Special Needs teacher who, with her husband Stephen, are offering day and overnight programs to adults with special needs on their 60-acre rescue farm in Green Valley.

Come to their grand opening to learn more!

Record-Breaking Passive House Featured in Cornwall Living!

Learn about the Passive House International Certified home constructed in Glen Walter by Alex Liolios (Certified Passive House Builder) and designed by Brock Wilson of Wilson Architectural Designs (Licenced Technician OAA and Certified Passive House Designer), both of South Glengarry! Read the article found on page 80.

2023 Cornwall Living Magazine

Awards Nominations Open July 1-31

Visit our website to complete a nomination form!

South Glengarry Businesses Benefit from RIP Grants

The SDG Counties' Regional Incentive Program (RIP) provides economic stimulus for projects related to agriculture and agri-tourism, re-developing commercial, industrial, and institutional properties, and adding new roofed accommodations throughout the Counties to encourage tourism.

Recently, five (5) South Glengarry Businesses received RIP grant funding to support their business projects:

Bray Heights $19,305.50

Glengarry Fencibles Trust (Bishop's House) $21,627.25

Holly Hill Farm $7,537.58

Artisan Kitchen and Bath $22,000.00

Lancaster Triplex Project $12,250.00

Congratulations to all grant recipients!

The Counties plan to have another intake in early 2024, so please reach out if you have a business project planned next year and we can determine your eligibility. RIP program details are available on SDG Counties' website.

CBEC's July Networking Opportunity

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July 10, 2023

5:00-7:00 pm

O'Neils Pub

29 Long Sault Drive, Long Sault

CBEC/Chamber Pub Night

Government of Canada Webinars

IRCC Virtual Learning Sessions for Employers Across Canada

Learn about Canada's Economic Immigration programs, including changes to the Express Entry system:

French Language and Priority Occupations:

July 5 (English) 1:00 pm REGISTER

July 6 (French) 11:00 am REGISTER

Ontario International Trade Events

Webinars September-December 2023:

New Exporters of Technology and Services to the U.S. (NETSUS)

The Ontario government in partnership with the Trade Commissioner Service is pleased to host a new exporter preparation session built for Ontario technology and service companies.

September 20, 2023, 9:30 am - 12: 30 pm REGISTER

Do's and Don'ts When Crossing the Border

The Ontario government in partnership with the U. S. Customs and Border Protection Agency invites SMEs for a free one-hour webinar regarding regulations to be observed to successfully move your goods across the border.

September 27, 2023, 10:00 - 11:00 am REGISTER

Pitch Preparation Workshop

Helping export businesses develop pitch presentation skills for presenting to international buyers.

September 28, 2023, 10:30 am - 12:00 noon REGISTER

WBE Webinar - Programs and Services

The Ontario government is offering this webinar designed to help you understand the programs and services that the Ministry of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade offers and help you develop the all-important pitch presentation.

September 28, 2023, 1:00-2:00 pm REGISTER

More to follow in our next edition.

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If you have any questions or would like to schedule a meeting, call or email me.

Jennifer Treverton

613-347-1166 ext. 2106

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