Economic Development Updates

January 25, 2018
LAST CALL! Lake of Bays Business Survey
The annual business survey may only take 10 minutes, but the results are extremely valuable !

Please click below to take the survey before it closes tomorrow (Friday, January 26, 2018
Funding Opportunities
CANADA SUMMER JOBS

Small businesses (50 or fewer employees), not-for-profit organizations, and public-sector employers can receive funding to create summer jobs for youth (15-30 years) who are full-time students intending to return to their studies in the next school year. For more information, click here .

Deadline: February 2, 2018
BEAM (BROADBAND FOR E-BUSINESS & MARKETING) GRANT

For-profit businesses can receive up to 75% of costs (up to $4,000) for website development or upgrades, mobile apps, or purchasing new technology. For more information, visit: pmcn.ca/beam.

Deadline: February 15, 2018
What's New on VentureMuskoka.ca?
SPOTLIGHT - WILD MUSKOKA BOTANICALS

Wild Muskoka Botanicals was born out of a Wild Spirit Permaculture Homestead on the western edge of Algonquin Park. Located near the community of Dwight in the Township of Lake of Bays, Wild Muskoka Botanicals is a producer of artisan wild foods and cocktail mixers, and traditional botanical medicines.

Read this article at: VentureMuskoka.ca
MAKING THE MOVE: REAL STORIES FROM REAL PEOPLE

The stories of four enthusiastic entrepreneurs who recently made the move to Muskoka.

Change has many faces. And changing a lifestyle, especially if you are establishing or re-locating a business, demands serious consideration.

Read this article at: VentureMuskoka.ca
NEWS: LEARN FROM BEST IN CLASS LEADING TRAVEL DESTINATIONS

Tourism Excellence North announces two new Best Practices Missions for the Northern Ontario tourism industry.

Read this article at: VentureMuskoka.ca
Muskoka Small Business Centre in Lake of Bays
A small business consultant is in Lake of Bays the first Tuesday of every month. How can MSBC help you?
 
  • Free business consultations
  • Register your business
  • Business plan preparation
  • Small business resources & info
 
When/Where? Tuesday, February 6, 2018, Lake of Bays Municipal Office (Dwight)
 
To book: 705-646-9021 or info@muskokasmallbusiness.ca
Upcoming Events
February is Winter Carnival month in Lake of Bays! Mark your calendar for one (or all!) of the following events:

DWIGHT WINTER CARNIVAL : Friday, February 9 & Saturday, February 10, 2018
 
DORSET SNOWBALL : Friday, February 16 & Saturday, February 17, 2018

BAYSVILLE WINTERFEST : Monday, February 19, 2018
Please feel free to share this information with anyone who may be interested, and do not hesitate to contact me should you have any questions.

Kind regards,

Jennifer Clancy

TOWNSHIP OF LAKE OF BAYS | Economic Development Coordinator
Tel: 705-635-2272 ext.235 | Email Jennifer