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Economic Development Updates
Economic Development Strategy - Project Completion
The Township of Lake of Bays Economic Development Strategy was received and approved by Council on November 21, 2017.

As the result of a comprehensive consultation process, the strategy identifies 22 Strategic Priority Actions within the 5 Strategic Themes of:

  1. Business Support and Development (11 priority actions)
  2. Communications, Marketing and Branding (4 priority actions)
  3. Community Infrastructure (2 priority actions)
  4. Tourism (3 priority actions)
  5. Workforce Development, Retention and Attraction (2 priority actions)

Strategy link: Click here

We gratefully acknowledge the volunteers members of the Project Advisory Group for their guidance and assistance in designing this process. The participation of the local business community, regional support organizations, and general public provided valuable insights to shape the Township’s economic development vision and strategic priorities. We look forward to the opportunity for continued collaboration as we move forward with strategy implementation to bring the community’s economic development vision to fruition.
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Investment in the tourism sector continues to advance, as modern-day resorts provide classic hospitality in breathtaking surroundings, and innovative attractions look to the future while venerating the past.

This article features recent investment stories about:
- SS Bigwin (Lake of Bays)
- Deerhurst Resort (Huntsville)
- Cleveland's House (Muskoka Lakes)
- Santa's Village (Bracebridge)
- Lone Pine Inn (Gravenhurst)

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Muskoka Small Business Centre in Lake of Bays
A consultant from the Muskoka Small Business Centre (MSBC) 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
Next Date: Tuesday, December 7, 2017

Where: Lake of Bays Municipal Office, 1012 Dwight Beach Rd, Dwight
To book an appointment: 705-646-9021 or
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