North Durham Business Toolkits
The Townships of Brock, Scugog and Uxbridge are communities that offer lifestyle and tourism highlights like walking trails, farm-fresh food, historic sites, and lakefront settings—but they also offer quick access to Toronto's economy and consumers, business parks, and great opportunities for entrepreneurship.
Together with the Invest Durham Rural and Agricultural Economic Development team these communities recently launched business toolkits, which provide those looking to start, grow, or expand their business in Brock, Scugog or Uxbridge a directory of information they will need.
Explore the toolkits for each community:
These three companies are in the business of creativity
Whether you are looking for a marketing agency, photography studio or video production, these businesses have you covered. Meet the founders of some of Durham Region’s first-class creative services businesses—Brand Ambition, Velvet Season Studios, and Forest City Films.
Read the story at the Invest Durham blog
A recent land sale in Pickering is expected to bring 3,000 new jobs to the city
The City of Pickering and Province of Ontario recently completed the sale of 151 acres of provincial lands in Pickering’s Innovation Corridor to FGF Brands for the development of a high-tech, food manufacturing campus, which will be known as the Wonderbrands Innovation Business Park.
Learn more about this exciting investment
What do Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sarah Polley and 'Jack Reacher' have in common?
Durham's film industry, of course. Many production companies that have established headquarters in Toronto enjoy the convenience of filming on location in Durham. In the past 10 years since the Durham Region film office was formed, there has been a 165 per cent increase in film and television production.
Read the story at DurhamRegion.com