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Economic Development Award for Town of Gravenhurst

Posted on Monday, April 11, 2022 03:34 PM

Gravenhurst, ON - The Economic Development Council of Ontario held their President’s Dinner and Awards Ceremony on Thursday, April 7, where awards and honourable mentions were given to outstanding economic development initiatives from across the province. 

This year, the Town of Gravenhurst was the successful winner of the Investment Attraction Award for communities with a population under 100,000 people, for their Outfitter Attraction Program. This program was developed as an action to the...

Wage Survey Aims to Support Key Area Sectors

Posted on Monday, April 11, 2022 09:28 AM

Town Seeking Input to Help Improve Labour Inadequacies

Gravenhurst, ON – The Town of Gravenhurst’s Economic Development Team has contracted Sutherland HR Consulting Inc., to undertake a Wage Survey covering four key industries: Skilled Trades and Construction, Hospitality and Tourism, Healthcare, and Retail. These sectors were selected based on responses to the 2021 Annual Business Review.

Information received will assist in determining ways in which the Town can help support Gravenhurst businesses...

Funding Announcement March 3 2022


Posted on Thursday, March 03, 2022 11:26 AM

GRAVENHURST, ON, March 3, 2022 /CNW/ - Every Canadian deserves a safe and affordable place to call home. The COVID-19 pandemic has made it clear that affordable housing is key to Canada's recovery, including in Gravenhurst.

Today, the Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Housing and Diversity and Inclusion, alongside  Jennifer O'Connell, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities and Member of Parliament...

Newly Expanded Community Improvement Plan Open for Applications

Posted on Monday, January 10, 2022 01:15 PM

Gravenhurst, ON - Businesses and property owners can now submit their application for the 2022 intake of the Community Improvement Plan (CIP).    

During the Committee of the Whole meeting on December 21st, 2021, Council passed a by-Law expanding the current Community Improvement Plan to include the Muskoka Wharf and the Bay Street corridor. Properties located within these new areas can apply for any of the available grants offered by the municipality.  


Gravenhurst Annual Business Survey - Your Input is Important!

Posted on Wednesday, December 01, 2021 09:18 AM

Your Input Helps Develop Business Programs – Take the Survey!

Gravenhurst, ON – The Town of Gravenhurst’s Economic Development Team is seeking feedback from business owners for the 7th Annual Business Survey. Information received through the survey is one of the ways the Economic Development Team sets priorities and designs new projects that support Gravenhurst businesses and fosters healthy growth in the community for the upcoming year.

“This annual survey gives business owners a real chance...

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