Knowledge Base

“Half Staff” or “Half Mast?”

Posted by Operations Manager on  20 February, 2020
Category: protocol
From The Canadian Senate page: Half-masting on the Peace Tower explained As a sign of sorrow and respect, the Canadian flag is sometimes flown at half-mast. Or is it half-staff? It’s time to settle the debate once and for all!

2020 Ontario Budget consultations

Posted by Operations Manager on  21 January, 2020
Category: Budget, Government
The Ontario Government is asking people from every region of the province for their best advice on how to make life more affordable, invest in critical public services, and balance the budget by 2023 through public consultations for the 2020 Budget. Everyone can participate. Citizens can attend a consultation or submit your ideas by email, mail, or by filling out a survey. Visit to learn how to participate. Budget consultations will close February 11,
The wind storm last Sunday (01 December 2019) resulted in 2000 megawatt shut down due to wind turbine icing. Ontario’s Nuclear power advantage keeps the grid stable. Read more here: Stability During the Storm
Yesterday’s announcement from Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade Vic Fideli outlines a program allowing qualifying Huron County  businesses to get financial support through the Southwestern Ontario Development Fund (SWODF) and access to a range of complementary services and supports. The objective of the Regional Development Program ““ Eastern Ontario Development Fund and Southwestern Ontario Development Fund is to provide financial support and services to help growing companies in eastern and southwestern Ontario make

Digital Mainstreet is here Huron County!

Posted by Operations Manager on  13 September, 2019
Category: Digital News
Digital Main Street (DMS) is a government funded program to provide access to a platform where small businesses will have the tools to develop a comprehensive plan for digital adoption. Huron County has a new Digital Services Team ready to help businesses get started in the program, helping provide access to training to develop digital literacy skills. Chamber members can now book your one on one with a Digital Service Squad representative. Qualifying businesses can