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Business News & Services

The Huron-Kinloss Business and Economic Development department produces a quarterly business newsletter which has important news and information for businesses. These newsletter can be accessed by visiting the Business Banner page to the left.

Information about the Township's Business Retention and Expansion Project can also be accessed on the left.

Please see the links below for local agencies who are available to assist your business.

Saugeen Shores Business Enterprise Centre

Bruce Community Futures Development Corporation

Penetangore Regional Economic Development Corporation


Other Resources:

Canada Business

Canada Business promotes entrepreneurship and innovation, and provides assistance through an organized network of service centres across Canada. There is a centre in each province and territory working with partners in many communities across their region, providing you with numerous service access points. Visit www.canadabusiness.ca for information on starting a business, funding, business planning, market research, succession planning and more.

Canada Business Ontario

Canada Business Ontario is a federal and provincial partenship that provides accurate, timely and relevant information to entrepreneurs or those considerating starting a business. Canada Business Ontario is your business connection. They work closely with community partners to ensure those interested in small business know they are are available to help them find the information they need on federal and provincial government programs, services and regulations - all at no cost! For more information, visit: http://www.cbo-eco.ca/en/

Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities

The Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities can help you get the education and training you need to build a rewarding career after high school. Visit www.tcu.gov.on.ca for more information about choosing a school, financial assistance, second careers, adult learning and apprenticeships.

Ontario Ministry of Economic Development and Trade

Visit the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade’s website for resources relating to business start-ups, business expansions and youth entrepreneurship.

The Ministry also provides a "Guide to Small Business", which includes: information about business development, success stories and key resources and websites. This guide is available at: www.ontariocanada.com/ontcan/1medt/smallbiz/en/sb_yrguide_main_en.jsp


Taralyn Cronin

Business & Economic Officer

Michelle Goetz

Community Development Officer
519-395-3735 x155

Contact Us

Phone: 519-395-3735
Fax: 519-395-4107
P.O. Box 130, Ripley ON N0G 2R0

All documents found on our website are also available in hard copy by contacting the Municipal Office.