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BACD Wants to Launch or Accelerate Your Business
Wednesday, July 26 2017

BACD launch Want to launch or accelerate your business? Starter Company PLUS may be for YOU! Plus a chance to win $5,000!


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Region of Durham eliminates film permit fee
Wednesday, July 26 2017

Permit Fee For the past four years, film production activity in Durham Region has steadily increased. Estimates show that Durham saw approximately $80 million in production activity from 2012 to 2015.


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Council endorses Whitby Innovation Hub-Accelerator (Wi-Hub)
Wednesday, July 26 2017

Permit Fee A key area of focus, to advance economic development in Whitby, is generating value-added jobs by working with entrepreneurs in the broader business community. These entrepreneurs can advance their business ideas and create products and services that are market ready.


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Hans Steel celebrates its success
Wednesday, July 26 2017

Permit Fee Part of the Region’s Investment Attraction Plan focuses on the rural communities of north Durham. A key piece of this plan was recently celebrated, when Hans Steel held a grand opening of its manufacturing facility in the Uxbridge Industrial Park.


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Positive impacts of future reconfiguration of highway interchange in Bowmanville
Wednesday, July 26 2017

Permit Fee The Municipality of Clarington, the Region of Durham, and SmartREIT (a large Canadian commercial developer) have indicated their intent to help finance, and work with, the Ministry of Transportation (MTO) to fast-track the reconstruction of the Waverley Road/Highway 401 interchange in Bowmanville.


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Spark Centre Ignites Canadian Innovation Partnership with Ontario Power Generation
Wednesday, July 26 2017

Permit Fee In July, Spark Innovation Centre and Ontario Power Generation (OPG) announced a partnership to ignite Canadian innovation with their annual Ignite Start-up Pitch Competition.


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$400 Million Dollar Investment Planned to Launch in Canada's Newest Smart Region in Ontario
Tuesday, May 16, 2017 – News Wire


The future is bright in Durham Region
Wednesday, May 10, 2017 – Regional Municipality of Durham

Durham Region is the right choice for a bright future.


Ontario Making Electric Vehicles More Affordable
Wednesday, February 1, 2017 – Province of Ontario

Increasing Incentives to Help Reduce Greenhouse Gas Pollution and Fight Climate Change

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Cleeve Technology and BRIC are flying high
Thursday, January 12, 2017

Cleeve Technology jet Cleeve Technology and BRIC are flying high into the new year, thanks in no small part to the help and support shown by Durham Region.

It was 17 years ago that Cleeve started its business, and since day one has made the Durham Region its home. From starting out in our little incubation unit we left nearly 10 years ago…

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Helping Small- and Medium-Sized Businesses Grow and Compete Globally
Wednesday, November 16, 2016 – Province of Ontario

New Programs Part of Ontario's Business Growth Initiative

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Grow your business with international exporting
Friday, August 19, 2016

Durham Exports Conference You're invited to the Durham Exports Conference presented by Durham Region Economic Development and Collins Barrow Durham.

You'll learn how to start exporting, to access government funding and programs and to reduce the risks associated with exporting…

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Ontario Expanding GO Rail Service in Durham Region
Wednesday, June 20, 2016 – Province of Ontario

Extension From Oshawa to Bowmanville Will Create Jobs and Drive Economic Growth.

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Company profile: MobileXCo
Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Andy Bruce In 2011, Andy Bruce, with an impressive career in online advertising sales and marketing, reconnected with his old friend and consumer marketing professional Peter Pinfold. Soon they were talking about the future of marketing in general and about smart, data-driven marketing in particular. Teaming up with industry veteran Paul Bruce, they decided to take what they saw as the next big step in marketing to modern consumers.

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One-week training program for Brazilian companies
Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Brazil flag The Economic Development Division, working with the Spark Centre, is taking the next big step in building economic ties with our partners in the rapidly emerging market of Brazil. In May, key players from Brazilian companies considering investment in Durham will visit the region for a one-week training program. It will introduce participants to the Region of Durham, and will also give them a thorough overview of what it takes to set up and run a business in Canada.

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New economic development strategy kicks off
Thursday, March 24, 2016

Invest Durham logo The Durham Region Economic Development and Tourism Division is currently in the process of developing an economic development strategy designed to guide development activities over five-year period from 2016 to 2021.

"This strategy will establish a vision for economic development in Durham," says Kathy Weiss, Director of Economic Development and Tourism for the Region of Durham…

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Durham joins new investment attraction agency
Thursday, March 24, 2016

People gathered at an event outside Durham Headquarters Economic development in the Region of Durham is about to take a big step forward with new funding from the federal and provincial governments, and a new agency dedicated to bringing foreign direct investment (FDI) to the entire Greater Toronto Area (GTA).

"Newco," as the organization is being called until a name and branding strategy are finalized, will take over from the Greater Toronto Marketing Alliance …

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Ontario Invests $40 Million in Advanced Manufacturing
Tuesday, March 22, 2016 – Province of Ontario

New Initiatives Will Create Highly Skilled Jobs and Drive Innovation

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Ontario Investing in Interactive Digital Media Sector
Tuesday, March 8, 2016 – Province of Ontario

Province Increasing Support for Interactive Digital Media Fund

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Ontario Investing In Advanced Automotive and Transportation Sectors
Friday, March 4, 2016 – Province of Ontario

Business Growth Initiative to Support Innovation and Competitiveness

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Ontario Helping Businesses Take New Technologies to Global Markets
Wednesday, February 24, 2016 – Province of Ontario

Investment Will Boost Knowledge Economy and Create Up To 2,600 Jobs

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Ontario Invests Nearly $100 Million to Boost Cleantech Innovation and Create Jobs
Wednesday, February 17, 2016 – Province of Ontario

Ontario Green Investment Fund to Help Reduce Emissions and Grow the Economy

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Ontario Moving Forward with Nuclear Refurbishment at Darlington and Pursuing Continued Operations at Pickering to 2024
Monday, January 11, 2016 – Province of Ontario

Projects will Boost Economic Activity, Create Jobs and Help Fight Climate Change

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Ontario Moving Forward with Sale of Seaton Lands
Thursday, January 7, 2016 – Province of Ontario

Proceeds will Fund Priority Infrastructure Projects Across the Province

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China Outreach Starts to Pay Off
Tuesday, January 12, 2016

5 people standing on stairsThe Region of Durham's foreign direct investment (FDI) strategy to reach out to China, is starting to show exciting progress as we establish relationships with investors and business development leaders in that rapidly growing country.

Two missions to China were undertaken by Region officials in 2015, and a delegation from the heartland city of Wuxi, in Jiangsu Province…

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2015 Durham Region Film Festival
December, 2015

Film Festival Sign The inaugural 2015 Durham Region Film Festival provided attendees with the wonderful experience of the magic of film both on screen and off. On September 25-27 the world of cinema and talented artists, came together to celebrate our strong and growing film community…

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The Bowmanville Foundry
Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Bowmanville Foundry The Bowmanville Foundry is a metal casting facility specializing in the manufacturing of a wide array of different types of iron castings.

Established in 1902, the company has a long and storied history of technical innovation and process leadership.

"We are a custom jobbing shop," says Victoria Greene, Manager of Sales and Marketing. "We make castings…

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Durham Region launches new digital technology portal
January 30, 2015

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