RED Projects

 

Region Summary Municipality
Central The Corporation of the Town of Collingwood will receive up to $150,000.00 to develop and implement a Digital Discovery Platform that includes digitized wayfinding through a mobile app utilizing location-based mapping technology integrated with digital information kiosks to identify key points of interest in business and tourism sectors. County of Simcoe
Central The District of Muskoka will receive up to $150,000 to streamline and automate the development review process by implementing web-based workflow software and a portal. District Municipality of Muskoka
Central The Town of Caledon is receiving up to $43,500 to develop an economic development website, a tourist website and a virtual reality video production. Town of Caledon
Central The Town of Halton Hills will receive up to $40,000 to develop a business retention and expansion program. Town of Halton Hills
Central The Huntsville/Lake of Bays Chamber of Commerce will receive up to $39,000.00 to create a marketing campaign to brand and promote the area as a travel destination by modernizing their website, creating new photography/video content, and advertising on social media and targeted websites. Town of Huntsville
Central The Town of Midland will receive up to $250,000.00 to implement streetscaping that includes street furnishings, trees and plantings and a public art installation to create a distinctive and memorable downtown. Town of Midland
Central The Township of Muskoka Lakes will receive up to $51,250.00 to prepare a Community Improvement Plan (CIP) to identify priority areas for downtown revitalization through streetscape plans and designs. Township of Muskoka Lakes
Central The Township of Severn will receive up to $3,000 to update and modernize the Coldwater Business Improvement Association's website. Township of Severn
Central The Township of Uxbridge will receive up to $8,317.50 to develop a Tourism Ambassador Program and implement minor capital projects to increase traffic and improve visitor experience. Township of Uxbridge
East The Belleville Downtown Business Improvement Area will receive up to $3,090.00 to implement a banner and flag program, festival banners, pedestrian wayfinding signs and directional banners to enhance economic growth in the downtown district. City of Belleville
East The County of Renfrew will receive up to $19,500 to rehabilitate a 4 km section of the K&P Recreational Trail in Greater Madawaska to a safe and accessible multi-use four-season recreation, travel, commuting and fitness corridor. City of Pembroke
East Peterborough Downtown Business Improvement Area (DBIA) will receive up to $23,209.86 to purchase new Christmas lights to beautify the downtown while creating a welcoming environment that stimulates the retail sector during the festive season. City of Peterborough
East The Showplace Performance Centre will receive up to $99,619 to renovate their facilities. Project activities will include the following: aisle steps removed, electrical work, new flooring, painting, removal of current seats and installation of new seats. City of Peterborough
East The City of Pickering will receive up to $44,400 to rehabilitate a building in the Pickering Museum Village and complete other activities to make a market ready tourism product. City of Pickering
East The County of Prince Edward will receive up to $20,000.00 to implement a regional marketing plan to ensure awareness of the new transit system, understanding of how it works and who to contact for information. County of Prince Edward
East Renfrew County will receive up to $96,600 to hire a business development coordinator to provide mentorship / coaching activities, deliver entrepreneurship workshops and a business pitch competition. County of Renfrew
East The Ottawa Valley Tourist Association will receive up to $19,000 to update their Valley Explore website to include their network of trails and carrying out multiple surveys to gage gaps and opportunities targeted to the tourism industry. Project activities include hiring a consultant to conduct industry surveys and hosting meetings to engage conversations regarding report findings and future strategies. County of Renfrew
East The Abbey Gardens Community Trust will receive up to $16,488 to continue the rehabilitation of their property into an economic asset for their community through improving the garden space to more effectively support education programs and regional tourism. Municipality of Dysart et al
East The Municipality of South Dundas will receive up to $37,250 to provide business services and training to local businesses, including hosting a familiarization tour, organizing educational / networking events and communicating with businesses. Municipality of South Dundas
East The Town of Gananoque will receive up to $73,440 to redevelop the Town Park. This redevelopment will take the current infrastructure from limited seasonal use to a year round cultural and tourism attraction, attracting new events and visitors to the community. Separated Town of Gananoque
East Hastings Destination Trails Inc. will receive up to $4,350.00 to promote the use of trails by developing a website, creating a social media presence, advertising in newspapers, and developing promotional and print materials. Town of Bancroft
East The Town of Smiths Falls will receive up to $24,000.00 to design and develop "mockup exterior renderings" for 20 buildings and commence implementation activities as part of a Community Improvement Plan for downtown revitalization. Town of Smiths Falls
East The Township of Bonnechere Valley will receive up to $10,000 to hire a consultant to develop a business retention and expansion strategy. Township of Bonnechere Valley
East The Township of Central Frontenac and the County of Frontenac will receive up to $50,000.00 to develop and commence implementation of an action plan for downtown revitalization that includes hiring a project coordinator, streetscaping design consultancy, data gathering and analysis, marketing and promotional services. Township of Central Frontenac and County of Frontenac
East The Township of Edwardsburgh/Cardinal receive up to $18,614 to continue their waterfront development that will expand and revitalize a local trail. Township of Edwardsburgh/Cardinal
East The Township of Leeds and the Thousand Islands will receive up to $30,886 to implement a Pop-Up Farmer's Market with Front of Yonge to stimulate retail opportunity for local food producers and increase interest in the local market. Township of Leeds and the Thousand Islands
East The Township of Minden Hills will receive up to $2,550.00 to create and install signage to redirect traffic to the downtown core. Township of Minden Hills
East The Township of Rideau Lakes will receive up to $17,500.00 to implement strategic activities outlined in their marketing plan, including photography and the creation of a tourism web page. Township of Rideau Lakes
Northeast The Northern Ontario Railroad Museum and Heritage Centre will receive up to $7,046 to restore the retired caboose #79231, aligns with the museum's ongoing efforts to theme and showcase the town of Capreol as a 1930's rail town. City of Greater Sudbury
Northeast The Ermatinger Clergue National Historic Site will receive up to $95,000 to restore some of the components in need or repair. The House is a designated historical building, and is one of the major tourism attractions in Sault Ste. Marie. City of Sault Ste. Marie
Northeast The Municipality of Central Manitoulin will receive up to $838 to create an accessible maintained section of a free to use trail that contributes to the social, mental and physical well-being of the community and visitors. Municipality of Central Manitoulin
Northeast The Town of Cochrane will receive up to $25,000.00 to attract and retain skilled workers and their families by improving their website and hosting youth workplace tours, employer/resident events and workshops. Town of Cochrane
Northeast The Township of St. Joseph will receive up to $5,619 to rehabilitate the wharf with new decking, and allow for full use of all dock surfaces to increase local tourism. Township of St. Joseph
Northwest The Ochiichagwe'babigo'ining First Nation will receive up to $41,269.80 to relocate and renovate a commercial kitchen and provide minor landscaping at the Economic Centre of Excellence. Kenora Unorganized
Northwest The Northwestern Ontario Innovation Centre will receive up to $104,450 to develop a sustainable social enterprise model that will educate youth on entrepreneurship. Town of Atikokan
Northwest The Town of Schreiber will receive up to $3,000.00 to install ten art pieces on the main street to beautify the streetscape while also generating a sense of culture to draw people into the community. Township of Schreiber
West The City of Woodstock will receive up to $ 10,500.00 to purchase new LED Christmas lights in order to encourage more people to shop and dine during the Christmas festive season. City of Woodstock
West The County of Brant will receive up to $14,500 to promote value-added agriculture by promoting a farm tour, implementing a directional signage program and delivering a workshop series. County of Brant
West Dufferin County will receive up to $50,000 to hire a consultant to complete a meat processing study and then implement the recommendations from the study. The recipient is required to provide specific details of the project activities and receive written approval from OMAFRA before implementing recommendations. County of Dufferin
West The County of Huron will receive up to $14,374.70 to assist the Western Ontario Wardens' Caucus to refresh their website with a component for economic development resources, including local job information and regional data from Townfolio. County of Huron
West The County of Huron will receive up to $43,487.50 to hire a project coordinator to develop and deliver a business retention and expansion program. County of Huron
West The Sarnia-Lambton Business Development Corporation will receive up to $38,750.00 to improve customer service skills in the hospitality and retail sectors in Lambton County by developing training programs, a website and a portal. County of Lambton
West The County of Perth will receive up to $45,800 to develop a certified experience program, which includes delivering group workshops, one-on-one training with a specialist, and other business development support. County of Perth
West The County of Simcoe will receive up to $69,300.00 to create a workforce attraction and retention program to target newcomers and job seekers, including cultural awareness and workforce retention training, a marketing campaign, job fairs, and a newcomer engagement and student retention event. County of Simcoe
West The Municipality of Bayham will receive up to $19,500.00 to install 240 banners in order to increase the capacity of the community to retain current and to attract new businesses and economic opportunities. Municipality of Bayham
West The County of Bruce will receive up to $34,000.00 to provide administration and coordination for the local trades and skilled workforce through an action plan created for the Trades and Skilled Workforce Secretariat. Municipality of Brockton
West The Municipality of Grey Highlands will receive up to $25,716.00 to conduct streetscape improvements and beautification in Markdale, Flesherton, Priceville, Maxwell, Kimberley, Eugenia, Feversham & Rocklyn. Municipality of Grey Highlands
West The Huron Manufacturing Association Inc. will receive up to $5,650.00 for the production of videos and development of materials to showcase local manufacturers, products and skilled labour to promote opportunities in manufacturing and experiential learning for youth. Municipality of Huron East
West The Paddy Walker Heritage Society will receive up to $27,676 to preserve the Walker House, the oldest building in Kincardine and the oldest hotel in Bruce county. Municipality of Kincardine
West The Municipality of Leamington will receive up to $250,000.00 to implement a series of minor capital projects that include decorative lighting, banners, murals, and public art to reinforce Leamington's Uptown as an arts and cultural hub. Municipality of Leamington
West The Municipality of North Perth will receive up to $47,529.58 to initiate commercial urban design guidelines and develop and promote a façade improvement program to benefit three rural downtown communities of North Perth (Listowel, Atwood & Monkton). Municipality of North Perth
West The Municipality of Thames Centre will receive up to $5,550.00 to install benches on the community network of trails as well as street banners to attract residents and visitors to activities and events that support local economic development. Municipality of Thames Centre
West The Lighthouse Festival Theatre will receive up to $55,710.00 to market two theatres in Port Dover and Port Colborne as a single brand, merge two websites, and create supporting collateral and promotional materials. Norfolk County
West The Corporation of Norfolk County will receive up to $21,000.00 to revitalize the downtown core of Delhi by beautifying outdated streetscaping and landscaping as well as adding new bike racks to promote environmentally sustainable transportation. Norfolk County
West Elephant Thoughts Educational Outreach will receive up to $68,066.40 to hire staff to replicate the 'Maker Space' program for youth in three Indigenous communities. Town of Collingwood
West The Town of Fort Erie will receive up to $111,000.00 to install wayfinding signage for three designated business improvement areas (Bridgeburg, Ridgeway and Crystal Beach) in order to promote businesses and improve economic activity. Town of Fort Erie
West The Town of Grimsby will receive up to $14,000 to develop a business retention and expansion program. Town of Grimsby
West The Town of Tecumseh will receive up to $25,000.00 to digitize permitting processes for the building and planning department, including the purchase of software and hardware, hiring of temporary staff and training. Town of Tecumseh
West The Township of Huron-Kinloss will receive up to $128,750 to set up a business incubator in a vacant, underutilized space. Township of Huron-Kinloss
West The Township of Lucan Biddulph will receive up to $8,900.00 for wayfinding signage, a historical mural and a shamrock for brand recognition of Irish heritage and community identification. Township of Lucan Biddulph
West The Township of Wellington North will receive up to $9,703.98 to purchase Christmas decorations and an outdoor gym to be able to continue with their Downtown Revitalization and Streetscaping Program. Township of Wellington North
West The Township of Woolwich will receive up to $8,175.00 to install ten themed public art projects in Elmira that will attract people to the downtown core. Township of Woolwich

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