RED Projects

Central | East | Northeast | Northwest | West

The RED projects described below are regional in nature and will benefit multiple communities.

Region Summary Provincial Share
Central The Township of Muskoka Lakes will install wayfinding signage in the communities of Bala and Port Carling. $25,500.00
Central The Town of Georgina will launch an incubator-accelerator hub program in collaboration with the Town of East Gwillimbury and York University to better meet the business support needs of youth, Indigenous and other underserved communities. $150,000.00
Central The Southern Georgian Bay Innovation and Technology Accelerator and the Community Futures South Georgian Bay will establish a formal team venture mentoring program to help grow technology and innovative companies in order to create long-term full-time employment outside the service sector and diversify the regional economy. $100,588.00
Central The Township of Scugog will develop and implement a Business Retention & Expansion exercise. $26,050.00
Central The Town of Midland will transform its downtown laneways and alleyways into a welcoming, vibrant and visually appealing environment. $21,720.00
Central The Town of Innisfil will develop and implement a business retention and expansion exercise. $150,000.00
Central The Township of Uxbridge will update their CIP as well as application processes through the creation of an online landing page, an automated application form and marketing campaigns targeted at eligible building/property owners in order to better reflect current needs and opportunities. $22,500.00
Central The Town of Bracebridge wants to improve the Woodchester property, a local tourism asset. $47,500.00
Central Simcoe County will support a workforce attraction and retention program to address a workforce shortage, by conducting a market research study, educating and training employers on best practices for workforce attraction and retention, career fairs and promotional work to increase awareness of jobs and resources. $58,875.00
Central The Town of Wasaga Beach will install wayfinding signage in and around the town and tourist areas. $49,200.00
Central The City of Orillia will implement a portal on the website to provide customers accessible information and the ability to plan, reserve, research and pay for activities online. $75,000.00
Central The Collingwood and Marine General Hospital Foundation will create a project to orient rural needs to mental health resources. $9,000.00
Central The Environmental Network will develop a workforce development program for occupations needed within the local community and upskilling local youth to meet these gaps. $54,852.00
East The Township of McNab/Braeside will rehabilitate and market Red Pine Bay Park as a nature/sporting enthusiast's tourism destination. $14,790.00
East The County of Prince Edward will retain a Downtown Revitalization Implementation Coordinator to review and implement revitalization including downtown beautification and heritage policy. $130,000.00
East The Township of Russell will retain a consultant to update their community profile and videos in order to stimulate interest in the development of an economically prosperous community. $21,816.00
East The Municipality of Brighton is redeveloping a building to serve as a pop-up location for local businesses. $11,800.00
East The Belleville Downtown BIA will undertake a summer event expansion to revitalize downtown Belleville by creating an esthetically pleasing space. $14,474.22
East The Township of Cavan Monghan will develop and implement an investment campaign for their community. $5,417.50
East The Town of Gananoque and the Township of Leeds and the Thousand Islands will develop a multi-faceted marketing program that includes: video, audio and print content, blogging, vlogging, creating and posting social content to create business awareness and increase tourism in the region. $45,000.00
East The County of Renfrew will develop and implement a business retention and expansion exercise focused on the film industry. $10,250.00
East The Kemptville Campus Education and Community Centre will develop a bilingual pilot program to teach skills in agri-food entrepreneurship for youth. This initiative will engage 20 youth from the Campus's four partnering school boards and the community in order to build a thriving ecosystem for agri-food entrepreneurship. $80,167.75
East The Municipality of Port Hope will implement an employment initiative to mitigate a shortage of frontline workers in the tourism sector through training and accrediting employees, and provide resources and guidance to both employees and employers. $50,000.00
Northeast The Municipality of Magnetawan will repair their downtown following a fire in 2011 through beautification, public art, marketing and wayfinding signage, $14,700.00
Northeast Canadore College will facilitate new business growth through education, entrepreneurship support, connection with angel investors, familiarization tours and new technology development. $150,000.00
Northeast The Municipality of Callander will produce marketing materials in order to promote municipal facilities and parks as well as events and tourism opportunities in Callander. $3,500.00
Northeast The City of Sault Ste. Marie will add beautification and other streetscaping/landscaping elements to its downtown civic plaza. $250,000.00
Northeast Mill Market Sault Ste. Marie will redevelop two properties at 73 Brock Street to host an expanded and updated farmer's market facility. $250,000.00
Northeast The Timmons Chamber of Chamber will develop a suite of programming tools for succession planning in order to maintain businesses in the community. $87,750.00
Northeast The project will support employers in the business community in the City of North Bay by addressing critical workforce shortages through a multi-pronged approach that involves contracting HR expertise to work with businesses, developing tools and training for employers, conducting job fairs and recruitment initiatives, and increasing awareness of available employment resources. $76,760.00
Northeast Keepers of the Circle will provide culturally based pre-employment training to Indigenous Peoples to build careers providing support services within their communities. $150,000.00
Northeast The Township of Hornepayne will hire a project manager and engage in community consultations, branding strategies and business and retention and expansion activities to help attract workers and business investments. $75,000.00
Northeast The City of Kenora will deliver new and refurbished streetscaping elements including banners and street pole wraps throughout the Harbourtown Centre. $13,500.00
West The Municipality of Middlesex Centre will enhance the streetscape in the community of Ilderton. $3,625.88
West The Township of North Huron will create a tri-fold brochure and a booklet for distribution locally and in welcome packages (for newcomers, doctor recruitment packages and tour participants) in order to create awareness about attractions and services across multiple communities and businesses sectors. $6,710.90
West The Township of Wellington North will continue work on the revitalization & streetscaping of the downtown corridor. $32,195.85
West The Township of Howick will install wayfinding signage, street furniture and amenities. $6,287.10
West The Township of Wilmot will repair the porches of Castle Kilbride, a local cultural asset $9,850.00
West The Town of Essex will develop a toolkit to help diversify farmers and producers business and attract new markets for their goods and services. $10,500.00
West The City of Woodstock will conduct a Business Attraction and Retention program to attract new businesses to both vacant and redeveloped buildings. $40,000.00
West The project will implement a workforce recovery action plan to address an ongoing labour shortage by enticing workers and businesses to relocate in Middlesex County. $47,000.00
West The Township of Woolwich will develop and implement and business retention and expansion exercise. $25,000.00
West The City of Port Colborne will make streetscaping and landscaping enhancements to its waterfront. $77,520.00
West The Town of Hanover will implement its wayfinding strategy by installing signage across the town. $56,927.24
West The Municipality of South Bruce will be redeveloping a vacant building in their downtown core to serve as a healthcare facility. $250,000.00
West The Municipality of Bluewater will restore the heritage aspects of Bayfield Mainstreet with heritage lighting, gardens and trees. $78,495.00
West Stratford Economic Enterprise Development Corp and the City of Stratford will create an implementation work plan and an online community incentive toolkit in order to lead the Attainable Housing Pilot on Vivian Lane. $80,000.00
West The Municipality of Bluewater is to replace the windows in a a local tourism asset, the Hay Town Hall. $19,600.00
West The Town of LaSalle will install Wi-Fi at its waterfront. $63,000.00
West The County of Perth will prepare and implement a cycling tourism sector strategy. $23,293.50
West The Municipality of Northern Bruce Peninsula will retain a project manager and a consultant to collect data and community insights in order to identify where untapped opportunities exist for downtown businesses and for the broader community. $75,000.00
West The Municipality of North Perth will make improvement to their trailhead on the Guelph to Goderich Trail. $14,155.00
West The Town of Niagara on the Lake with create and implement a business retention and expansion exercise. $44,500.00
West The Township of Warwick will create wayfinding signage and a strategic marketing plan. $18,000.00
West The Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership will hire a project coordinator for ten months to conduct research and promote downtown Forest and Petrolia. $50,000.00
West The Town of Lincoln will add beautification and lighting to the entryway into the community. $38,508.00
West The Town of Kingsville will hire an Economic Development Planner who will perform business outreach and development of planning strategies for their downtown area. $47,500.00
West Haldimand County will develop and implement and business retention and expansion program. $144,500.00
West The City of Niagara Falls will develop and implement and business retention and expansion exercise. $32,500.00

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