RED Projects

An updated list of RED projects will be posted as soon as it's available.

Region

Summary

Municipality

Central

The Ontario Federation of Snowmobiles Clubs (OFSC) will receive up to $18,800.00 for enhancements to the Go Snowmobiling Ontario App. Improvements include enhanced trail features, social media integration, check-in functionality, ratings tool and collection of snowmobiler statistics.

City of Barrie

Central

The East Gwillimbury Chamber of Commerce will receive up to $35,148.07 to expand the current Farm and Fork Tour to a permanent seasonal and year-round agri-tourism attraction.

Town of East Gwillimbury

Central

The Ontario Water Centre will receive up to $150,000.00 to support the Young Agripreneurs Program (YAP) that provides hands-on experience to young people who aspire to a career in regenerative agriculture.

Town of Georgina

Central

Muskoka Steamships & Discovery Centre will receive up to $223,899.90 to implement the Stanley Meek Steam Era Exhibit project, this will include restoration of the ship, Wanda III, the stack, canvas, stanchions, including updated electrical, the engineering and design, as well as creation of the exhibit's digital and physical interactive components.

Town of Gravenhurst

Central

Nottawasaga Futures will receive up to $11,000 to develop a program where entrepreneurs and businesses can access individual one-on-one professional business consulting services.

Town of New Tecumseth

Central

The Township of Uxbridge will receive up to $100,000.00 to create a downtown revitalization plan to improve the overall well-being of downtown Uxbridge.

Township of Uxbridge

East

The City of Belleville will receive up to $30,372.10 to invest in a Wi-Fi system in their downtown region to collect data on visitor traffic and contribute to strategic planning including retaining residential and commercial investments, expand businesses and increase tourism. Project activities include installation of WI-FI equipment and 1 year of data analytics.

City of Belleville

East

Cornwall and The Counties Community Futures Development Corporation will receive up to $125,075.00 to provide expertise and advice to rural businesses to help increase skills. This will be done through the creation of a new Technology Implementation Advisor, running diagnostics, training, and marketing.

City of Cornwall

East

Kawartha Trans Canada Trail Association (KTCTA) will receive up to $8,164.20 complete the Mariposa Creek Bridge Rehabilitation, which includes purchase and installation of materials to rehabilitate the bridge, an informational panel, social/print media promotion, an opening ceremony and a final report.

City of Kawartha Lakes

East

The County of Renfrew will receive up to $14,550 to host career fairs, employee tours, develop a rural transit ride-share program and support developing on-farm value-added products.

City of Pembroke

East

The Greater Peterborough Innovation Cluster will receive up to $63,000 to host an entrepreneurship speaker and workshop series.

City of Peterborough

East

Tides Canada Initiatives Society - Farms at Work will receive up to $6,160 to contribute towards growing the local food and farm products value chain by delivering a networking event, updating their website, and developing/promoting two short videos.

City of Peterborough

East

The City of Quinte West will receive up to $13,000 to conduct a Business Retention and Expansion (BR+E) plan with a focus on the commercial/retail sector in the City of Quinte West.

City of Quinte West

East

Prince Edward County will receive up to $10,200.00 to conduct a training series for the local farming community interested in or currently selling directly to the consumer. Eight workshops will be held to educate the attendees on such topics as pricing, regulation, marketing and social media.

County of Prince Edward

East

The County of Frontenac will receive up to $174,000 to rehabilitate the Frontenac K&P Trail from Sharbot Lake to Clarendon Station.

Frontenac County

East

The Municipality of Trent Hills will receive up to $8,697.48 to restore the clock tower faces and the clockworks.

Municipality of Trent Hills

East

The Town of Gananoque will receive up to $105,000 to hire a project coordinator to oversee promotional activities, business events workshops, social media and shop local campaigns.

Separated Town of Gananoque

East

The Corporation of the Town of Renfrew will receive up to $2,700.00 to design, fabricate and install wayfinding signs and add public Wi-Fi to the downtown area which will provide modern amenities and help with attracting tourists, increase business and attract investors.

Town of Renfrew

East

The Township of Asphodel-Norwood and the Norwood Public Library Board will receive up to $21,585.21 to rehabilitate the Norwood Library space as a Community Hub, by installing public Wi-Fi, a community sign, and will include beautification through decorative lighting, trees, shrubs, a shade structure, outdoor furniture, and games.

Township of Asphodel-Norwood

East

The Township of Front of Yonge will receive up to $5,251.47 to install eleven wayfinding signs throughout the Village of Mallorytown and the surrounding area to direct visitors and residents to streets, public buildings and attractions.

Township of Front of Yonge

East

The Corporation of the Township of Selwyn will receive up to $111,779.97 for the renovation of an existing municipal building to an accessible public washroom, installation of decorative elements, new street furnishings that include public benches, garbage/recycling receptacles, bicycle racks, wayfinding signage, kayak rack, bicycle repair station and water refill station, as well as the restoration of a public art mural.

Township of Selwyn

East

Township of South Frontenac will receive up to $139 208.00 for improvements to the building development approvals process through the implementation of new technology and the integration of the municipality's systems and software.

Township of South Frontenac

East

The Corporation de la revitalisation du centre-ville de Casselman will receive up to $29,025.00 for the Village Square beautification and architectural lighting project."

Village of Casselman

Northeast

The Cooperation Council of Ontario will receive up to $16,500 so that participants of this project can be hired by the CUMO for a full-time contract lasting 4 months, and will be paid. During these 4 months, they will be trained in collective entrepreneurship and will work with various farms in their region of Northern Ontario.

City of Temiskaming Shores

Northeast

Fair Finance Fund Inc. will receive up to $143,500 to expand their programming to facilitate entrepreneurship in rural Ontario.

Municipality of Markstay-Warren

Northeast

The municipalities of Markstay-Warren, St.-Charles and French River will receive up to $15,000.00 to implement a regional investment attraction and economic concierge website to diminish the service delivery shortfalls affecting inbound investment inquiries.

Municipality of West Nipissing

Northeast

Matchewan First Nation will receive up to $3,825.00 to rehabilitate the historic trail.

Township of Matachewan

Northwest

The Corporation of the City of Kenora will receive up to $18,000.00 to undertake beautification enhancements to the urban forest within the Harbourtown Centre which will involve species identification, review and analysis of the tree cover, design of a maintenance regime and new planting based on removals and identified gaps.

City of Kenora

Northwest

The Municipality of Oliver Paipoonge will receive up to $4,000.00 to develop a section of their website to promote local agri-businesses, create an agricultural food brand/logo and conduct social media and advertising in local media.

Municipality of Oliver Paipoonge

Northwest

Seine River First Nation will receive up to $87 482.70 to complete Upgrades and Repairs to Mudge's Camp, including the engineering design of the wastewater treatment, interior winterizing, and electrical upgrades to the cabins, trail improvements, and costs for marketing the camp through advertising, media, and print.

Rainy River Unorganized

Northwest

The Township of Nipigon will receive up to $22,372.50 to revitalize the Nipigon River Recreation Trail and fabricate and install wayfinding signage.

Township of Nipigon

West

The City of Sarnia will receive up to $30 600.00 to develop a Community Improvement Plan (CIP) to address the commercial vacancy rate in the Mitton Village community within Sarnia.

City of Sarnia

West

Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership will receive up to $22,500.00 to conduct a marketing campaign that will showcase the value propositions of locating a business in rural Sarnia-Lambton. The campaign will include video testimonials from local companies as well as entrepreneurs highlighting innovations in agriculture, processes and products.

City of Sarnia

West

The Corporation of the County of Perth will receive up to $14,250.00 for the attraction and retention of their labour force, including hosting events, related promotion and marketing to target potential employees.

City of Stratford

West

United Way of Perth-Huron will receive up to $88,250.00 to develop an Interactive Information System to assess and improve the quality of life of residents in Perth Huron. Project activities include hiring a project manager, relevant technology and marketing activities.

City of Stratford

West

City of Stratford will receive up to $45,800.00 for a planning and development service delivery review project aimed at increasing the supply of attainable housing units.

City of Stratford

West

The Dufferin Board of Trade will receive up to $25,150 to add a local apprentice/employer matching feature to an existing web portal, host an annual Trades Night event and related advertising.

County of Dufferin

West

Dufferin County will receive up to $49,000.00 to extend the contract of the Business Retention and Expansion (BR+E) Coordinator to fulfill Step 4 of the OMAFRA BR+E model, of implementing and monitoring the action plan.

County of Dufferin

West

The Town of Essex will receive up to $242,414.62 to complete streetscaping and landscaping activities that include landscape greening, seasonal and event banner programs on lighting, and streetscape furnishings in Essex Centre and Harrow Centre.

County of Essex

West

The County of Grey will receive up to $58,500 to redevelop a vacant building into a regional skills training, trades and innovation centre.

County of Grey

West

The City of Owen Sound will receive up to $18,207.10 to replace out-of-date wayfinding signage with 24 new signs.

County of Grey

West

The County of Wellington will receive up to $97,500.00 to hire a new project lead, conduct workshops and provide farm support services.

County of Wellington

West

The Municipality of Arran-Elderslie will receive up to $5,490 to hire a third party to complete restoration work on the historic Paisley Foundry Chimney.

Municipality of Arran-Elderslie

West

The County of Bruce will receive up to $150,000 to implement the 'Be An Explorer' marketing campaign, which includes a mix of television, social media, digital and radio advertising.

Municipality of Brockton

West

County of Bruce will receive up to $70 000.00 for the attraction and retention of newcomers to the Bruce County workforce. Project activities include employer tours, marketing, outreach to educational institutes, diversity training, and events.

Municipality of Brockton

West

The County of Middlesex will receive up to $33,000.00 to carry out a number of targeted workforce development strategies that include disseminating employee survey data, hosting small business workshops, implementing a flipbook and video series, hosting a series of events for employers and potential employees, and creating a digital media campaign for workforce attraction in the county.

Municipality of Middlesex Centre

West

The Municipality of West Grey and the Municipality of Grey Highlands will receive up to $23,000 to develop a program that will provide social entrepreneurs and businesses with the knowledge, tools and capacity to create, retain or transition towards social enterprise models.

Municipality of West Grey

West

The Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nation will receive up to $72,651.60 to restore the pavilion, gate house teepee, a historic stone building as well as retain a project manager.

Neyaashiinigmiing

West

The Goderich to Guelph Rail Trail Inc will receive up to $76,078.80 to rehabilitate trails, hire a project manager, purchase wayfinding signs and hold community meetings.

Regional Municipality of Waterloo

West

Mennonite Community Services of Southern Ontario will receive up to $74,250 to redevelop a vacant building into an employment and business community centre.

Town of Aylmer

West

The Town of Hanover will receive up to $33,500.00 to implement an attraction strategy for people, business and investment that includes engaging and retaining local youth by creating opportunities for community involvement through cultural organizations, a youth technology centre and entrepreneurship opportunities that will increase Hanover’s cultural hub position and further recruit new residents and entrepreneurs.

Town of Hanover

West

The Launch Pad Youth Activity and Technology Centre will receive up to $42,500 to provide youth training programs focussed on skills required by the local business sector.

Town of Hanover

West

The Town of Minto will receive up to $41,954.70 to implement minor capital projects identified in the "Our Towns Rising" Project. These minor capital projects will aid in a downtown revitalization.

Town of Minto

West

The Town of The Blue Mountains will receive up to $6,106.50 to design, produce and install wayfinding signage in Thornbury, Clarksburg and Craigleith in order to mobilize visitors to restaurants, shopping districts and recreational areas.

Town of The Blue Mountains

West

The South Central Ontario Region Economic Development Corporation will receive up to $10,000 to develop a sustainable regional community transportation model that will service the SCOR region.

Town of Tillsonburg

West

The Corporation of the Township of Puslinch will receive up to $24,000.00 to complete a signage project which will identify facilities, parks, trails, parking and amenities.

Township of Puslinch

West

The Corporation of the Township of Southgate will receive up to $17,733.60 to revitalize downtown Dundalk with streetscaping and beautification enhancements including banners and hanging flower baskets, wayfinding signage, benches, bike stands, and recycle and trash bins.

Township of Southgate

West

The Town of Wilmot will receive up to $48,000.00 to hire a project manager as well as an engineering and design services supplier to upgrade the Nith River Trail.

Township of Wilmot


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