Collingwood Rated Top Entrepreneurial City

October 17, 2016

As reported in The Financial Post, Collingwood, Ontario has placed at the top of the small cities category in the Canadian Federation of Independent Business’ annual small business rankings. The survey, which compares 121 communities on their entrepreneurial qualities, was released in conjunction with annual Small Business Week.  Each community was rated on fourteen key […]

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Streamlined Permits to Take Water for Construction Dewatering

October 13, 2016

Earlier this year, the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change (MOECC) made regulatory changes aimed at streamlining the Permit To Take Water (PTTW) process for road construction and construction site dewatering. Rather than making a full PTTW application to the Ministry, water taking for both activities can now be approved through the online Environmental Activity […]

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Significant Proposed Changes to the Greater Golden Horseshoe’s Land Use Plans

June 28, 2016

In February 2015, a provincially led Advisory Panel initiated a coordinated review of the Growth Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe, the Greenbelt Plan, the Oak Ridges Moraine Conservation Plan and the Niagara Escarpment Plan. The panel’s deliberations have given rise to a comprehensive set of recommended changes to the four land use plans – […]

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Thank You for the Honour

April 15, 2016

Some events are a “must-attend”, with the best being all about the people you meet and what you take-away. For us, the Milton Chamber of Commerce Annual Community Awards Gala is always on our calendar. But this year, in addition to the welcoming conversations and community insights, our “take-away” included a much-appreciated award […]

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