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19th annual Rideau Lakes Studio and Garden Tour celebrates Canada’s 150th Birthday on the Canada Day Weekend
Subject: 2017 View Document

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Title: 19th annual Rideau Lakes Studio and Garden Tour celebrates Canada’s 150th Birthday on the Canada Day Weekend
Date: Monday, March 13, 2017
Summary: The 19th annual Rideau Lakes Studio and Garden Tour celebrates Canada’s 150th Birthday on the Canada Day Weekend, July 1st and 2nd in the Rideau Lakes district, concentrated around the villages of Portland, Newboro and Chaffey's Locks. It features paintings, candles, pottery, quilts, weaving, woodworking, sculpture and jewelry for your home and garden. Studios will be open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free brochures guiding you through the tour are available at most area stores, restaurants and welcome centres.
‘Canada 150 Garden Experience’ Designation Awarded to Rideau Woodland Ramble
Subject: 2017 View Document

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Title: ‘Canada 150 Garden Experience’ Designation Awarded to Rideau Woodland Ramble
Date: Monday, March 13, 2017
Summary: In celebration of Canada’s sesquicentennial, the Canadian Garden Council in collaboration with the Canadian Nursery Landscape Association, announced the 150 gardens and garden experiences awarded the ‘Canada 150 Garden Experience’ designation – highlighting them as 150 gardens ways to celebrate Canada’s birthday year.
Residents invited to learn more about the up-and-coming business of goat farming
Subject: 2017 View Document

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Title: Residents invited to learn more about the up-and-coming business of goat farming
Date: Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Summary: Two public information sessions will be held on goat farming on March 23 to educate interested community members about the industry, including regulations and start-up considerations. The sessions will have the same content, and two are being held to accommodate as many interested people as possible. The content of the sessions will be valuable for those who are currently running farming operations and looking to expand to produce goat milk, or those hoping to enter the farming industry. However, anyone interested in the Feihe project is welcome to attend.
Summer Company Program Accepting Applicants
Subject: 2017 View Document

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Title: Summer Company Program Accepting Applicants
Date: Wednesday, February 08, 2017
Summary: The Leeds Grenville Small Business Enterprise Centre is accepting applications for the Summer Company program. Summer Company is an initiative focused on youth 15 to 29 years of age; in school now and returning to school in the fall of 2017. It offers up to $1500.00 in start-up cash to help get the business running.
Le Boat to launch first North American operations in 2018
Subject: 2016 View Document

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Title: Le Boat to launch first North American operations in 2018
Date: Thursday, December 01, 2016
Summary: le boat to launch first North American operations in 2018 with base in Canada serving Ontario's Rideau Canal, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
The Municipality of North Grenville Business Retention and Expansion Project Receives Eastern Ontario
Subject: 2016 View Document

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Title: The Municipality of North Grenville Business Retention and Expansion Project Receives Eastern Ontario
Date: Friday, November 18, 2016
Summary: The Municipality of North Grenville Business Retention and Expansion Project Receives Eastern Ontario Development Program Support
Launch Lab Inc. Receives Eastern Ontario Development Program Support
Subject: 2016 View Document

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Title: Launch Lab Inc. Receives Eastern Ontario Development Program Support
Date: Friday, November 18, 2016
Summary: Through the Eastern Ontario Development Program’s Business Development projects stream, the GCFDC is pleased to provide Launch Lab Inc. with an investment of $27,000. This funding will support the Business Acceleration Program in Grenville which involves business acceleration consultation services and workshops delivered in Grenville by Launch Lab Inc.’s Entrepreneurs-In-Residence to local businesses and entrepreneurs.
Nominees Sought for Second Annual Ben TeKamp Memorial Award at EEC
Subject: 2016 View Document

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Title: Nominees Sought for Second Annual Ben TeKamp Memorial Award at EEC
Date: Thursday, October 20, 2016
Summary: Entrepreneurs contribute greatly to the health and vitality of the Leeds and Grenville Community and often never get the recognition they deserve. The second annual Ben TeKamp Memorial Award at The Employment and Education Centre (EEC) aims to change that. A successful local entrepreneur to be recognized for their contributions with the Ben TeKamp Memorial Award, which will be awarded in November. The successful recipients will be awarded up to $5000 to put towards the development of their business.
North Grenville to boost Economic Development through the
Subject: 2016 View Document

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Title: North Grenville to boost Economic Development through the
Date: Friday, October 07, 2016
Summary: The Municipality of North Grenville will be delivering a Business Retention and Expansion (BR+E) Program to our local business community during 2016-2017.
Immigrant Entrepreneur Award
Subject: 2016 View Document

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Title: Immigrant Entrepreneur Award
Date: Thursday, July 28, 2016
Summary: Nominations are now being accepted for the 2ns annual Leeds and Grenville Immigrant Entrepreneur Award. Immigrant entrepreneurs come to Canada with many new ideas, business approaches and a fierce drive to succeed. Leeds and Grenville is privileged to be home to a large number of these individuals. This is your opportunity to nominate a local immigrant entrepreneur who demonstrates key entrepreneurial qualities such as perseverance, versatility and patience.
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