Blog Tag: Kawartha

21st Annual Awards of Excellence

On October 28, 2021 the Kawartha Chamber of Commerce & Tourism (KCCT) with Host Sponsor BALL Real Estate Inc., Brokerage held the 21st Annual Awards of Excellence – virtually! With the largest number of nominations ever, some very difficult decisions had to be made by the judging panel. This speaks volumes about all the wonderful businesses, organizations and individuals in this region that throughout this difficult time have displayed excellence, perseverance and commitment. Our recipients, finalists, nominees and ALL local businesses should be so proud! 


The Great Mosaic: Reviving Ontario’s Regional Economies

Report by Ontario Chamber of Commerce


Ontario’s economy is undergoing a period of rapid change. Twenty-first century globalization, urbanization, and technological transformation are challenging the status quo and redefining what it means to be competitive. Given these and other pressures, Ontario’s overall prosperity will increasingly depend on the strength of its regions. Yet, research demonstrates that population and economic growth have been remarkably imbalanced in recent decades, with growth rates in the Greater Golden Horseshoe and Ottawa far surpassing those in other areas of Ontario.


Canada United Small Business Relief Fund 

Grants of up to $5,000 available
UPDATE: November 4, 2020 Grant applications are now closed.

Created by RBC, Canada Unitedis a movement to support local businesses in communities across the country. The Canada United Small Business Relief Fund (CUSBRF) was established to help small businesses offset the cost of expenses to reopen safely or adopt digital technologies to move more of their business online.