Training Co-ordinator/Communications Officer

Job Opportunity at SEDC


Permanent Part Time (22.5 hours/week)

The position will coordinate and implement effective internal support and secretarial support to ensure the maintenance and control of the office operations. Will logistically manage the implementation of workshops/seminars for entrepreneurs that require training in sound business practices. Will develop, implement and maintain social media and website communications.

Now accepting applications.

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Bruce County Business Safety Supplies Grant

Support the Bruce: Business Sustainability Fund


SEDC is partnering with Bruce County Council and Bruce Community Futures Development Corporation (BCFDC) to advance additional support to local businesses within Bruce County as it relates to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in regard to PPE.

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Bruce County Emergency Business Sustainability Loan

Part of the $1.75M Support the Bruce: Business Sustainability Fund


This is a low-interest (2.5%) loan of up to $20,000 for Bruce County businesses, administered by the Bruce Community Futures Development Corporation and the Saugeen Economic Development Corporation. There is $750,000 total available funding which will be loaned on a first come, first serve basis.

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Covid-19 Information - Government Response Plan

Government of Canada and Ontario


COVID-19 General Resources: 

COVID-19 resources for businesses from the GOVERNMENT OF CANADA and health information from the PROVINCE OF ONTARIO

Information from the World Health Organization (W.H.O.) for businesses and their employees

Government of Ontario Action Plan: See PDF

Minto Chamber of Commerce: See website

COVID-19 Business Resources:

This document summarizes news from the government of Ontario. 

Impact of COVID-19 on Women Entrepreneurs: See PDF

Employer Tips for Managing COVID-19: See PDF

7 Financial Responses: See PDF

COVID-19 Support for Ontario Businesses: See website

COVID-19 Support for Canadian Businesses: See PDF

COVID-19 Resources for Employers in Grey Bruce who employ newcomers and visible minority newcomer women: See PDF

Bruce County's Business Resource Package

COVID-19 Other Resources:

Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) is seeking suppliers to support our efforts to combat COVID 19.

Calling all suppliers – Help Canada combat Coronavirus disease (COVID-19)

Additional information from the Canadian Chamber of Commerce.

Best Practices for the Prevention of COVID-19 in the Workplace: See PDF

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Hawks' Nest is back!!

Application deadline is March 27, 2020


Join us for the third annual Hawks' Nest Competition! Local entrepreneurs get to pitch their business ideas to investors to win financial support and /or mentoring for their business. If you know someone who would like to start their own business, share this information with them! A great chance for promotion throughout the region and for applicants to benefit from free business plan training sessions. Visit sbdc.ca/hawks-nest for all the details! 

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