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Support Programs and Organizations

From all levels of government to help your project succeed.

Support Programs and Organizations

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Bradford Board of Trade


The Bradford Board of Trade sustains and promotes local businesses by:

  • Providing services that help local businesses run their organizations more effectively
  • Providing networking opportunities that help local businesses increase sales and access service providers
  • Taking an advocacy role in representing local business to government

905-778-8727 | info@bradfordboardoftrade.com

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Nottawasaga Futures Business Excellence Centre


Nottawasaga Futures provides services and resources to businesses located in southern Simcoe County.

Our resources include:

  • Canada Ontario Services Centre ‘How-To’ Guides for certain business types
  • Business consultants
  • Computer workstations to research or register a business
  • Support for financial sourcing
  • Business counselling and support

905-775-9119 | ced@nottawasaga.com

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Simcoe County, Office of Economic Development


The Simcoe County Economic Development Office assists organizations with all of their business development and relocation needs.

705-726-9300 | edo@simcoe.ca 

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Tourism Simcoe County


Destination Management Organization for Simcoe County

1 (800) 487-6642 | tourism@simcoe.ca

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CONTACT Community Services


South Simcoe Community Information Centre i provides community-focused services to the residents of South Simcoe and develops projects that meet community needs including community information, employment services, housing support services and volunteer opportunities in South Simcoe.

705-435-4900 | contact@contactsouthsimcoe.ca

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CONTACT Employment Services


Located in Bradford, CONTACT’s Employment Services is your one-stop Community Employment Centre. Our services are available, at no cost, for anyone who is looking for work or employers who are looking to hire.

905-778-9058 | employment@contactsouthsimcoe.ca

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Holland Marsh Growers' Association


The HGMA helps to promote the Holland Marsh’s produce, partners with researchers on projects that impact the growers, help navigate applicable laws and government programs, and work with government and agencies from the municipal to federal levels.

905-251-6786 | growers@hollandmarshgold.com

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Simcoe Muskoka Workforce Development Board


Providing workforce information and labour market planning

705.725.1011 | sss@smwdb.com

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Lakehead University


Lakehead University’s Office of Innovation, Partnerships and Economic Development (IPED) is the first point of contact for researchers, industry, and other external parties who wish to establish an industry-academic research partnership, or a research contract or agreement between university researchers and a government or non-profit organization.

The Office of Innovation, Partnerships and Economic Development (IPED) is an intellectual property resource for faculty, staff, and students, and an important priority for Lakehead University as a whole.

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Georgian College


Georgian College opened is home to the Peter B. Moore Advanced Technology Centre, featuring the Alectra Centre for Research, Innovation and Commercialization, which can assist with research and development efforts or commercialization of technologies. The centre also offers customized training to suit the needs of your business.

Georgian is also home to the Henry Bernick Entrepreneurship Centre, which assists with training, building connections, funding and mentorship.

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Bradford Immigrant and Community Services (BICS)


BICS is a non-profit organization dedicated to enhancing newcomer success, self-sufficiency and community engagement, by providing a welcoming environment where newcomers can access settlement and integration services, English language training, information and referral to community services, document translations and commissioning of documents.

(905) 775-3343 | inquiries@bradfordimmigrant.ca

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Bradford Downtown

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Provincial Business Services


The Government of Ontario offers resources in the form of grants, loans, and information that can be accessed through their website.

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Federal Business Services


The Government of Canada offers resources in the form of grants, loans, and information that can be accessed through their website.


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Invest Ontario


Invest Ontario is the central agency for businesses and investors to discover what others from around the province and globe have already realized—that Ontario is a top-tier destination for investment and strategic business growth. The new agency will drive greater economic growth, support strategic domestic firms and attract business from around the world.

Whether you’re already located in Ontario and looking to grow your business, or you’re considering Ontario for the first time, we provide the business development and planning expertise you need to help your business thrive. By investing in Ontario, companies will benefit directly from our high quality of life, highly skilled talent pool, competitive business costs, access to global markets and strong innovation ecosystem.

Invest Ontario is focusing on three strategic sectors where the province has a global competitive advantage—advanced manufacturing, life sciences, and technology—all while moving at the speed of business.

Get Your Information Package

The Office of Economic Development is available to assist you with any business inquiries and has a variety of helpful publications available for download.

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905-775-5366 X1310

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