Resources

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Post a job to find the right talent. WorkInOxford.ca is a free online portal to showcase your local employment and volunteer opportunities.

Find the Right Employees

If you are an employer looking to hire in Oxford County, Community Employment Services and the Multi-Service Centre can help. They provide recruitment consultation and hiring assistance at NO CHARGE.

Local Jobs Hub

The Workforce Planning and Development Board provides Elgin-Middlesex-Oxford communities with quality labour market information. The Regional Job Map found in the Local Jobs Hub contains many interactive features to help match area employers with job seeker needs.
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Business Financing

Businesses in Oxford County that will be creating new jobs or preserving existing jobs for residents in Oxford County may be eligible to receive loans of up to $250,000.
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Small Business Planning

Business plan reviews, coaching, workshops and networking events to help you explore, connect and succeed in business.
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Tourism Business Marketing

Tourism Oxford partners with local tourism businesses on product development and marketing initiatives. For example, if you’re a local producer selling your goods at your farm, you may be eligible for the Oxford Fresh Sign program. CLICK HERE to learn more.
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Community Planning

Community Planning involves reviewing development proposals and using planning tools to help balance social and economic interests while preserving and protecting the natural assets of our community.

Future Oxford

The County of Oxford embraces sustainability as a lens to create an integrated and effective approach to addressing challenges, including economic and social inequities, human health, ecosystem decline and sustainable community development.
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Business Resource Portal

The SCOR Business Portal can assist you in accessing business support services and programs that can help you grow your business from start-up to full operation, increasing your chances of success and profits.

Ontario’s Ministry of Agriculture,
Food & Rural Affairs

Ontario’s Ministry of Agriculture, Food & Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) is growing Ontario’s agri-food sector, supporting rural communities, and helping to create a stronger economy for the province. CLICK HERE to learn more about OMAFRA’s Food Sector programs.

Ontario Federation of Agriculture

Ontario Federation of Agriculture (OFA) is the trusted, famer-led organization for Ontario’s farming community. OFA uses their grass roots voice to advocate for a sustainable farming and food sector.

Export Development Canada

Export Development Canada (EDC) has been Canada’s export credit agency since 1944. For over 75 years, large and small Canadian companies have counted on EDC to help manage and take on risk so they can succeed internationally.

Excellence in Manufacturing Consortium

Excellence in Manufacturing Consortium (EMC) is a unique non-profit organization dedicated to helping manufacturers GROW and become MORE COMPETITIVE, at home and around the world. EMC has grown to become Canada’s largest manufacturing consortium and with over one thousand industry events annually, is one of the most active manufacturing organizations in North America! CLICK HERE to watch EMC Video.

COVID-19 Support

In light of COVID-19, regional partners have compiled a growing list of resources for businesses in Southern Ontario. This is a living document, updated regularly. Please email us for help navigating your business needs.

Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters

Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters represents 2,500 leading manufacturers in Canada. Their website contains a comprehensive list of resources, responses and best practices.

Canadian Business Resilience Network

In partnership with the Government of Canada, the Canadian Chamber of Commerce has established the Canadian Business Resilience Network to assist Canadian businesses during COVID-19. Their website provides businesses with updates, tools, and resources to help businesses navigate the pandemic.