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Rural Oxford Economic Development 2023 Year in Review

I’d like to take a moment to thank our five rural municipalities and board members for contributing to Rural Oxford Economic Development‘s overall success. The economic and political landscape has been dynamic to say the least. Our team worked hard to support businesses and developers and we couldn’t have helped or made as many thoughtful connections as

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Applications Open – Tourism Innovation Grant Program

INGERSOLL, ON – January 9, 2024 | Community Futures Oxford, Tourism Oxford and Rural Oxford Economic Development jointly announce: the Tourism Innovation Grant Program applications are now open. The Tourism Innovation Grant Program supports Oxford County businesses who are developing or expanding tourism to offer unique and innovative visitor experiences. Applications will be evaluated on

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Ivy Rose Creative – a special place where children and parents grow!

Ivy Rose Creative – a special place where children and parents grow!

Ivy Rose Creative is the creation of Stratford native Victoria Morris. The Tavistock business opened in March of this year and is a play space for children that offers programming designed by Morris who is a Registered Early Childhood Educator with 16 years in the field. Her classes and workshops have been planned with a

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Orange Door Acres: Trading the City for the Back Roads to Raise Chicken the Old School Way

Orange Door Acres: Trading the City for the Back Roads to Raise Chicken the Old School Way

Local chicken in Oxford County When Tim and Donna Norris moved to Oxford County, they thought they were moving to the middle of nowhere. What they found, was they were actually moving to the middle of everywhere. This move to the back roads of the county in Mount Elgin brought a new appreciation for farm life

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Oxford Connection’s Fam Tour Series receives prestigious EDCO Award of Excellence

OXFORD COUNTY, ON – The Oxford Connection “Fam Tour” and digital video series has been selected as the recipient of the 2022 Economic Developers Council of Ontario (EDCO) Award of Excellence for the Investment Attraction – Urban Population over 100,000 category. The EDCO Awards of Excellence is an annual program organized by the EDCO Awards Committee that

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Rural Oxford Economic Development 2022 Year in Review

I wanted to take a moment to thank each of our five rural municipalities, our contract support team and board members for contributing to Rural Oxford Economic Development‘s overall success. 2022 was a remarkable year and our team couldn’t have offered as much help or make as many thoughtful connections as we did, without your

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Canada and Ontario Building Broadband in Oxford County

Helping more rural Ontarians benefit from high-speed internet April 21, 2022 Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs OXFORD COUNTY – As part of the Ontario governments plan to connect every community to high-speed internet by 2025, the governments of Canada and Ontario are investing nearly $500,000 to bring fast, reliable high-speed internet to more than

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Oxford County Tourism Innovation Grant

Applications now open. Community Futures Oxford has teamed up with Tourism Oxford to award two grants of $3,000 to local businesses that will develop or expand tourism experiences in Oxford County. With growing interest in domestic travel destinations, it is important to offer exciting and innovative visitor experiences to motivate longer stays and increase year-round

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Oxford Evolved – For the Love of Local

There is no shortage of programs encouraging Oxford County residents to shop locally, but a recent initiative is allowing customers to take the lead in promoting small businesses. Oxford Evolved is a program championed by the Ontario Chamber of Commerce and launched in Oxford County by the Tillsonburg District Chamber of Commerce with the support of other

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