Halton Regional Council lifts Mandatory Mask By-law
Posted on Tuesday, April 05, 2022 02:24 PM
On Saturday, March 19, 2022, Halton Regional Council approved an amendment to Halton Region’s Consolidated Mask By-law 47-20 to rescind the by-law effective 12:01 a.m. on March 21, 2022. The amendment was approved at a Special Meeting of Halton Regional Council in order to update Halton’s by-law in alignment with the removal of the Provincial requirements related to the wearing of a mask or face covering in most settings (external link).
Halton’s mask by-law was originally adopted by Regional...
Town Offering Interest-free Loans for Retrofit Projects
Posted on Tuesday, April 05, 2022 01:28 PM
The Town of Halton Hills launched the Retrofit Halton Hills (RetrofitHH) pilot program today. As part of the program, the Town will provide interest-free loans to fund retrofit projects that help homeowners save on energy costs and improve the comfort and safety of their homes while reducing their impact on the environment. Homeowners approved for the pilot can use the funding to pay for measures such as air sealing, insulation improvements, new heating equipment, solar panels, and more.
Ontario Investing $25 Million to Increase Food Processing Capacity
Posted on Thursday, March 17, 2022 10:36 AM
The Ontario government is investing up to $25 million over two years to build up the province’s food processing capacity. The new Strategic Agri-Food Processing Fund Program, which was announced in the 2021 Fall Economic Statement, to increase the province’s food processing capacity, strengthen its food security and position the agri-food sector for economic growth, will launch on April 1, 2022.
Ontario’s food processing sector faces challenges to their ability to process more of the food...
New Canada Digital Adoption Program to help small businesses thrive in the digital economy
Posted on Thursday, March 03, 2022 03:22 PM
Small businesses are the backbone of the Canadian economy and the heart of our communities across the country. As small businesses adapt to the digital economy and the lasting impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Government of Canada is working to help them continue to grow, thrive, and create good jobs.
The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced the launch of the Canada Digital Adoption Program (CDAP), to help Canadian small- and medium-sized businesses grow their online presence...
Ontario Invests in Agri-Food Innovation
Posted on Thursday, March 03, 2022 09:41 AM
The government of Ontario is investing up to $22 million through the Agri-Tech Innovation Program to fund more than 170 projects that help the agri-food sector implement new and unique ways to set businesses up for future growth and success while strengthening the food supply chain, creating safer workplaces and making operations more resilient to future disruptions.
This investment will build a stronger Ontario through the adoption of new advanced agriculture and food processing technology...