Growing Durham Region’s agri-food industry and vibrant northern economies for the future
Posted on Monday, March 06, 2023 03:16 PM
Whitby, Ontario – The Regional Municipality of Durham is moving forward with two five-year plans to deliver new economic development projects, programs and approaches to grow its agri-food industry and create high-value jobs in north Durham. The Region will be working hand-in-hand with its partners in the north to create jobs and economic growth over the next five years.
The Growing Agri-food Durham Plan 2023 – 2027 was created in co-operation with Durham’s various agri-food producers, businesses...
Meet the founders of Durham Region’s top innovative technology companies
Posted on Friday, February 17, 2023 11:32 AM
By Jennifer Foden From a car sharing platform to a software consultancy to Artificial Intelligence (AI)-powered tax software, these Durham-based companies could give the tech giants of the world a run for their money.Subskryb
Kendell Victor Johnson, now the CEO of Subskryb, a subscription-based car sharing platform, was a software executive at Fortune 100 companies like IBM and Salesforce when he began working with auto sharing companies and recognized a market gap: customer service. Unlike his...
Durham Region is pleased with OPG announcement to proceed with headquarters in Durham
Posted on Tuesday, February 14, 2023 03:42 PM
Whitby, Ontario – The following statement is being issued on behalf of John Henry, Regional Chair and Chief Executive Officer for The Regional Municipality of Durham:
“Durham Region is an exciting place to be—filled with talented, smart and ambitious people who enjoy a great quality of life. A place where manufacturing drives economic development, while clean energy powers our future.
Today, we were pleased to hear that Ontario Power Generation (OPG)—one of our longest-standing partners—is...
Growth Mode: Agile Manufacturing Inc. is constantly innovating in Beaverton, Ontario
Posted on Thursday, February 09, 2023 10:21 AM
By Will McGuirk
Dexterity is built into the culture of Agile Manufacturing Inc. In 2021, the 3D printing additive manufacturing company expanded into Beaverton—as a result of growth—after 20 years of flexing its business muscles in Uxbridge. The company has thrived in its new north Durham location. Business growth has necessitated further expansion into space their plan said wouldn't be used until eight to 10 years in the future.
Vice president, Nathan Smeenk, says Agile Manufacturing is on the...
Meet the founders of some of the best trendy eateries in Durham Region
Posted on Monday, December 12, 2022 12:05 PM
By Jennifer Foden
We chatted with the owners of a gourmet doughnut shop, a Mexican restaurant and an Indian gastro bar about what it’s like operating a food business in Durham Region.
Nicole Morais, founder and co-owner of Crave Doughnuts, a gourmet—you guessed it—doughnut shop close to downtown Whitby, started her business due to her undying love for the popular sweet treat. “I’ve always really, really loved doughnuts,” she says. “Like, kind of obsessed.” So, in 2017, Nicole and...