Durham Region’s accelerators and incubators for startups and entrepreneurs
Posted on Thursday, October 21, 2021 12:32 PM
75 per cent of all new jobs being created are in the small business sector. Innovation, entrepreneurship, and small business development are vital components of economic growth in Canada.
With three post-secondary schools and over 25,000 students enrolled annually, Durham Region is a hot-bed of talent. Durham Region’s foundation of innovation began with early settlement. Since 1864, when Robert McLaughlin started his journey to transform human mobility, businesses...
Businesses are invited to learn more about COVID-19 vaccine requirements on October 18
Posted on Wednesday, October 06, 2021 02:08 PM
Whitby, Ontario – Businesses are invited to join a free, virtual town hall event to learn more about COVID-19 vaccine requirements and certificates, and workplace vaccine policies and potential impacts on workplaces and the local business community.
The event will take place online on October 18, from 10:30 a.m. to noon., with Dr. Robert Kyle, Durham Region Medical Officer of Health; Dr. Pepi McTavish, Durham Region Associate Medical Officer of Health; Lisa Fortuna, Director, Health Protection;...
Durham Region Supporting Ontario Shores' Mental Health Innovation Incubator
Posted on Monday, August 23, 2021 11:39 AM
Whitby, Ontario – The Region of Durham, in partnership with all eight area municipalities, is pleased to announce funding to support Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences (Ontario Shores) in developing a business case to create Canada’s first-ever Mental Health Innovation Incubator.
The vision is that this living lab would connect clinical experts with private sector entrepreneurs; to co-design, co-develop and scientifically evaluate new technologies in the clinical setting. It would...
A Guide to Co-Working Spaces in Durham Region
Posted on Thursday, June 24, 2021 12:30 PM
Taking a ‘Workcation’ in Durham Region
Working from home has definite benefits. But, if you’re tired of your basement office, craving a vacation, and still stuck at home, chances are you could use a change of scenery.
According to numerous studies since the pandemic started, both working from home and working in an office have numerous benefits, and in general people seem to like a mix of both. But, with some offices not opening back up right away—if ever—you might be looking for your own “new...
Local Food in Durham Region
Posted on Thursday, June 03, 2021 10:12 AM
Durham Region has a vibrant local food movement that is connected to our local farmers and producers. Farm-fresh products include a range of goods from beef and lamb, to honey and jams, to fresh fruit and vegetables. Our region is home to many craft beverage producers making wine, beer and cider, as well as numerous farmers’ markets, and bakers and bistros that focus on local ingredients.
Where to find local food in Durham Region
Durham Region is made up of the cities of Oshawa and Pickering;...