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The Labour Market Group of Renfrew and Lanark Counties Quarterly Newsletter - May 2019

The Labour Market Group of Renfrew and Lanark Counties represents  one of 26 workforce planning areas in the province of Ontario.  Funded by the MTCU, the group works to provide accurate and timely labour market information to employers, job seekers and organizations that use labour market data for strategic planning purposes. The group provides annual labour market reports that outline trends in the local labour force using statistical data from several sources, as well an intelligence gathered from local employers and employment agencies. 

Click here to view their latest newsletter.

Premium Event - Doing Business with Government of Canada - May 30, 2019 | INVITER: Un événement d'affaires à ne pas manquer - Faire affaire avec le gouvernement - Clinique d'information – 30 mai 2019

Public Services and Procurement Canada, Office of Small and Medium Enterprises in partnership with the Upper Ottawa Valley Chamber of Commerce are hosting a premium event at the Petawawa Military Family Resource Centre, Employment Services, 3025 Petawawa Blvd., Petawawa on Thursday, May 30, 2019 that may be of interest to you.

  • Your opportunity to engage with government officials
  • Attend informative workshops on government procurement
  • Meet 1-on-1 with government procurement representatives

Please feel free to distribute to others that may be interested. See registration link below for more details :

Doing Business with the Government of Canadahttps://ontario.tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca/cal/regist-eng.cfm?sid=1689

 


 

Le Bureau des petites et moyennes entreprises de Services publics et Approvisionnement Canada en partenariat avec la Chambre de commerce de l’Upper Ottawa Valley organisent un événement haut de gamme au le jeudi 30 mai 2019, à Centre de ressources pour les familles militaires (CRFM) au 3025 boul. Petawawa, Petawawa, cela pourrait vous intéresser.

  • y rencontrer des représentants du gouvernement;
  • y assister à des ateliers d'information sur les marchés publics ;
  • rencontres individuelles avec des représentants des marchés publics.

N’hésitez pas à  communiquer le présent message à toutes les personnes qui seraient intéressées. Cliquez sur les liens d'inscription plus bas pour en savoir plus :

Faire affaire avec le gouvernement du Canada - https://ontario.tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca/cal/regist-fra.cfm?sid=1689

Respond to OHTO's Monthly Guiding Question to Share Your Story

Come Wander has been created to share the stories of Ontario's Highlands and provide a place for our tourism partners and operators to share their brand message and reach new audiences. We know you're busy, so we're asking that you answer just one simple question each month.

Cottagers and vacationers will soon pack up their cars and head out to the region with their fingers crossed for beautiful, sunny days. But Mother Nature doesn't take requests, so this month we're wondering:

How would you suggest a visitor spend a rainy day in Ontario's Highlands this summer?

Please submit your response to this question by Friday, May 31, 2019.

Have a question about this opportunity? Please contact Jennifer for more information.

Renfrew and Area Chamber of Commerce April 2019 Newsletter

Click here to read the latest issue of the Chamber of Commerce newsletter!

In this issue:

  • Annual Community Awards Celebration
  • Welcome to our New Members
  • Chamber Member Events

The Annual Home Garden and Leisure Show held on April 12th and 13th was a great success.  The Community Awards Celebration is in full speed ahead with this years theme “Road Trip – A Tour Through the Valley will.  Tickets are now available for $20.00 at the Rocky Mountain House and the Chamber office. This month we welcome two new members; BDS Farm and McGrimmon Holdings.  Check out page three for locations to purchase your Catch the Ace tickets and on page 4 Downtown Renfrew has a list of events coming up over the few months.

Ontario's Highlands Tourism Organization April 2019 Newsletter

In this Issue:

OHTO News

  • OHTO Team Celebrates the Contributions of an Original

Press

  • BlogTO Uncovers Hidden Gem Haliburton Sculpture Forest
  • CBC Arts Profiles Artech Studios
  • Adventure Outdoors Magazine Points Adrenaline-Seekers to Haliburton

Opportunities

Industry Updates

  • Claudia Kerckhoff-Van Wijk Wins Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Hastings County Launches New Wildly Authentic Brand
  • Calabogie Peaks Receives National Award
  • OVTA AGM & Tourism Bistro - April 29

     

Tourism Trends

  • Snapshot: January 2019

Click here to view OHTO's April 2019 newsletter with news, industry tips and exclusive opportunities!

Ontario's Highlands Tourism Organization March 2019 Newsletter

In this Issue:

OHTO News

  • Instagram Insight
  • Delegates from Ontario's Highlands Learn at #FEOCON2019

Press

  • Canadian Cycling Magazine Profiles the Wendigo Ultra
  • Grail Springs Retreat Chosen as Top Spa by Slice.ca
  • Toronto-Based Filmmakers Highlight the Highlands
  • Road-tripping Bloggers Present Pi Day in Perth
  • Ottawa Foodie Covers Carleton Place's Food Scene

Opportunities

Industry Updates

  • Hugli's Blueberry Ranch Receives Provincial Award
  • Ontario's Highlands Festivals and Events Chosen for FEO Top 100
  • Bonnechere Caves Highlighted With Cycle Tourism Award
  • OVTA Tourism Awards Nomination Deadline Today

Tourism Trends

  • 2018 Year in Review

Click here to view OHTO's March 2019 newsletter with news, industry tips and exclusive opportunities!

Respond to OHTO's Monthly Guiding Question to Share Your Story

Come Wander has been created to share the stories of Ontario's Highlands and provide a place for our tourism partners and operators to share their brand message and reach new audiences. We know you're busy, so we're asking that you answer just one simple question each month.

There's something special about sleeping surrounding by stars and away from city lights. This month we have the great outdoors on our mind and we're asking:

Where would you suggest a visitor camp or go off-grid at a cabin this summer?

Please submit your response to this question by Friday, March 29, 2019.

Ontario's Highlands Tourism Organization February 2019 Newsletter

In this Issue:

OHTO News

  • Engaging Visitors with Winter Videos

Press

  • Ice Cube Gallery Makes CTV Toronto News
  • Narcity Shows Love for Elements Luxury Tented Camp
  • New York Times Reporter Ventures Through Haliburton

Opportunities

Industry Updates

  • Ottawa Valley Recreational Trail Recognized
  • Ontario Tourism Survey

Tourism Trends

  • November 2018 Snapshot

Click here to view OHTO's February 2019 newsletter with news, industry tips and exclusive opportunities!

Respond to OHTO's Monthly Guiding Question to Share Your Story

Come Wander has been created to share the stories of Ontario's Highlands and provide a place for our tourism partners and operators to share their brand message and reach new audiences. We know you're busy, so we're asking that you answer just one simple question each month.

With lush forests, sparkling lakes, rolling rivers, and ample wildlife, Ontario’s Highlands is filled with natural beauty. This month we are dreaming of warmer days and asking:

Where would you suggest a visitor paddle this spring or summer to take in some of the best views of the region?

Please submit your response to this question by Thursday, February 28, 2019.

Have a question about this opportunity? Please contact Jennifer for more information.

Ontario's Highlands Tourism Organization January 2019 Newsletter

In this Issue:

OHTO News

  • Winter Experience Videos
  • Reaching and Supporting Visitors in the Digital World
  • Save the Date for #OHSUM2019

Press

  • New Ice Cube Gallery Event Covered by Local Press
  • Calabogie Peaks Welcomes International Athletes
  • Narcity Toronto Highlights Animal Farms for Visiting

Opportunities

Industry Updates

  • Ontario Tourism Survey
  • OVTA Hosting Municipal Accommodation Tax Info Sessions
  • Tourism Day @ Queen's Park
  • Ministry of Finance's 2019 Budget Consultations
  • Voyageur Cycling Route Mobile Workshops
  • Festival of Small Halls Accepting Hall Submissions
  • New Festivals and Events Ontario Website Launched

Tourism Trends

  • October 2018 Snapshot

 

Click here to view OHTO's January 2019 newsletter with news, industry tips and exclusive opportunities!

Renfrew and Area Chamber of Commerce January 2019 Newsletter

Click here to read the latest issue of the Chamber of Commerce newsletter!

In this issue:

The Renfrew & Area Chamber of Commerce is seeking Applications to fill vacancies on its Board of Directors 2019-2020. The Board meets each month on the third Tuesday at 8:00 a.m. As a Chamber Director you will have an opportunity to help shape the future success of our business community and the way in which we do business. Interested members should contact Gail at 613-432-7015 or info@renfrewareachamber.ca by February 13, 2019.

  • Chamber Member News
  • Community Events

Help Shape the Ontario Tourism Strategy

Take the survey by Feb 28!

As the Ministry of Tourism, Culture, and Sport looks to develop a new Ontario Tourism Strategy, they are first gathering feedback from visitors, students, and industry stakeholders in Ontario. Providing your feedback in the form of a short survey will help the Ministry ensure the tourism sector continues to grow and thrive.

The Tourism Operator/Industry Stakeholder survey is open to individuals who own a tourism business, support tourism businesses (e.g., Chamber of Commerce, BIAs) or are engaged within the tourism sector (e.g. worker, municipality, or association).

Your feedback will help to shape the following focus areas:

  • embrace a visitor-first approach
  • improve the business climate
  • improve sector alignment
  • provincial interests and role in tourism
  • support business and community development

The survey deadline is February 28, 2019. To learn more and to take the survey, please click here.

Organizing a Festival, Event, or Tourism Workshop? Get extra support with these opportunities from OHTO

Organizing a Festival, Event, or Tourism Workshop?

The New Year presents an opportunity to learn, grow, and improve, and we are here to help you achieve your goals. If you are organizing a festival or event, or a tourism-related workshop, read on to find out about two exciting opportunities for support.

Click here to read more from Ontario's Highlands Tourism Organization's latest email.

Renfrew and Area Chamber of Commerce December 2018 Newsletter

Click here to read the latest issue of the Chamber of Commerce newsletter!

In this issue:

Message from Renfrew & Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors

The Renfrew & Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors would like to express their sincere thank you for your continued support of your Chamber. Your support through membership, participation and sponsorship, makes a real difference in maintaining and enhancing the local business environment. We wish you, your families and friends a very Merry Christmas and a successful New Year.

  • Chamber Member News
  • Community Events

Ontario's Highlands Tourism Organization December 2018 Newsletter

In this Issue:

OHTO News

  • OH!Tourism Summit 2018 Feedback Prize
  • 'Tis the Season to Be Social
  • Unique Yurt in Haliburton Gets Press Coverage 
  • Delicious Gift Ideas Highlighted by Ontario's CTA

Opportunities

Industry Updates

  • Hastings County's Tourism Awards Winners

Tourism Trends

  • September 2018 Snapshot

 

Click here to view OHTO's December 2018 newsletter with news, industry tips and exclusive opportunities!

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