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Enforcement powers re facial coverings extended to police and by-law officers

Posted on Wednesday, September 30, 2020 11:20 AM

Orangeville Council has passed a by-law to extend enforcement of face covering requirements to local by-law and police officers. The extension of authority is aimed at enhancing enforcement for everyone’s protection during the COVID-19 pandemic, supporting business and property owners.

In June, the Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Medical Officer of Health implemented an order requiring face coverings to be worn in commercial establishments and to have hand sanitizer all entrances to help control the spread...

Small Business Enterprise Centre launches Digital Service Squad to help small businesses

Posted on Wednesday, August 12, 2020 12:00 AM

The Town of Orangeville, in partnership with the Orangeville, Shelburne and Grand Valley Business Improvement Areas (BIAs), has received a $40,000 grant from Digital Main Street (DMS) Ontario for a Digital Service Squad (DSS). The grant will help main street small businesses use digital technologies to adapt to a rapidly changing environment.  Funding for the grant is provided by FedDev Ontario. The Squad will be administered by the Orangeville & Area Small Business Enterprise Centre and...

Orangeville BIA introduces digital downtown marketplace

Posted on Wednesday, May 27, 2020 12:00 AM

Orangeville’s Business Improvement Area (BIA) has responded to the COVID-19 pandemic by launching ShopDowntownOrangeville.ca. The online shopping experience offered by the BIA, in partnership with Green Monkey Creative, bridges the gap between Orangeville’s downtown businesses and their customers. The digital downtown marketplace showcases a wide variety of local businesses – 22 so far, with ongoing additions.



When the province shut down all non-essential activities and services, Orangeville’s residents...

Town of Orangeville commits to development of Tourism Strategy

Posted on Thursday, May 07, 2020 12:00 AM

Resulting plan set to position the Town for COVID-19 recovery in the short-term, while addressing long-term opportunities



The Town of Orangeville has begun the process of developing a five-year Tourism Strategy & Action Plan which will incorporate COVID-19 recovery measures, as a way to determine important next steps for the community’s short- and long-term economic development.   



The creation of this Strategy & Action Plan follows the findings of the 2018 Orangeville Economic Development...

Orangeville and Area Job Fair features local opportunities for employment

Posted on Wednesday, October 16, 2019 12:00 AM

The Town of Orangeville invites job seekers and commuters to explore local employment opportunities at the Orangeville and Area Job Fair on Tuesday, October 22.  Hosted by the Town’s Economic Development & Culture office, the event supports local hiring efforts and showcases the variety of positions available in Dufferin County.

More than 30 local employers will attend the job fair and will be recruiting for permanent full-time and part-time positions. Key industries represented will include...

Small Business Enterprise Centre launches Digital Main Street Service Squad

Posted on Monday, August 26, 2019 12:00 AM

The Orangeville & Area Small Business Enterprise Centre today announced that it has received a $30,000 grant from the Ontario Government to fund a Digital Service Squad to help downtown small businesses in Orangeville, Shelburne and Grand Valley improve their online capabilities.



The Orangeville & Area Small Business Enterprise Centre received the Digital Main Street grant from the provincial government to establish a Digital Service Squad to help main street small businesses enhance their...