FedDev Ontario Invests in Tourism in Grey and Simcoe Counties, Barrie and Orillia

$1.2 million to provide direct support to 100 tourism-dependent businesses and maintain 225 jobs in the region.

Note that this funding was allocated in February 2021. Other funding programs are available - see the Programs page for more information.

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Business Transition Match Program - Progress Update

The Business Transition Matching Program was entered into during development and actioning of the Investment Attraction Strategy work RTO7 was involved in with the Orillia CDC, City of Orillia, Severn Township, Rama First Nations, Oro-Medonte, Township of Rama, and the County of Simcoe. Click "Read More" below for the entire report.

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Simcoe County, with Barrie, Collingwood and Orillia announce the development of a three-year Music Strategy

Simcoe County, with Barrie, Collingwood and Orillia announce the development of a three-year Music Strategy
The Music Strategy initiative is a joint Partnership Program undertaking between Regional Tourism Organization 7 (RTO7), the County of Simcoe, the City of Barrie, the City of Orillia and the Town of Collingwood and the Central Ontario Music Council (MusicCO). Together the partners have engaged CultureCap Inc. and Nordicity Media Group to develop the strategy.

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