Northumberland Agricultural Initiatives
This project, led by a Steering Committee comprised of municipal and OMAFRA Economic Development staff, and agricultural representatiion from the Northumberland Federation of Agriculture and Rural Agri-Ventures, was funded by Industry Canada's CARCI project and was executed by NEP staff. It has three key elements:
Funded by the Program for Export Market Development, the Northumberland Economic Partnership and its research associates compiled the complete Industry Canada / CUED Community Profile for Northumberland in 2002. This Profile is sufficiently granular to be relevant to each member community as well as to Northumberland.
Once compiled, the data will be made available in a variety of formats to support regional marketing activities.
This project is supported by Northumberland County, and is steered by Economic Development Professionals from the Quinte Area Economic Development Commission, the Alderville First Nation, the Municipality of Trent Hills, the Town of Cobourg and the Municipality of Port Hope
Spirit of the Hills
Tour the Country in the County
Heritage in Northumberland County
Tourism Events for All Seasons
Revitalizing Downtown Northumberland
Northumberland Publishers has partnered with selected municipalities in Northumberland County to produce a Relocation Guide for families moving to the area.
This study, completed in 2002, details the economic impact of agriculture in Northumberland County. It is one in a series covering all major agricultural areas in Ontario, produced under contract to the Ontario Federation of Agriculture. Excellent background for anyone wishing to familiarize themselves with the agricultural sector.
What came first: bandwidth or content? This groupis betting on the content side of the question. Connect Ontario is a Provincial programme that supports the development of high bandwidth applications by municipalities, non-governmental organizations and non-profit groups.
The volunteer Committee produced a report for Paul Macklin, Liberal MP for Northumberland, on the subject of research, innovation and technology - capabilities and requirements. Specific topics addressed included:
Chaired by Northumberland MPP Doug Galt, this Task Force identified the issues and challenges affecting renewal of the rural economy and suggested innovative solutions to deal with these issues.
Report prepared for Paul Macklin, MP, by members of the agricultural community in Northumberland County.
Port Hope, Ontario
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