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Economic Development Strategy

Posted on Tuesday, April 28, 2020 06:17 PM

The Town of Caledon has adopted a ten-year economic development strategy that focuses on creating a vibrant community and a strong business and entrepreneurial ecosystem while continuing to enhance the town’s overall investment readiness.

“As we begin to turn our attention to COVID-19 recovery, now more than ever we need a solid foundation for our economic future,” says Mayor Allan Thompson.  “The strategy provides both short and long-term direction for the municipality as we look to recover...

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Caledon launches outreach campaign to support local business

Posted on Wednesday, April 15, 2020 06:28 PM

The Town of Caledon’s Economic Development Office is launching a campaign to support and promote essential businesses that are still operating. At the same time, it is releasing a survey to gauge the impact the COVID-19 pandemic is having on local business. 

“Now more than ever we need to come together and do what we can to support our local business community,” said Mayor Allan Thompson. “Our online map will help residents find and support local businesses that are still operating. We know...

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Grand Opening: Sport Clips Haircuts

Posted on Monday, March 02, 2020 11:45 AM

Sport Clips Haircuts is now open in Bolton, we asked owner Rob Porporino to tell us a little about his barbershop.

 Tell us about your business.

Sport Clips is a sport-oriented barbershop for everyone. This is a franchise and Bolton is the 47th store in Canada. There are over 1,800 stores in the US.

Our MVP is our signature haircut.  Clients are greeted with an enthusiastic welcome. Each client receives a consultation with their stylist and then are shampooed in a massage chair after their...

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Profile: Higher Ground Cafe

Posted on Wednesday, February 19, 2020 02:30 AM

Bev and Drew Marshall share their story of owning Higher Ground Café in Belfountain, working and enjoying life in the Caledon community.

Describe your business.

Bev: Higher Ground is a café, a meeting place, a destination. We serve coffee, tea, baked goods, sandwiches, soups and fresh salads in the warmer months.

I’d say about 75% of our baking is done in house – cakes, cookies, butter tarts, but some things it just makes sense to bring in.

We care about the environment, so we serve fair trade coffee,...

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Grand Opening: Makers Market House

Posted on Tuesday, February 04, 2020 08:15 AM

On February 1, Bruna Nasso and Marilyn Pilolli celebrated the grand opening of their store, Makers Market House, located at 196 McEwan Drive East, Unit 3 in Bolton. We sat down with Bruna and Marilyn to find out more about their business.

Describe your business for us.

Makers Market House is a store with a large variety of items from clothing to candles, to jewelry and home décor.

We are open six days a week, Tuesday through Sunday.

Entrepreneurs and artisans can rent space from us to display their goods....