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County, township receive Rural Economic Development funds

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via Wellington Advertiser

WELLINGTON CTY. – Through the Rural Economic Development program, the province is providing Wellington County with $18,000 to help businesses identify, attract and hire global talent to create a more resilient and competitive economy.

The county will hire one part time coordinator for its global talent initiative to conduct one-to-one engagement with 30 small and medium enterprises in the area that are already experiencing skill shortages to support them with developing and implementing hiring strategies.

“The Regional Economic Development program has enabled the county to speak with 47 employers thus far, ensuring we support their business growth and attract new residents to the Wellington area,” stated Warden George Bridge

The province is also providing the Township of Puslinch with $15,000 to develop a Community Improvement Plan…

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