Leeds Grenville
Economic Development eNews  |  October 29, 2014
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Municipal Election 2014
Counties Council has a blend of incumbents and newcomers
Monday's municipal election means there will be a new Counties Council in December. Sitting Warden Ron Holman, the incumbent mayor in the Township of Rideau Lakes, has been re-elected. Mr. Holman will return to Counties Council and will be joined by newly-elected members Doug Malanka, Township of Augusta; Patrick Sayeau, Township of Edwardsburgh/Cardinal; Joe Baptista, Township of Leeds and the Thousand Islands; Dave Nash, Village of Merrickville-Wolford; and Robin Jones, Village of Westport.
Returning to council are acclaimed members Herb Scott, Township of Athens; Roger Haley, Township of Front of Yonge; and Jim Pickard, Township of Elizabethtown-Kitley. Also returning to the council table is David Gordon, who was re-elected to his second term in the Municipality of North Grenville.
The incoming Leeds Grenville Counties Council will be sworn in at the inaugural meeting on Wednesday, December 10, when a new warden for Counties Council will be elected.
Top feature photo: Fun at Hall's Apple Market in the Township of Elizabethtown-Kitley
Funding Opportunities
Kricklewood Farm is known for its sunflower oil.
Growing Forward 2 deadlines
Producers and Processors: The next Implementation Application intake will open on November 10 and will close on December 11, 2014.

Organizations and Collaborations: The 2015 deadlines will be available on the Agricultural Adaptation Council (AAC) website mid-December. Before submitting an application to AAC, organizations and collaborations should first review the Capacity Building and Project Implementation program guides. AAC encourages applicants to complete a pre-proposal and submit to: [email protected]

Full Growing Forward 2 applications are due on the deadline dates listed on the AAC website. Capacity building funding requests $20,000 and under are accepted on a ongoing basis and reviewed within 20 business days. For information visit the AAC website.
Economic Development Summit
Have you registered?
Bruce Linton, Feature Speaker at the 2014 Economic Development Summit on November 21
The 6th annual Leeds Grenville Economic Development Summit takes place Friday, November 21, in North Grenville. We invite you to join us for a day focused on Economic Development and Leadership, where our presenters will share the importance of planning, research and the opportunities in our local economy.

We are pleased to announce feature speaker Bruce Linton, Co-founder, Chairman, and Interim CEO of Tweed Inc., a subsidiary of Tweed Marijuana Inc. Stay tuned for further announcements about the agenda and presenters!

Register at www.leedsgrenville.com/summit2014 by November 14. Tickets are $22.00.
Ontario-Wide Farm Invention Challenge

Farm and Food Care is launching the Ontario-wide challenge with $9,000 in cash prizes available for winning entries in the categories of animal care and water efficiency and quality. Farm and Food will profile winning entries. The challenge is designed to help share creative ideas and methods that farmers are using on their farms every day. Learn more about the categories and your eligibility on their website.
Seminars and Workshops
Wednesday, November 19
6-8:30 p.m., Kemptville
Economic Development Office
32 Wall Street, Suite 300, Brockville, ON Canada, K6V 4R9
TF. 1.800.770.2170  T. 613.342.3840  F. 613.342.3298
Leeds Grenville