Category Archives: Programs

Workplace Mental Health During COVID-19

As we continue to face the challenges associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, supporting your mental health and the mental health of your employees is more important than ever. Many of us are concerned about our physical health and being unable … Continue reading

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Halton Small Business Centre Supporting Businesses During COVID-19

To support the containment of COVID-19, many Halton Region buildings will be closed to the public as of Monday, March 23 until further notice. While buildings are closed, the Region will continue to provide critical services to residents and businesses. The … Continue reading

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Meet our Starter Company Plus Participants & Grant Recipients!

In November 2019, the Halton Small Business Centre kicked off its second phase of the Starter Company Plus program. The program supports aspiring entrepreneurs looking to build their small businesses. The program provides training, mentoring and an opportunity to receive … Continue reading

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Halton Small Business Centre & Global Business Centre – 2019 Year in Review

As we prepare for 2020, we look back at our exciting 2019 successes and accomplishments at the Halton Small Business Centre and Global Business Centre! First and foremost, we are thankful for our clients. It’s been a privilege to assist … Continue reading

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Students: Be Your Own Boss this Summer! Apply to the Summer Company Program

Are you a returning student aged 15-29 and want to start and run your own business this summer? Apply to the 2019 Summer Company program offered through the Halton Small Business Centre. The deadline for applications is May 10th! Join … Continue reading

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Minister Ng talks trade diversification and Halton’s Global Business Centre

On Tuesday, March 12th, Halton Region and the Oakville Chamber of Commerce hosted a breakfast with the Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business and Export Promotion. Halton Regional Chair Gary Carr kicked off the morning event delivering greetings and … Continue reading

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Summer Company 2018 Kick-Off!

On July 5th the Halton Small Business Centre hosted a kick-off event to celebrate and introduce our new 2018 Summer Company program participants. The Summer Company program helps enterprising students between the ages of 15 and 29 start and run their own summer … Continue reading

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Halton Celebrates National Economic Development Week!

On May 7th, Halton Economic Development celebrated National Economic Development Week (May 7-12) with an Open House to engage, inform, and educate our colleagues about the programs and services we offer to help new and existing businesses flourish in Halton … Continue reading

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Working Well in Halton: Helping Halton Workplaces become Healthier

With over 17 million Canadians spending more than half of their waking hours at work, many companies are beginning to examine the health of their workplace. Ask yourself the following questions: Are you seeing more absences? Are your employee benefits … Continue reading

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Upcoming 2018 Workshops and Events!

Halton Economic Development, along with its community partners, hosts educational sessions and seminars, as well as networking events, to help drive the success of businesses and entrepreneurs just like you. The Halton Small Business Centre Just released! 2018 Small Business … Continue reading

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