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    Winter 2011

    PCETD NewsletterHighlights in the Winter 2011 issue include:

    · Increase in Seaway traffic good for local businesses
    · Port Colborne’s wind energy clusters profiled at national wind industry conference.
    · Port Colborne takes leadership role in sponsoring Highway H2O conference.
    · Chamber of Commerce President’s Awards Reception.
    · J. Oskam Steel Manufacturing Ltd. celebrates 40th Anniversary.
    · Niagara Industrial Buyer Seller Forum.
    · Port Colborne hosts annual Merritt Day Celebration.
    · Niagara’s South Coast Adventure Passport Winners announced.


    Fall 2010

    PCETD NewsletterHighlights in the Fall 2010 issue include:    

    · Port Colborne City Council has adopted the city's first comprehensive economic development strategy.
    · Humberstone hall was showcased to the national news media as an excellent example of how to increase accessibility.
    · Port Colborne celebrates small business week October 17-23
    · New publications showcase Port Colborne's heritage sites, properties, and the history of the Welland Canal 


    Summer 2010

    Highlights in the Summer 2010 issue include:

    Highlights in this issue include:
    · Economic Development Office Helps Promote Port Colborne's Bio Energy
    · Government of Canada invests $3.6 million to aid Main Street revitalization efforts
    · New Visitor Information Centre opens in restored Humberstone Hall building
    · Claire's Delivery expands; adds 12 new Mack Trucks to meet the growing demands of Pinty's Delicious Foods


    Spring 2010

     PCETD Spring 2010 NewsletterHighlights in the Spring 2010 issue include: 

    • Economic Development Strategy Draft Findings and Recommendations discussed with the public on March 30th. 
    • New online information tools on City's website help provide additional information to residents, stakeholders, businesses and investors. 
    • Niagara Buyer Seller Forum brings companies together, explores green energy opportunities.
      · Main Street area investments and improvements. 

    Winter 2010

    Economic Development NewsHighlights in the Winter 2010 issue include:

    • Port Colborne Economic Development is creating the city's first comprehensive economic development strategy. Input invited from all individuals and stakeholders.
    • New Competitive Analysis indicates employment in manufacturing, health care and social services as integral elements in local economy.
    • Workforce Committee established to help boost skills in the local labour force.
    • New ownership and investment helps convert former flour mill into grain elevator.