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Federal and Provincial Supports Available During Step 2 Restrictions- January 2022

On January 3, Premier Ford announced further restrictions to blunt the spread of the Omicron variant. These time-limited measures include: Reducing social gathering limits to five people indoors and 10 people outdoors. Limiting capacity at organized public events to five people indoors. Requiring businesses and organizations to ensure employees work remotely unless the nature of … read more

Future Oxford Legacy Fund Impact Report 2021

In 2021, the Future Oxford Legacy Fund awarded $125,000 in loans to support local businesses and another $8,695 in grants to support sustainable community and regional opportunities aligned with the Future Oxford Community Sustainability Plan. As a direct result of this funding, six jobs were created or maintained within Oxford County. Explore the 2021 Impact Report … read more

Skip the lines and discover the magic of local gift giving in Oxford County

GUEST POST WRITTEN BY GABRIELLE MUELLER, TOURISM OXFORD 5 ways to discover the best gifts and make the most of your holiday experiences this year Picture yourself in front of two doors. When you open the first, you find the traditional holiday shopping experience: long lines, crowded stores and the same Christmas songs on loop … read more

Last Call for applications for the Oxford Economic Stimulus Fund

Deadline: December 15, 2021 $1.5M in Funding has been made available by Oxford County and Community Futures Oxford This funding is available for those businesses in Oxford County that have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and are currently experiencing working capital challenges. Funding Details Successful applicants will receive business financing up to $100,000 for … read more

Shop Local Holiday Campaign 2021

Several local economic development partners including Community Futures Oxford, Oxford Economic Stimulus Fund, Rural Oxford EDC and Tourism Oxford have contributed financial resources to deliver a shop local holiday campaign. This campaign, valued at more than $13,000 will include the following: Post Media Sponsored Advertorial Campaign: Online and in print 400-word advertorial appearing in The … read more

Ontario Releasing Guidance to Support Proof of Vaccination Policy

Detailed information about how your business must support the policy The proof of vaccination policy will require that people be fully vaccinated to access certain businesses and settings beginning September 22, 2021. Proof of vaccination will be required to enter the following high-risk settings: Restaurants and bars (excluding outdoor patios, as well as delivery and … read more