• Fire Strikes Downtown Clinton - again

    In the early morning hours, Saturday March 18th, firefighters were once again summoned downtown Clinton to fight a fire along a stretch of buildings adjacent to Town Hall. These buildings had previously been on fire and extensively damaged. Sources at ...

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  • Domain Name Scam Alert

    If you have registered a domain name and did not purchase privacy protection, chances are at some point your will receive a a letter in the mail offering to renew your domain name at inflated prices. Beware, the solicitation letter looks like a bill, ...

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  • Building Wealth Through Investing

    Here are some thoughtful ideas on  securing your future... Building wealth through investing is a vital part of any financial plan but can often be the most confusing and emotionally challenging experiences you will encounter. Here are six ...

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  • Shop Local - The Opportunity Ahead

    Economic development studies confirm it. The biggest challenge facing rural Ontario business communities is a consumer's belief they need to go "somewhere else" to find the products they are looking for.  Surveys show it is this belief that ...

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  • How should you advertise in 2016?

    A message from Rural Business Network... Advertising decisions are not as easy as they used to be.  "Back in the day" when there were few advertising choices, you would go where everyone else was, and that was it.  For instance, you could ...

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  • What it takes to be cool…at Exeter Produce

    The bean cooler at Exeter Produce has just enjoyed a major renovation to meet the challenge of high hydro prices and the exacting cooling needs of a bean crop. Consistent temperature at just the right level means better quality bean produce can be ...

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  • Need a ride?

    One of the big challenges in rural Ontario is for people to find public transportation.  In a word, most small communities don't have any.   One potential solution is to use a new online service offered by Rideshare. Get matched to other ...

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  • Windows 10- Frustrations!

    If you run any version of Windows on your computer, you will have encounted the many attempts to replace your version of Windows with Windows 10.  It is a free upgrade we are told. There are a multitude of reasons to not want the "upgrade". ...

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  • Canada Summer Jobs 2016

    Are you looking to hire a student is summer? Wage subsides are available. Be sure to apply for the 2016 Canada Summer Jobs application. The 2016 Canada Summer Jobs application period for employers is from January 4 to February 26, 2016.  Canada ...

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  • Ontario Electricity Subsidy for Families

    The Ontario Liberal Government has once again implemented an electricty rate increase as of January 1st, 2016. Although Ontario has a large surplus of electricity, consumers will continue to pay the highest electricity rates in North America. ...

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  • Buying a Pre-owned Vehicle in 2016

    Purchasing an affordable new or used vehicle is going to be a big challenge for Canadians in 2016. The problem is a crashing loonie that in recent month’s has diminished our dollar’s buying power by 40% !  That means every asset held ...

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  • CKNX AM920 "RELIEF TRUCK" FOR HURON COUNTY FOODBANKS!

    Starting Tuesday, December 1, 2015…CKNX am920, with support from North Huron Foodshare, will kick-off an exciting Campaign for all the Foodbanks in Huron County.  Buzz Reynolds, am920 morning man, will be living in and broadcasting from, a ...

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  • Huron County Remembers in 2015

    Remembrance Day in Canada, November 11th continues to draw large crowds who continue to pause once per year to remember our war dead from the last two world wars, Korea and now Afghanistan. Huron County gave up two of its sons in the most recent ...

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  • Area Foodbanks benefiting from a healthy food movement…

    by Patrick Nagle Working together to build great communities takes a lot of effort and goodwill to accomplish. Sharing with the less fortunate in our communities is a core value we embrace in rural Ontario. There is no better example to point to then ...

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  • Business Scam Alert - Your internet domain name

    If your business has a website with its own domain name, you need to protect the name as you would any other business asset. We want to alert you to a new business scam relating to your domain name that may catch you unawares. A business client ...

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  • Could there be a Dutch royal visit to Goderich in 2017?

    This spring, two Huron County residents, Sid Bruinsma and Jim Rutledge made a trip to the battlefields of Europe, which included a visit to Holland. It was the month of May. This was a special time to be a Canadian visitor. During that month, citizens ...

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  • Exeter Produce - Expanding

    Exeter Produce and Storage of Exeter, Ontario, are pleased to announce the appointment of Bill Knott to the position of Business Development Manager. This new position reflects the company’s desire to expand and build on past successes and ...

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  • Lost dog - from Bayfield

    Could you keep and eye open for a long hair dashound?  Lost in the Bayfield area around August 17th. Colleen Brown, a Volunteer, Canadian Dachshund Rescue (Ontario) is asking for help, and would like you to contact her if you come ...

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  • Downtown Wi-Fi installed in Clinton

      Mobile internet users now have another hot spot in Huron County to surf the net. Central Huron has installed WiFi in downtown Clinton, at Library Park and Millenium Park. Smart Phones and computers will now be able to log in and surf ...

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  • Startup Financial Literacy

    Startup Canada is delivering a program of Startup Financial Literacy across Canada this spring/summer with over 50 events in 25+ cities. In partnership with Huron Small Business Enterprise Centre, we would like to invite you to attend our Startup ...

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  • Port Clark Lighthouse reopened in time for summer.

    After five years of restoration, the Point Clark Lighthouse has now been reopened. At 155 years, it was time.  Now the public can once again enjoy a piece of our "West Coast History". Tours are available for the summer of 2015.  

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  • DEVELOPING LEADERSHIP IN BUSINESS - Courses

    New Fanshawe Certificate Programs Start This Fall Leaders must be developed and supported at all levels of a business or organization to ensure success. Lake Huron Learning is hosting a variety of business-focused programs in partnership with ...

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  • TBC Group Web Services is expanding its Bridgelin role!

    As of June 1st, 2015, TBC Group Web Services has expanded its service to Bridgelin platform customers to now include web server support.  A plan has been implemented to upgrade the existing server to have greater capacity to handle the ...

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  • Bridgelin now under new management.

    Effective today, June 1 2015, TBC Web Services will be responsible for all day-to-day operations of the Bridgelin Platform, including support. Their first order of business was to upgrade the Platform server. This process was just completed last week. ...

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  • An Ontario and Quebec "Alliance"?

    Posturing from leaders of failing states is a common sight on the world stage. The worse the situation, the louder the verbal bravado becomes. Witness Greece, or even North Korea; neither of which can feed their people and pay their bills at the same ...

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  • New Ontario Death Taxes, an outrageous burden

    A newly changed tax has local Funeral Directors seeing red. BY B. SHAW | PUBLISHED MAR 27, 2015 Licensed Funeral Directors Tim Baragar and Jeff Neuman are sounding the alarm bells over a tax program that they say will make life difficult for estate ...

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  • Hardwood Floor Refinishing in Huron County, Ontario

    Homeowners in Huron County, Ontario have a new cost effective and dustless option to restore hardwood floors. Older homes in such places as Goderich, Bayfield, Exeter, Clinton, Seaforth and Wingham display their Victorian elegance to the outside ...

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  • Big Wind Documentary Airing on TVO

    TV Ontario is airing in March, 2015, a documentary film on the industrial wind turbine controversy in southern Ontario. This documentary not only explores the ongoing argument, it also brings out the human aspect of individuals standing up to the power ...

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  • Business Start-Up Opportunity in Huron East

    Huron East has come up with an attractive business start-up incentive in the towns of Seaforth and Brussels, by offering free rent for one year to a qualifying business willing to locate at a downtown property.  The idea is to encourage business ...

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  • BLUEWATER DELEGATION MEETING WITH PROVINCIAL OFFICIALS

      Senior elected officials and staff from the Municipality of Bluewater will be attending the Rural Ontario Municipal Association (ROMA)/Goodroads conference in Toronto in the lasat week of February, and have scheduled several meetings with ...

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  • Ag Ambitions Workshop Series for 2015

    Today's agricultural operations require business skills like never before. There are many opportunities for agricultural related businesses.  Discover them and gain some needed skills at this workshop series.

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  • Maximize Your Retirement Benefits with a TFSA

    Here is an innovative new idea for 2015. An often overlooked financial tool in retirement planning is now coming into focus as the allowable contributions to a TFSA continues to grow each year.  For some clients, it now makes more sense to ...

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  • Ontario Accessibility Reports are Due!

    Attention Ontario businesses.  If you employ 20 or more employees, for 2014, the Ontario government requires that you file a compliance report to them before December 31st, 2014.  Most businesses assume that the Accessibility Act of Ontario ...

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  • Investing for Growth with Some Valuable Guarantees

    Consider a Segregated Fund What is a Segregated Fund? Segregated Funds are investment funds which are offered by life insurance companies. The deposits you make to Segregated Funds are used to purchase certain investments, the values of ...

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  • Huron County Residents Advocating for Charter Rights

    The anti-windmill lobby in Huron County is making history with a Charter Challenge to protect the health rights of local residents. Here is a press release to explain the what and the why of this important issue. by Dave Hemingway, Anita ...

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  • Alarming Number of Businesses Leaving Huron County

    This news is not encouraging. In Huron County, the municipal tax burden continues go up due to MPAC's inflated property valuations. What is alarming is that this year's tax burden will be shared by fewer people and businesses. Both are migrating to ...

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  • Rural Business Network is Going Urban!

    The Rural Business Network of Clinton is announcing it has acquired a 50% holding of Toronto web software company, Bridgelin Inc.  Bridgelin specializes in providing community website software, training and support for associations including ...

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  • 2014 Central Huron Election

    Here are the 2014 Central Huron Election Results Jim Ginn - Mayor acclaimed     David Jewitt - Deputy Mayor acclaimed Councillor, West Ward, METZGER, Burkhard 544 (28.1%) LOBB, Alison 502 (25.9%) SMITH, Genny 468 ...

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  • Central Huron Fire Chief Debate

    Following the October 27th election, the new council will be voting on a proposal to hire a new full time fire chief. We are told the regulatory requirements and paperwork burden requires a full time position.  Unfortunately, there has been very ...

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  • "Shop Local" is More Than Just a Slogan!

    Isn't it funny how the obvious just doesn't come into focus, until something gives you a jolt? That happened to me this week when I enjoyed a tour of the new Central Huron Fire Hall.  While the new digs are very nice, it was the boots, coats and ...

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  • A QR Code, What's is it?

    If you look around town you will begin to see a "squigley" box called a QR Code displayed in Clinton.  This is a "matrix bar code" which will connect you to a particular website. If you have a smartphone, take a picture of the QR code and "viola", ...

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  • Let's Restore Responsible Government

    Responsible government is a term as old as Canada itself.  The term predates confederation and was precipitated by events where Huron County settlers played an important contributing role. The armed uprising of 1837-38 was a catalyst that gave ...

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  • Hensall Opera House 100th Anniversary!

    An opera house in Hensall? Yes it is true. Located on the upper floor of the Hensall Town Hall, according to its website, "...the Opera House served as the social and cultural heart of the community for over fifty years. It was left untouched for the ...

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  • We are Ramping It Up!

    Rural Business Network is happy to announce it is partnering with a major Canadian urban orientated software firm to help them move to the next level in internet software development. RBN's rural orientation is a great fit to compliment an urban ...

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  • Is Parliamentary Democracy Ending In Canada ?

    by Patrick Nagle Over the course of the past two centuries, much effort and blood has been spilled to establish or maintain our Canadian parliamentary democracy. Here we decide who rules over us by electing members to our legislative assemblies.  ...

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  • Ontario - Are we now Detroit North?

    Fiscal conservatives are assessing the broader implications of the Wynn Liberal majority.  There is more afoot here than who gets to occupy the Premier’s chair over the next four years.  Canadian democracy has been built on the ...

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  • Huron County "Food for Thought"

    If you live in Huron County, you probably have seen the truck.  Its distinctive logo says “Huron County Foodbank Distribution Centre”. While that sounds important, how many of us actually know what they do?  Are they a local food ...

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  • Web Traffic on Canada Day Weekend for Huron - Perth

    After another record setting long weekend, the Rural Business Network is advising businesses to get on board with mobile! Over the course of the 2014 Canada Day celebrations, RBN’s flagship website, Community WebLine had 4,505 individual website ...

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  • Directing Your Finances: The Process

    Financial planning at first glance can seem to be a complicated subject or something that is only necessary for the rich with wealth to manage. Nothing could be further from the truth. It is critical that all Canadians, regardless of their financial ...

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  • Equal Parenting Party in full election swing

    May 30th kicked off the full Ontario Election Campaign for the Equal Parenting Party of Ontario.  The party, led by Dennis Valenta organized a community BBQ in Clinton that caught the eye of shoppers, and local media. The first new EPP ...

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  • Rescom Home Comfort

    This spring, a new business to Clinton has opened on Albert Street. Local resident Marcel Facchinato has teamed up with Owen Sound based Rescom Home Comfort Heating & Cooling to open a downtown Clinton servicing office. According to ...

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  • Equal Parenting Party on CBC

    The Ontario provincial election campaign is in full swing as the Equal Parenting Party of Ontario campaigns in Huron County. Party leader Dennis Valenta is seen recording a video in Clinton, explaining the party's platform. This video may be viewed on ...

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  • Sidestreet Antiques - Clinton

    Downtown Clinton has a new business on Isaac Street located beside the Relook Nook.  Its called "Sidestreet Antiques Buy and Sell". According to proprietor Nina Turner, the 12 Isaac Street address offers ample space for vintage furniture as well ...

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  • The Liberal Party: Believers need not apply!

    Justin Trudeau has left Christian believers in a state of shock when he indicated the Liberal Party would not sign the nomination papers for any candidate who is either pro-life or is pro-traditional marriage. This was not another episode of ...

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  • A new party is born!

    According to Dennis Valenta, a Clinton resident and political activist, Elections Ontario has approved his application to start the Equal Parenting Party of Ontario. All this, just in time for the Ontario provincial election, June 12th, ...

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  • Now, the People Will Decide

    It’s been a long time coming, but after 15 months of dithering and dodging the unelected Premier of Ontario, Kathleen Wynn will now face voters. It seems even Wynn’s NDP pals have just become too embarrassed. The optics of budget numbers ...

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  • Child Abuse - Ontario Style

    As the McGuinty-Wynn government prepares the ground for an Ontario election, the Liberal messaging gurus have been challenged by some inconvenient truths. These inconveniences include police investigations, a billion dollar financial scandal, a "full ...

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  • Fanshawe College Courses Available

    Fanshawe College is continuing to expand its rural outreach into communities such as Goderich, Clinton and Kincardine. Courses are being offered to allow local residents to receive educational upgrades without the necessity of relocating, or travelling ...

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  • Industry Connects Partnership Moving Forward

    The Industry Connects Steering Committee met today (April 10th) to set in motion the event planning process for the October 1st Career Fair and Trade Show. At the meeting, a planned leadership transition occurred. The committee chair, Mark Cassidy of ...

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  • Let's Discover You!

    When you started your business, time was of the essence, and so was cost. You thought you would get a ready made business card to save money. Plenty of people do this because they just do not know they could develop their own brand and look on a ...

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  • Volume Explodes

    Community WebLine has reached a new milestone in rural website engagement.  Over the past twelve months, ending February 28th, 2014, there have been 17,228 website visits, and just over 54,000 page views. This very active site continues to build ...

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  • Lakefront Cottage

    Looking for a lakefront accomodation? This lakeshore cottage, has a private beachfront located on the shore of Lake Huron in Bayfield, Ontario. It is available for rent all year around. You are located between Grand Bend and Goderich, Ontario. With a ...

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  • Direct Sales Reps, Get Noticed on the Internet!

    Direct sales representatives in Huron, Perth and Bruce counties have a new sales tool to help service local communities, by improving their ability to deliver their unique products. They do this by becoming more accessible on the internet. Direct ...

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  • Support World Peace, "build a pipeline"

    As Canadians debate the merits of building oil pipelines out of landlocked Alberta, one factor that is not discussed is the potential impact Canadian oil supplies could have in bolstering world peace.  Oil pipelines flowing to both east and ...

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  • Celebrating Rural Life!

    Let's take a deep breath and breath in the springtime air.  If we take the time to notice the many benefits of our rural lifestyle, you can't help but to notice the many things we have to be thankful for... Published with permission from the ...

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  • Industry Connects Partnership Website is Revamped

    Building on the sucess of the 2013 career fair and trade show, the Industry Connects Partnership has launched a revamped website to reflect the new program for 2014. The updated website includes features to integrate with social media and the ...

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  • Announcing Industry Connects 2.0

    The Industry Connects Partnership, a Huron County development initative launched in 2013, has announced the launch of it's next phase for 2014. The Industry Connects Partnership was formed to strengthen the Huron County economy by faciliting improved ...

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  • New RBN Magazine Issue Released

    A new isssue of the Rural Business Network Magazine is currently in distribution across four counties. Now in its eighth year, the publication focuses on life and business in rural Ontario. This issue has several articles relating to developments at ...

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  • Starting a Business? "Check This"

    Ontario supplies the world with many different innovative, high-quality goods and services. The province offers excellent opportunities in many sectors ranging from automotive, plastics, aerospace to information and telecommunications technology and ...

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  • Copyright Alert

    If you own a business or administer a site for other types of organizations, you need to know that at the present time there are a number of large US companies that are monitoring Canadian websites to "mine your content for profit". These companies ...

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  • The Canada Pension Plan Shell Game

    Ontario Premier Wynn is making a lot of noise about Canada Pension Plan benefits, which is part of her work up before an Ontario election anticipated this spring. The unelected Premier needs an issue to distract voters from her government's record. ...

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  • Google Has Lost Part of Clinton!

    The famous internet search engine “Google” has managed to create some confusion with local businesses and mobile users. Many websites use Google maps to point travellers in the right direction. Depending on how a person does their online ...

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  • Ontario - Auditors General Report

    NEWS RELEASE- Auditor General’s Report Shows More Mismanagement from Liberal Government from Lisa Thompson, M.P.P.   (Queen’s Park)— Ontario Auditor General Bonnie Lysyk released her annual report yesterday, providing a ...

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  • Canadian Online Shopping Skyrocketing

    According to a news release from the Canadian Retail Council, Statistics Canada reports that online purchases have increased by 24% over the past few years. As more Canadians become familiar and comfortable with this form of commerce, the convenience ...

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  • US Steel Permanently Shutting Down in Hamilton

    Ontario manufacturers, crushed by Ontario’s high electricity prices are now being joined by a high profile manufacturing giant in shuttering the doors and leaving for more favourable jurisdictions. In a city that has been Canada’s steel ...

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  • Rural Ontario, facing significant challenges ahead

    According to Norman Ragetlie of the Rural Ontario Institute, (ROI)“…rural and small town Ontario need bold ideas to remain vital.”  Although rural Ontario is inhabited by as many people who live in the City of Toronto, a ...

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  • Alice Munro Wins Nobel Prize for Literature!

    Clinton resident and former Wingham native Alice Munro has been awarded a Nobel Prize for Literature. Her short story style that brings to life the ways of viewing life through Huron County eyes has been an international favourite for many years. Ms. ...

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  • You have come a long way...Ontario

    How far can the truth be stretched, and still be believed? The bigger the whopper the less people care?  Our unelected Premier Kathleen Wynn tells us what the last election cost taxpayers to retain two the Liberal government members.   Share ...

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  • Shopping Online in Rural Areas

    Experienced merchants over the years have known a secret that often is not apparent to the rest of us.  On the surface, it seems logical that if you started a business, such as a shoe store, that you would want to be the only shoe store in town. ...

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  • Social Media and Small Business, worth the time?

    It doesn't matter where you turn these days, everywhere you hear about the value of social media for small business. It's the flavour of the day for government economic development officers. As long as you consider your time has no value, social media ...

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  • Labour Day in Kincardine

    The wind up of the Kincardine summer vacation season has again been done in style. The town celebrated the season's last Saturday evening community parade. If you have not witnessed this summer tradition, a few things will seem unusual.  For ...

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  • Warning…Smart-phones, Photos and Social Media

    Keeping family and friends up to date online is all the rage these days.  We can stay in touch, share photos and story snippets with convenience and ease.  However there is a scary part to the story, when we consider the GPS information ...

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  • Tall Ships Tours along Great Lakes

    The continued commemoration of the War of 1812 is marked by period ships of sail that will visit ports of call along Georgian Bay and Lake Erie during the month of August.  Tourists can participate in local festivals, tour the tall ships and in ...

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  • Liberal leader advocates marijuana legalization

    by Patrick Nagle From British Columbia this week, Liberal leader Justin Trudeau is reported by Sun News to have confirmed his support to legalize, tax and regulate marijuana consumption. He says this will help keep the substance “out of the ...

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  • Clinton, Ontario cited in the New York Times

    In an article written by Charles McGrath, former editor of the New York Times Book Review, published this weekend in the New York Times International Weekly, Clinton, Ontario is the cited backdrop in an interview with famous author Alice Munro. ...

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  • Clinton Farmer's Market - starting in July

    The shop local movement is about to receive another boost as Clinton introduces it’s first ever downtown farmer’s market, starting July 10th.  Located in the Library Park adjacent to town hall, farmers and local vendors will be ...

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  • A Word About Our Flag

    From Annie Riley, Clinton-Blyth... God was showing me something awesome about our flag. I’ve heard over the years that some people weren’t really stuck on our flag but I’ve always liked it and now I love it because of what the Lord ...

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  • MPP Thompson: "The Devil Will Be in the Details"

    (Queen’s Park) —Today the Minister of Energy announced that the Liberal government would be scrapping their controversial, unaffordable FIT program, and giving municipalities “more say” in renewable energy projects going ...

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  • Correctional Services Minister Badly Bungles Jail File

    From Lisa Thomson, MPP... (Queen’s Park)—Yesterday during Question Period, the Minister of Community Safety and Correctional Services blamed corrections officers for not doing their jobs, at the Elgin-Middlesex Detention Centre ...

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  • 211 Service for Huron, Perth & Bruce Counties

    While we are all accustomed to 911 and 411 services, a new service has now been introduced to help residents' navigate the labyrinth of government and non-government programs that can help sort through the challenges of life.  Help to ...

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  • Political Choices Facing Our Youth

    Is it time for an adult conversation?   This article appears in the current issue of the RBN Magazine which can be found in more than 300 distribution outlets in Huron, Bruce, Middlesex and Perth counties. View the entire new issue here:  

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  • New RBN Magazine Issue Released

    The lastest issue of RBN Magazine is now in distribution in Huron, Perth, Bruce and upper Middlesex. You can access your copy immediately by clicking the icon below.  

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  • West Coast Businesses, Get Ready for Mobile!

    With the summer season arriving, west coast Ontario is hosting city travellers enjoying our beaches, entertainment venues, food and accommodations. Tourists are using their GPS devices and mobile smartphones to discover what we have to offer, and then ...

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  • Support for Life on the Hill

    As Genevieve and twenty four other women in the Back to Life Walk approach Ottawa, they will be met on Parliament Hill by many, including Members of Parliament who are taking a stand. It's good to see the human face of our leaders is it not? ...

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  • Small Business Scam Alert

    Huron County businesses take note. A company out of Montreal, which calls itself Canada Registry, is calling local businesses to “renew” their registry.  The problem is that unless you listen very carefully, company ...

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  • Ontario Budget 2013 – buying political power again?

    ...and then planning to inflate Ontario's debt to pay for it! The newly announced budget plan insists on further ballooning Ontario’s fiscal debt by $11.2 billion, increasing the annual deficit by another $2 billion over last year. Liberals say ...

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  • Discovering our Purpose

      How often do we hear the question, what is my purpose? Until it is settled, mankind is driven to either find the answer, or abandon the quest altogether.  Pastor Steve Middleton of Victory Hope Centre in Clinton, and Centre of Hope ...

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  • Justin Trudeau gets the Liberal nod, sonny days ahead!

    by Patrick Nagle It might be odd to write about an event yet to happen. However, we are told that the withdrawal of second place Liberal leadership candidate Marc Garneau declares the outcome. Apparently there was no need to wait until the April 14th ...

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  • Study Confirms Ontario Energy Policy is a Disaster

     by Patrick Nagle Huron and Bruce county residents can readily attest to the impact of the Wynne-McGuinty government’s energy policy. Now, a new economic study by the respected Fraser Institute confirms what many of us in rural Ontario ...

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  • Can Your Facebook Identity be Hi-Jacked?

    by Patrick Nagle It’s happening in Huron County... Have you ever seen a featured news story appear in your Facebook news feed which endorses a particular commercial product?  If you endorsed the product and wanted to share it with your ...

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  • Clinton Protests Arrival of Premier Wynne

    Clinton was abuzz today with a visit from Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne. Hailing from Toronto, Wynne appointed herself Minister of Agriculture and Food and has been touring rural Ontario to seek support for her government's rural policies. At a ...

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  • News Release - Chamber of Commerce

    HURON CHAMBER OF COMMERCE CALLS ON GOVERNMENT TACKLE SKILLS GAP, TRANSFORM SERVICE DELIVERY HURON, March 25, 2013: The Ontario Government needs to focus more on creating winning conditions for businesses, according to the Huron Chamber of Commerce and ...

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  • Now, let the people speak...

    The Liberal Party of Ontario has now selected it's new leader, Kathleen Wynne to lead the province through the difficult times ahead. The change in leadership was necessitated when outgoing Premier Dalton McGuinty ran for the ...

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  • John MacNaughton, respected Exeter native is honoured

    2013...by Ron Amerongen, Exeter resident... This week I came across an article in the Toronto Star regarding the passing away of a son of Huron County probably not well known but to whom we owe a lot. As a Facebook “friend” put it; ...

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  • Do you have a non-profit social enterprise business?

    If you are wondering what is that, you are not alone.  A social enterprise is a not for profit business which is formed to deliver a community benefit or service of social value to the community as a whole.  Business principles such as ...

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  • Attention Mitchell and area entrepreneurs...

    Receive free, one-on-one advice from a qualified business advisor. The Stratford-Perth Centre for Business will arrange an appointment for you.  If you feel stuck or need some input, now is your chance. Thursday Feb 28th, 9am - 12pm Thursday ...

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  • Online Sales Growing

    Christmas sales results are coming in, showing a remarkable growth in North American online merchandise sales, which now represents ten percent of all sales. Online sales is shaking up how business is done. In addition to growing sales volumes, it is ...

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  • Ontario sliding into a financial "Greece-Pit"

    While new Liberal leader Kathleen Wynne orientates herself to the realities of her predecessor's legacy, Canadian think tank the Fraser Institute, released a study which compares Ontario's finances to the state of California. California is now widely ...

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  • Announcing a Talent Search!

    Skyline Studios and the Rural Business Network has announced a joint effort to stage a talent search for young people in Huron County and adjacent communities. According to Dustin Smith of Skyline Studios in Mitchell, "...our rural areas are bursting ...

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  • McGuinty government bows to teachers' strike

    The rotating teachers’ strike has hit rural Ontario.  The Avon Maitland District School Board announced on Monday, December 10, 2012 the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) Avon Maitland Local will be taking strike action ...

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  • Raising money for Big Brothers Big Sisters of North Huron

    It has been over a year since the Goderich tornado, yet the effects are still being felt by local community organizations such as Big Brothers and Big Sisters. Serving the Goderich, Wingham and Clinton areas, this organization of volunteer workers ...

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  • Business Clusters in Rural Areas

    Experienced merchants over the years have known a secret that often is not apparent to the rest of us.  On the surface, it seems logical that if you started a business, such as a shoe store, that you would want to be the only shoe store in town. ...

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  • Dr. Robert Reid on Health Benefits of Betalains

    A crowd met for a wellness meeting to hear Dr. Robert Reid, MD talk about the health benefits of betalains, a pure food supplement derived from beets.  Doctor Reid of Woodstock, Ontario is very familiar with people suffering various diseases that ...

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  • A Gift of Good Health

    With Christmas approaching, we will all be thinking about what to give our friends and loved ones this year. Giving and receiving a gifts is an annual tradition. How often have we heard people remark, “the most important thing is I have my ...

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  • Brucefield Water Quality, A growing controversy

    Water quality is a local issue everyone needs to care about. This precious resource must be closely monitored. How this is done though, is becoming a big issue for residents of Brucefield, Ontario, a small hamlet awkwardly straddling two ...

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  • Export Opportunities for Your Company?

    You might be a small rural manufacturing or service provider with thoughts of expansion for the future.  If you were wondering about potential customers in the US, but don't know where to start, help is available.   The Ontario government ...

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  • PAIN RELIEF: Therapeutic Laser Biological Effects

    Nagging pain of any sort is more than inconvenient, its 'a pain" we can do without!  While health outcomes vary from client to client, noticeable pain relief after low level laser treatments make people ask, what causes the improvement? Here are ...

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  • Social Media and Small Business, Does it work?

     It doesn't matter where you turn these days, everywhere you hear about the value of social media for small business. It's the flavour of the day for government economic development officers. As long as you consider your time has no value, social ...

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  • Clinton Optimists supporting CH YMCA Strong Kids Campaign

    The Clinton Optimists have been approached by the local YMCA facility asking for help to raise funds for underprivledged children who cannot afford a YMCA membership. Please consider supporting this worhwhile cause. To download a support form, please ...

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  • REACH Announces Fanshawe College Coming to Clinton

      Fanshawe College has announced a new location in Clinton for its programs. The College, in partnership with the Regional Equine and AGricultural Centre of Huron (REACH), has announced the creation of the new educational partnership ...

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  • Central Huron - Electric Golf Carts

    It started as an interesting "thinking out of the box" idea when Central Huron councillor Brian Barnim began asking what people thought of allowing electric golf carts to be an acceptable form of transportation in Clinton, Ontario. The idea is to give ...

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  • New Business in Varna - Redly's Emporium

    Announcing a new Huron County furniture and valuables outlet located in Varna, Ontario.  Redly's Emporium is conveniently located on Mill Street, a popular travelling route for cottagers driving to Bayfield.  Opening July 14th, 2012, the ...

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  • Rare Elm Tree threatened in Huron County

    During the course of the Canada Day weekend, travellers along Highway 4 near Kippen are invited to stop and sign a petition to save a healthy 125 year old elm tree.  The petition is attached to the tree trunk.  The Ontario Ministry of ...

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  • Father's Day in Clinton

    Clinton witnessed an inter-denominational first when over 600 Christians from area churches joined in a Sunday morning Father's Day service. Initially scheduled to occur outdoors at the Lion's Park in Clinton, rain forced participants to reconvene at ...

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  • Goderich Tornado – 2012, one year on...

    With the summer season upon us, “...it's hard to believe it has been one year since we kitted up for a major emergency in Goderich, says Dave Bernard of Stumpys Tree Service, located in Clinton, Ontario. At that time, residents in area ...

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  • Exeter Farmers Market

    The Exeter Farmers Market returns from May 17th until the end of October.  The market operates from 2 - 6 pm Thursdays.  Location: Main Street, at Trivitt Memorial Church

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  • Easter "Son-rise" in Clinton

    Our Lord's resurrection from the grave was celebrated in the public square at Library Park, downtown Clinton.  The service expressed the gratitude of local Christians in song and word of the accomplished work of the cross.  This gathering was ...

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  • A "Heart Healthy" Trail is on its way!

    Over the past number of months the BIA has been in discussion with officials at the municipality to put together a clearly marked "heart healthy" trail in Clinton. A project proposal was then discussed and approved by the BIA Board of Directors in ...

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  • Wilson's Printing

    Wilson's Office Supplies has moved from their old Albert Street address to a new address at 3 Albert Street. This location offers improved visibility to the travelling public passing through the intersection of highways 4 and 8. The new location also ...

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  • Bluewater Correctional Facility Petition

    The sudden and surprising announcement of the provincial government's decision to close the Bluewater Correctional Facility continues to rase a stir in Huron County.  As the use of the youth facility diminished, many are wondering why the existing ...

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  • Provincial Government Causing Rural Uncertainty

    Ontario government Finance Minister Dwight Duncan reacted to the recent Drummond Report on controlling the provnce's finances by focussing on rural Ontario as the place to troll for cash.  Central Huron may be particularly badly hit with the ...

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  • REACH welcomes a new Executive Director

    Clinton, ON - February 24, 2012- Larry Langan, President of the Board of Directors for REACH Huron (Regional Equine & Agricultural Centre of Huron Inc.) is pleased to announce that a candidate has been secured to take over the ...

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  • Clinton on the move: "Pathway Names"

    Work continues in exploring what it would take to put together a "heart healthy" pathway throughout Clinton.  We have had a number of good suggestions already submitted but it's not too late to get your ideas in. Here is the list compiling what we ...

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  • New Business- Outdoor Decor Emporium

    The Clinton downtown welcomes a new business at 17 Albert Street. Earnie Csordas is busy getting his storefront ready to officially launch the "Outdoor Decor Emporium".   The Outdoor Decor Emporium provides environmentally friendly rugged quality ...

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  • Business Training

    Business Training workshops are available to you through the Small Business Enterprise Centre. For a schedule of workshops, please click here.

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  • Goderich Trillium Grant

    HURON CHAMBER OF COMMERCE LANDS TRILLIUM GRANT   Huron Chamber of Commerce – Goderich, Central and North Huron has started the New Year off on the right foot by being awarded an Ontario Trillium Foundation Grant of $53,600. The money will ...

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  • Restaurant Re-opening

    The "Rumorz" are true.  The restaurant at 63 Albert Street will be re-opening this Friday featuring the 'all you can eat" fish fry we used to enjoy at Rumorz.  Sue Blackwell will be returning to manage the eatery under the new name Bartliff's ...

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  • Accessibility Rules Start January 1st

    New accessibility rules – Is your business ready? We would like to remind you that the new Accessibility Standard for Customer Service comes into effect across Ontario on January 1, 2012. If you have more than one employee, you will be required ...

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  • CPP Changes, under age 65

    Under the current Canada Pension Plan (CPP) rules, employer/employees are not required to pay CPP contributions while continuing to work and collect their benefits. However, effective January 1st, 2012 the new rules apply if you are under the ...

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  • Workplace Violence and Harassment

    A. Workplace Violence Policy Sample * B. Workplace Harassment Policy Sample * *written or posted policies not mandatory for less than 5 employees unless ordered by Safety Inspector. (Family, seasonal, on call, contractors are all ...

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  • Small Enterprise Productivity Incentives

    The federal government has announced a pilot project, the Digital Technology Adoption Pilot Program, aimed at helping SMEs achieve increased productivity.  $80 million dollars is being invested over a 3 year period, to enable 600 businesses ...

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  • 2012 Accessibilty Regulations now in force!

    The new Accessibility Standard for Customer Service comes into effect across Ontario on January 1, 2012. If you have any employees, you will be required to establish policies, practices and procedures on providing goods or services to people with ...

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  • Displaced Workers - Tornado Relief

    First Step Toward Recovery for our Displaced Workers Following the August 21st tornado many homes and apartments were severely damaged or destroyed. Residents of these uninhabitable locations scrambled to find alternative places to live. Many lost ...

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  • Bluewater Cleaners in Clinton

    Bluewater Cleaners of Goderich has teamed up with ReLook Nook to offer a dry cleaning depot in Clinton. Your dry cleaning can be dropped of at ReLook Nook 19 Albert St., Clinton Tues - Friday 9.30 - 5.30 &  Saturday 9.30 - ...

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  • Habitat for Humanity - 2012 Project

    Habitat for Humanity, Huron County is gearing up for its 2012 building project which will erect a new home in Clinton. The project ground breaking is scheduled to occur May 12th with a targeted completion date on September 15th. Habitat for Humanity ...

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  • Remembrance Day 2011

    A healthy sized crowd gathered downtown to remember our war losses, including the most recent, in Afghanistan.  Central Huron has a tradition on Remembrance Day that is becoming rather unique, which is to sing the royal anthem rather than our ...

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  • REACH Rodeo Show was Dynamic!

    The REACH Rodeo event turned out to be a "real deal" rodeo of a calibre you can't find east of Calgary!  Barrel racing, calf roping and bull riding kept spectators entertained and on the edge of their seats.  The bull riding could best be ...

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  • Interior Trends launches a website...

    Interior Trends has launched a spiffy new website to show off their trendy downtown look.  Providing paint, wallpaper, ceiling, window covering and decorating accessory products, Joanne Poelman and staff are gearing up for the Christmas season ...

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  • Dry Cleaning again for Clinton!

    With the closure of Clinton's only dry cleaning operation, local resident's have been asking how to keep Clinton "clean and pressed"?  Well now we have an answer with the "Keep-U-Neet Cleaners" dry cleaning service at Tasty Treats & Treasures ...

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  • Tiny Tots Parade was Grrreat!

    Fine weather and plenty of downtown treats brought out many children for the annual CBIA "Tiny Tots Parade".  The Halloween costumes were on full display this year as 72 Tiny Tots file along Clinton's downtown. Many thanks to the organizers and ...

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  • Pausing for Remembrance Day

    Here is a tribute offered to Canadians who have served our nation in times when freedom demanded a price be paid.  Please take a moment to read. Click here to return to newsletter.

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  • Sports Showcase – To Feature Top Figure Skating Champions

    Clinton will host world class figure skating talent at the new Central Huron Community Complex, October 8th.  Shalena Rau and Phelan Simpson, two-time national gold pairs figure skating medalists will entertain crowds during the figure skating ...

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  • Clinton Business Retention & Expansion Study

    If you missed the Clinton BR&E report launch, you will be happy to learn the report is now posted online.  Please click here to review your copy. To return to newsletter, click here  

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  • RCN visits Goderich Harbour

    HMCS Summerside and HMCS Shawinigan came to Goderich Harbour September 15th to show the flag on Lake Huron and give the public a chance to tour the vessels.  The two ships are among a class of twelve coastal defence vessels which operate on the ...

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  • Community WebLine Introduces a "New Look"

    Over the summer months, Community WebLine was redesigned for a new look and functionality. Our goal was to make the site even easier to use with larger text and search tools.  We have tens of thousands of hits every month.  Be sure ...

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  • $1,000 Small Business Grant to Save Energy

    Now, more than ever, businesses in Ontario are looking for ways to save costs and be more energy-efficient.  That's where the SMALL BUSINESS LIGHTING program comes in. Under this program, qualifying businesses can get up to $1,000 ...

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  • Discovering Local - Coming Soon

    Every once in a while a business starts to look for something new to refresh their image and get the word out there more efficiently.  That time is now. In the Fall of 2011 Rural Business Network will be introducing an entirely unique ...

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  • Goderich Tornado - Community Help

    Heatland Community Church in Clinton is opening its facility to assist Goderich area residents  Heartland is open Monday, August 22 from 10am till 4 pm; Tuesday from 8:30 till 3 pm; and Wednesday from 8:30 am till 4pm   ...for ...

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  • Tornado Damage - Also in Central Huron

    The last twenty-four hours have been unlike many have ever experienced in this area. Our good wishes and helping hands go out to the residents and businesses of Goderich. After the tornado hit Goderich, it also touched down in other areas, including ...

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  • African Famine Relief - Let's Help!

    A "Pennies from Huron" fundraiser for African famine relief is in the works. Area residents and students will be encouraged to raise funds and bring it to the CBMH booth at REACH Huron Saturday, September 17th during the Food Conference and Trade Show. ...

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  • Coffee Break in Huron County

    Make Your Coffee Count! Make A Difference In Your Community   Alzheimer Society of Huron County hosts Huron’s biggest Coffee Break® to raise funds for Alzheimer support. Huron County, ON – Alzheimer Society of ...

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  • New Horizons for Seniors Program - Call for Proposals

    A "New Horizons for Seniors Program" has been launched to help ensure seniors are able to benefit from and contribute to the quality of life in their community through their social participation and active living. The program helps to promote ...

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  • Accessibility Funding Available

    The Government of Canada is now accepting funding applications for Small Project Component of the Enabling Accessibility Fund. The Enabling Accessibility Fund supports community-based projects across Canada that improves accessibility and enables ...

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  • Steve Green Concert Survey Results

    The Steve Green Concert was followed up with a survey of attendees, to enquire of their impressions of the event.  To check out the comments made, visit the CBMH pages by clicking here.

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  • NEW CBC SHOW SEARCHING FOR CANADIAN BUSINESSES IN NEED

    The Producers of Dragons’ Den are on the Hunt for Interested Canadian Companies July 19, 2011 – CBC announced today that the producers of Canada’s top-rated entertainment program, Dragons’ Den, are looking for struggling ...

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  • Construction Update for July 19th

    Its official. The intersection construction at Highways 4 and 8 is back on track, and weather permitting,the roadwork including paving will be done in the week July 25th to 29th. The intersection will be completely shut down next week to keep the ...

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  • Steve Green Concert a Success!

    The Steve Green Concert held at REACH Huron July 7th, presented a number of encouraging surprises, according to CBMH organizers. For instance, there was plenty of space to accommodate a trade show staged before the concert began. Also, the expanded ...

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  • Another Record

    Website growth on Community WebLine exploded to 47,000 hits last month! Greater awareness, and local community involvement have been strong factors in this growth trend.  Watch for the launch of a new marketing concept called "Marketplace ...

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  • Michael Bannerman

    Stratford songwriter and recording sensation Michael Bannerman & Upside of Maybe kickoff the July 7th concert at REACH Huron.

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  • Clinton- Business Expansion & Retention Study

    That’s a “BR&E” on its way! Not got your attention yet? Try this. Clinton and the greater Central Huron area need a game plan to “spiffy up” downtown core and the community generally. We need to get started ...

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  • RBN Magazine in Distribution

    The Rural Business Network Magazine is now being distributed in over 250 locations.  If you have not read the magazine yet, you may view the online version by clicking here.

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  • Concert Preparations Update

    The CBMH executive met Thursday night to learn of progress on the Steve Green Concert and local trade show.  Preparations are going full steam as we close in on the July 7th concert date. The concert committee is headed by Harry DenHaan, backed by ...

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  • RBN Magazine Celebrating 5 Years!

    As the Rural Business Network Magazine summer edition hits the streets, we pause to look back to our amazing journey over the past five years.  It was June 2006 that Rural Business Network Magazine was born. We celebrate the lifestyle, natural ...

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  • Rural Business Network Booth- Steve Green Concert

    A big event is being planned in Clinton for July 7th. Christian recording artist Steve Green will be at REACH Huron for a concert at 7 pm. The concert admission is free, so attendees are anticipated to come early to ensure they have seating.  A ...

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  • Ask a REACH Huron student...

    That's right, if you ask Ridgetown Campus students what made the biggest impression when they arrived at Clinton last fall, they would say the welcome luncheon hosted by the Clinton BIA.  The students and their families were affirmed Clinton would ...

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  • Bach Festival - Huron South

    July 11 to July 17th, Huron South will host its first Bach Festival! Check out these enriching events by connecting to the Bach Festival site here! Click here to view the latest newsletter to bring you up to speed on this amazing event.

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  • CBMH Site Changes

    The CBMH site has been expanded to a whole section to accommodate advertisers and sponsors for the Steve Green Concert.  Check this out by clicking here. Members are encouraged to submit articles and let us know about your business events.

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  • Huron Perth Farm to Table: Opportunities Project

    Bruce-Huron Produce Auction – an innovative wholesale source of local food - opens on May 20, 2011 Organizers of the Bruce-Huron Produce Auction (B-HPA) are excited to announce that their efforts of the past year have been successful and that ...

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  • Be Prepared for New Accessibility Regulations

    Small business, be sure to mark January 1, 2012, on your business calendar.  On that date, Ontario’s accessibility regulations for people with disabilities will apply to all small businesses with one or more employee.  If you operate a ...

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  • CBIA - Request for Proposal

    The Clinton BIA requests proposals from experienced Business retention and expansions consultants or experts in the field of ethnographic research. Please click here for proposal specifications.  Submissions must be received ...

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  • Concert Promotion Ramping Up

    You won't want to miss Saturday's breakfast meeting at the Vanastra CRC church.  Concert posters, postcard invitations and a CBMH brochure to attract new membership will all be available! While signage is very important, it is only part of the ...

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  • Online Registrations

    The promotional materials are just starting to hit the streets and the online registrations have begun.  So far we have 30 people indicating they will be there.  So far most indicate the ahead about the concert from a friend or from church. ...

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  • Steve Green Concert Promotions

    We are ready to move full steam ahead with the Steve Green Concert promotion.  The posters are ready to be distributed to our members, and will be available in two ways: Pick up the promotional items at Saturday morning's breakfast meeting ...

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  • REACH Huron in the Spotlight

    The Central Huron council budget meeting held Wednesday night attracted hundreds of attendees from the area as well as equine enthusiasts from considerable distances.  Front and centre was public input on the REACH Huron project. REACH has won ...

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  • Huron Social Networking Saves Elm Trees

    Update: June 30th, 2012 A further threat is been debated, and you can be part of the solution.  Click here to read the updated article.   With the winter drawing to a close in Huron County, road improvement plans are bringing out tree ...

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  • Clinton Economic Development

    This month the Clinton BIA executive met with Doug Barill, from the Huron County Economic Development office.  Doug has been hired by the county to spearhead a BR&E study to help develop a Clinton revitalisation game plan. Over the coming ...

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  • Magazine Advertising Deadline Approaching

    Rural Business Network is putting together its next magazine issue that will hit the streets this spring. This issue will be another content blockbuster, so you will not want to miss your chance to advertise and get your article in. The RBN magazine ...

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  • Act Fast-Business Funding Available Now!

    As the last of the Canada's Economic Action Plan comes to a close, businesses in Huron County wishing to expand, please take note of this message from HBDC. Small businesses NEED capital if they are to do the job of building Canada’s economic ...

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  • Feb 26th Meeting Report

    Saturday' breakfast meeting kicked off with the introduction of the new CBMH executive, elected recently by the general membership.  The leadership within the board was chosen by lot, a step in faith we are certain will yield much blessing. The ...

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  • What's Happening in the Rural Labour Market?

    The TOP Report (Trends, Opportunities, Priorities) which tracks labour market developments and challenges is now available to the public.  This report studies four counties, including Huron, Perth, Bruce and Grey. Click here to view the full report.

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  • "Soup and More" Congratulations!

    January 19th marks a special day for Clinton and area residents as we look back one year to see how a downtown fire tragedy spawned a Clinton good news story. It was one year ago that an emergency food and shelter need created by the downtown fire, ...

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  • Smart Meter Installations

    If you have not already received a rap on the door from your local electricity provider, you soon will.  Utility companies throughout Ontario are pounding the pavement and consumers' doors, to install the "Smart Meter".  This piece of kit is ...

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  • RRHC: Budgeting 101 and 102

    From Rural Response for Healthy Children comes a practical learning opportunity everyone can benefit from.  Declaring "Money doesn't Grow on Trees" an upcoming series of workshops can help families become better aware of their budgeting choices. ...

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  • Online Promotions

    RBN members are provided space on Community WebLine to write articles, post pictures and list events.  Now, you can also post your promotional specials online.  Visitors to the Community WebLine site will be able to locate your promotion ...

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  • RBN Magazine is now Online!

    Rural Business Network magazine is distributed at over 200 outlets throughout four counties in southwestern Ontario. Each outlet is closely monitored to ensure the message is getting out to the public.  Since 2006 we have been publishing ...

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  • Huron Food Distribution Centre on the Move

    Yes indeed, Gerald & Mary Ellen Zielman are getting the message out of the importance of local food banks to Huron County residents, as they attend local Christmas parades.  The Clinton parade had a seasonal snowfall to cheer the crowds! An ...

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  • New RBN Magazine Issue in Distribution

    The current Rural Business Network magazine issue is now in distribution across four counties.  This issue features many new advertisers, and networking concepts you can put to work for you.  Ensure you and your customers receive a copy!

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  • Promotional Tools on WebLine

    Yes its loud, but our newest member of the Community WebLine icon family is meant to get people's attention!  Now RBN members can let fellow members and other local shoppers know that it pays to "shop local" first.  Click this ...

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  • Sales & The Art of The Close

    We all like to market our products, but do we feel the same way about selling? Selling it the end process in your marketing efforts that gives both you and your client and opportunity to gain a benefit.  This is a subject we will return to from ...

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  • Stratford Networking

    Another well attended Stratford networking meeting was completed with many new faces. Welcome everyone. We received a very thoughtful presentation from John Slater on the art of "selling". Regardless of our walk in life, we came to recognize that ...

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  • Member's ONLINE NETWORKING

    Rural Business Network members certainly like to get together for face to face networking meetings.  Now the networking experience has been expanded with Community WebLine's "ONLINE SHOPPING MALL". Every RBN member is entitled ...

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  • RBN Online Networking - Article One

    Now Rural Business Network members have a new feature in their "On-Line Networking Site".  Now you can communicate with your customers and prospective customers 

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  • Events, and Article Space for RBN Members

    Attention all RBN members- Online Networking Rural Business Network has added additional promotional benefits to your RBN membership package.  We all know the the shopping public appreciates a relaxed opportunity to ...

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  • RBN Business Training, with John Slater

    Enjoy some on-line Business Training with John Slater, MBA "Creating Distinctive Value"  Participants of the RBN Stratford Network meeting October 13th enjoyed receiving a number of thought provoking concepts to grow their ...

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  • Election: Psst...Wanna Know What's Going On?

    Click here and so you never again have to say "no one told me!" As the municipal election date, October 25th grows closer, you may be wondering how to get a feel for each candidate's background and platform.  Now you have a convenient tool ...

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  • RBN Members: Introductory Special

    Are you an RBN member?  If so, check out your Community WebLine listing. If you became a member before the end of September, 2010, your Community WebLine listing is available to you until the end of April 2011, free of ...

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  • Business and Work in Huron County Newsletter

    To follow the progress of various economic development activities in Huron County, click here for the September newsletter. This month's highlights include: Employment Services Program Highlight – Employment Placement Program…Page ...

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  • The Rural Business Network Magazine

    If you reside in Huron, Perth, Bruce, Grey or Middlesex counties, you have probably seen at least one issue of the Rural Business Network magazine.  Published since 2006, RBN has been presenting the beauty of our lifestyle to residents ...

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  • Networking In Perth County

    Here we grow again...We have exciting news for the fall. We are launching a new networking group in Stratford to accomodate our many friends in Perth County. Once a month breakfast meetings will continue to be part of the format. This group however, ...

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  • Community Webline is Launched!

    Rural Business Network has now launched its newest venture to bring communities together.  Today we want to introduce you to the website at www.communitywebline.ca which we would encourage you to frequently visit as the content will be changing ...

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  • What is Community WebLine all About?

    Community WebLine is an online product to help communities communicate, and local economies grow. All around us is untapped business experise and hands-on experience that needs to be discovered.  Canada is a nation of small businesses, that ...

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  • The RBN "ONLINE SHOPPING MALL"

    Rural Business Network members certainly like to get together for face to face networking meetings.  Now the experience is widened with  Community WebLine's "ONLINE SHOPPING MALL". Every RBN member is entitled to a mini-website ...

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