Almaguin Community Economic Development

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The Almaguin Community Economic Development (ACED) Department delivers economic development services throughout the Almaguin Highlands Region (formally called the East Parry Sound District). These services include:

  • Business and entrepreneurial support for start-ups, expansions and general needs, including:

  • Connecting businesses with support and funding opportunities,

  • Site selection information and local intel,

  • Professional network development, and

  • Many other services as required;

  • Marketing and promotion of tourism opportunities, events and local programming;

  • Regional economic planning, research and analysis;

  • Community development and organization support.

ACED is committed to ensuring the economic and social prosperity of the region. Our objective is to develop our economy and regional environment through taking strategic action and stewarding strong relationships between municipalities, the business community, community organizations and economic development stakeholders.”

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Fees and Services

Economic Development Services - Almaguin Community Economic Development (ACED)

Description

Effective Date

2021

2022

2023

2024

2025

Business Development Services - Non-ACED Members

Administrative fee - Custom directory listing

Jan. 1st

N/A

N/A

N/A

$25.00

$25.00

Administrative fee - Consultation (1 hour)

Jan. 1st

N/A

N/A

N/A

$65.50

$68.12

Business Support Services

Jan. 1st

N/A

N/A

N/A

$65.50

$68.12

Funding Application Support

Jan. 1st

N/A

N/A

N/A

$74.22

$77.19

Marketing and Promotional Support

Jan. 1st

N/A

N/A

N/A

$34.97

$38.71

Site Visit Trip Fee (per KM)

Jan. 1st

N/A

N/A

N/A

$0.75

$0.75

Business Development - ACED Members

Funding Application Support (hourly)

Jan. 1st

N/A

N/A

N/A

$50.00

$52.00

Economic & Community Development Services - Non-ACED Members

Administrative Fee - Event Listing

Jan. 1st

N/A

N/A

N/A

$20.00

$20.00

Administrative Fee - Council Delegation

Jan. 1st

N/A

N/A

N/A

$74.22

$77.19

Administrative Fee - Project Consultation

Jan. 1st

N/A

N/A

N/A

$65.50

$68.12

Communications and Marketing Support (hourly)

Jan. 1st

N/A

N/A

N/A

$34.97

$38.71

Municipal Funding Application Support (hourly)

Jan. 1st

N/A

N/A

N/A

$74.22

$77.10

Regional Project Inclusion

Jan. 1st

Determined on a case-specific basis.

Site Visit Trip Fee (per KM)

Jan. 1st

N/A

N/A

N/A

$0.75

$0.75

Economic & Community Development Services - ACED Members

Municipal Funding Application Support (hourly)

Jan. 1st

N/A

N/A

N/A

$50.00

$52.00

Other Services - Non-ACED Members

General Support for Other Services (hourly)

Jan. 1st

N/A

N/A

N/A

$65.50

$68.12

HST is to be added to all fees listed above

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