Business Organizations and resources

Bruce community futuresBruce Community Futures Development Corporation

Centre for Business and Economic Development

The Bruce Community Futures Development Corporation and the Centre for Business & Economic Development both serve the Municipality of Meaford.  They are community based not for profit corporation, committed to small business and community economic development. Affiliated through Industry Canada’s - Community Futures Program, this independent corporation embraces initiatives and activities in support of economic diversification and community prosperity.  They are a great resource for those needing assistance in developing a business plan, business counselling, new or existing business loans and income support for new business ventures.

business enterprise centreBusiness Enterprise Centre – Owen Sound & AreaBusiness Enterprise Centre – Owen Sound & Area

The Business Enterprise Centre provides free consultations with qualified business consultants who will help you start and grow your business, provide financing options, low interest loans, assist in the development of business plans, business seminars and networking events.  The enterprise centre is also a great source of information related to business permits, licences and government support, including access to youth entrepreneurship programs.


Meaford Business Improvement Area
The Meaford Business Improvement Area is an association of business and commercial property owners located in the downtown core.  The primary mandate of the BIA is to enhance the esthetics of the BIA area and to promote business activity. They also organize various events and activities within the BIA to help generate traffic and increased commerce.

chamberof commerce meaford

Meaford Chamber of Commerce
The voice of business and the catalyst through which business, professional people and community groups work together for the common good and economic prosperity of Meaford. The Meaford Chamber of Commerce also produces the annual Meaford Dragons Den event, now in its seven year.  They also celebrate local businesses and organizations through their annual Community Awards.

chamber of commerce owen soundOwen Sound & District Chamber of Commerce
The Owen Sound & District Chamber of Commerce advocates for, and encourage support of our members.  Our partnerships help provide our organization a larger voice to foster the business environment and facilitate the networking and educational forums that are a major ingredient in our strategic plan. Finally, we connect member businesses with each other and with consumers.

YMCA Owen Sound Grey BruceYMCA Employment Services – Owen Sound & Area

Welcome to Employment Services. With their expertise in employment and employment related services,they provide assistance to job seekers looking for work as well as employers looking to hire.

If you are a job seeker their staff will work along-side you to identify your goals, create an action plan and support you in your job search.

If you are an employer they will work to understand your hiring needs and help you to fill your positions with candidates who will become valued employees in your business.

 foodlink grey bruce Foodlink Grey Bruce

Features information about where to find local food, connecting food producers, restaurants and consumers. Operated by the Grey Bruce Agriculture & Culinary Association.


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    As of today, municipal services will no longer be offered on Thursdays at the Sydenham Centre due to low usage rates. Mayor Clumpus will continue to host her coffee time on the third Thursday of the month from 1:30 to 3:00pm. For more information, see

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    It's a beautiful day for a stroll in Downtown Meaford! #livelovemeaford

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    Notice to Residents There will be live fire training taking place today from 9:30am to 11:30am at the Meaford and District Fire Department.

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