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Economic Development Strategy

Economic Development Strategy

Posted on Tuesday, April 28, 2020 06:17 PM

The Town of Caledon has adopted a ten-year economic development strategy that focuses on creating a vibrant community and a strong business and entrepreneurial ecosystem while continuing to enhance the town’s overall investment readiness.

“As we begin to turn our attention to COVID-19 recovery, now more than ever we need a solid foundation for our economic future,” says Mayor Allan Thompson.  “The strategy provides both short and long-term direction for the municipality as we look to recover...

#CaledonCares

#CaledonCares: Unite the community by telling your COVID-19 stories of kindness

Posted on Tuesday, April 21, 2020 06:23 PM

The Town of Caledon is putting out a call to residents to share their stories of community heroes and connections, whether big or small, on their social media channels using the hashtag #CaledonCares.

“COVID-19 has affected all of us immensely,” said Mayor Allan Thompson. “We are getting through it with help from our courageous frontline workers and the generosity of our neighbours, family and friends. "By sharing our #CaledonCares stories on social media we can further help support and inspire...

COVID-19 Update

Caledon announces further measures to manage resources in response COVID-19

Posted on Monday, April 20, 2020 06:25 PM

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic the Town of Caledon is announcing additional measures to contain costs and ensure that staffing and resources are in place to provide core services. 

In addition to the recently announced declaration that 300 casual staff are being placed on emergency leave, the Town today announced that approximately 50 full and part-time staff (Town and Library) are being placed on Declared Emergency Leave (DEL) with an additional 20 staff being redeployed to other positions.  

“It...

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Caledon launches outreach campaign to support local business

Posted on Wednesday, April 15, 2020 06:28 PM

The Town of Caledon’s Economic Development Office is launching a campaign to support and promote essential businesses that are still operating. At the same time, it is releasing a survey to gauge the impact the COVID-19 pandemic is having on local business. 

“Now more than ever we need to come together and do what we can to support our local business community,” said Mayor Allan Thompson. “Our online map will help residents find and support local businesses that are still operating. We know...

COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 Update: Caledon to close outdoor recreational spaces

Posted on Tuesday, March 31, 2020 06:30 PM

(March 31, 2020) In light of last night’s announcement by the Province of Ontario to extend its emergency declaration and close all outdoor recreational amenities, the Town of Caledon is closing all its communal or shared outdoor recreational amenities. 

According to the provincial statement, this closure applies to all playgrounds, sports fields, basketball and tennis courts, the off-leash dog park on Coleraine Drive, skateboard / BMX parks, picnic areas, outdoor community gardens, park shelters,...