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Bridges to Business event to support BIPOC entrepreneurs

This month, Kingston Economic Development is hosting an event aimed at supporting BIPOC entrepreneurs. The Bridges to Business – Challenges and Opportunities for BIPOC Entrepreneurs will take place at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2021. According to a release from Kingston Economic Development Corporation (Kingston EcDev) dated Monday, Feb.

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Update: Kingston chosen for $1 million grant to support tourism sector

Kingston has been chosen as one of three communities across Southern Ontario to receive a federal grant from FedDev Ontario. The grant totals $2 million, with the Kingston area receiving half of that total. According to a release from FedDev Ontario, dated Friday, Sept. 18, 2020, millions of travellers visit

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Digital Service Squads to provide local support for small businesses

A $35,000 grant from Digital Main Street Ontario will allow Kingston Economic Development Corporation (KEDCO) create a Digital Service Squad (DSS). This squad will help downtown small businesses in Kingston and the smaller communities across the region use digital technologies to adapt to a rapidly changing environment, according to a

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