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​​​​​edcns. economic development corporation of North Simcoe

The Power of Four

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The Economic Development Corporation of North Simcoe (EDCNS) advocates as “one economic development voice" for the municipalities of Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay and Tiny (the Power of Four). Collaboration by knowledge sharing facilitates business investment.


EDCNS is a not-for-profit corporation governed by a Board of Directors which includes representation from each of the four municipal councils.  Through ongoing commitment with the County of Simcoe, the four North Simcoe municipalities and our talented Board of Directors, our dedication empowers continued opportunity, growth and economic prosperity. 


To promote and foster balanced sustainable economic growth in North Simcoe.​

Key Deliverables

  1. Business Retention and Expansion (BR&E)
  2. Grow the economy through investment attraction and job creation
  3. Market the assets of our four municipalities within and beyond the County of Simcoe​​

Four Pillars

The EDCNS focus is on four key sectors: Advanced Manufacturing, Agribusiness, Healthcare, and Tourism (North Simcoe Tourism gbay.​ca). The regional focus (Power of Four) reinforces initiatives to drive growth and improve the environment for producing and marketing goods and services from North Simcoe.

North Simcoe is a dynamic region in central Ontario that is well positioned for investment, growth and development. It offers business and investors a strategic location, talented workforce and high value for cost.


​Sharon Ve​gh, Economic Development Director
(705) 526-1371 x 114​