Welcome to Rural Oxford

In Rural Oxford we are building strong, vibrant, caring communities where people and business thrive.  Our enviable location provides outstanding access to major routes and markets and contributes to making us the most prosperous rural community in Ontario.

Our agricultural legacy and leadership are unrivalled.  Our caring community nurtures a health environment of honesty, integrity, and trust.  Rural Oxford is the place where people and business prosper.

Rural Oxford Economic Development logo

Oxford County Map showing nearby transportation options

About Us

We are building strong, vibrant, caring communities where people and business can prosper.

Community

Our caring community nurtures a healthy living and business environment.

VIP Service

Economic development professionals that are prompt, courteous, creative, and thorough in the service they provide.

Industry Sectors

Our growth is influenced by diversification and innovation.

2 horses in a field
calf and handler at local fair
Police officer and child with fish
Local airport in Oxford County

News

Legacy Fund

The Future Oxford Legacy Fund The Future Oxford Legacy Fund provides seed funding to entrepreneurs, businesses and partnerships to develop new and sustainable community and regional opportunities that align with the Future Oxford Community Sustainability Plan. What is...

read more

Meet Nancy Orr

Join us in welcoming Nancy Orr back to the Rural Oxford EDC We are excited to introduce Zorra Township resident, Nancy Orr as the Project Coordinator for the 2018 Business Retention and Expansion (BR+E) study. Nancy has worked alongside ROEDC staff on numerous...

read more

Oxford Fresh Signage

Are you a local food producer in Zorra Township? Join us on Wednesday, March 7th at 1:30pm to discuss an exciting new signage program for local producers. At this workshop, Bernia Wheaton of the Rural Oxford EDC will unveil how we're working along side Oxford Fresh,...

read more

OUR BOARD OF DIRECTORS

The Rural Oxford Board of Directors is made of up two representatives from each of our member municipalities.

DON MCKAY

Mayor, East Zorro-Tavistock

GEOF GRAY

President, Salford Group

DOUG TURVEY 

Owner, Country Geek

JIM PICKARD 

Ward 5 Councillor, SouthWest Oxford

MARGARET LUPTON

Former Mayor, Zorra Township

LARRY MARTIN

Mayor, Norwich Township

DEAN JANCSAR 

Realtor, Hewitt Janscar Realty

KEITH STEVENS

Retired, Execulink Telecom

LANETTE ROBERTSON

Blandford-Blenheim Township

 

WAYNE BUCHANAN

Retired, Township of Norwich