Businesses in Rural Oxford can count on a VIP treatment

We take the hassle out of looking for a location and help you find a custom solution just right for your business.  Our Economic Development Officer will personally escort you to top Rural Oxford properties that meet your selection criteria.  She is there each step as you proceed, to answer questions and help you streamline your development process.  In Rural Oxford, we are flexible and it is easy to do business here because you are not just a number, you are a priority.

In Rural Oxford, you will be treated like a VIP, because to us, you are.

Bernia Wheaton, EDO

Bernia Wheaton brings more than fifteen years of award winning experience to your project. From 5,000 square feet to 500,000 square feet, every project matters in Rural Oxford and you can be assured that you will have the full attention of our experienced development officer. Bernia has received provincial and international awards for her innovative approach development in rural communities.

Her mandate is to provide support to food processing, manufacturing, logistics, and construction sectors, while implementing  business retention and expansion strategies that create jobs.

Her success in mitigating economic barriers in rural Ontario led to an invitation to speak before the Standing Committee on General Government at the Ontario Legislature in support of Bill 11. The Attracting Investment and Creating Jobs Act of 2012 was subsequently passed to support the continuation and establishment of development funds in order to promote regional economic development in eastern and southwestern Ontario.

On numerous occasions, the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food, and Rural Affairs has showcased Wheaton’s work in economic development as best practices for rural Ontario.

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