Mayor Rob Keffer wields the scissors, joined by members of Council and the Bradford Board of Trade, at the Grand Opening of four home businesses in Bradford,June 24, 2017. Miriam King/Bradford Times/Postmedia Network

New businesses launch, without bricks and mortar

Opening a home business is a growing trend in Bradford West Gwillimbury, and a reflection of today's entrepreneurial spirit. But it leaves a key question: How to advertise a new business, without a “bricks and mortar” location? The Bradford Board of Trade and Town Economic Development Office found a solution. They helped to organize a group “Grand

Grade 7 students with the Fidget Gidget team display their products, at an Entrepreneurial Fair at Chris Hadfield Public School in Bradford, on May 5, 2017. Miriam King/Bradford Times/Postmedia Network

Kids on an Entrepreneurial Adventure

The Learning Partnership has hosted an Entrepreneurial Adventure in Simcoe County for the past two years, challenging students in grades 1 through 11 to create business ventures and products that raise money for a charity chosen by the young entrepreneurs.