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Economic Development Strategy

Posted September 21, 2017

Thank you to everyone who participated in the first round of public consultation and provided direct input to help shape the Draft Township of Lake of Bays Economic Development Strategy. The Draft Strategy is now available and we’d like your input.

Did we hear you correctly?

Please take a few minutes to complete this short online survey.

*Update October 17, 2017: The online survey is now closed. Thank you for your participation and input!




Posted July 14, 2017

Next steps: A draft strategy is being prepared and will be brought forward to an upcoming Council meeting for discussion. Stay tuned for more details.


Posted June 26, 2017

A community sounding has been scheduled as part of the Township’s economic development strategic planning process. Drop in between 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. to learn more about the strategy, review the ideas shared to date, and provide your input. All are welcome to participate!

When:   Tuesday, July 11, 2017, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Where:  Dwight Community Centre, 1014 Dwight Beach Rd, Dwight, ON, P0A 1H0

The Township would like to advise the public that Council will be meeting prior to the community sounding to receive a presentation and participate in a workshop as part of the strategic planning process and that the results of that meeting will be shared at the community sounding.


ONLINE SURVEY - Help Create an Economic Development Strategy for Lake of Bays
Posted June 1, 2017

Lake of Bays is crafting its first Economic Development Strategy to guide the Township's delivery of economic development services. As part of the process, the Township has retained McSweeney & Associates, a professional consulting firm with a specialization in strategic economic development planning.

At this time, we are seeking your input to help us further understand the Lake of Bays' economy as well as define opportunities for growth.

As your views and opinions are very important to the development of the Township's future economic development roadmap, please take a few minutes to complete this short survey.

*Update June 26, 2017: The online survey is now closed. Thank you for your participation and input!


Posted May 16, 2017

The Township of Lake of Bays is pleased to announce the members of the Economic Development Strategy Project Advisory Group (PAG). Thank you to the volunteers who stepped forward to provide guidance to this project:

  • Angie Heydon
  • Jennifer McCague
  • Melinda Zytaruk
  • Don Eastwood
  • Michael Peppard (Council rep)
  • Jennifer Clancy (Staff rep)


PROJECT ADVISORY GROUP - Call for Volunteers
Posted April 18, 2017

The Township of Lake of Bays is embarking on an economic development strategic planning process to create a collective vision for the delivery of economic development services, identify the core business areas of focus in the Township, and develop a strategic action plan.

We are currently seeking three (3) volunteers to join a Project Advisory Group to advise on the strategic planning process.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please contact the Township by Monday, May 1, 2017, at 4:00p.m.

  • By phone: 705-635-2272 ext.235
  • By fax: 705-635-2132
  • By email

Please provide your name, address, phone number, and a brief description of why you are interested in this process. Volunteers must be residents of the Township.

Watch for upcoming announcements regarding public workshops for your chance to participate in the economic development strategic planning process.



If you have any questions, please contact:

Jennifer Clancy
Economic Development Coordinator

Township of Lake of Bays
Tel: 705-635-2272 ext.235
Email Jennifer


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