"The Downtown Master Plan provides detailed and strategic direction for the revitalization of Downtown Cobourg by building on the overarching policies outlined in the existing Official Plan and a number of other strategies and economic development initiatives developed for the Downtown over the years. The Master Plan contains a downtown strategy, urban design guidelines, and implementation tools to assist the Town in guiding new development, investment and community building initiatives in Downtown Cobourg for the next 10 to 20 years.
"In 2015 a facilitated workshop was conducted with Brockville’s community and business leaders to determine where future strategic directions are required to continue Brockville’s economic development growth. The results were captured and incorporated into the strategic update in addition to reviews of progress since the previous strategy and socio-economic data from Statistics Canada. This strategic update contains three primary components:
"On May 24, 2017 Procter & Gamble (P&G) announced the closure of their Brockville production plant, affecting all of it 480 employees.
Tracked indicators include:
- COMMERCIAL RETAIL SERVICE SECTOR
- MANUFACTURING SECTOR
- CITY of BROCKVILLE HOSPITALITY SECTOR
- BRIDGE TRAFFIC REPORT
- TOURISM GENERAL
- ATTRACTION/FESTIVAL VISITATION
- GENERAL LABOUR STATISTICS
"Brownfields are abandoned, vacant, derelict or underutilized commercial and industrial properties, usually provided with urban services, where past actions have resulted in actual or perceived contamination.