Economic Development

Town of Erin featured in Business Leader Magazine, Wellington County

Bold Canine among businesses trumpeting municipal efforts

Caroline Bolduc, President and CEO of Bold Canine speaks up about the changing business climate in Erin.  Bolduc said she noticed a change in the Town since she started her business. "I feel like we are being looked after a little bit more".

The Business Leader is a magazine published by the Wellington Advertiser to promote local commerce, private enterprise and celebrate investment and success in the communities we serve.

Town of Erin featured in Business View Magazine

The Town of Erin makes a splash in the January edition of Business View Magazine.

Mayor Allan Alls speaks up about growth in the Town of Erin, and why attracting new businesses and pursuing a waste water treatment plant are high on the list of priorities for the Town.

Business View Magazine North America.

"Best source of news for executives, entrepreneurs, business owners, franchisers on industry trends & best practices."

Economic Development Committee

Jamie Cheyne (Vice Chair), Allan Alls (Mayor), Rob Smith (Councillor), Dave Doan, Maria Britto (Chair) , David Spencer, Chris Bailey, Trevor Crystal, Jim Boyd, Robyn Mulder (EDO)

Absent Keith McKinnon

Economic Development Officer: Robyn Mulder 519-855-4407 ext 241 or email

Economic Development Committee meetings are usually held the 2nd Wednesday of the Month at 6:45 PM  (unless scheduled differently)

Location: Town of Erin Municipal Office

Council Rep: Rob Smith 519-833-9630 or email and Mayor Al Alls 416-200-9153 or email

Erin Rotary Riverwalk Feasibility Study

"Development of a "Riverwalk" trails network within the community has the potential to draw additional visitors to the community, expand opportunities for commerce and reinvigorate locals interested in walking or riding the trail."  Quote by SKA 


Rotary Riverwalk Trail Feasibility Study Report Overview - September, 2016

Live and Work Erin Portal

This department provides business-related information about the Town of Erin to inform potential new businesses and assists business persons wishing to locate in the Town of Erin to secure land, buildings or leased space and comply with local regulations. The Department works with community organizations to enhance socio-economic development potential and increase visitor attraction to the area.

For Economic Development inquiries please contact Robyn Mulder, Economic Development Officer Telephone: 519 855-4407 ext. 241 | Fax: 519 855 4281 Email:


This plan establishes a roadmap, not otherwise available, for promoting increased collaboration in the community and across the region and a variety of projects designed to strengthen the Town as a great place to live, work, play and run a business.

Momentum Action Plan Powerpoint Presentation

Momentum Town of Erin Action Plan

Guides & Documents

Equine Economic Development Task Force Report

Report and findings demonstrating sustainable and innovative economic development in Erin, leveraging the existing local equine industry as a starting point.

  • Part I Equine Economic Development Report
  • Part II  Appendices A-D Rural Economic Development Program
  • Part III Appendices D1-D11 Survey Findings

Economic Development Survey Results

The Town of Erin has completed the Erin Business Retention + Expansion (BR+E) study that we undertook in conjunction with the County of Wellington. The Business Interview and Action Plan and the summary of the key findings is below:

External Links of Interest

Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs - CONNECTS - Resources for Agriculture and Rural Economic Development - April 20, 2015 Issue

New 2016 Headwaters Visitor Guide

Wellington County Economic Development Information