Parry Sound.The City of Parry Sound Parry Sound, town (1991 pop. 6,125), S Ont., Canada, on Parry Sound, an inlet of Georgian Bay of Lake Huron. It is an active port and the center of a popular vacation area. recently approved a two-to-three-year business plan for council's key strategic direction in economic growth.
Their priorities are to strengthen business partnerships, introduce a telecommunications Communicating information, including data, text, pictures, voice and video over long distance. See communications. industry, capitalize on Cap´i`tal`ize on`
v. t. 1. To turn (an opportunity) to one's advantage; to take advantage of (a situation); to profit from; as, to capitalize on an opponent's mistakes s>. the education sector and develop the waterfront, thereby encouraging business and employment growth.
1) The in-town Business Park, located on North Tudhope Street, adjacent to the proposed Hwy 400 interchange is now complete. Although private industry owns the property, township representatives are working together to attract light-manufacturing businesses that will benefit from its location and bring year-round employment.
2) The town has received two serious inquiries from telecommunications centres wanting to locate in the area. However, the constraint Constraint
A restriction on the natural degrees of freedom of a system. If n and m are the numbers of the natural and actual degrees of freedom, the difference n - m is the number of constraints. lies with limited vacant buildings. The Parry Sound council works in a facilitative role with Bell Site Selectors for the attraction of call centres and it is expected to have one centre in town within two to three years.
3) Parry Sound is looking to purchase waterfront land from the Ontario Realty realty n. a short form of "real estate." (See: real estate)
REALTY. An abstract of real, as distinguished from personalty. Realty relates to lands and tenements, rents or other hereditaments. Vide Real Property. Corp. for the purpose of potential hotel and condominium condominium
In modern property law, individual ownership of one dwelling unit within a multidwelling building. Unit owners have undivided ownership interest in the land and those portions of the building shared in common. development. This is the first phase in their plan to attract contractors to the area. Marinas, lodges and resorts already exist along the waterfront, however, boutiques and restaurants, along with docking facilities Noun 1. docking facility - landing in a harbor next to a pier where ships are loaded and unloaded or repaired; may have gates to let water in or out; "the ship arrived at the dock more than a day late"
dockage, dock will be forthcoming with the intent of attracting or servicing tourists.
4) Council representatives have been meeting with Canadore College Canadore College is a college located in North Bay, Ontario, Canada. It was founded in 1967 as a campus of Sudbury's Cambrian College, and became an independent institution in 1972. in hopes to establish a satellite campus in Parry Sound. Combined with Georgian College The main Campus is located on a wooded 140 acre (570,000 m²) site on the north-east edge of Barrie. The campus serves almost 9,000 full-time students and over 28,000 part-time students. of Applied Arts and Technology and Laurentian University Laurentian University, main campus at Sudbury, Ont., Canada; bilingual, coeducational; founded 1960. Among its faculties are those in astronomy, commerce, computer science, education, engineering, law, mathematics, music, native studies, nursing, physics, and social programs, the town intends to take advantage of its post-secondary opportunities by initiating two training sessions through the Business Retention and Expansion program. These sessions will focus on enhancing the skills-capacity in the labour force.
With a total population of 15,000 the Town of Parry Sound blossoms to 75,000 in the summer months.
PARRY SOUND LABOUR FORCE BY INDUSTRY Statistics Canada 2001 Census of Labour Force Mining 0 Agriculture 10 Manufacturing 180 Construction 240 Selected Services Finance & Insurance 60 Real Estate 65 Wholesale Trade 30 Retail Trade 575 Transportation 120 Professional & Scientific 105 Health Care 530 Total 2,975 Males 1,505 Females 1,465 CITY STATISTICS Population 6,120 Average family income $54,220 Average price of 4-bedroom executive house 180,000 Average price of 3-bedroom standard house $125,000 Telecommunications infrastructure Digital switching, Internet, ADSL speed, local IP, fibre optics Major private-sector employers Fowler Construction (300 employees) A & P Food Stores (184) Tele-Tech (1,100) Hammond Transportation (140) Major public-sector employers West Parry Sound Health Centre (622) Near North District School Brd (280) Town of Parry Sound (75)