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The Haliburton County Development Corporation is stepping up to help businesses affected by the flooding in our region.

Affected businesses can apply for up to 25 thousand dollars in interest free loans.

HCDC Executive Director, Andy Campbell says they reached out to the federal government

Campbell adds that if a business calls for assistance, they can get the money to them by the end of this week.

Campbell says 13 businesses applied for loans back during the 2013 flood,

Campbell encourages any business owner affected by the flood to contact the HCDC at 705-457-3555.