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Local Business Information Sites
City of Elliot Lake
East Algoma Community Futures Development Corporation
A federally supported not-for-profit Community Futures Development Corporation, governed by volunteers in partnership with FedNor to help develop and diversify the local economy through: community strategic planning; business counselling and investment in small business.
http://www.michaelmantha.com/ - MPP
Contact your MP
Provincial Business Information Sites
Ontario Trillium Foundation:
Ministry of Consumer Services:
Ministry of Northern Development and Mines:
Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation:
Small Business Enterprise Centre (SSM):
Ministry of Economic Development and Trade - http://www.ontario.ca/business-and-economy/business-and-economy
Tourism Assistance - http://www.mndm.gov.on.ca/en/northern-development/business-support/tourism
Employment and Training - http://www.ontario.ca/jobs-and-employment/jobs-and-employment
www.tourism.gov.on.ca – Information on small business development in the tourism, culture and recreational industries
www.oce-ontario.org – Ontario Centres for Excellence
Government of Ontario, strengthening links between Academia and Industry
Federal Business Information Sites
· Industry Canada
This site is ideal for both new and experienced exporters. A one stop shop for information on export financing, export regulations, trade statistics, export contacts, trade shows and missions and market research.
· Canada Customs and Revenue Agency
This site offers business financial information including the Guide for Canadian Small Businesses and the Guide to Payroll Deductions.
· FedNor (Federal Economic Development Initiative in Northern Ontario)
FedNor’s mission is to promote economic growth, diversification, job creation and sustainable, self-reliant communities in Northern Ontario, by working cooperatively with community partners and other organizations.
· Statistics Canada
Identifies major international trading partners, with comparative demographic statistics. Contains links to provincial statistics servers.
· Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade
Assistance for exporters, and market information by region. Outlines Canada’s International Business Strategy, and features Canada Export On-Line, the department’s trade newsletter. Of interest is a list of trade offices in Canada and information on the Program for Export Market Development.
· Department of Finance Canada
The Department of Finance Canada is the federal department primarily responsible for providing the Government of Canada with analysis and advice on the broad economic and financial affairs of Canada.
Small business page
www.bmo.com – Bank of Montreal’s web site includes services for small business
www.cibc.com – Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce small business information
www.royalbank.com/sme/ - Royal Bank site for business
www.scotiabank.com – Scotiabank’s site includes services for small business
www.tdbank.ca – TD Bank Financial Services site includes services for small business
www.cba.ca - Canadian Bankers Association web site provides information, statistics and publications to help individual and small business consumers manage their financial affairs
www.bdc.ca - Business Develompent Bank of Canada
Employment / Jobs
HRDC (Job Bank)
The HRDC website provides information about employment and self-employment programs, jobs, retraining, and much more.
Apprenticeship Training Tax Credit
Employment Options Emploi
Other Business Information Sites
www.profitguide.com – Profit Magazine’s business resources for entrepreneurs
www.mywebca.com – Practical information and articles on small business start-up
www.businesstown.com – A site for small business information ranging from accounting to valuing your business
www.canadaone.com – A small business site with resources, a business directory and tools, and articles
www.yea.ca – Young Entrepreneurs Association of Canada web site provides tools and resources that young entrepreneurs need most to help ensure their businesses succeed
www.tamingthebeast.net - Internet marketing resources, online tutorials & web development tools
The Digital Economy of Canada - National and International e-commerce trade, privacy & fraud, provides latest statistics on e-commerce and spam.
Chamber eLearning - Online learning courses in Health and Safety, Desktop Computing, Soft Skills, and much more.