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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 

 – Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce small business information 

 - 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

Youth Path



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


Google Maps


Other Business Information Sites 

 – Profit Magazine’s business resources for entrepreneurs 

 – Practical information and articles on small business start-up 

 – 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.


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