Indigenous Business Development

Indigenous Services Canada (ISC) is committed to providing greater opportunities for Aboriginal entrepreneurs and to helping Aboriginal business owners to succeed in their business goals.

Business Development Bank of Canada

Helps create and develop strong Canadian businesses through financing, advisory services and capital, with a focus on small and medium-sized enterprises.

FedDev Ontario - Small Business Services

Provides resources and information to help Canadians get their businesses going and growing.

Canada Small Business Financing Program

A loan program in collaboration with financial institutions designed to help small businesses.


FedNor is the Government of Canada’s economic development organization for Northern Ontario. Through its programs and services, FedNor works with businesses and community partners to build a stronger Northern Ontario.

Invest in Ontario

We make it easy to grow your business in Ontario. We offer an array of government incentive programs and services that can lower your corporate taxes and help your business save on labour costs, R&D, and expansion activities.

Northern Ontario Angels

The Northern Ontario Angels is Northern Ontario’s premiere organization for entrepreneurs (looking for growth capital) and angel investors (looking for investments). The creative concept and foundation of this network was developed to take Northern Ontario businesses to the next level.

Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation

The Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation (NOHFC) is working to build strong, prosperous northern communities and we are pleased to offer unique programs to help foster hope and opportunity across Northern Ontario.

Northwestern Ontario Innovation Centre

We know Northwestern Ontario is a place full of intelligent people, where new and innovative ideas are thought up everyday.

Service Ontario Gateway for Starting a Business

Information about Ontario's economy and how to do business here. Includes economic development opportunities, research funding, tax credits for business and the Ontario Budget.

Thunder Bay and District Entrepreneur Centre

The Thunder Bay & District Entrepreneur Centre helps you determine what you need to do before, during and after launching your business.

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