Federal and Provincial
The Provincial and Federal Government offer a variety of programs which can benefit your business. Many of these programs are related to work force development, research and development, tax credits of repayable loans for business growth and investment. A full list of programs along with contact information can be found here. For more information on these programs or to see if your business qualifies contact the Ontario Ministry of Economic Development and Innovation at 519-252-1704.
The Municipality has approved a Community Improvement Plan (CIP) for the uptown commercial core. The CIP offers a variety of financial incentives for building restoration and improvements within the designated area. The program is administered through the Department of Community and Development Services where you can find a full description as well as the application form.