The Town of Laurentian Hills is eager to assist businesses and entrepreneurs in growing our municipality. Here are some regional resources that may be helpful to you.
Renfrew County Community Futures Development Corporation
RCCFDC is a federally-funded organizational with a mandate to help grow economic development in Renfrew County. They offer a variety of loan options, connections to additional funding through federal government agencies and services that assist with knowledge requirements. Click here to visit their website.
Enterprise Renfrew County
ERC has offices in Pembroke and Renfrew. They assist with new business start-ups and can direct entrepreneurs to funding and other resources. Enterprise Renfrew County is a provincial organization, tied to the Ministry of Small Business and Entrepreneurship.Click here to visit their website.
Labour Market Group
The Labour Market Group of Renfrew-Lanark is an organization dedicated to supporting the local labour market. They conduct studies and research projects as needed and suggested by the local communities. This organization is also invested in attracting immigrants to the region, and is a good resource for becoming an immigrant-friendly business and community. Click here to visit their website.
The Laurentian Hills Library is connected to Service Ontario and provides a variety of services for businesses and residents. Click here to learn more about the Library. Please download the "Services to Business Guide 2011" under Helpful Links.
Ottawa Valley Business
Ottawa Valley Business is a twice monthly publication covering news and information on the business community in Renfrew, Lanark and Pontiac counties. Subscriptions are free. The PDF publication is delivered via email. The website also lists local tenders and commercial real estate listings. Click here to visit their website.