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Starting a business or looking to expand in Chapleau? Contact the town's Economic Development team today. Economic Development services are a great starting point for local information and resources available in the Chapleau area. 

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BizPaL is an innovative online service that provides entrepreneurs with simplified access to information about buisnes permits, licences and other requirements needed to start, operate and grow their business from the federal, provincial/territorial and participating municipal governments.

Superior East Community Futures Development Corporation

"The Superior East CFDC offers small business loans and counselling to the residents of the region. The organization is also involved in regional economic development. Working with representatives of the four communities, the organization strives to improve the social and economic environment of the region."
14 Ganley Street
Wawa, ON  P0S 1K0
Tel: 1-800-387-5776
Fax: 705-856-1107

Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Coporation (NOHFC)

New or expanding businesses in Chapleau are often eligible for funding in the form of grants or loans from the Ontario government through various programs run by the NOHFC.
NOHFC will also partially fund internships for recent graduates working in either private or non-profit businesses.
Contact: Terry Legge
190 Cherry Street
Chapleau, ON  P0M 1K0
Tel: 705-864-1519
Fax: 705-864-0681


The Canadian federal government, through FedNor, supports businesses and communities in Northern Ontario. Funding is available for internships, Francophone initiatives, fostering innovation, growth planning, research and development, business loans, and much more.
Contact: Tracey Forsyth
Community Economic Development Officer
2 Queen St. E
Sault Ste. Marie, ON  P6A 1Y3
Tel: 705-941-2070
Toll Free: 1-877-333-6673

PARO Centre For Women's Enterprise

PARO is primarility focused on delivering programs to enhance enterprise development and to provide for the development and suppot of peer lending circles. Contact:  Kayla Soomer Tel:  705-499-4918 Toll Free:  1-800-584-0252 Email: Website:

Sault Ste. Marie Innovation Centre

The Sault Ste. Marie Innovation Centre (SSMIC) is a non-profit organization which functions as a catalyst for economic development and diversification in the science and technology sectors in the Sault Ste. Marie and Algoma region. SSMIC leads business development services and many science and technology sector development projects, workshops and events within the community. 99 Foster Dr., Level Six Sault Ste. Marie, ON P6A 5X6 Tel: 705.942.7927 Email: Website:

Sault Ste. Marie Economic Development Corporation

The Sault Ste. Marie Economic Development Corporation is an independent, non-profit and community leader that generates sustainable employment, wealth and growth for Sault Ste. Marie. 99 Foster Drive Sault Ste. Marie, ON P6A 5X6 Tel: 705-759-5432 Email: Website:

Financial Institutions

Royal Bank of Canada (RBC)

Contact: Jocelynne Bernier, Branch Manager
33 Birch Street
Chapleau, ON  P0M 1K0
Tel: 705-864-0570

Northern Credit Union

Contact: Cathy Ansara, Manager
34 Birch Street East
Chapleau, ON  P0M 1K0
Tel: 705-864-1841

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