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Start or Expand your Business

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. 

Other Helpful Resources:

PARO Centre for Women's Enterprise

"We offer start up business development programs, professional advisory services and technical resources to help women make their new business concepts a reality. Our experienced staff will work with you through all the stages of starting a new business, from developing a business plan to accessing loans."
Toll-Free: 1-800-584-0252
Email: now@paro.ca
Website: www.paro.ca 

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
Email: info@superioreast.on.ca

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: Joël Lafrance
190 Cherry Street
Chapleau, ON  P0M 1K0
Tel: 705-864-1519
Fax: 705-864-0681
Email: joel.lafrance@ontario.ca
Website: www.nohfc.ca

FedNor

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
Email: Tracey.Forsyth@ic.gc.ca 

Financial Institutions:

Royal Bank of Canada (RBC)

Contact: Jocelynne Bernier, Branch Manager
33 Birch Street
Chapleau, ON  P0M 1K0
Tel: 705-864-0570
Email: jocelynne.bernier@rbc.com 
Website: www.rbc.com

Northern Credit Union

Contact: Cathy Ansara, Manager
34 Birch Street East
Chapleau, ON  P0M 1K0
Tel: 705-864-1841
Email: cathy.ansara@northerncu.com 

Business Directory

The Township of Chapleau has compiled a database of information on businesses that exist in Chapleau and surrounding areas. The over two-hundred listings are fully searchable. Go to http://directory.chapleau.ca/en/.

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