Business Resources

 

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Accessibility Ontario – helps businesses and non-profits understand and comply with accessibility rules

 

Better Business Bureau of Western Ontario – helps consumers find trustworthy businesses

 

BizPaL – Business permit and license information

 

Bluewater Technology Access Centre – a research and development centre helping businesses develop and enhance their products

 

Business Development Bank of Canada – offers business loans and advice to grow your business

 

Business Enterprise Centre of Sarnia Lambton – provides free, confidential services such as  business plan development, marketing and research and applying for permits

 

Canadian Chamber of Commerce – supports chambers and boards of trade across Canada and steers the conversation on national policy issues impacting business

 

Global Business Opportunities Committee – a local network supporting small and medium businesses to sell their products and services abroad

 

Keep Ontario Working – a group of business sector representatives concerned with sound public policy to help produce jobs and grow Ontario

 

Ontario Chamber of Commerce – supports chambers and boards of trade across Ontario and steers the conversation on provincial policy issues impacting business

 

Ontario Ministry of Labour – Small Business – access free resource tools for small businesses

 

Ontario’s Regulatory Registry – a source of information on current and proposed regulations that may affect business

 

Sarnia Lambton Business Development Corporation – provides business financing and counselling for entrepreneurs

 

Sarnia Lambton Economic Partnership – helps companies and people access resources they need to successfully do business in Sarnia-Lambton

 

Sarnia Lambton Local Immigration Partnership – coordinates and enhances current services and supports for immigrants and newcomer

 

Sarnia Lambton Workforce Development Board – conducts research and disseminates information to assist Sarnia-Lambton in workforce development and labour planning

 

Startup Sarnia – a “one-stop-shop” providing office space, mentorship, business evaluation and funding for entrepreneurs

 

TechAlliance of Southwestern Ontario – offers expertise, seed funding, educational programs and workshops to help start, grow and connect businesses

 

The Cube at Lambton College – provides entrepreneurs with sustainable business skills

 

Workplace Safety and Insurance Board – administers compensation and no-fault insurance for Ontario workplaces