Business Resources

We're here to help

Whether it's financing, a business mentor or a market analysis, we want to connect you with the support you need to see your business prosper. 

COVID-19 Resources for Businesses

Below are some resources that may help businesses facing hardship as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak. We will make updates they become available.

If you have additional resources to share, please email ecdev@wellington.ca.

Information for Local Businesses

Agriculture Supports

Financial Relief

General Resources

Government Resources

Our government has said they are prepared to do whatever it takes to help small businesses and all Canadians get through this challenging time.

  • Work Share Program – an adjustment program designed to help employers and employees avoid layoffs when there is a temporary reduction in the normal level of business activity that is beyond the control of the employer.
  • Export Development Canada Webinar – learn how the coronavirus is affecting global trade and how your company can be protected.
  • Service Canada – support and changes in various services.

Local Resources

Community Futures Development Corporations (CFDCs)
Focusing on job creation through strategic planning, CDFCs provide funding and advisory services to area businesses.

Business Centre Guelph Wellington
Provides the entry point for entrepreneurship in Guelph and Wellington County, helping individuals get into business for themselves. We support the growth and expansion of small businesses in our region.

Innovation Guelph
Building prosperity for community wellbeing by providing mentorship and business support services that help innovative enterprises start, grow and thrive.

 


Contact the Economic Development Office for more information about doing business in Wellington County at 519.837.2600 X 2614 or by email.

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