Economic Development

Economic Development Strategy and Action Plan

In the Fall of 2016, the Township of North Glengarry proceeded with a review of its Economic Development Strategy and Action Plan. A revised Plan was presented to Council in December 2016. The Economic Development Strategy and Action Plan is one of many tools that is used to guide the Township in its budgetary and planning exercises.

Open a new window to view the Economic Development Strategy and Action Plan

North Glengarry is open for business!

Check out some of our other pages for Economic Development information and local organizations. Click on the links to open a new window to view these organizations:

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Our mission: 

  • To increase the economic base of the community through the retention and expansion of existing businesses and the attraction of new enterprises and real estate investments.
  • To implement value-added strategies and programs that enhance our community's high quality of life and our positive local and national image

Our goals:

  • To retain, grow and expand our local workforce in targeted sectors.
  • To attract new investment in focused areas
  • To promote the region as an enviable place to live, work, invest and prosper.

Comprehensive assistance is available to businesses at every stage of the development and growth process. Whether just starting-up, expanding or relocating to the Township, our free and confidential services promote the "Open for Business" philosophy of North Glengarry. 

Government Programs

The Federal and Provincial Governments offer several programs, grants, loans and support tools to businesses, whether they are in development stages or long-established in their sectors.

This comprehensive summary of the various initiatives presents information on programs that are available at this time.  It is important to remember that programs have different qualifiers and various intake mechanisms, thus it is important to familiarize yourself with what is available and to respect submission timelines. Open a new window to download the Inventory of Funding Programs document.

The Township will be pleased to assist you in connecting with the program(s) that will best support your business.  Contact the Township's Economic Development Officer if you require any additional information.

CFDC Business Mentoring & Grants

The Cornwall & Community Futures Development Corporation provides Business Mentoring to businesses in the SD&G area, supports Economic Development initiatives and makes referrals to Community Partners.  The CFDC administers grants and loans to local businesses (both start-ups and businesses looking to grow) and not-for-profits.  Intakes are presently being accepted for the Eastern Ontario Development Program Grant (EODP). Open a new window to visit the CFDC website and obtain more information.

 La Société d'aide au développement des collectivités Cornwall et les Comtés (SADC) offre du coaching d'affaire aux entreprises locales, du soutien aux initiatives de développement économique et agit comme conduit auprès de ses partenaires communautaires. La SADC gère des subventions et prêts aux entreprises locales (déjà existantes ou en démarrage) et aux organismes à but non-lucratif.  Les demandes sont présentement acceptées pour le Programme de développement de l'Est de l'Ontario (PDEO).  Veuillez ouvrir une nouvelle fenêtre pour visiter le site internet de la SADC pour obtenir de plus amples renseignements.

SDG Business Directory

The United Counties of SDG offer a complimentary e-Directory for businesses located in SDG Businesses. Open a new window to view the SDG Business Directory web page.




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