Government Services

Municipal (Chatham-Kent)

Municipality of Chatham-Kent’s official website 
Website features lots of local links and information on the local economy. Use the “Search” feature to find your information quickly.

Provincial (Ontario)

Ontario – Business and economy
Offers information about Ontario’s economy, and how to do business in our Province.

Federal (Canada)

Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario)
This Agency was renewed with an additional five-year mandate, beginning in April 2014, to help create, retain and grow businesses, cultivate partnerships and build strong communities across southern Ontario.
The funding initiatives are intended for for-profit businesses including small- and medium-sized enterprises, start-ups and multinational enterprises.

Canada Business Ontario (CBO)
Provides business information on government programs, services and regulations to Ontario entrepreneurs.
They help clients plan for, begin, manage, expand or exit their business.
Services and products are free.

Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) – Businesses Video Gallery
Offers videos and recorded webinars on a wide variety of individual business topics for your reference and assistance.

Government of Canada’s official website
This site offers quick, easy access to all Government of Canada services and information.


Government of Canada – Business
Find information on starting a business, business grants and financing, business taxes, federal corporations, hiring and managing employees, international trade and investment permits, licences and regulations, doing business with the government, R& D and innovation, research and business intelligence, intellectual property and copyright, maintaining and growing your business, protecting your business, insolvency for business and more.

Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada – Just for Businesses
Helps you find statistics and research, find Canadian companies, start a business, find financing, find permits and licences, protect intellectual property, do business across borders, incorporate, with information on bankruptcy, and more.

Canada Business Network
This Government Services for Canadian Businesses website provides resources and information to help Canadians get their businesses going and growing.
Their menu includes starting a business, business planning, grants and financing, managing your business, growing, government and digital literacy.

Office of Small and Medium Enterprises (OSME)
Supports SMEs by working to reduce barriers and by simplifying requirements for SMEs that want to do business with the Government of Canada.