New business opportunities exist in the community. Low taxes, affordable living and the immediate proximity to the Trans-Canada Highway for shipping and transportation of goods support home-based businesses. High speed internet services offer unlimited opportunities for the entrepreneur to establish and expand a business in a rural setting.
Additional opportunities have been identified in the agricultural sector. Underutilized arable land offers new farmers the opportunity to serve the needs of the local community with future potential for expansion to neighbouring centres.
There currently exists approximately forty-five (45) home-based businesses in Dorion.Small business development has access to the Superior North Community Futures Development Corporation and its resources. They provide a range of consulting services including the services of a visiting development officer, business planning and training.
Dorion’s Municipal Council makes every attempt to promote and support new business development.The development of Renewable Energy Systems’ Greenwich Wind Farm, north of the community has been facilitated by council’s willingness to accommodate the developer’s requests for support, information, and rezoning.