If you are looking to start or buy a business in Northwestern Ontario, there are organizations that can offer you services in French to help you do so.
The Thunder Bay & District Entrepreneur Centre is funded through a partnership between the Province of Ontario and the City of Thunder Bay. They can help you determine what you need to do before, during and after launching your business. The Entrepreneurship Centre has an agreement with the Association francophone du Nord-Ouest de l’Ontario to provide interpretation help to those who request services in French.
PARO Centre for Women's Enterprise is one of Canada's most successful business support and networking organizations. As a not-for-profit social enterprise, they collaborate to empower women, strengthen small business and promote community economic development across the North of Ontario. There are some programs that PARO administers that are available to both women and men, and there are two bilingual officers that can serve you in French – one in Thunder Bay and the other in Hearst
Superior North Community Futures Development Corporation (CFDC) Superior North
Desservant les villes et villages de la rive nord du Lac supérieur, ses bureaux sont situés à Terrace Bay. Il y a une agente bilingue qui peut vous aider dans le démarrage de votre entreprise.
The Greenstone Economic Development Corporation (GEDC)
The Greenstone Economic Development Corporation (GEDC) fosters and encourages the start-up and operation of successful enterprise in all economic sectors within the Greenstone Region. Their services are available in French.