AGGRID2 0 2 0 Resource guide for agriculture and agri-food businesses in Simcoe, Grey and Bruce Counties looking for information about starting ...

 
AGGRID2 0 2 0 Resource guide for agriculture and agri-food businesses in Simcoe, Grey and Bruce Counties looking for information about starting ...
AGGRID
                                                                        2020

Resource guide for agriculture and agri-food businesses in Simcoe, Grey and Bruce Counties
looking for information about starting up, expanding or improving their businesses.
Table of Content
    1. Funding and Finance                                                                            Page 2

    2. Real Estate and Support (Office and Production Space)                                          Page 6

    3. Research and Development                                                                       Page 10

    4. Finance Management                                                                             Page 12

    5. Legal Services                                                                                 Page 15

    6. Workforce                                                                                      Page 18

    7. Networking                                                                                     Page 21

    8. Training and Events                                                                             Page 27

    9. Business Planning and Strategy                                                                  Page 32

    10. Marketing, Planning and Sales                                                                  Page 36

    11. Distribution                                                                                   Page 38

    12. Health and Safety                                                                              Page 45

Errors and Omission:
While we have made every attempt to ensure that the information contained in this document has been obtained from
reliable sources, the Counties of Simcoe, Grey and Bruce are not responsible for any errors or omissions, or for the
results obtained from the use of this information. All information in this document is provided “as is,” with no
guarantee of completeness, accuracy, timeliness, or of the results obtained from the use of this information, and
without warranty of any kind, express or implied including but not limited to warranties of performance,
merchantability, and fitness for a particular purchase. In no event will the Counties of Simcoe, Grey or Bruce, or their
councillors, agents or employees be liable to you or anyone else for any decision made or action taken in reliance on
the information in this document.

If information is missing or incorrect in this document, please feel free to send additions or changes to
edo@simcoe.ca.

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Funding and                                  Bioenterprise Corporation
                                             120 Research Lane, Suite 200

Finance                                      Guelph, Ontario N1G 0B4
                                             Ph: 519-821-2960
                                             www.bioenterprise.ca
Agricorp                                     Email: info@bioenterprise.ca
1 Stone Road West                            National Commercialization Accelerator
P.O. Box 3660 Station Central                Supporting Agri-Tech Industry
Guelph, Ontario N1H 8M4
Ph: 888-247-4999
www.agricorp.com                             Bluewater Angel Investor Group
Email: contact@agricorp.com                  Contact: Steve Lowe
Provides Risk Management Programs and        142 10th Street West
Services in the Agricultural Industry        Owen Sound, Ontario N4K 3P9
                                             Ph: 519-376-8213
                                             www.bluewaterangels.ca
Small Business Centre of Barrie, Simcoe      Email: info@bluewaterangels.ca
County and Orillia                           Organization of 20 accredited investors
24 Maple Avenue, 2nd Floor                   prepared to invest funds into local
Barrie, Ontario L4M 7W4                      companies
Ph: 705-720-2445
www.barriebusinesscentre.ca
Email: smallbusiness@barrie.ca               Bruce Community Futures Development
Explore Entrepreneurship, Business Plan      Corporation
Development, HST/Business Number             Contact: Barb Fisher
Registration, Market Research/Strategy and   233 Broadway Street
Financial Management Training                Kincardine, Ontario N2Z 2X9
                                             Ph: 519-396-8141
                                             www.bruce.on.ca
BDO Canada LLP - Barrie                      Email: brucecfdc@bruce.on.ca
300 Lakeshore Drive, Suite 300               Loans, Business Coaching/Advice,
Barrie, Ontario L4N 0B4                      Business Registration, Business Planning,
Ph: 705-726-6331                             Resources and Training Opportunities
www.bdo.ca
Business Advisory, Accounting Support and
Tax Consulting                               Bruce Grey Beef Cow Finance Co-Op
                                             Contact: Bill Herron
                                             P.O. Box 320, 28 Yonge Street,
BDO Canada LLP – Owen Sound                  Tara ON N0H 2N0
1717 2nd Avenue East, Suite 300              Ph: 519-934-2001
Owen Sound, Ontario N4K 5P7                  Email: bherron@bmts.com
Ph: 519-376-6110                             Beef cow finance lending co-operative
www.bdo.ca
Business Advisory, Accounting Support and
Tax Consulting

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Business Development Bank of Canada           Farm Credit Canada – Thornton
#658                                          9-4171 Innisfil Beach Road
126 Wellington Street West, Suite 201         Thornton, Ontario L0L 2N0
Barrie, Ontario L4N 1K9                       Ph: 705-458-8803
Ph: 705-739-0467                              www.fcc-fac.ca
www.bdc.ca                                    Email: onbarrie@fcc-fac.ca
Devoted to Entrepreneurs to Assist with       Financing, Insurance, Software and Finance
Financing, Business Advisory Services and     Learning Opportunities
Venture Capital

                                              Farm Credit Canada – Walkerton
Canadian Agricultural Partnership             1315 Yonge Street South
http://www.omafra.gov.on.ca/english/cap/      Walkerton, Ontario N0G 2V0
Help Agriculture Manage Significant Risks     Ph: 519-881-3484
and Provide New Diversification Training.     www.fcc-fac.ca
                                              Email: onwalkert@fcc-fac.ca
                                              Financing, Insurance, Software and Finance
Catherine Barrie CPA                          Learning Opportunities
78 Mary Street
Barrie, Ontario L4N 1V1
Ph: 705-719-7778                              FedDev
www.catherinebarrie.com                       101-139 Northfield Drive West
Email: info@catherinebarrie.ca                Waterloo, Ontario N2L 5A6
Business Accounting and Bookkeeping           Ph: 1-866-593-5505
Services                                      www.feddevontario.gc.ca
                                              Programs and services to support
                                              innovation and economic growth
Centre for Business and Economic
Development
Contact: Gillian Fairley                      Futurpreneur Canada
105 Hurontario Street                         133 Richmond Street West, Suite 700
Collingwood, Ontario L9Y 3Z5                  Toronto, Ontario M5H 2L3
Ph: 705-445-8410                              Ph: 1-866-646-2922
www.centreforbusiness.ca                      www.futurpreneur.ca
Email: info@centreforbusiness.ca              Email: info@futurepreneur.ca
Loans, Business Coaching/Advice,              Business Plan Writing, Financing,
Resources and Training Opportunities          Mentorship, Accelerating Support and
                                              Funding

Farm Credit Canada – Owen Sound
8-1050 2nd Avenue East
Owen Sound, Ontario N4K 2H7
Ph: 519-376-6338
www.fcc-fac.ca
Email: onowens@fcc-fac.ca
Financing, Insurance, Software and Finance
Learning Opportunities

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Georgian Angel Network                        Entrepreneurial tools and guidance needed
Contact: Michael Badham                       to successfully start, expand and grow a
10 Frid Boulevard                             small business.
Midhurst, Ontario L9X 1N6
Ph: 416-407-4323
www.georgianangelnet.ca                       Henry Bernick Entrepreneurship Centre
Email: michael@georgianangelnet.ca            (Georgian College)
Connects angel investors in the Barrie,       One Georgian Drive, Suite E219
Collingwood, South Georgian Bay,              Barrie, Ontario L4M 3X9
Orangeville, Orillia and Muskoka regions      Ph: 705-728-1968 ext. 1149
with entrepreneurs needing equality capital   www.georgiancollege.ca
to commercialize their innovations.           Email: hbec@georgiancollege.ca
                                              Training, Connections, Funding and
                                              Mentorship
Greenbelt Foundation
661 Yonge Street, Suite 500
Toronto, Ontario M4Y 1Z9                      Local Food and Farms Coop (Fair Finance
Ph: 416-960-0001                              Fund)
Email: program@greenbelt.ca                   www.localfoodandfarm.coop
www.greenbelt.ca                              Email: info@localfoodandfarm.coop
Funding to enhance local agriculture in the   Training, Mentorship and Funding
Greenbelt.

                                              Meaford Chamber Dragon’s Den
Grey Bruce Simcoe (Regional Tourism           Contact: Scott Gooch
Organization 7)                               13 Nelson Street W
Contact: Bill Sullivan                        Meaford, Ontario N4L 1N1
P.O. Box 973                                  Phone: 519-372-9436
Thornbury, Ontario N0H 2P0                    Website: https://meafordchamber.ca
Ph: 705-888-8728                              Email: bayviewescarpment@gmail.com
www.rto7.ca                                   A unique spinoff event that has kick-started
Email: bsullivan@rto7.ca                      more than 55 start-ups and expansions –
Tourism Experience Development, Tourism       injecting over $230,000 in cash and prizes
Service Training, Operational Training, T3    into our local economy since 2009.
Accelerator Program, Tourism
Implementation Program and Partnership
Funding                                       Mentor Works
                                              28 Bett Court Unit B
                                              Guelph, Ontario N1C 0A5
Grey County Business Enterprise Centre        Ph: 1-888-599-3111
Contact: Courtney Miller                      www.mentorworks.ca
1130 8th Street East                          Funding Project Management, Grant Writing
Owen Sound, Ontario N4K 1M7                   and Business Funding Coaching
Ph: 519-371-3232
www.madeingrey.ca/business-enterprise-
centre
Email: bec@grey.ca

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North Simcoe Community Futures                Loans, Business Coaching/Advice,
Development Corporation                       Business Registration, Business Planning,
Contact: Chris McLaughlin                     Resources and Training Opportunities
105 Fourth Street
Midland, Ontario L4R 4K6
Ph: 705-526-1371                              Saugeen Economic Development
www.nscfdc.on.ca                              Corporation
Email: admin@nscfdc.on.ca                     Contact: Rose Austin
Loans, Business Coaching/Advice,              515 Mill Street
Business Registration, Business Planning,     P.O Box 177
Resources and Training Opportunities          Neustadt, Ontario N0G 2M0
                                              Ph: 519-799-5750
Nottawasaga Futures Community                 www.sbdc.ca
Development Corporation                       Email: info@sbdc.ca
Contact: Martin Kuzma                         Loans, Business Coaching/Advice,
39 Victoria Street East                       Business Registration, Business Planning,
Alliston, Ontario L9R 1V5                     Resources and Training Opportunities
Ph: 705-435-1540
www.nottawasaga.com
Email: ced@nottawasaga.com                    South Georgian Bay Small Business
Loans, Business Coaching/Advice,              Enterprise Centre
Business Registration, Business Planning,     Contact: Tim Newton
Resources and Training Opportunities          105 Hurontario Street
                                              Collingwood, Ontario L9Y 3Z5
                                              Ph: 705-446-3355
Ontario Soil and Crop Improvement             www.enterprisecentre.ca
Association                                   Email: sbec@collingwood.ca
1 Stone Road West                             Explore Entrepreneurship, Business Plan
Guelph, Ontario N1G 4Y2                       Development, Financial Management
Ph: 519-826-4214                              Training, Grants and, Access to Free
www.ontariosoilcrop.org                       Training to Support Start-up and Growth
Email: oscia@ontariosoilcrop.org
Administers portions of the Canadian
Agricultural Partnership and Training         Stewardship Grey Bruce Incorporated
Opportunities                                 23789 Inglis Falls Road
                                              RR4 Owen Sound, ON N4K 5N6
                                              Contact: Nora Toth
Orillia Area Communication Development        stewardshipgreybruce@gmail.com
Corporation                                   www.stewardshipgreybruce.org
Contact: Wendy Timpano                        Natural resource stewardship, advocacy
22 Peter Street South                         and partner collaboration
Orillia, Ontario L3V 7A3
Ph: 705-325-4903
www.orilliacdc.com
Email: info@orilliacdc.com

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Twin County Feeder Financial Co-Op
28 Yonge Street
P.O. Box 320
Tara, Ontario N0H 2N0
Ph: 519-934-2666
Email: brubacherconrad@gmail.com
Beef Cow Finance Lending

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City of Barrie Economic and Creative
Real Estate                                   Development Department
                                              70 Collier Street
                                              Barrie, Ontario M4M 4T5
Support (Office                               Ph: 705-739-4220
                                              www.investbarrie.ca

and Production                                Email: invest@barrie.ca

Space)                                        City of Orillia Economic Development Office
                                              50 Andrew Street South
                                              Suite 300
                                              Orillia, Ontario L3C 7T5
Barrie and District Association of Realtors   Ph: 705-325-4900
676 Veterans Drive                            www.orillia.ca
Barrie, Ontario L9J 0H6                       Email: edc@orillia.ca
Ph: 705-739-4650
www.bdar.ca
Email: info@bdar.ca                           City of Owen Sound
                                              808 2nd Avenue East
                                              Owen Sound, Ontario N4K 2H4
Business to Bruce                             Ph: 519-376-1440
30 Park Street                                www.owensound.ca
Walkerton, ON N0G 2V0                         Email: Feedback@owensound.ca
Ph: 1-800-268-3838
Email: info@businesstobruce.com
www.businesstobruce.com                       Collingwood Foundry
Support for Entrepreneurs, Funding,           Contact: Brandon Houston
Training, Mentoring and Business Planning     60 Hurontario Street, Suite 201
to Help Start or Expand a Business            Ph: 705-888-0204
                                              Collingwood, Ontario L9Y 2L6
                                              www.collingwoodfoundry.com
Canopy Co-Working                             Email: info@collingwoodfoundry.com
1148 Snow Valley Road                         Flexible Workspace, Conference Room and
Springwater, Ontario L9Z 1J4                  Networking Events
Ph: 705-812-0689
www.canopycoworking.ca
Email: connect@canopycoworking.ca             County of Simcoe Economic Development
Flexible Workspace, Conference Room and       Office
Networking Events                             1110 Highway 26
                                              Midhurst, Ontario L9X 1N6
                                              Ph: 705-726-9300 ext. 1686
Chippewas of Rama First Nation                edo.simcoe.ca
58894 Rama Road, Suite 200                    Email: edo@simcoe.ca
Rama, Ontario L6V 6H6                         Commercial Kitchen Rental Inventory and
www.mnjikaning.ca                             Location Seeking Support
Email: ecdev@ramafirstnation.ca

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District Ventures Kitchen                     Municipality of Grey Highlands
76 Densley Avenue                             206 Toronto Street, Unit 1
Toronto, Ontario M6M 2R3                      Markdale, Ontario N0C 1H0
Ph: 416-249-9500                              Ph: 1-888-342-4059
www.districtventurekitchen.com                www.greyhighlands.ca
Email: info@districtventurekitchen.com        Email: info@greyhighlands.ca
Helps early-stage food processors
commercialize and scale the development
of their product.                             Municipality of Meaford
                                              21 Trowbridge Street West,
                                              Meaford, Ontario N4L 1A1
Creative Space                                Ph: 519-538-1060
110 Dunlop Street East                        www.meaford.ca
Barrie, Ontario L4M 1A5                       Email: info@meaford.ca
Ph: 705-812-0689
www.thecreativespace.ca
Email: info@thecreativespace.ca               Municipality of West Grey
Flexible Workspace, Conference Room and       402813 Grey Road 4, RR #2
Networking Events                             Durham, Ontario N0G 1R0
                                              Ph: 519-369-2200
                                              www.westgrey.com
Economic Development Corporation of           Email: info@westgrey.com
North Simcoe
105 Fourth Street
Midland, Ontario L4R 4K6                      Ontario Agri-Food Venture Centre
Ph: 705-526-1371                              216 Purdy Road
www.edcns.ca                                  Colborne, Ontario K0K 1S0
Email: info@edcns.ca                          Ph: 905-355-3680
                                              www.oafvc.ca
                                              Email: oafvc@northumberlandcounty.ca
Grey County Economic Development Office       Purpose built facility used by farmers and
595 9th Ave E,                                food processors for product development,
Owen Sound, ON N4K 3E                         batch freezing, canning, packaging and
Ph: 519-376-2205                              training.
https://www.grey.ca/departments/economic-
development-tourism-culture
Email: food@grey.ca                           Realtors Association of Grey Bruce
Resources, Tools and Guidelines for           517 10th Street
business                                      Hanover, Ontario N4N 1R4
                                              Ph: 519-364-3827
                                              www.ragbos.ca
Incubator North                               Selling or looking for a new home, allows for
8 Bruce St S, Unit #2                         sharing of information and resources to help
Thornbury, ON                                 bring invaluable access to professional
Ph: (905) 769-0458                            experience.
Email: admin@palmerandersen.com
Website: https://incubatornorth.com/
Dedicated to the development of innovative
tech. Serves as a central location for
ideation and creation of new and existing
software solutions

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Southern Georgian Bay Association of          Alliston, Ontario L9R 1A1
Realtors                                      Ph: 705-435-3900
243 Ste. Marie Street                         www.newtecumseth.ca
Collingwood, Ontario L9Y 3K6
Ph: 705-445-7295
www.sgbreatlors.com                           Town of The Blue Mountains
Email: info@sgbrealtors.com                   32 Mill Street
                                              PO Box 310
                                              Thornbury, Ontario N0H 2P0
The Lakelands Association of Realtors         Ph: 519-599-3131
34 Cairns Crescent                            www.thebluemountains.ca
Huntsville, Ontario P1H 1Y3                   Email: thendry@thebluemountains.ca
Ph: 705-788-1504
www.thelakelands.ca
Email: comms@thelakelands.ca                  Town of Wasaga Beach
                                              30 Lewis Street
                                              Wasaga Beach, Ontario L9Z 1A1
The Launch Pad                                Ph: 705-429-3844
612 10th Street                               www.wasagabeach.com
Hanover, Ontario N4N 1R9                      Email: edo@wasagabeach.com
Ph: 519-506-6300
www.yatc.ca
Commercial Kitchen available for rent for     Township of Chatsworth
product development/cratering                 316837 Highway 6
                                              Chatsworth, Ontario N0H 1G0
                                              Ph: 519-794-3232
Town of Collingwood                           www.chatsworth.ca
105 Hurontario Street                         Email: info@chatsworth.ca
Collingwood, Ontario L9Y 3Z5
Ph: 705-445-8441
www.collingwood.ca                            Township of Essa
Email: townhall@collingwood.ca                5786 County Road 21
                                              Utopia, Ontario L0M 1T0
                                              Ph: 705-424-9770
Town of Innisfil/Innisfil Accelerates         www.essatownship.on.ca
2101 Innisfil Beach Road
Innisfil, Ontario L9S 1A1
Ph: 705-796-7002                              Township of Georgian Bluffs
www.innisfil.ca                               177964 Grey Road 18, RR # 3
Email: business@innisfil.ca                   Owen Sound, Ontario N4K 5N5
                                              Ph: 519-376-2729
                                              www.georgianbluffs.ca
Town of Hanover                               Email: office@georgianbluffs.ca
341 10th Street
Hanover, Ontario N4N 1P5
Ph: 519-364-2780                              Township of Oro-Medonte
www.hanover.ca                                148 Line 7 South
                                              Oro, Ontario L0L 2X0
                                              Ph: 705-487-2170
Town of New Tecumseth                         www.oro-medonte.ca
10 Wellington Street East                     Email: info@oro-medonte.ca

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Township of Ramara
2297 highway 12
Brechin, Ontario L0K 1B0
Ph: 705-484-5374
www.ramara.ca
Email: ramara@ramara.ca

Township of Severn
1024 Hurlwood Lane
Severn, Ontario L3V 6J3
Ph: 705-325-2315
www.townshipofsevern.com
Email: info@townshipofsevern.com

Township of Southgate
185667 Grey County Road 9
Dundalk, Ontario N0C 1B0
Ph: 519-923-2110
www.southgate.ca

Township of Springwater
2231 Nursery Road
Minesing, Ontario L9X 1A8
Ph: 7085-728-4784
www.springwater.ca
Email: planning@springwater.ca

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Cambridge, Ontario N3H 0A8
Research and                                  Ph: 519-748-5220 ext. 2475
                                              www.conestogac.ca/ifpt/

Development                                   Email: lgarcia@conestogac.on.ca
                                              Education, Training, Research, Food
                                              Testing and Technical Expertise
Bioenterprise Corporation
120 Research Lane, Suite 200                  Culinary Tourism Alliance
Guelph, Ontario N1G 0B4                       Contact: Rebecca MacKenzie
Ph: 519-821-2960                              550 Bayview Avenue
www.bioenterprise.ca                          Toronto, Ontario M4W 3X8
Mentoring/Coaching, Entrepreneur Reality      www.ontarioculinary.com
Check, Strategic Partner Connectivity, Due    Develops agri-culinary tourism opportunities
Diligence, Market/Competitive Analysis,       in Ontario, FeastON accreditation,
Technology Assessment, Investment/Pitch       marketing and Terroir Summit
Preparation, Business Plan Support,
Regulatory Planning, Market Strategy
Direction, Financial Strategy Support, and    District Ventures Kitchen
Management Team Development                   76 Densley Avenue
                                              Toronto, Ontario M6M 2R3
                                              Ph: 416-249-9500
Canwest Dairy Herd Improvement                www.districtventurekitchen.com
Contact: Bryan Quenbury                       Email: info@districtventurekitchen.com
660 Speedvale Avenue West, Suite 101          Helps early-stage food processors
Guelph, Ontario N1K 1E5                       commercialize and scale the development
Ph: 519-824-2320                              of their product.
www.canwestdhi.com
Email: bquanbury@canwestdhi.com
Dairy Herd Management Solutions               Excellence in Manufacturing Consortium
                                              Contact: Bren De Leeuw
                                              625 2nd Avenue East
Centre for Innovation/Canadian Food and       P.O. Box 396
Wine Institute                                Owen Sound, Ontario N4K 2G7
135 Taylor Road                               Ph: 519-376-0470
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario L0S 1J0          www.emccanada.org
Ph: 905-641-2252                              Email: bdeleeuw@emccanada.org
www.canadianfoodandwineinstitute.ca           Productivity Self-Diagnostic Tool and Food
Distilling, Fermentation, Entrée, Dessert,    and Beverage and Green Footprint
Brewing, Kitchen Safety, Product              Sustainability
Improvement, Training and Research

Craig Richardson Institute of Food
Processing Technology (Conestoga
College)
Contact: Luis Garcia
850 Foundation Street South

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Fanshawe Centre for Bioeconomy                Ontario Agri-Food Technologies
1001 Fanshawe College Blvd.                   381 Elmira Road North 1
London, Ontario N5Y 5R6                       Guelph, Ontario
Ph: 519-452-4277                              Ph: 519-826-4195
www.fanshawec.ca                              www.oaft.org
Email: info@fanshawec.ca                      Email: info@oaft.org
Focuses on plant and soil health, food        Rapid Response, Research, Relationship
innovation and turning agri-food waste into   Development, Magnet Export Portal and
bio-products                                  BioProducts Updates.

Henry Bernick Entrepreneurship Centre         Ontario Agri-Food Venture Centre
(Georgian College)                            216 Purdy Road
One Georgian Drive, Suite E219                Colborne, Ontario K0K 1S0
Barrie, Ontario L4M 3X9                       Ph: 905-355-3680
Ph: 705-728-1968 ext. 1149                    www.oafvc.ca
www.georgiancollege.ca                        Purpose built facility used by farmers and
                                              food processors for product development,
Email: hbec@georgiancollege.ca
                                              batch freezing, canning, packaging and
Training, Connections, Funding and            training.
Mentorship

                                              Protein Industries Canada Innovation
Ontario Agri-Food Innovation Alliance         Supercluster
(University of Guelph)                        200-1965 Broad Street
Contact: Beverley Hale                        Regina, Saskatchewan
1 Stone Road West                             Ph: 306-949-0049
Guelph, Ontario N1G 4Y2                       www.proteinindustriescanada.ca
Ph: 519-824-4120 ext. 54809                   Email: info@proteinsupercluster.ca
www.uoguelph.ca/alliance/                     Investing and researching to accelerate
Email: avpagrfd@uoguelph.ca                   innovation in plant protein sector.
Research to usher in the next generation of
agri-food innovations.

Ontario Agri-Food Research Initiative
Contact: Jen Liptrot
1 Stone Road West
Guelph, Ontario N1G 4Y2
Email: researchomafra@ontario.ca
Funding for research that stimulates
innovation to support the growth and
competitiveness of Ontario’s agri-food
sector, promotes food safety and
strengthens rural communities.

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www.bdo.ca
Financial                                     Business Advisory and Accounting Support
                                              and Tax Consulting

Management
                                              Bruce Community Futures Development
Accounting Matters                            Corporation
92 Commerce Park Drive, Unit 11               Contact: Barb Fisher
Barrie, Ontario L4N 8W8                       233 Broadway Street
Ph: 705-737-9930                              Kincardine, Ontario N2Z 2X9
www.accounting-matters.ca                     Ph: 519-396-8141
Email: info@accounting-matters.ca             www.bruce.on.ca
                                              Email: brucecfdc@bruce.on.ca
                                              Loans, Business Coaching/Advice,
Small Business Centre of Barrie, Simcoe       Business Registration, Business Planning,
County and Orillia                            Resources and Training Opportunities
24 Maple Avenue, 2nd Floor
Barrie, Ontario L4M 7W4
Ph: 705-720-2445                              Catherine Barrie CPA
www.barriebusinesscentre.ca                   78 Mary Street
Email: smallbusiness@barrie.ca                Barrie, Ontario L4N 1V1
Explore Entrepreneurship, Business Plan       Ph: 705-719-7778
Development, HST/Business Number              www.catherinebarrie.com
Registration, Market Research/Strategy,       Email: info@catherinebarrie.ca
and Financial Management Training

Bayside Financial                             Centre for Business and Economic
36 George Street                              Development
Barrie, Ontario L4N 5N3                       Contact: Gillian Fairley
Ph: 705-737-5220                              105 Hurontario Street
www.baysidefinancial.ca                       Collingwood, Ontario L9Y 3Z5
Email: dshaw@baysidefinancial.ca              Ph: 705-445-8410
                                              www.centreforbusiness.ca
                                              Email: info@centreforbusiness.ca
BDO Canada LLP - Barrie                       Loans, Business Coaching/Advice,
300 Lakeshore Drive, Suite 300                Resources and Training Opportunities
Barrie, Ontario L4N 0B4
Ph: 705-726-6331
www.bdo.ca                                    Farm Credit Canada – Owen Sound
Business Advisory and Accounting Support      8-1050 2nd Avenue East
and Tax Consulting                            Owen Sound, Ontario N4K 2H7
                                              Ph: 519-376-6338
                                              www.fcc-fac.ca
BDO Canada LLP – Owen Sound                   Email: onowens@fcc-fac.ca
1717 2nd Avenue East, Suite 300               Financing, Insurance, Software, and
Owen Sound, Ontario N4K 5P7                   Finance Learning Opportunities, invested in
Ph: 519-376-6110                              Canadian agriculture and food

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Farm Credit Canada – Thornton                 Barrie, Ontario L4M 3X9
9-4171 Innisfil Beach Road                    Ph: 705-728-1968 ext. 1149
Thornton, Ontario L0L 2N0                     www.georgiancollege.ca
Ph: 705-458-8803                              Email: hbec@georgiancollege.ca
www.fcc-fac.ca                                Training, Connections, Funding and
Email: onbarrie@fcc-fac.ca                    Mentorship
Financing, Insurance, Software, and
Finance Learning Opportunities, invested in
Canadian agriculture and food                 Mason Miller Accounting and Taxation
                                              140 Dunlop Street East, Suite 201
                                              Barrie, Ontario L4M 6H1
Farm Credit Canada – Walkerton                Ph: 705-417-1588
1315 Yonge Street South                       www.masonmiller.ca
Walkerton, Ontario N0G 2V0
Ph: 519-881-3484
www.fcc-fac.ca                                Michael Kostrich CPA Professional
Email: onwalkert@fcc-fac.ca                   Corporation
Financing, Insurance, Software, and           11 Victoria Street, Suite 220
Finance Learning Opportunities, invested in   Barrie, Ontario L4N 6T3
Canadian agriculture and food                 Ph: 705-735-9950
                                              www.kostrich.ca
                                              Email: mike@kostrich.ca
Farm Management Canada
250 City Centre Avenue, Unit 300
Ottawa, Ontario K1R 6K7                       Morley Chartered Professional Accountant
Ph: 888-232-3262                              92 Caplan Avenue, Suite 146
Fmc-gac.com                                   Barrie, Ontario L4N 9J2
Email: agriwebinar@fmc-gac.com                Ph: 705-684-9600
Webinars on all aspects of farm financial     www.morleycpa.ca
management                                    Email: theresa@morleycpa.ca

Grey County Business Enterprise Centre        North Simcoe Community Futures
Contact: Courtney Miller                      Development Corporation
1130 8th Street East                          Contact: Chris McLaughlin
Owen Sound, Ontario N4K 1M7                   105 Fourth Street
Ph: 519-371-3232                              Midland, Ontario L4R 4K6
www.madeingrey.ca/business-enterprise-        Ph: 705-526-4993
centre                                        www.nscfdc.on.ca
Email: bec@grey.ca                            Email: admin@nscfdc.on.ca
Entrepreneurial tools and guidance needed     Loans, Business Coaching/Advice,
to successfully start, expand and grow a      Business Registration, Business Planning,
small business.                               Resources and Training Opportunities

Henry Bernick Entrepreneurship Centre
(Georgian College)
One Georgian Drive, Suite E219

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Nottawasaga Futures Community Futures         Ph: 519-799-5750
Development Corporation                       www.sbdc.ca
Contact: Martin Kuzma                         Email: info@sbdc.ca
39 Victoria Street East                       Business consulting and resources,
Alliston, Ontario L9R 1V5                     promote sustainable economic and social
Ph: 705-435-1540                              development throughout the region.
www.nottawasaga.com
Email: ced@nottawasaga.com
Loans, Business Coaching/Advice,              South Georgian Bay Small Business
Business Registration, Business Planning,     Enterprise Centre
Resources and Training Opportunities          Contact: Tim Newton
                                              105 Hurontario Street
                                              Collingwood, Ontario L9Y 3Z5
Orillia and Area Community Development        Ph: 705-446-3355
Corporation                                   www.enterprisecentre.ca
Contact: Wendy Timpano                        Email: sbec@collingwood.ca
22 Peter Street South                         Explore Entrepreneurship, Financial
Orillia, Ontario L3V 7A3                      Management Training, Business Plan
Ph: 705-325-4903                              Development, HST/Business Number
www.orilliacdc.com                            Registration and Market Research/Strategy.
Email: info@orilliacdc.com
Loans, Business Coaching/Advice,
Business Registration, Business Planning,
Resources and Training Opportunities

Powell Jones LLP
121 Sonne Street South
Barrie, Ontario L4N 7B6
Ph: 705-728-7461
www.powelljones.ca

RLS Accounting and Business Services Inc.
76 Holland Street West, Suite 302
Bradford, Ontario L3Z 1R8
Ph: 905-551-8693
www.rlsaccountingservices.com
Email: info@rlsaccountingservices.com

Saugeen Economic Development
Corporation
Contact: Rose Austin
515 Mill Street
P.O. Box 177
Neustadt, Ontario N0G 2M0

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Corporate Restructuring and Commercial
Legal Services                                Leases

Alousis Law Professional Corporation
76 Mulcaster Street                           Crawford, Mill and Davies
Barrie Ontario L4M 3M4                        567 Campbell Street
Ph: 705-735-0065                              Lucknow, Ontario
www.alousislaw.com                            Ph: 519-528-2818
Mortgages and Loans, Real Estate,             www.crawfordmilldavies.com
Business Law, Corporation Law, Land
Development
                                              Crawford, Mill and Davies
                                              38 Queen Street
Baker Tilley SGB LLP                          Ripley, Ontario
7 Victoria Street South                       Ph: 519-395-2633
PO Box 129                                    www.crawfordmilldavies.com
Walkerton, Ontario N0G 2V0
Ph: 519-881-2100
www.bakertilly.ca                             Devry Smith Frank LLP
                                              85 Bayfield Street, Suite 300
                                              Barrie, Ontario L4M 3A7
Barriston Law                                 Ph: 705-812-2100
12 Ferris Lane, Suite 202                     www.devrylaw.ca
Barrie, Ontario L4M 6C1                       Business/Corporate Services, Commercial
Ph: 705-792-6910                              Lending, Commercial Litigation, Commercial
www.barristonlaw.com                          Real Estate, Employment Law, Franchise
Business Law, Employment Law,                 Law, Intellectual Property, Labour Law,
Intellectual Property and Real Estate         Planning and Development, Real Estate
                                              Law, Regulatory Health and Safety and Tax
                                              Law
Barriston Law
1 First Street, Suite 224
Collingwood, Ontario L9Y 1A1                  Donnelly and Murphy
Ph: 705-445-1200                              5B – 281 Durham Street
www.barristonlaw.com                          Kincardine, Ontario N2Z 2X9
Business Law, Employment Law,                 Ph: 519-396-3636
Intellectual Property and Real Estate         www.donnellymurphy.com

Cameron Business Law                          Donnelly and Murphy
25 Peter Street North                         667 Goderich Street
Orillia, Ontario L3V 6K5                      Port Elgin, Ontario H0H 2C0
Ph: 705-242-1075                              Ph: 519-832-2482
www.cameronbusiness.ca                        www.donnellymurphy.com
Incorporation, Shareholder Agreements,
Partnership Agreements, Corporate Law,

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Dooley Lucenti Barristers and Solicitors      HGR Graham Partners LLP
10 Checkley Street                            Village Square Mall
Barrie, Ontario L4N 1W1                       2 Poyntz Street, Suite 128
Ph: 705-792-7963                              Penetanguishene, Ontario L9M 1M2
www.dooleylucenti.ca                          Ph: 705-549-3114
Commercial Litigation, Corporate Law,         www.hgrgp.ca
Employment Law and Real Estate                Business/Corporate, Commercial Litigation,
                                              Employment Law, Land Development and
                                              Real Estate
Grove McClement Fischer
11 Durham Street East
PO Box 880                                    HGR Graham Partners LLP
Walkerton, Ontario N0G 2V0                    4 Queen Street West
Ph: 519-881-3230                              Elmvale, Ontario L0L 1P0
www.walkertonlaw.ca                           Ph: 705-322-1671
                                              www.hgrgp.ca
                                              Business/Corporate, Commercial Litigation,
HGR Graham Partners LLP                       Employment Law, Land Development and
190 Cundles Road East, Suite 107              Real Estate
Barrie, Ontario L4M 4S5
Ph: 705-737-1811
www.hgrgp.ca                                  HMH Laws Office
Business/Corporate, Commercial Litigation,    39 Owen Street
Employment Law, Land Development and          Barrie, Ontario L4M 3G9
Real Estate                                   Ph: 705-726-3712
                                              www.hmhlawoffices.com
                                              Real Estate and Corporate Commercial Law
HGR Graham Partners LLP
518 Yonge Street
Midland, Ontario L4R 2C5                      Jenna Murphy Law
Ph: 705-626-2231                              687 Gustavus Street
www.hgrgp.ca                                  Port Elgin, Ontario H0H 2C0
Business/Corporate, Commercial Litigation,    Ph: 519-386-0100
Employment Law, Land Development and          www.jennamurphylaw.com
Real Estate

                                              Laschuk and Farr
HGR Graham Partners LLP                       282 Durham Street
93 Coldwater Street East                      Kincardine, Ontario N2Z 2X9
Orillia, Ontario L3C 1W8                      Ph: 519-396-3307
Ph: 705-327-6655                              www.laschukfarr.com
www.hgrgp.ca
Business/Corporate, Commercial Litigation,
Employment Law, Land Development and
Real Estate

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Marshall and Mahood Law Offices               The Ross Firm
313 Lambton Street                            943 Queen Street
Kincardine, Ontario                           Kincardine, Ontario N2Z 2Y8
Ph: 519-396-8144                              Ph: 222-396-5532
www.marhsallmahood.com                        www.rossfirm.com

McLean Lawyers                                Thompson Law Professional Corporation
202 Main Street                               511 Welham Road, Unit 1
Sauble Beach, Ontario N0H 2G0                 Barrie, Ontario L4M 4Y5
Ph: 519-422-2888                              Ph: 705-727-1124
www.mcleanlawyers.ca                          www.iobject.ca
                                              Business Formation, Business
                                              Sale/Purchase, Commercial Leasing,
McLean Lawyers                                Commercial Litigation, Commercial Real
27 First Avenue South                         Estates, Contracts, Intellectual Property and
PO Box 118                                    Construction Liens
Chesley, Ontario N0G 1L0
Ph: 519-363-3190
www.mcleanlawyers.ca

Middlebro and Stevens
647 Berford Street
PO Box 569
Wiarton, Ontario N0H 2T0
Ph: 519-534-2011
www.mslaw.ca

Roger M. Morris, Barrister and Solicitor
673 Berford Street
PO Box 429
Wiarton, Ontario N0H 2T0
Ph: 519-534-5040
www.wiartonlawyer.com

Stewart Esten Barristers and Solicitors
100 Collier Street
Barrie, Ontario L4M 4V3
Ph: 705-728-5591
www.stewartesten.ca
Real Estate Law, Business Law and
Employment Law

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www.agscape.ca
Workforce                                     Email: info@agscape.ca
                                              Agricultural education programs in school
                                              and advocacy for agricultural careers

Agilec – Barrie
231 Bayview Drive, Suite 201                  Barrie Career Centre
Barrie, Ontario L4N 4T5                       320 Bayfield Street
Ph: 705-728-0897                              Barrie, Ontario L4M 3C2
www.agilec.ca/barrie                          Ph: 705-725-8990
Email: barrie@agilec.ca                       www.barriecareercentre.com
Job Posting Services, Recruitment of          Email: info@barriecareercentre.com
Employees, Wage Incentives, Employee          Job Posting Services, Recruitment of
Training, Job Fairs and Resource              Employees, Wage Incentives, Employee
Information                                   Training, Job Fairs and Resource
                                              Information

Agilec – Innisfil
1070 Innisfil Beach Road, Unit 1              Canadian Agricultural Human Resources
Innisfil, Ontario L9S 4T9                     Council
Ph: 705-431-255                               Contact: Debra Hauer
www.agilec.ca/innisfil                        1410 Blair Towers Place, Suite 404
Email: innisfil@agilec.ca                     Ottawa, Ontario
Job Posting Services, Recruitment of          Ph: 613-745-7457
Employees, Wage Incentives, Employee          www.cahrc-ccrha.ca
Training, Job Fairs and Resource              Email: info@cahrc-ccrha.ca
Information                                   CAHRC is a national non-profit organization
                                              focused on addressing human resource
                                              issues facing agricultural businesses across
Agilec – Orillia                              Canada.
50 Andrew Street South
Orillia, Ontario L3V 7T5
Ph: 705-325-9200                              Career Solutions – Wasaga Beach
www.agilec.ca/orillia                         Contact: Janet Davie
Email: orillia@agilec.ca                      1367 Mosley Street
Job Posting Services, Recruitment of          Wasaga Beach, Ontario
Employees, Wage Incentives, Employee          Ph: 705-429-3968
Training, Job Fairs and Resource              www.careersolutions.ca
Information                                   Email: jdavie@careersolutions.ca
                                              Comprehensive Employment and Job
                                              Service, Assessment of Skills, Interests and
AgScape                                       Experience and Job Search Strategies.
Contact: Cassi Brunsveld
8560 Tremaine Road
P.O. Box 460
Milton, Ontario L9T 4Z1
Ph: 905-878-1510

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Community Living Grey Bruce                    Ph: 705-722-1505
834 2nd Avenue East                            www.georgiancollege.ca
Owen Sound, Ontario N4K 2H3                    Email: gloria.evans@georgiancollege.ca
Ph: 519-371-3644                               Incentives, Job Fairs, Job Postings and
www.communitylivingowensound.com               Resource Information
Email: info@comlivos.on.ca
Committed to assisting people with             Georgian College Centre for Careers –
development needs to live, work and            Orillia
participate fully in the community as valued   825 Memorial Avenue, Room A200
partners.                                      Orillia, Ontario L3V 6S2
                                               Ph: 705-329-3102
                                               www.georgiancollege.ca
Contact Community Services                     Email: ccesorillia@georgiancollage.ca
95 Holland Street West, Unit 105               Incentives, Job Fairs, Job Postings and
Bradford, Ontario L3Z 2A7                      Resource Information
Ph: 905-778-9058
www.contactsouthsimcoe.ca
Email: natasja@contactsouthsimcoe.ca           Georgian College Centre for Careers –
Incentives, Job Fairs, Job Postings and        Owen Sound
Resource Information                           1450 8th Street East
                                               Owen Sound, Ontario N4K 5R4
                                               Ph: 519-376-0840
Focus Employment Services                      www.georgiancollege.ca
46 Wellington Street West                      Email: inquire@georgiancollege.ca
Alliston, Ontario L9R 2B8                      Incentives, Job Fairs, Job Postings, and
Ph: 705-435-9821                               Resource Information
www.focuscdc.on.ca
Email: info@focuscdc.on.ca
Job Posting Services, Recruitment of           Leads Employment Services
Employees, Wage Incentives, Employee           1051 2nd Avenue East, Suite 204
Training, Job Fairs and Resource               Owen Sound, Ontario N4K 2H8
Information                                    Ph: 519-387-4200
                                               www.leadsservices.com
                                               Email: info2@leadsservices.com
Four County Labour Market Planning Board       Employment Services, Skills Development
Contact: Gemma Mendez-Smith                    and Resource Information
111 Jackson Street South
Walkerton, Ontario N0G 2V0
Ph: 519-881-2725                               Life Directions Employment Centre
www.planningboard.ca                           774292 Hwy 10 N, Box 12
Email: executivedirector@planningboard.ca      Flesherton, ON
Workforce Development and Planning             Ph: 519-378-5514
                                               http://www.lifedirections.ca/
Georgian College Centre for Careers –          Email: lifedirections@segss.com
Barrie                                         Matching job seekers and their abilities to
48 Collier Street                              employers with those need creating
Barrie, Ontario L4M 1G8                        equitable, inclusive and diverse workplaces.

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Reach Centre Grey Bruce                        One-stop resource centre for Employment
997 4th Avenue East                            Ontario Services
P.O. Box 774
Owen Sound, Ontario
Ph: 519-377-9204                               YMCA Employment Services – Grey-Bruce
www.reachcentre.org                            945 3rd Avenue East
Email: reachcentre123@gmail.com                Owen Sound, Ontario N4K 2K8
Training and job placement for adults with     Ph: 519-371-9222
developmental delays and disabilities.         www.ymcaowensond.on.ca
                                               Email: employment@osgb.ymca.ca
                                               Job Seeker Support, Job Search
The Agency                                     Assistance, Employment Advice,
965 2nd Avenue West                            Resources/Tools for Job Seeking and
Owen Sound, Ontario N4K 4M8                    Connecting Job Seekers and Employers
Ph: 519-376-4357
www.agencyowensound.ca
Email: info@theagencyhelps.com                 YMCA Employment Services – Hanover
One-stop resource centre for Employment        25 10th Street
                                               Hanover, Ontario N4N 1P8
                                               Ph: 519-364-3163
Tracks Employment – Collingwood                www.ymcaowensound.on.ca
Contact: Kelly Richardson                      Email: employment@osgb.ymca.ca
50 Hume Street                                 Job Seeker Support, Job Search
Collingwood, Ontario                           Assistance, Employment Advice,
Ph: 705-444-1338                               Resources/Tools for Job Seeking, and
www.tracks.on.ca                               Connecting Job Seekers and Employers
Email: kelly@tracks.on.ca
One-stop resource centre for Employment
Ontario Services                               YMCA of Simcoe and Muskoka
                                               334 King Street
                                               Midland, Ontario L4R 3M8
VPI Working Solutions                          Ph: 705-528-0845
Contact: Tina Rupert                           www.ymcaofsimcoemuskoka.ca
200 McNab Street, Suite 201                    Email: midlanderc@sm.ymca.ca
Walkerton, Ontario N0G 2V0                     One-stop resource centre for Employment
Ph: 519-881-4900                               Ontario Services
www.vpi-inc.com
Email: tinarupert@vpi-inc.com
Employment services, assessments,
resume assistance, job listings and training

YMCA Employment Services – Durham
575 Saddler Street
Durham, Ontario N0G 1R0
Ph: 519-376-2208 ext. 3077
www.ymcaowensound.on.ca

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Networking                                    Business Enterprise Centre – Grey County
                                              Contact: Courtney Miller
                                              595 9th Avenue East
                                              Owen Sound, Ontario N4K 3E3
                                              Ph: 519-371-3232
Alliston and District Chamber of Commerce     www.grey.ca
51 Victoria Street                            Email: courtney.miller@grey.ca
Alliston, Ontario L9R 1T9                     Entrepreneurial tools and guidance needed
Ph: 705-435-7321                              to successfully start, expand and grow a
www.adcc.ca                                   small business.
Email: info@adcc.ca
Networking, Marketing, Visitor Information,
Member to Member Discounts and                Centre for Business and Economic
Employee Benefit Programs                     Development
                                              Contact: Gillian Fairley
                                              105 Hurontario Street
Angus and Area Chamber of Commerce            Collingwood, Ontario L9Y 3Z5
71 King Street                                Ph: 705-445-8410
Angus, Ontario L0M 1B2                        www.centreforbusiness.ca
Ph: 705-424-4878                              Email: info@centreforbusiness.ca
www.anguschamber.com                          Loans, Business Coaching/Advice,
Email: info@anguschamber.com                  Resources and Training Opportunities
Networking, Marketing, Visitor Information,
Member to Member Discounts and
Employee Benefit Programs                     Chesley Chamber of Commerce
                                              Contact: Peter Knipfel
                                              106 1st Avenue S
Small Business Centre of Barrie, Simcoe       Chesley NOG 1L0
County and Orillia                            Ph: 519-363-9837
24 Maple Avenue, 2nd Floor                    Website:
Barrie, Ontario L4M 7W4                       https://brucegreysimcoe.com/operators/che
Ph: 705-720-2445                              sley-district-chamber-of-commerce
www.barriebusinesscentre.ca                   Email: cdcc@bmts.com
Email: smallbusiness@barrie.ca                Networking, Marketing and Visitor
Explore Entrepreneurship, Business Plan       Information
Development, HST/Business Number
Registration, Market Research/Strategy and
Financial Management Training                 Collingwood Chamber of Commerce
                                              25 Second Street
                                              Collingwood, Ontario L9Y 1E4
Blue Mountains Chamber of Commerce            Ph: 705-445-0221
3 Grey Street, P.O. Box 477                   www.collingwoodchamber.com
Thornbury, Ontario N0H 2P0                    Email: info@collingwoodchamber.com
Ph: 519-599-1200                              Networking, Marketing, Visitor Information,
www.bluemountainschamber.ca                   Member to Member Discounts and
Email: info@bluemountainschamber.ca           Employee Benefit Programs

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Cookstown Chamber of Commerce                    www.greyhighlandschamber.com
19 Queen Street                                  Email: info@greyhighlandschamber.com
P.O. Box 1102                                    Networking, Marketing and Visitor
Cookstown, Ontario L0L 1L0                       Information
Ph: 705-458-7007
www.cookstownchamber.ca
Networking, Marketing, Visitor Information,      Hanover Chamber of Commerce
Member to Member Discounts and                   Contact: Erin Aldridge
Employee Benefit Programs                        214 10th Street
                                                 Hanover, Ontario N4N 1N7
                                                 Ph: 519-364-5777
CTA Terrior Symposium                            www.hanoverchamber.ca
Email: Kate@TERROIRTALK.ORG                      Email: info@hanoverchamber.ca
www.terroirsymposium.com                         Networking, Marketing and Visitor
Built by the support of and to support the       Information
hospitality and travel industries, Networking,
Education, Workshops
                                                 Henry Bernick Entrepreneurship Centre
                                                 (Georgian College)
Ecological Farmers of Ontario                    One Georgian Drive, Suite E219
Contact: Brent Preston                           Barrie, Ontario L4M 3X9
5420 Highway 6                                   Ph: 705-728-1968 ext. 1149
Guelph, Ontario N1H 6J2                          www.georgiancollege.ca
Ph: 519-822-8606                                 Email: hbec@georgiancollege.ca
Website: www.efao.ca                             Training, Connections, Funding and
Email: info@efao.ca                              Mentorship
Resources for Resilient and Ecological
Farms, Knowledge-Sharing, Tools and
Resources                                        Kincardine Chamber of Commerce
                                                 Contact: Ashley Richards
                                                 286 Lambton St.
Greater Barrie Chamber of Commerce               Kincardine N2Z 2Y1
121 Commerce Park Drive, Unit A                  Ph: 519-396-9333
Barrie, Ontario L4N 8X1                          www.kincardinechamber.com
Ph: 705-721-5000                                 Email: director@kincardinechamber.com
www.barriechamber.com                            Networking, Marketing, Visitor Information,
Email: chadmin@barriechamber.com                 Member to Member Discounts and
Networking, Marketing, Visitor Information,      Employee Benefit Programs
Member to Member Discounts, and
Employee Benefit Programs

Grey Highlands Chamber of Commerce
13 Toronto Street South
P.O. Box 177
Markdale, Ontario N0C 1H0
Ph: 519-986-4612

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Lion’s Head Chamber of Commerce               North Simcoe Community Futures
Contact: Marydale Ashcroft                    Development Corporation
2866 6 Ferndale Rd,                           Contact: Chris MacLaughlin
Lions Head ON N0H 1W0                         105 Fourth Street
Ph: 519-793-3178                              Midland, Ontario L4R 4K6
http://centralbrucepeninsula.ca/              Ph: 705-526-4993
Email: marydale@amtelecom.net                 www.nscfdc.on.ca
Networking, Marketing, Visitor Information,   Email: admin@nscfdc.on.ca
Member to Member Discounts and                Loans, Business Coaching/Advice,
Employee Benefit Programs                     Business Registration, Business Planning,
                                              Resources and Training Opportunities

Lucknow Chamber of Commerce
Contact: Connie Jefferson                     Nottawasaga Futures Community
21 Queen St. PO Box 130                       Development Corporation
Ripley N0G 2R0                                Contact: Martin Kuzma
Ph: 519-395-3735                              39 Victoria Street East
https://www.huronkinloss.com/lucknow_cha      Alliston, Ontario L9R 1V5
mber.cfm?is=2                                 Ph: 705-435-1540
Email: son.and.pop.auto.shop@gmail.com        www.nottawasaga.com
Networking, Marketing, Visitor Information,   Email: ced@nottawasaga.com
Member to Member Discounts and                Loans, Business Coaching/Advice,
Employee Benefit Programs                     Business Registration, Business Planning,
                                              Resources and Training Opportunities
Meaford Chamber of Commerce
13 Nelson Street West
Meaford, Ontario N4L 1N1                      Orillia Area Community Development
Ph: 519-538-1640                              Corporation
www.meafordchamber.ca                         Contact: Wendy Timpano
Email: info@meafordchamber.ca                 22 Peter Street South
Networking, Marketing, Visitor Information,   Orillia, Ontario L3V 7A3
Member to Member Discounts and                Ph: 705-325-4903
Employee Benefit Programs                     www.orilliacdc.com
                                              Email: info@orilliacdc.com
Mildmay Chamber of Commerce                   Loans, Business Coaching/Advice,
Contact: Nichole Wise                         Business Registration, Business Planning,
169 Bruce County Rd 3                         Resources and Training Opportunities
Mildmay N0G 2J0
Ph: 519-367-3438
https://www.town.southbruce.on.ca/busines
s/mildmay-chamber-of-commerce
Email: harleyspub@hotmail.com
Networking, Marketing, Visitor Information,
Member to Member Discounts and
Employee Benefit Programs

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Orillia District Chamber of Commerce          Port Elgin Business Improvement
150 Front Street                              Association
Orillia, Ontario L3V 4S7                      Contact: Jordan MacKinnon
Ph: 705-326-4424                              561 Green St. #599
www.orillia.com                               Saugeen Shores, ON N0H 2C7
Email: manager@orillia.com                    Ph: 519-385-0807
Networking, Marketing, Visitor Information,   Email: trunstedler.bia@gmail.com
Member to Member Discounts and                portelginbia@gmail.com
Employee Benefit Programs                     https://downtownportelgin.ca/
                                              Business consultation and resources

Oro-Medonte Chamber of Commerce
148 Line 7 South                              Ramara Chamber of Commerce
Oro, Ontario L0L 2X0                          2304 Highway 12
Ph: 705-487-7337                              Brechin, Ontario L0K 1B0
www.oromedontecc.com                          Ph: 705-484-2141
Email: info@oromedontecc.com                  www.ramarachamber.com
Networking, Marketing, Visitor Information,   Email: info@ramarachamber.com
Member to Member Discounts, and               Networking, Marketing, Visitor Information,
Employee Benefit Programs                     Member to Member Discounts, and
                                              Employee Benefit Programs

Owen Sound Chamber of Commerce
Contact: Peter Reesor                         Restaurants Canada
1051 2nd Avenue East, Suite 206               1155 Queen Street West
Owen Sound, Ontario K4K 6K6                   Toronto, Ontario M6J 1J4
Ph: 519-376-6261                              Ph: 416-923-8416
www.oschamber.com                             www.restaurantscanada.org
Email: peter@oschamber.com                    Email: info@restaurantcanada.org
Explore Entrepreneurship, Business Plan       Training, Advocating and Labour Support
Development, Business events, Workshops
and Networking
                                              Sauble Beach Chamber of Commerce
                                              Contact: Charlene Rinhart
Paisley Chamber of Commerce                   672 Main St.
Contact: Mary-Gail Johnston                   Sauble Beach N0H 2G0
PO Box 368                                    Ph: 519-900-0689
Paisley N0G 2N0                               https://www.saublebeach.com/
Website: https://paisleyvillage.ca/paisley-   Email: manager@saublebeach.com
chamber/                                      Explore Entrepreneurship, Business Plan
Email: mgj@eastlink.ca                        Development, Business events, Workshops
Explore Entrepreneurship, Business Plan       and Networking
Development, Business Events, Workshops
and Networking

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Saugeen Shores Chamber of Commerce            Southern Georgian Bay Chamber of
Contact: Kimberley Inniss-Petersen            Commerce
559 Goderich St.                              208 King Street
Saugeen Shores N0H 2C4                        Midland, Ontario L4R 3L9
Ph: 519-832-2332                              Ph: 705-526-7884
www.saugeenshoreschamber.ca                   www.southerngeorgianbay.ca
Email:                                        Email: info@sgbchamber.ca
kiminniss@saugeenshoreschamber.ca             Networking, Marketing, Visitor Information,
Explore Entrepreneurship, Business Plan       Member 2 Member Discounts, and
Development, Business events, Workshops       Employee Benefit Programs
and Networking

                                              Stayner Chamber of Commerce
SIAL Canada                                   220 Huron Street
2120 Rue Sherbrooke E #901                    Stayner, Ontario L0M 1S0
Montreal, Ontario N2K 1C3                     Ph: 705-428-3102
Ph: 438-476-3433                              www.staynerchamber.ca
www.sialcanada.com/en/                        Networking, Marketing, Visitor Information,
Email:                                        Member 2 Member Discounts, and
mgagnonpotvin@expocanadafrance.com            Employee Benefit Programs
Key agri-food trade show in Canada with
over 25,000 buyers and over 1,200
exhibitors.                                   Tara Chamber of Commerce
                                              Contact: Ken Thornburn
                                              Through Municipality of Arran-Elderside
South Georgian Bay Small Business             Ph: 519-363-3039
Enterprise Centre                             Website: arran-elderslie.ca
Contact: Tim Newton                           Email: northflyerkt@gmail.com
105 Hurontario Street                         Explore Entrepreneurship, Business Plan
Collingwood, Ontario L9Y 3Z5                  Development, Business events, Workshops
Ph: 705-446-3355                              and Networking
www.enterprisecentre.ca
Email: sbec@collingwood.ca
Explore Entrepreneurship, Business Plan       Tobermory Chamber of Commerce
Development, Business events, Workshops       Contact: Neda Sarbaksh
and Networking                                7420 ON-6
                                              Tobermory N0H 2R0
                                              Ph: 519-596-2452
Southampton Business Improvement              Website:
Contact: Amy Buckley                          https://tobermory.com/services/the-
2 – 201 High Street                           chamber-of-commerce
Southampton, ON, N0H 2L0                      Email: orangebicyclebnb@gmail.com
Ph: (519) 832-2008                            Explore Entrepreneurship, Business Plan
Website: southamptonbia.ca                    Development, Business Events, Workshops
Email: southamptonbia@gmail.com               and Networking
Business consultation and resources

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Walkerton BIA
Contact: Alishia Oberle
101 Durham Street, Box 1344
Walkerton, ON N0G 2V0
Ph: 519-881-3413
www.walkertonbia.ca
Email: info@walkertonbia.ca
Explore Entrepreneurship, Business Plan
Development, Business Events, Workshops
and Networking

Wasaga Beach Chamber of Commerce
550 River Road
Wasaga Beach, Ontario L9Z 1A4
Ph: 705-429-2247
www.wasagainfo.com
Email: info@wasagainfo.com
Networking, Marketing, Visitor Information,
Member to Member Discounts and
Employee Benefit Programs

West Grey Chamber of Commerce
44 Garafraxa Street South
Durham, Ontario N0G 1R0
Ph: 519-369-5750
https://westgreychamber.ca/
Email: westgreychamber@gmail.com
Networking, Marketing, Visitor Information,
Member to Member Discounts and
Employee Benefit Programs

Wiarton Chamber of Commerce
Contact: Joe Vanderzand
Ph: 519-534-4545
Website: wiartonchamber.ca
Email: joe@ersville.ca
info@wiartonchamber.ca
Networking, Marketing, Visitor Information,
Member to Member Discounts and
Employee Benefit Programs

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Owen Sound, Ontario N4K 3E3
Training and                                    Ph: 519-371-3232
                                                www.grey.ca

Events                                          Email: courtney.miller@grey.ca
                                                Entrepreneurial tools and guidance needed
                                                to successfully start, expand and grow a
                                                small business.

Bruce Community Futures Development
Corporation                                     Central Ontario Agricultural Conference
Contact: Barb Fisher                            1 Georgian Drive
233 Broadway Street                             Barrie, Ontario L4M 3X9
Kincardine, Ontario N2Z 2X9                     www.centralontarioagconference.ca
Ph: 519-396-8141                                Yearly agricultural education day for Central
bruce.on.ca                                     Ontario, including topics of sheep, dairy,
Email: bfisher@bruce.on.ca                      backyard farming, organic, cash crops, agri-
Business consultation and resources             tourism and more

Business to Bruce                               Centre for Business and Economic
30 Park Street                                  Development
Walkerton, Ontario N0G 2V0                      Contact: Gillian Fairley
businesstobruce.com                             105 Hurontario Street
Ph: 1 (800) 268-3838                            Collingwood, Ontario L9Y 3Z5
Email: info@businesstobruce.com                 Ph: 705-445-8410
Support for entrepreneurs, funding, training,   www.centreforbusiness.ca
mentoring and business planning to help
                                                Email: info@centreforbusiness.ca
start or expand a business
                                                Loans, Business Coaching/Advice,
                                                Resources and Training Opportunities
Grey Bruce Simcoe (Regional Tourism
Organization 7)
                                                Chippewas of Rama First Nation
Contact: Bill Sullivan
                                                58894 Rama Road, Suite 200
P.O. Box 973
                                                Ramara, Ontario L6V 6H6
Thornbury, Ontario N0H 2P0
                                                Ph: 866-854-2121
Ph: 705-888-8728
                                                www.mnjikaning.ca
www.rto7.ca
                                                Email: ecdev@ramafirstnation.ca
Email: bsullivan@rto7.ca
Tourism Experience Development, Tourism
Service Training, Operational Training, T3
Accelerator Program, Tourism
Implementation Program and Partnership
Funding

Business Enterprise Centre – Grey County
Contact: Courtney Miller
595 9th Avenue East

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City of Barrie Economic and Creative           Ecological Farmers of Ontario
Development Department                         Contact: Brent Preston
70 Collier Street                              5420 Highway 6
Barrie, Ontario M4M 4T5                        Guelph, Ontario N1H 6J2
Ph: 705-739-4220                               Ph: 519-822-8606
Email: invest@barrie.ca                        Website: www.efao.ca
www.investbarrie.ca                            Email: info@efao.ca
City of Orillia Economic Development Office    Resources, Education, Research and
50 Andrew Street South, Suite 300              Community Building
Orillia, Ontario L3C 7T5
Ph: 705-325-4900
www.orillia.ca                                 Economic Development Corporation of
Email: edc@orillia.ca                          North Simcoe
                                               105 Fourth Street
                                               Midland, Ontario L4R 4K6
Contact North                                  Ph: 705-526-1371
Contact: Connie Jefferson                      www.edcns.ca
385 A Queen Street North                       Email: info@edcns.ca
Kincardine, Ontario N2Z 2R4
Ph: 855-488-5212
www.studyonline.ca                             Excellence in Manufacturing Consortium
Email: greybruce@contactnorth.ca               625 2nd Avenue E
Distance education and training network        Owen Sound, ON N4K 5P7
                                               Ph: 1-866-323-4362
                                               https://www.emccanada.org/
County of Simcoe Economic Development          Email: info@emccanada.org
Office                                         Services, Resources for manufactures and
1110 Highway 26                                Programs for competitive growth
Midhurst, Ontario L9X 1N6
Ph: 705-726-9300
https://edo.simcoe.ca/                         Georgian Central Soil and Crop
Email: edo@simcoe.ca                           Improvement Association
Provides agricultural and agri-food training   Contact: Ray Robertson
opportunities                                  206 Toronto Street
                                               Markdale, Ontario N0C 1H0
                                               Ph: 519-986-3756
District Ventures Kitchen                      www.greyagservices.ca
76 Densley Avenue                              Email: ray@greyagservices.ca
Toronto, Ontario M6M 2R3                       Resources, Education and Networking
Ph: 416-249-9500
Email: info@districtventurekitchen.com
www.districtventurekitchen.com
Production Space, Market Space Feasibility
and Commercialization

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Grey Agricultural Services                    Email: ecdev@grey.ca
Contact: Ray Robertson                        Resources, Education, Networking and
206 Toronto Street South                      Partnerships
Markdale, Ontario N0C 1H0
Ph: 519-986-3756
www.greyagservices.ca                         Henry Bernick Entrepreneurship Centre
Email: info@greyagservices.ca                 (Georgian College)
Resources, Education and Networking           One Georgian Drive, Suite E219
                                              Barrie, Ontario L4M 3X9
                                              Ph: 705-728-1968 ext. 1149
Grey Bruce Farmers’ Week                      www.georgiancollege.ca
Contact: Lori Smith                           Email: hbec@georgiancollege.ca
206 Toronto Street South                      Services and Programs: Training,
Markdale, Ontario N0C 1H0                     Connections, Funding and Mentorship
Ph: 519-986-3756
www.greyagservices.ca
Email: info@greyagservices.ca                 Innisfil Accelerates
Conference, Networking, Resources and         2101 Innisfil Beach Road
Tradeshow                                     Innisfil, Ontario L9S 1A1
                                              Ph: 705-796-7002
                                              www.innisfil.ca
                                              Email: business@innisfil.ca
Grey Bruce Health Unit
Contact: Lynda Bumstead
101 17th Street East
                                              Innovation Guelph
Owen Sound, Ontario N4K 0A5
                                              361 Southgate Drive
Ph: 519-376-9420
                                              Guelph, Ontario N1G 3M5
www.publichealthgreybruce.on.ca
                                              Ph: 519-265-4495
Email:
                                              www.innovationguelph.ca
publichealth@publichealthgreybruce.on.ca
                                              Email: info@innovationguelph.ca
Resources, Health and News
                                              Supports and Mentorship for Start-ups,
                                              Scale-Ups with Focus on Agri-Food

Grey Bruce Technology Network
                                              North Simcoe Community Futures
Contact: Mike Comello
                                              Development Corporation
www.owensoundtechnologynetwork.com
                                              Contact: Chris McLaughlin
Email:
                                              105 Fourth Street
owensoundtechnologynetwork@gmail.com
                                              Midland, Ontario L4R 4K6
Networking for tech-minded folk
                                              Ph: 705-526-4993
                                              www.nscfdc.on.ca
                                              Email: admin@nscfdc.on.ca
Grey County Economic Development
                                              Loans, Business Coaching/Advice,
595 9th Ave E,
                                              Business Registration, Business Planning,
Owen Sound, ON N4K 3E
                                              Resources and Training Opportunities
Ph: 519-376-2205
https://www.grey.ca/departments/economic-
development-tourism-culture

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Nottawasaga Futures Community                 Saugeen Economic Development
Development Corporation                       Corporation
Contact: Martin Kuzma                         Contact: Rose Austin
39 Victoria Street East                       515 Mill Street
Alliston, Ontario L9R 1V5                     P.O Box 177
Ph: 705-435-1540                              Neustadt, Ontario N0G 2M0
www.nottawasaga.com                           Ph: 519-799-5750
Email: ced@nottawasaga.com                    www.sbdc.ca
Loans, Business Coaching/Advice,              Email: infor@sbdc.ca
Business Registration, Business Planning,     Business consultation and resources,
Resources and Training Opportunities          Building partnerships, promoting
                                              sustainable economic and social
                                              development
Ontario Agri-Food Venture Centre
116 Industrial Park Road North
P.O Box 795                                   SIAL Canada
Colborne, Ontario K0K 1S0                     2120 Rue Sherbrooke E #901
Ph: 905-355-3680                              Montreal, Ontario N2K 1C3
www.oafvc.ca                                  Ph: 438-476-3433
Email: oafvc@northumberlandcounty.ca          www.sialcanada.com/en/
Business Services, Price Analyzing,           Email:
Processing/Packaging and Training             mgagnonpotvin@expocanadafrance.com
                                              Key agri-food trade show in Canada with
                                              over 25,000 buyers and over 1,200
Orillia Area Communication Development        exhibitors.
Corporation
Contact: Wendy Timpano
22 Peter Street South                         Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit
Orillia, Ontario L3V 7A3                      15 Sperling Drive
Ph: 705-325-4903                              Barrie, Ontario L4M 6K9
www.orilliacdc.com                            Ph: 705-721-7520
Email: info@orilliacdc.com                    www.simcoemuskokahealth.org
Loans, Business Coaching/Advice,              Provide Food Handling Training
Business Registration, Business Planning,
Resources and Training Opportunities
                                              Small Business Centre of Barrie, Simcoe
                                              County and Orillia
Restaurants Canada                            24 Maple Avenue, 2nd Floor
1155 Queen Street West                        Barrie, Ontario L4M 7W4
Toronto, Ontario M6J 1J4                      Ph: 705-720-2445
Ph: 416-923-8416                              www.barriebusinesscentre.ca
www.restaurantscanada.org                     Email: smallbusiness@barrie.ca
Email: info@restaurantcanada.org              Explore Entrepreneurship, Business Plan
Training, Advocacy and Labour Support         Development, HST/Business Number
                                              Registration, Market Research/Strategy and
                                              Financial Management Training

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South Georgian Bay Small Business
Enterprise Centre
Contact: Tim Newton
105 Hurontario Street
Collingwood, Ontario L9Y 3Z5
Ph: 705-446-3355
www.enterprisecentre.ca
Email: sbec@collingwood.ca
Explore Entrepreneurship, Business Plan
Development, Business Training and
Business Programs including Grants.

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