Business Resources

Business Resources

Useful links and information for Gananoque businesses

Starting a Business In Gananoque  - a guide to all you need to know to start a business in Gananoque


Business Support Grants - Relief funding for your business

High Speed Fibre Optic Broadband

Cogeco Fibre Ethernet-based Dedicated Internet services represent the pinnacle of throughput and flexibility for Internet applications, with speeds ranging from 5 Mbps to up to 10 Gbps and beyond. Gananoque Fibre 

FIBER OPTIC - Fiber-optic broadband Internet connections use wires made of slim glass filaments to transmit data from an Internet service provider to a computer. The data travels as light down the glass fibers, giving it a greater download and upload speed than any other kind of high-speed Internet

1000 Islands Gananoque Chamber of Commerce

The 1000 Islands Gananoque Chamber of Commerce has the amazing task of promoting business, industry and a sense of community within an area that almost sells itself.  The Chamber covers Gananoque and the Township of Leeds and the Thousand Islands, including the villages of Seeleys Bay, Lyndhurst, Lansdowne, Rockport and Ivy Lea and all points in between. The formal object of the 1000 Islands Gananoque Chamber of Commerce is to promote and improve trade and commerce and the cultural, civic and social well-being of the district

1000 Islands Community Development Corporation

Community Futures Development Corporations (CFDCs) support community economic development by assisting Ontario's rural and northern communities to strengthen and diversify their economies. Also home to the Eastern Ontario Development Program (EDOP), this site is a tremendous resource for private businesses in need of training employees, business planning, and upgrading commercial space. Full details and application forms for funding programs are available on their website . Applications may be submitted at any time. Assistance with the application process is offered.

Leeds & Grenville Small Business Enterprise Centre

Guiding entrepreneurs toward business excellence

Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing

A guide to help businesses seeking information about the land use planning system in Ontario. This guide summarizes and deals with complex matters. It does not include all details, and does not take into account local facts and circumstances.

Land Use Planning Guide [PDF]



A community-based centre with expertise in employment and employment related services. Leaders in the field, they provide services to the whole community — job seekers looking for a job or exploring career options; employers looking to hire the right staff; or newcomers to Canada requiring English training and settlement help.

Invest in Ontario

This site provides a wealth of information regarding investment trends in Ontario, community profiles, available properties, Ontario facts, as well as a profile on industry in the province.

Ministry of Tourism & Recreation

The Ministry of Tourism & Recreation provides the most recent data on investment opportunities, news and tourism research. A resource which helps provide insight into the rest of the province's tourism sector.

Other Resources