Virtual forum explores funding opportunities for local businesses 


The City of Sault Ste. Marie’s Economic Development department will host a free virtual funding forum for local businesses interested in exploring funding opportunities. The virtual forum takes place November 3, 2021 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

“There are so many great funding options available for businesses in Sault Ste. Marie to start and grow their company,” said Kathleen Heymans, Manager of Business Development. “We want to provide a channel for our business community to see what is available to them and connect them to key contacts at these organizations”.

The form is designed for companies, industry and community partners to explore funding and financing options in Sault Ste. Marie. Attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions and learn about funding and financing programs that may suit the needs of their organization.

The following organizations will be participating:

Business Development Bank of Canada
Millworks – Centre for Entrepreneurship
Sault Ste. Marie Innovation Centre
Sault Ste. Marie Chamber of Commerce
Community Development Corporation of Sault Ste. Marie & Area
City of Sault Ste. Marie
PARO Centre for Women’s Enterprise

Attendance to the virtual funding forum is free. Participants are asked to register in advance at For more information contact the City’s Economic Development department at 705-759-5280.


  1. The mayor is killing local business and the city’s vulnerable people one at a time by ignoring everything but his pet downtown project that nobody wants except him.
    He needs to resign immediately if not sooner.

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