Business Resources

The Township of Mapleton is dedicated to encouraging economic growth in our community. Our strategic and convenient location, educated and dedicated workforce, and safe and spirited community are among the many reasons businesses build and grow in our Township. Our Economic Development Department is here to provide you with the business resources and tools you need to succeed. This include:

Business Centre Guelph Wellington

Small business is a vital part of our community and economic growth, the committed staff at GWBEC are proud to play a role in the development of those businesses.

Business Development Bank of Canada

The Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) is a financial institution wholly owned by the government of Canada. BDC plays a leadership role in delivering financial, investment and consulting services to Canadian small businesses, with a particular focus on the technology and export sectors of the economy.

Canada Business Network

The Canada Business Network promotes entrepreneurship and innovation, and provides assistance through an organized network of service centres across Canada. There is a centre in each province and territory working with partners in many communities across their region, providing you with numerous service access points.

Canada Revenue Agency

The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) administers tax laws for the Government of Canada and for most provinces and territories.

Chamber of Commerce

Mapleton Chamber of Commerce who is promoting economic growth and community development within the Township of Mapleton

As the national leader in public policy advocacy on business issues, the Canadian Chamber of Commerce's mission is to foster a strong, competitive, and profitable economic environment that benefits, not only business, but all Canadians.  

Excellence in Manufacturing Consortium

The Excellence in Manufacturing Consortium (EMC) is a unique not-for-profit consortium of manufacturers, incorporated to facilitate each member's development, both individually and collectively, towards improving their competitiveness as a strong community infrastructure of world-class business.

Government of Canada

The Government of Canada provides information for businesses on tax and tariff requirements, permits and regulations, intellectual property and copyright, how to fund or incorporate a business and how to hire employees or sell to government.

Ontario Business Programme Guide

The Ontario government's free, online directory of tax incentives, tax credits and government support programmes for business.

Ontario Chamber of Commerce

To foster sustained economic growth as the "Voice of Business in Ontario". As the most diverse and representational business group in the province, the Ontario Chamber of Commerce works closely with governments, labour, academia, other business associations and various groups to create a stronger and more vibrant economy in Ontario.

Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs

Here you will find information on Ontario's agri-food industry and rural communities and the services and programmes OMAFRA provides.

Ontario Ministry of Economic Development and Growth

The Ministry of Economic Development, Trade and Employment supports a strong, innovative economy that can provide jobs, opportunities and prosperity for all Ontarians.

Ontario Ministry of Research, Innovation and Science

The Ministry of Research and Innovation supports world-class research, commercialization and innovation taking place across Ontario through a range of programs and services like the Ontario Research Fund, Innovation Demonstration Fund and Ontario Venture Capital Fund.

Rural Ontario Institute

The Rural Ontario Institute is a catalyst for dialogue, collaboration and action on issues facing rural Ontario and delivers leadership training and development to ensure that rural contributes to a healthy vibrant Ontario.

Second Chance Employment Counselling (Wellington)

Second Chance is designed to provide skills training and support to individuals who are unemployed.

Service Ontario

ServiceOntario is a Fast, friendly and easy access to Ontario government information and services.

Statistics Canada

Statistics Canada provides economic, social and census data.

Wellington Waterloo Community Futures Development Corporation

The Wellington-Waterloo Community Futures Development Corporation (WWCFDC) is a federally supported not-for-profit Community Futures Development Corporation, governed by volunteers in partnership with Industry Canada. The services provided by the WWCFDC exist to promote economic growth and community development of the Region of Waterloo and the County of Wellington.

Workforce Planning Board of Waterloo Wellington Dufferin

The Workforce Planning Board of Waterloo Wellington Dufferin provides guidance regarding important workforce and employment challenges facing Waterloo, Wellington and Dufferin.