Business and economy

Information about Ontario's economy and how to do business here. Includes economic development opportunities, research funding, tax credits for business and the Ontario Budget.

Start and operate a business

Start or grow a business

Advice and support to help you start or expand your business.

Young entrepreneurs

Guidance for young people who are interested in starting a business.

Tax credits for businesses

Information on tax credits that help businesses lower costs and compete in the marketplace.

Services and forms

Government services, forms and information to help you start, run and grow a business.

Master business licence

Register or renew your business name, get a Master Business Licence and more.


Economic development

Northern Ontario

How northern communities can promote, attract, and support economic growth.

Eastern Ontario

Get support to bring business to your eastern Ontario community.

Southwestern Ontario

Get support to bring business to your southwestern Ontario community.

Research funding

Funding to support research and innovation in Ontario.

Rural Ontario

Support to strengthen and diversify rural communities and their economies.

Non-profits, local governments, communities

Get help to develop an economic growth strategy for communities or industries.


Aboriginal Loan Guarantee Program

Financial support for Aboriginal participation in green energy projects.

Aboriginal Renewable Energy Network

Encourages First Nation and Métis community participation in renewable energy development.

Aboriginal Economic Development Fund

Support for Aboriginal business, employment and training opportunities.

Métis Voyageur Development Fund

The Métis Voyageur Development Fund is a Métis owned and controlled economic development fund.

New Relationship Fund

Funding for job creation and business opportunities in Aboriginal communities.

Natural resources

How we partner with Aboriginal communities and the private sector to share the benefits of natural resources development.


Projects near you

Use this interactive map to find infrastructure projects that are ongoing or recently completed near you.

Community infrastructure funding

Learn more about our plan to invest more than $130 billion in public infrastructure over the next 10 years.

Northern Ontario infrastructure

Supports infrastructure to help create jobs and build capacity in our northern communities.

Ontario's finances

Ontario Budget

A financial roadmap that outlines the government's key spending policies and practices.

Budget Talks 2015

Share your ideas on how to build a better government for people across the province.

Economic updates

A detailed look at Ontario's economy, including the Ontario Economic Update and the Ontario Factsheet.

Ministry of Economic Development, Employment and Infrastructure

Supports innovation and development in Ontario's economy to provide jobs, opportunities and prosperity for all Ontarians.

Ministry of Finance

Supports a strong economy and investment climate for Ontario while overseeing the province's tax system and ensuring accountability of public funds.

Infrastructure Ontario

Builds, manages, finances, and enhances the value of Ontario public assets.