Rural and north

Rural Ontario

Economic development tools, programs and resources for rural communities.

Photo of northern wilderness
Far North

How the government partners with First Nations communities to protect the environment and spur economic development in this vast, unique region.


From crops to livestock to food safety – get information about Ontario’s agricultural sector.

Foodland Ontario

From farm to table – learn all about local foods grown in Ontario, download recipes and see what’s in season.

Ring of Fire

Learn about chromite, nickel, copper and other metals exploration and development in the Far North.

Northern development

Go north! Get information to help start a business, access support services or invest in Northern Ontario.

Aboriginal Affairs

Submit a land claim, access programs and services for Aboriginals and get information about Status cards.