What we do

  • Support economic and community development in Northern Ontario through investments, loans and partnerships.
  • Connect Northern communities and businesses with economic development programs and services.
  • Help Northern businesses participate in export markets.
  • Promote trade and investment in Northern Ontario.
  • Support construction of highways and winter roads in the Far North.

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Agencies, boards and commissions

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The ministry administers the following legislation: