Sault Ste Marie Economic Development Corporation

Site: Sault Ste. Marie - Huron St

Service: Starter Company Program

Description & Services
Description (Service)
  • Provides entrepreneurs with training, business skills development, mentoring from local business leaders and potential for capital to start, grow, or buy a small business 
  • Offers 16 hours of hands on training 
  • Offers successful entrepreneurs an opportunity to apply for up to $5000 in provincial grant funding 
  • Offers outreach to individuals who have barriers to accessing the service or live in a high-needs community
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Sault Ste. Marie
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
  • Individuals interested in starting, purchasing, or growing their own small business 
  • Individuals must not be returning to school 
  • Must be a full time, year-round business (min 35 hours per week)
Application Contact the office for more information
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-251-3500 ext 1000
Toll Free Phone 1-866-558-5144
After Hours Phone 705-759-5432
Fax 705-759-2185
Social Media Facebook Facebook, Twitter Twitter
Primary Contact Harleen Puaar, Acting Manager, Millworks Centre for Entrepreneurship; Phone: 705-541-7048; Email:
Alternate Contact Zoltan Virag, Manager, Small Business Advisory Services; Phone: 705-251-3500 ext 1002; Email:
Site Location Millworks Centre for Entrepreneurship
Located In Community Sault Ste. Marie
Address Machine Shop
83 Huron St, Unit 2
Sault Ste. Marie, ON P6A 5P4
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Intersection Huron St and Bay St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Economic Development, Employment and Infrastructure