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Description & Services
Description (Service) Works to create jobs and improve the commercial and industrial base 
  • Provides assistance and coaching with business plans, including cash flow forecasting 
  • Offers research and information on topics such as basic start-up, expansion, export readiness, market research and marketing strategies and Harmonized Sales Tax (HST) guidelines 
  • Offers training seminars geared to small businesses
Business Assistance Loans and Consulting 
  • Provides financial assistance for business development through loans, equity investments and loan guarantees (to a maximum of $150,000 per business) 
  • Provides technical counselling and advice to area businesses 
  • Offers business consulting and planning 
  • Provides a business library including research assistance and computer access
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Fort Frances ; Rainy River District
Boundaries East to Mine Centre, North to Nestor Falls, West to Rainy River/USA border
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up
Application Call or email to book appointment
Languages English
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone Main 807-274-3276 
Fax 807-274-6989
Social Media Blogger Blogger, Facebook Facebook, Twitter Twitter, YouTube YouTube
Primary Contact Angela Halvorsen, Business Investment Manager; Email:
Alternate Contact Geoff Gillon, Executive Director; Email:
Located In Community Fort Frances
Address Nexus Community Credit Union
601 Mowat Ave, 2nd Fl
Fort Frances, ON P9A 1Z2
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Intersection Mowat Ave and 1st St E
Physical Access Fully Accessible - Elevator to 2nd floor
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1982
Funding Federal - FedNor; Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada