Starting & Growing Your Business


Summer Company

Want to operate your own business during the summer months?

Summer Company provides up to $3,000 for students between the ages of 15 and 29, who are returning to school, with the opportunity to start and operate a business for at least eight weeks during the summer.

Funded by the Ontario Ministry of Economic Development, Employment and Infrastructure, the program is administered by SMEDC in the city and region.

For more information, visit the Summer Company website from the Province of Ontario.

For additional information, contact Harleen Puaar, Economic Development Officer with the SSMEDC, at 705-541-7048 or


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