If you are considering Ontario as the location for your business investment or are interested in business immigration, this guide provides an overview of the services that are available.
In addition to the services listed here, please refer to Industry Canada’s website to learn about the regulations and process for investing in Canada.
Investment Canada Act
If you are looking for information on starting a business as a new immigrant to Canada, please read our Business Guide for Newcomers to Canada.
Invest in Canada provides information on Canada’s industries, regulations and support organizations that can help you expand your business into Canada. Visit the website or contact an investment officer in your region for more information on market intelligence, connections and support available to help you find opportunities in Canada.
Invest in Ontario can help you get information on:
You can also use their site selection tool to search for sites, businesses, workforce skills and community demographics to meet your investment need.
Contact Invest in Ontario:
Invest in Ontario
Invest Toronto offers services, information and a point of contact if you are planning to locate or expand a business in Toronto. Learn about economic and social incentives that make Toronto a globally competitive location for your new development.
If you are interested in business immigration or investment, you may be interested in the Business Immigration Program. To be eligible, you must have business experience and meet the program criteria for either investors, entrepreneurs or self-employed persons. For more information, visit Citizenship and Immigration Canada’s website.
You can also find books, magazines and other relevant print material at business service organizations in your community. To locate a Canada Business Ontario (CBO) community partner, contact us through the Business Info Line at 1-888-745-8888.
Information contained in this document is of a general nature only and is not intended to constitute advice for any specific situation. Users concerned about the reliability of the information should consult directly with the source, or seek legal counsel.
Some of the organizations listed above are not subject to the federal Official Languages Act or the French Language Services Act of Ontario. Their services may not be available in both official languages.