Other Sources of Information

Depending on the type of business endeavour, there may be specific regulations / licensing applicable to that industry. The following is a listing that may be of assistance.

Tourism / Hospitality Industry

Licensing

Northern Development and Mines
159 Cedar St., Suite 601
Sudbury, ON P3E 6A5
Attn: Trish Manning

Telephone: 1-705-564-7361
Fax: 1-705-564-7583
E-Mail: trishmanning@ndm.gov.on.ca

Alcohol & Gaming Commission of Ontario
20 Dundas St. W.,
Toronto, ON M5G 2N6

Telephone: 1-800-522-2876, 1-416-326-8700
Fax: 1-416-326-5555 licensing, 1-416-326-8711 gaming
Website: www.agco.on.ca

Special Permit License
Parry Sound LCBO
19 Seguin Street
Parry Sound, ON P2A 1B2

Telephone: 1-705-746-5591
Fax: 1-705-746-6376

Ontario Food Premises Regulation
Muskoka Parry Sound Health Unit
74 Church St.,
Parry Sound, ON P2A 1Z1

Telephone: 1-800-563-2808, 1-705-746-5801
Fax: 1-705-746-2711
Website: www.mpshu.on.ca

Construction Industry

Ontario New Home Warranty Program
1895 LaSalle Blvd.,
Sudbury, ON P3A 2A3

Telephone: 1-800-387-7861, 1-705-560-7100
Fax: 1-705-560-7111
E-Mail: info@newhome.on.ca

Ministry of Natural Resources
7 Bay St.,
Parry Sound, ON P2A 1S4

Telephone: 1-705-746-4201
Fax: 1-705-746-8828

Ministry of the Environment
447 McKeown Ave., Suite 103
North Bay, ON P1B 9S9

Telephone: 1-800-609-5553, 1-705-497-6865
Fax: 1-705-497-6866

Delivery and Transportation Licenses
Ministry of Transportation
207 Main St. W.,
Huntsville, ON P1H 1Z9

Telephone: 1-705-798-3459
Fax: 1-705-789-9533
Website: www.mto.gov.on.ca

Import / Export Business

Canada Customs
81 Mulcaster St.,
Barrie, ON L4M 6T7

Telephone: 1-800-461-9999, 1-705-739-5013
Fax: 1-705-739-5876

The following are booklets or publications and websites that you may find useful.

Your Guide to Government of Canada Services and Support for Small Business

This guide provides an overview of federal government services and programs designed to assist small business. This publication is available at the CB&DC office or electronically at: Government grants and financing

Opening Doors

This booklet is provided by FedNor, the Federal Economic Development Agency in Northern Ontario, whose mission is to promote economic growth, diversification, job creation and sustainable, self-reliant communities in Northern Ontario by working cooperatively with community partners and other organizations. Again available at the CB&DC or electronically at: Fednor

The following are links to several websites that provide online Business Plans and other information.

  1. Business Planning Software
  2. Secure Initial Funding: A Case Study
  3. Small business: advice, support services, regulations