Rural Opportunities

You can do business in Eastern Ontario and be close to it all! .... Discover why innovative entrepreneurs invest in Ontario East!

In Ontario East there are many opportunities for investment in:

  • historic downtown redevelopment,
  • farm-gate produce processing and sales,
  • microbreweries, wineries, and culinary entrepreneurship
  • and many more commercial activities where Ontario East provides a competitive advantage.

Ontario East is home to successful businesses of all sizes located in communities both small and large. With the many historic Eastern Ontario communities, overlooking beautiful rural landscapes, and breathtaking views that the region offers, you can leave the stress of the city behind.

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Connect with our Innovative Rural Opportunities sector members for help with your future projects and opportunities: 

Rebecca Mustard

City of Kawartha Lakes

Rob Plumley

County of Lennox and Addington

Andrew Redden

Hastings County
Rob Hunter Municipality of South Dundas

Dan Borowec

Northumberland County

Alastair Baird

Renfrew County, Ottawa Valley Economic Development

Wendy Gibson

Town of Cobourg

Shelley Hirstwood

Town of Gananoque
Jeanne Charlebois Town of Hawkesbury

Ann Weir

United Counties of Leeds and Grenville
Terry Besner United Counties of Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry