Humber Community Development Corporation
Call Us Toll-Free: 1-888-303-2232

Resources / Links

Atlantic Association of Community Business Development Corporations www.cbdc.ca

Community Futures Network of Canada www.communityfuturescanada.ca

Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA) works to create opportunities for economic growth in Atlantic Canada by helping businesses become more competitive, innovative and productive, by working with diverse communities to develop and diversify local economies, and by championing the strengths of Atlantic Canada 1-800-561-7862 (506) 851-2271 www.acoa.ca

Business Development Bank of Canada 1-877-232-2269 www.bdc.ca

Canadian Bankers Association (CBA)  exists to promote an understanding of the banking industry in Canada  www.cba.ca

City of Corner Brook (709) 637-1500 www.cornerbrook.com

Community Sector Council NL 1-866-753-9860  www.communitysector.nl.ca

Employment Preparation Centre, 10 Main Street, Corner Brook, NL (709) 639-1966

Service Canada www.servicecanada.gc.ca

Gateway West through Sir Wilfred Grenfell College, Memorial University of Newfoundland  www.swgc.mun.ca/gateway/

Greater Corner Brook Board of Trade (GCBBT) is a not-for-profit organization that is the voice of business in Corner Brook and the region (709) 634-5831 www.gcbbt.com

Department of Advanced Education and Skills,  Programs and Services include: Career and Employment Services, Immigration and Multiculturalism, Poverty Reduction, Youth Engagement, Support for persons with disabilities, Income Support Services, Emergency Social Services www.hrle.gov.nl.ca

Innovation Trade and Rural Development is the lead agency for economic development in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador and in each of its regions which offers support to Small and medium-sized enterprise development, Industrial Diversification, Innovation, Investment Development, Economic Intelligence www.intrd.gov.nl.ca

Junior Achievement, to inspire and prepare young people to succeed in a global economy. (709) 753-9533  www.newfoundland-and-labrador.jacan.org

Department of Government Services provides accessible, responsive services in the areas of public health and safety, environment protection, occupational health and safety, consumer protection, and in the preservation of vital events and commercial transactions www.gs.gov.nl.ca

Humber Economic Development Board (HEDB) (709) 686-6390 1-877-686-2989 www.humber.nf.ca

Red Ochre Regional Economic Development Board (709) 243-2829, email:  info@redochre.org  www.redochre.org

Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Cooperatives 1-877-726-9431 www.nlfc.coop

Newfoundland and Labrador Workplace Health, Safety & Compensation Commission www.whscc.nf.ca

Newfoundland and Labrador Organization of Women Entrepreneurs (NLOWE) helping women to start, grow and advance in business www.nlowe.org

Canada Business Newfoundland and Labrador (709) 772-6022, 1-888-576-4444, TTY: 1-800-457-8466 email: info@acoa-apeca-.gc.ca web site: www.canadabusiness.ca/nl

Aboriginal Business Canada 1-800-567-9604, TTY: 1-866-553-0554, email: infopubs@ainc-inac.gc.ca web site: www.ainc-inac.gc.ca

Farm Credit Corporation provides financing, insurance, software, learning programs and other business services to producers, agribusinesses and agri-food operations 1-888-332-3301 email: csc@fcc-fac.ca  www.fcc-fac.ca

Industry Canada offers a wealth of information, programs and services. Refer to its web site for more information on support to Small Business www.ic.gc.ca

National Research Council has programs which helps small and medium-sized Canadian firms create and adopt innovative technologies, offering technical assistance, expertise and resources, as well as cost shared financing of innovative technical projects www.nrc.ca

Export Development Corporation mandate is to grow and develop Canada’s trade, and the capacity of Canadian companies to participate in and respond to international business opportunities, provides trade finance and risk mitigation services to Canadian companies to help compete internationally 1-888-235-6148 www.edc.ca

Canadian Franchise Association provides assistance to those seeking franchise opportunities, and offers publications with information on franchising 1-800-665-4232 www.cfa.ca

Canadian Youth Business Foundation is a non-profit, private-sector initiative designed to provide mentoring, business support and lending to young entrepreneurs 1-866-646-2922 www.cybf.ca

Canada Revenue Agency, search the main menu for the Small Business reference 1-800-959-5525 www.cra-arc.gc.ca

The Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency is pleased to provide financial support to the CBDCs in Atlantic Canada.