Carleton Place...

A nice to place to visit, a great place to call home!



Business Resources


Business Development Bank of Canada

Canada's business development bank and the only financial institution dedicated exclusively to entrepreneurs. Financing, advisory services and indirect financing with a focus on small and medium-sized enterprises. BDC Capital offers a full spectrum of specializing financing, including venture capital, equity as well as growth and business transition capital. 

Canada Business Network

Find Canada's links to planning, financing, managing, growing, permits and licenses.

Canada Revenue Agency: Information for Businesses

The Canada Revenue Agency with vital information on GST/HST and payroll. Information for construction, daycare in your home, E-commerce, farmers and dishers, film, and self businesses and self-employed businesses. 

Export Development Canada

Providing Canadian exporters with trade financing, export credit insurance and bonding services, as well as foreign market expertise. 

Industry Canada: Information for Businesses

Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada centre. A place for businesses and consumers. Find statistics, protect intellectual property, permits and licences and bankruptcy information. 

Administration and Finance

Customer Service

Human Resources




Official Town of Carleton Place
The official Town of Carleton Place web site. On this site, there is something for those visiting the area as well as information for those who live here. 
Town of Carleton Place Economic Development
The Town of Carleton Place Economic Development web site. On this site, there is something for those interested in opening a business, finding statistics and more.
Business Improvement Association (BIA)

The Carleton Place Business Improvement Association is a community group whose mandate is to keep the downtown area beautiful. Community Portal
A Carleton Place community portal with classifieds, events and a complete business directory. 
The Official Town Plan
Carleton Place - Official Town Plan
The official plan of the Town of Carleton Place which was approved April 19th, 2005 by the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing. 

Valley Heartland Community Futures Development
Valley Heartland Community Futures Development Corporation is dedicated to stimulating job creation and economic growth through business and community development in Lanark & North Leeds.


Business Carleton Place

The Town of Carleton Place is home to a wide variety of unique businesses and services.The municipality of Carleton Place has made a commitment to economic development. The Economic Development department in the Town of Carleton Place exists to support local businesses and incoming businesses. We are a one-stop-shop for those looking to establish or expand in Carleton Place.

Canada Business Ontario

CBO is a service provided through the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario). CBO assists entrepreneurs and service providers with finding information on starting or growing a business, government financing programs, exporting, taxation or how to hire employees.


Lanark North Leeds Enterprise Centre

Are you thinking about starting a small business, need help with questions on an existing one? The LNLEC is here to support you, the entrepreneur! 


Small Business Advisory Centre 

Are you thinking about starting a small business, need help with questions on your existing business? Are you starting a business in the Lanark, Smiths Falls, Perth, Carleton Place, Mississippi Mills area? If so, the SBAC is here to support you, the entrepreneur! Getting a small business started or growing it, can be very challenging, but can also be very rewarding.


Ontario Business Service Centre

Providing accurate and timely information on programs, services and regulations to Ontario businesses in collaboration with our federal, provincial and non-governmental partners. 

OEMC Municipal Conference 2007
Fifteen years ago the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing (MMAH) and the Ontario East Economic Development Commission (OEEDC) formed a partnership to bring you the "Ontario East Municipal Conference" (OEMC). 
Ontario Government Information Centre (GIC)
ServiceOntario Centres and Government Information Centres are located in more than 60 communities around Ontario to make it easier for you to get government information and services how, where, and when you want them. more...
Industry Canada - Starting a Business
A great selection of guides to help you start your business venture. 


Lanark County Tourism
Better Business Bureau (Eastern Ontario)
The BBB's mission is to promote and foster the highest relationship between businesses and the public through voluntary self-regulation, consumer and business education, and service excellence. 
Canadian Chamber of Commerce
Since 1925, the Canadian Chamber of Commerce has been the largest, most influential advocate for business in Canada. Founded with the aim of creating a strong, unified voice for Canadian business and a set of values from which policies encouraging prosperity would emerge, the Canadian Chamber of Commerce continues to be the only voluntary, non-political association that has an organized grassroots affiliate in every federal riding. 
Ontario Chamber of Commerce
The Ontario Chamber of Commerce works to foster sustained economic growth as the "Voice of Business in Ontario."