Funding Partners

Ontario Ministry of Economic Development and InnovationCounty of RenfewTown of RenfrewCity of Pembroke

Community Partner

Member of ONE

Welcome to Enterprise Renfrew County

Enterprise Renfrew County (ERC) has been operating in Renfrew since 1988 and was formerly known as the Renfrew County Business Self-Help Office.  Our mandate is to encourage and contribute to the enterprising spirit and economic development of the County by assisting entrepreneurs with the development of new or existing companies.

Be sure to check out our calendar, notices and bulletin board for upcoming events on what is happening around the County of Renfrew.

Please be advised that we cover all of the County of Renfrew and sometimes our Renfrew location is closed due to business travel. It is advised that you call the office to ensure the office is open and to book an appointment. Colleen can be reached at: 613-432-6848 X 114.

Summer Company is accepting applicants for 2017. Students between the ages of 15 - 29 this is your chance to explore entrepreneurship. The Summer Company program will provide you with a grant of up to $1,500 to help cover start-up expenses. Upon successful completion of the program you qualify for an additional grant of up to $1,500. For more information  Click Here

Enterprise Renfrew County is a member of:

The Ontario Network of Entrepreneurs (ONE) has been created to serve the diverse needs of the province’s small business community. Bringing together the services of the Small Business Enterprise Centres (SBECs), Regional Innovation Centres (RICs) & Business Advisory Services (BAS), the members work collaboratively together using a “no wrong door” approach to ensure that small businesses have the tools they need to grow and thrive.

The network is supported by a new site,

Featured Pages

Selling Food To Ontario Workshop: Tuesday March 7, 2017

Selling Food to Ontario workshop is taking place at the Horton Community Centre.

Celebrating Women in Business 2017

Enterprise Renfrew County in partnership with Renfrew County Community Futures Corporation are proud to present our annual Celebrating Women in...

Improving Business In Today's World Workshop February 28, 2017

Brennan Loh, Shopify's Directory of Business Development and Strategic Partnership

Market Research - Futurpreneur Canada

A common pitfall of many entrepreneurs is not doing enough research into their chosen industry before delving into a business. This crash course...

Summer Company Program Accepting Applications for 2017
Enterprise Renfrew County: Summer Company Participants 2015, missing from photo: Pascale LeGault-Talbot

Province of Ontario Fostering Youth Entrepreneurship Opportunities

One-Year OSAP Grace Period for Entrepreneurs

You could be eligible for the One-Year OSAP Grace Period for Entrepreneurs if you meet all of the requirements.

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Canada Revenue Agency (CRA), Harmonized Sales Tax (HST) Information and Webinars

This section contains information about the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) and  Harmonized Sale Tax in Ontario. Registering for HST and...

Businesses in the County of Renfrew

Ten Reasons To Buy Local: 1) Employment 2) Taxes...

Bulletin Board