Are you looking to start or expand your business in the Township of West Lincoln? Use the resources below to help you! 

Ontario Export Services

Ontario Export Services provides information on how to sell your product outside of Canada.

For local export support, visit Niagara Foreign Trade Zone and contact the FTZ Coordinator to learn about programs you may qualify for.

Start a Business in Ontario

The Government of Canada provides registration services for business owners and partnerships.

The St. Catharines Enterprise Centre and Hamilton Small Business Centre provide resources and tools to entrepreneurs to assist with business growth. These centres service all of Niagara Region.

Register a Business in Ontario

Service Ontario provides registration services for business owners, partnerships and trade names. Register a business name directly as a sole proprietorship or partnership.

Depending on how you wish to incorporate your business, click on the appropriate link below:

Government Grants

The Government of Canada offers several grant programs:

Business Development Bank of Canada

The Business Development Bank of Canada offers financing and loan assistance to businesses in Niagara Region.

Niagara Region Economic Development

Niagara Region Economic Development promotes Niagara on a global scale and encourages investment. They offer business support services to attract, maintain and increase jobs in the Niagara Region.

West Lincoln Chamber of Commerce

West Lincoln Chamber of Commerce is a non-profit association of business people, professionals, and community groups. They promote trade and commerce, as well as the economic, civil and social welfare of our community.

Statistics Canada

Statistics Canada is a reference tool for information about Canada's economy, society, and environment.

Grand Erie Business Centre

Grand Erie Business Centre is proud to serve the Township of West Lincoln.  We provide a variety of free services to businesses including consultation, support, advice, seminars, and webinars, as well as financing (subject to interest).  We offer a number of resources on our website and we are always available for one-on-one meetings at a time and place that is convenient for you!  We realize that each business is unique and we do our best to cater to the individual needs of each entrepreneur that we assist.

Our goal is to facilitate community economic growth and we measure our success by the number of jobs that are created and maintained through the businesses and projects that we support. 

For more information please contact Rob Manning at 905.765.5005 or by email at:

Learn more

Learn more about the Township with our Community Profile or call us at 905-957-3346 to see how we can help establish your presence in West Lincoln.