Ontario Directory of Economic Development Organizations

City of Mississauga

Economic Development
300 City Centre Drive, 3rd Floor
Mississauga, ON L5B 3C1
economic.development@mississauga.ca
www.mississauga.ca

The Economic Development Office (EDO) provides information and services to help businesses grow and prosper in Mississauga. Let us be your first contact for business development.

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Regional Listings

Niagara Economic Development Corporation

David Oakes
Director
1815 Sir Isaac Brock Way, P.O. Box 1042
Thorold, ON L2V 4T7
905-980-6000, ext. 3673
david.oakes@niagararegion.ca
www.niagaracanada.com

WindsorEssex Economic Development Corporation

Tracy Pringle
Director, Business Development
700 California Avenue, Suite 200
Windsor, ON N9B 2Z2
519-255-9200, ext. 2229
tpringle@choosewindsoressex.com
www.choosewindsor.com

United Counties of Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry

Terry Besner
Economic Development & Communications Officer
26 Pitt Street
Cornwall, ON K6J 3P2
613-932-1515, ext. 205
tbesner@sdgcounties.ca
https://business.sdgcounties.ca/

Toronto Port Lands Company

Michael Kraljevic
President & CEO
Citigroup Place, 123 Front Street W
Toronto, ON M5J 2M2
416-214-4640
mkraljevic@tplc.ca
www.tplc.ca

Ontario Ministry of Economic Development, Trade & Employment

Wendy Tilford
Deputy Minister
Hearst Block, 900 Bay Street, Hearst Block, 8th Floor
Toronto, ON M7A 2E1
416-325-6927
wendy.tilford@ontario.ca
www.ontario.ca/economy

Greater Sudbury Development Corporation

Ian Wood
Director of Economic Development
200 Brady Street, Station A, P.O. Box 5000
Sudbury, ON P3A 5P3
705-674-4455, ext. 4611
ian.wood@greatersudbury.ca
www.investsudbury.ca

Economic Developers Council of Ontario

Heather Lalonde, Ec.D.
CEO
6506 Marlene Avenue, P.O. Box 8030 
Cornwall, ON K6H 7H9
613-931-9827
edco@edco.on.ca
www.edco.on.ca

Economic Developers Association of Canada (EDAC)

Penny A. Gardiner, Ec.D. 
CEO
7 Innovation Drive, Suite 200
Flamborough, ON L9H 7H9 
905-689-8771
gardiner@edac.ca
www.edac.ca

Durham Region 

Kathy Weiss
Director, Economic Development & Tourism
605 Rossland Road East
Whitby, ON L1N 6A3
905-668-4113, ext. 2602
kathy.weiss@durham.ca
www.durhambusiness.ca

Canada's Technology Triangle Inc.

Jason Kipfer
Senior Business Development Officer
260 King Street West, 2nd Floor 
Kitchener, ON N2G 1B6 
519-747-2541, ext. 202
jason@techtriangle.com
www.techtriangle.com

County Listings

Sarnia Lambton Economic Partnership

George Mallay
General Manager
Research Park, 1086 Modeland Road, Building 1050, Suite 100 
Sarnia, ON N7S 6L2
519-332-1820
mallay@sarnialambton.on.ca
www.sarnialambton.on.ca

City Listings

Thunder Bay Community Economic Development Commission (CEDC)

T. Douglas Murray
CEO
34 Cumberland Street N, Suite 201, P.O. Box 800
Thunder Bay, ON P7C 5K4
807-625-3960
dmurray@thunderbay.ca
www.thunderbaycedc.ca

Woodstock Economic Development

Len Magyar
Development Commissioner
500 Dundas Street, P.O. Box 1539
Woodstock, ON N4S 0A7
519-539-2382, ext. 2112
lmagyar@city.woodstock.on.ca
www.cometothecrossroads.com/

Town of Markham

Stephen Chait
Director, Economic Development
101 Town Centre Boulevard
Markham, ON L3R 9W3 
905-475-4871
schait@markham.ca
www.markham.ca

Town of Ingersoll

Curtis Tighe
Economic Development Director
130 Oxford Street, 2nd Floor
Ingersoll, Ontario ON N5C 2V5
519-485-0120
business@ingersoll.ca
www.ingersoll.ca

Town of Aurora

Mike Logue
Program Manager of Economic Planning
100 John West Way, Box 1000
Aurora, Ontario ON L4G 6J1
905-727-3123, ext. 4324
mlogue@aurora.ca
www.businessaurora.ca

Toronto Economic Development & Culture

Michael H. Williams
General Manager
Toronto City Hall, 100 Queen Street West, 8th floor East 
Toronto, ON M5H 2N2
416-392-2489
mwillia5@toronto.ca
www.toronto.ca/business

St. Thomas Economic Development Corporation

Sean Dyke
Economic Development Manager
545 Talbot St., P.O. Box 520, City Hall
St. Thomas, ON N5P 3V7
519-631-1680, ext. 4104 
sdyke@st-thomasedc.on.ca
www.st-thomas.org

Niagara Falls Business Development Division (BDD)

Serge Felicetti
Director of Business Development 
4310 Queen Street, P.O. Box 1023
Niagara Falls, ON L2E 6X5
905-356-7521, ext. 5102
sfelicetti@niagarafalls.ca 
www.niagarafalls.ca

Invest Ottawa

Walt Hutchings
Managing Director, Investment & Trade
80 Aberdeen Street, Suite 100
Ottawa, ON K1S 5R5
613-828-6274, ext. 240
whutchings@investottawa.ca
www.investottawa.ca

Greater Peterborough Area Economic Development Corporation

Dan Taylor
President & CEO
210 Wolfe Street
Peterborough, ON K9J 2K9
705-743-0777, ext. 2120
dtaylor@gpaedc.on.ca
www.peterboroughcanada.com/

Fort Erie Economic Development & Tourism Corporation

James A. Thibert
General Manager
660 Garrison Road, Unit 1
Fort Erie, ON L2A 6E2
905-871-1332
jthibert@forteriecanada.com
www.forteriecanada.com

Corporation of the Town of Gananoque

Shelley Hirstwood
Economic Development Manager
30 King Street East, P.O. Box 100
Gananoque, ON K7G 2T6
613-382-2149, ext. 127
shirstwood@gananoque.ca
www.gananoque.ca

Cobourg Economic Development

Wendy Gibson
Economic Development Officer
Business & Tourism Centre, 212 King Street West
Cobourg, ON K9A 2N1
905-372-5481, ext. 4125
wgibson@cobourg.ca 
www.cobourgecondev.ca

City of Vaughan

Shirley Kam
Senior Manager of Economic Development 
City Hall, 2141 Major Mackenzie Drive, Level 200
Vaughan, ON L6A 1T1
905-832-8585, ext. 8874
shirley.kam@vaughan.ca 
www.vaughan.ca

City of St. Catharines

David Oaks
Director, Economic Development & Tourism Services
50 Church Street, P.O. Box 3012
St. Catharines, ON L2R 7C2
905-688-5601, ext. 1700
doakes@stcatharines.ca
www.stcatharines.ca

City of Owen Sound

Steve Furness
Manager of Economic Development & Tourism
City Hall, 808 2nd Avenue East
Owen Sound, ON N4K 2H4
519-376-4440, ext. 1236
sfurness@owensound.ca
www.owensound.ca

City of Oshawa Economic Development Services

Cindy Symons-Milroy
Director
City Hall, Rundle Tower, 50 Centre Street South, 2nd Floor
Oshawa, ON L1H 3Z7
905-436-3859
csymons-milroy@oshawa.ca
www.oshawa.ca

City of Orillia

Dan Landry
Economic Development Manager
50 Andrew Street South, Suite 300
Orillia, ON L3V 7T5
705-325-4884
dlandry@orillia.ca
www.orillia.ca

City of Kitchener

Rod Regier
Executive Director, Economic Development
200 King Street W, P.O. Box 1118
Kitchener, ON N2G 4G7
519-741-2200, ext. 7506
rod.regier@kitchener.ca
www.kitchener.ca

City of Guelph

Peter Cartwright
General Manager of Economic Development
City Hall, 1 Carden Street, 2nd Floor
Guelph, ON N1H 3A1
519-837-5600, ext. 2820
peter.cartwright@guelph.ca 
www.guelph.ca/biz

City of Brantford Economic Development & Tourism Dept.

John Frabotta
Director
399 Wayne Gretzky Parkway
Brantford, ON N3R 8B4
519-751-9900, ext. 303
jfrabotta@brantford.ca 
www.brantford.ca

City of Barrie Business Development Department

Hany Kirolos
Director
70 Collier Street, P.O. Box 400
Barrie, ON L4M 4T5
705-739-4220, ext. 4524
hkirolos@barrie.ca
www.barrie.ca

Chatham-Kent Economic Development Services

Michael F. Burton
Director
445 Grand Avenue West
Chatham, ON N7M 5L3
519-354-7431
michael.burton@chatham-kent.ca
www.chatham-kent.ca/economicdevelopment 

Burlington Economic Development Corporation (BEDC)

Ian Cameron
Manager of Business Development
414 Locust Street, Suite 203
Burlington, ON L7S 1T7
905-332-9415, ext. 7252
ian.cameron@burlington.ca
www.bedc.ca

Town of Tillsonburg

Cephas Panschow
Development Commissioner
200 Broadway, Suite 204
Tillsonburg, ON N4G 5A7
519-688-3009, ext. 3250 
cpanschow@tillsonburg.ca
www.tillsonburg.ca

City of Brampton

Sohail Saeed
Director
2 Wellington Street West
Brampton, ON L6Y 4R2
905-874-3849
sohail.saeed@brampton.ca
www.brampton.ca