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The following business resources will provide you information about turning your big idea into a business.  It also includes information on façade grants, funding for leasehold improvements, as well as the push you need to get started.

  • Hanover - Starting a Business

    Direct links to Permits & Licenses you may need

  • Hanover Community Improvement Program highlights * See our Start-Up Space Leasehold Improvement Grant

    This Community Improvement Program (CIP) is meant to enable and boost development momentum by offering targeted incentives across the Hanover settlement area.

  • Hanover Chamber of Commerce

    Connect. Promote. Grow. Get connected to business networks, participate in special promotions and see the other benefits that come from a Hanover Chamber of Commerce membership.

  • Town of Hanover Community Profile

    A progressive & vibrant community. A hub for services surrounded by a rural landscape. Learn more about the Living, Working and being part of the Hanover community.

  • Hanover Economic Development

    We are connected and open for business. Get access to economic development reports and resources.

  • Launch Pad

    Creating opportunities for youth to explore their curiosity, discover their interest, and enhance their skills through programs, partnerships and community engagement. Adult programs and training also available.

  • Commercial Listings

    Here are some of the lands and buildings currently available to help you get started.

  • Downtown Improvement Area (DIA)

    Promoting and making physical improvements in the downtown core; a valuable networking and collaborative opportunity for businesses within the defined geographic area (6th Avenue along 10th Street to 14th Street, and one block North and South).

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  • Saugeen Economic Development Corporation

    Working in Partnership for the Communities Future. SEDC exists to promote sustainable economic and social development throughout the region. Ask them about their loan products.

  • Saugeen Connects

    This Saugeen Region Partnership connects Business with Succession Matching and initiatives that support newcomer attraction, youth retention, and advancing women economically.

  • WOWSA (Women of Wellington Saugeen Area)

    WOWSA aims to inspire, empower and connect women in business in our region by providing creative educational and networking events.

Grey Bruce

Grey County is an Upper-Tier municipal government serving nine distinct member municipalities in Southwestern Ontario. The County provides crucial public services to residents and businesses. A renowned four-season destination, Grey County is open for business and offers diverse opportunities across multiple sectors. The Economic Development team is here to help investors understand their opportunities, required approvals and potential partnerships.