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Economic Partners

Economic Partners Sudbury East / West Nipissing Inc. is a community-based, non-profit organization that is dedicated to creating opportunities for entrepreneurship and to the pursuit of economic growth in our community. We are your local branch of the Community Futures Development Corporation (CFDC) and a member of the Community Futures Ontario (CFO). Funded by Industry Canada and FedNor, CFDC is a community economic development initiative designed to help find local solutions for local economies.

What they do:

  • Community economic planning and development
  • Access to funding for small businesses
  • Business counselling, services, and resources 
We are people helping people. Run by a board of local volunteers and professional staff, we take a grassroots approach to investing in local entrepreneurs and community initiatives.

Hours of Operation 
Mon-Fri 8:30 am -4:30 pm 


Neil Fox
General Manager
30 Front Street, Unit A
Sturgeon Falls, ON P2B 3L4
T: 705-753-5450
F: 705-753-3456
E: Click here to send Email


Preliminary planning and development resources are now available and accessible at

This online resource offers development information for developers, investors, site selectors, and business owners to establish or grow their endeavours within Sudbury East (including French River)

Find information relating to:

  • The Sudbury East Official Plan
  • French River Zoning by-laws
  • Definitions
  • French River Community Profile
  • Available Land
  • Utilities and Services

For any further details please visit or contact:

Sebastien Lagrandeur
Regional Economic Development Officer - Sudbury East
Sturgeon Falls, ON P2B 3L4
30 Front Street, Unit A
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