The Northwest Business Centre (NWBC) is the most northerly of the over 50 Small Business Enterprise Centre’s in the Province of Ontario. Located in Kenora, this SBEC offers programs and services to entrepreneurs of all ages and stages across the two districts of Kenora and Rainy River. It serves as a resource with a mandate to empower entrepreneurs. The NWBC provides high quality assistance and support and has played a key role in the creation of new businesses, expansion of existing businesses and the creation of new jobs – contributing to the economic growth of the district. Services provided include free and confidential support in the development of business plans, business start-ups, product development, government, taxation and financial direction, seminars, resource materials, mentoring and networking.
The NWBC is funded by the government of Ontario and City of Kenora.
Corrine joined the NWBC in August 2020 as the Program Coordinator and coordinates the Starter Company Plus Program. Corrine helps provide client advisory services and enjoys watching clients and their businesses grow throughout the program! She is a recent graduate from Carleton University in 2019 and is a GrowthWheel Certified Business Advisor.
Corrine is originally from Southern Ontario but has been working in Kenora over the summer months for the past couple of years. In her spare time, she enjoys exploring everything that the Kenora and the surrounding region has to offer; as well as, hiking, backpacking and being on the water!