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.