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Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario

From: Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada

Resources for Canadian businesses

Managing your business during COVID-19

FedDev Ontario delivers programs and services to support innovation and economic growth in southern Ontario—Canada’s most populous region.

The Regional Relief and Recovery Fund is here to support businesses impacted during the COVID-19 crisis. Find out if you are eligible and apply online.

If you are a FedDev Ontario client and COVID-19 is affecting your operations, you may be eligible for deferrals and/or flexible arrangements. Please contact your project officer directly or contact us by telephone.

If you can help meet the need for critical health supplies, respond to the Call to Action. Visit Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan for information on other measures.


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Funding opportunities for southern Ontario organizations

FedDev Ontario delivers programming to help grow businesses, cultivate partnerships and build stronger communities.

Business services provided for southern Ontario

FedDev Ontario offers services in the region, tailored to support aspiring and established entrepreneurs and businesses.

Southern Ontario Spotlight

FedDev Ontario's focus on economic development featuring the latest Agency updates and news from our clients and partners.

Our partners

Partners offering services and funding to help businesses grow, expand and commercialize new products and technologies.

Success in southern Ontario

Meet the people behind the projects! We’ll introduce you to funding recipients and the work they’re doing to positively impact the Canadian economy.

Towards a stronger southern Ontario

We are working together to shape the future of our economy.

Corporate information


The Honourable Mélanie Joly
The Honourable Mélanie Joly

Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages

Mandate letter

Parliamentary Secretary

Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages
Kate Young

Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages (FedDev Ontario)


Deputy Minister James Meddings
James Meddings

Deputy Minister, FedDev Ontario


Regional Relief and Recovery Fund

Find out if you are eligible and apply online

Black Entrepreneurship Program: Ecosystem Fund

Strengthening the entrepreneurship ecosystem for Black entrepreneurs and business owners

Innovation Canada

Simplified and customized access to all federal government innovation support programs

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