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Lambac LaCloche Manitoulin Business Assistance Corporation


Lambac - LaCloche Manitoulin Business Assistance Corporation is recognized as a Business Leader through its investment in expanding local news coverage. Thanks to its participation in the Northern Ontario Business Leaders Program we are able to enhance areas of content in Northern Ontario that were underserved in the past. Lambac - LaCloche Manitoulin Business Assistance Corporation proudly supports Women Leaders in Business and shares stories of influential women who are making a difference in our region .

The LaCloche Manitoulin Business Assistance Corporation (LAMBAC) is a community organization committed to supporting local businesses and promoting community economic development in the LaCloche Foothills and Manitoulin Island area.

Communities of Distinction
LAMBAC is committed to developing the LaCloche Manitoulin Region communities to grow and prosper, bringing more opportunity and services for area residents. All communities within this region offer their own personal flavour and histories, further enriching this beautiful area.
Our main objective is to build on these individual qualities to further enrich the region’s growth as a whole.

NOW - Northern Ontario Women Program

With only 16% of Canadian businesses being owned/led by women, the Government of Canada recognizes that advancing women’s economic participation in the economy is good for the country’s bottom line and has set the goal of doubling the number of women-owned/women-led businesses by 2025.

A Project to stimulate women-owned and women-led business start-ups and scale-ups by increasing access to business development supports throughout the Northern Ontario region.

  • Enable female entrepreneurs to access professional services they would typically not be able to afford on their own
  • Enable female entrepreneurs to access experts in the transportation sector
  • Provide access to consultants who can assist female entrepreneurs in operating more efficient businesses/realizing cost-saving measures 
  • Educate female entrepreneurs with regards to the  regulatory requirements involved in exporting goods
  • Provide female entrepreneurs with the opportunity to attend, free of charge, workshops hosted by their local Community Funding Development Corporations

LAMBAC (LaCloche Manitoulin Business Assistance Corporation) located on Manitoulin Island, is the Host CFDC for the NOW Project, and all Community Future Development Corporations located throughout Northwest and Northeast Ontario are involved as Partner CFDCs.

Contact your local CFDC (Community Futures Development Corporation) to obtain an application and to find out more about this exciting project.

You can also email to obtain an application.


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