Moving the Economy (MTE)

MTE acts as a sector development agency that works to attract investment and create jobs in Toronto’s growing sustainable transportation/New Mobility sector. The two key activities are a major research study on “Building the Toronto Region’s New Mobility Cluster” and supporting sectoral development (through pilots, partnerships, research and communications). Web site: PARTNERS: Environment Canada … Read more

Inland Waterways Cruising Product Club

The Inland Waterways Product Club concentrates on the development of a cruise industry in Canada’s Inland Waterways. It will enable a niche market of the cruise industry to gather support experiences, identify new opportunities and increase tourism. The Toronto focus is to encourage more ships to select the City as a destination and expanding on-shore activities. Web … Read more

Dixon Hall – Calico Project

Calico provides community based entrepreneurs with a supportive and affordable launch pad for their enterprise. All ‘traders’ are low-income and usually on financial assistance. Their goal is to develop an enterprise that will improve their financial and social situation, from dependency to independence. Calico also seeks to mentor a trader to take over the administration … Read more

Enterprise Toronto

Enterprise Toronto is a public and private sector alliance providing a one-stop source of services and programs for Toronto’s entrepreneurs and small businesses. It provides business with consultation services, business name registration and incorporation, key business information, links to community business networks, special events and a business resource centre. Web site: PARTNERS: Industry Canada – … Read more

Parkdale Green Thumb Enterprises (OCAB)

Also owned and operated by the Ontario Council of Alternative Businesses (OCAB), Parkdale Green Thumb Enterprises is a horticultural maintenance business that provides streetscaping for Business Improvement Associations and indoor plant maintenance. Green Thumb offers permanent employment to psychiatric consumer/survivors who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. Web site: Parkdale Green Thumb Enterprises PARTNERS: … Read more

ICE Committee