The following programs provide specific support to women entrepreneurs, please click the links below for more detailed information.

Women in Business

As an entrepreneur, your ideas help shape the business landscape in Ontario. From small, independently-run businesses to high-tech corporations, women entrepreneurs are making their mark on the economy. This guide will provide you with links and resources for your business.

A Community for Rural Women Entrepreneurs – Business Sisters (

Business Sisters is a bilingual social enterprise dedicated to building happy, resilient rural communities by connecting women business owners so they can learn and thrive.

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PARO’s approach to supporting women is unique in that it meets women where they’re at. Whether it’s your geographic area, or where you are on your business journey, PARO’s programs and services are designed to support you wherever you are!

Have Questions?

Our staff is here to support your entrepreneurial journey, if you have questions on starting a business in Cornwall, Stormont, Dundas, Glengarry or Akwesasne, please contact us at 613-930-2787 x2276 or email