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The Town of Hawkesbury is a major proponent of green business opportunities in relation to the new Green Energy Act (GEA) of Ontario. Ontario's GEA and its supporting initiatives position the Province as the green energy leader in North America by actively facilitating the growth of clean, renewable sources of energy as well as green technologies.

The Town of Hawkesbury endorses the GEA and aspires to become a leading industrial centre in Ontario's green economy. The Town of Hawkesbury has a vibrant and diversified business park with all the amenities to meet present and future needs of any potential business working in the manufacturing of green products and technologies. The Town of Hawkesbury also offers great value for new businesses in the form readily available land, no development charges, low property taxes, low real estate costs as well as some of the lowest energy costs in the province.

We would be pleased to provide you with a tailored assessment of your company in order to recommend eligible funding programs.

For more information, you may visit the Environmental Defence Website, the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing Website where the Green Energy Act is discussed, the Ministry of Energy Website and the Blue-Green Canada Alliance Website.

The Town of Hawkesbury is proud of its local ecological companies.

Green Beaver is a family company founded on the belief that the best ingredients come from Mother Nature. Green Beaver uses “green tech” ingredients, natural ingredients that perform like synthetic ingredients, but without any of the toxins.

A team of professionals at L’Amie de la santé provides customer service and up to date health information, using products and services that complement traditional health methods. L’Amie de la santé works hard to fill a lucrative niche market in today’s ever-growing natural health product and service needs.

Marché d’Ici Inc. stands out with its product offering which includes the sale of local products as well as organic produce. You will find diversified products including organic vegetables, home-made goods and even locally crafted merchandise. Marché d’Ici Inc. also offers, in limited quantity, take-out meals cooked in-house daily.