The Greenstone Economic Development Corporation (GEDC) fosters and encourages the start-up and operation of successful enterprise in all economic sectors within the Greenstone Region. We are a community-based, non-profit organization administered by a volunteer board of directors representative of the communities within the Greenstone Service area.
Develop and implement project-oriented regional strategic plans, prioritized according to community needs, which stimulate region-wide enterprise development and new employment.
Develop public and private sector partnerships which provide a coordinated approach to socio-economic development.
Promote understanding of the importance of all sectors in the Region's economy and their value and opportunities to other stakeholders.
Provide knowledge, support and encouragement to existing and potential entrepreneurs.
“GEDC is and has been an organization that takes care of the economic needs in the community of Greenstone. The Thunderbird Friendship Centre looks forward to many more years of working together towards a common goal.”
Marla Michel Apatisiwin Employment Counsellor Thunderbird Friendship Centre
If you're considering starting a new business or growing your existing business in a number of locations, the communities of Greenstone have many benefits, such as:
Buying land and owning your own property could turn out to be more cost effective and in the end more profitable. Land in Greenstone is available here and affordable.
Lower construction and labor costs.
Competition could be minor, allowing for a larger demand, which could help to increase profit margins.
Quality of life - slow paced lifestyle allowing more time to spend with family and enjoying life.
Click the following links to view work statistics and businesses in Greenstone: