Economic Development Services



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Our Services      

Whitby Economic Development provides a range of services to support new and existing businesses. Some key services include:

  • Direct Business Support
  • Expedited Site Selection Services
  • Robust Downtown Incentives
  • Strategic Advertising & Sponsorship Opportunities
  • Connections to Funding Programs
  • General Business Advocacy

COVID-19 Business Support   

The Town is committed to supporting local businesses through COVID-19. Our goal is to ensure that businesses have the information and support they need to return to operation as quickly as possible, when it is safe to do so. View important business support and resources.

Meet Our Team  

The Whitby Economic Development team is the go-to resource for businesses looking to start, grow or invest in Whitby, Ontario. Whitby Economic Development provides direct concierge-style support to help your business prosper. Connect with a member of the Whitby Economic Development below:

Maria McDonnell
Senior Manager – Community Advancements

Manager – Economic Development


Michelle Farrugia
Advertising & Sponsorship Sales Manager

Christy Chrus
Project Manager – Downtowns and Culture

Daniel Van Kampen
Economic Development Officer

Brayden Siersma
Research and Program Coordinator


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