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Economic Development

The City’s Economic Development team supports existing businesses and attracts new businesses through the promotion of our strategic advantages. Our team provides small and youth business support, which includes helping local firms access funding programs for potential expansion or start-up.

Business Support Hotline
705-574-1230
businessinfo@cityssm.on.ca

Rick Van Staveren
Director, Economic Development
705-759-5428
r.vanstaveren@cityssm.on.ca

Kathleen Heymans
Business Development Manager
705-759-5928 
k.heymans@cityssm.on.ca
 
Harleen Puaar Shukla
Manager, Enterprise Services and the Millworks - Centre for Entrepreneurship
705-251-3500, ext. 1
h.puaar@cityssm.on.ca

Brad Senecal
Coordinator, Small Business Advisory Services
705-251-3500 ext. 2
b.senecal@cityssm.on.ca

Jessica Maione
Economic Development Officer
705-759-5280
j.maione@cityssm.on.ca

Contact Us

Phone
705-759-2500

Email
info@cityssm.on.ca

Fax
705-759-2310

TTY
1-877-688-5528

Location
99 Foster Drive
Sault Ste. Marie, ON
P6A 5X6