BizPaL Comes To Dryden

    McGuinty Government Making It Easier For Businesses To Start Up And Grow

    TORONTO, Oct. 3 /CNW/ -


    The launch of BizPaL in Dryden today is making it easier for
entrepreneurs to start up and grow a business in Ontario. Local businesses in
Dryden can use BizPaL to get a customized list of the permits and licences
they need from all levels of government to start or expand their business.
    BizPaL is an online service that saves businesses time by providing fast
and easy access to information on permits and licences. It represents an
innovative partnership between the federal, provincial, regional and municipal


    "We're strengthening Ontario's economy by helping businesses get their
permits and expand quickly and easily," said Ted McMeekin, Ontario's Minister
of Government Services. "Our government is focused on building a globally
competitive and innovative economy in Ontario."

    "BizPaL is an excellent resource and will be a great addition to the
services we offer our small business community," said Anne Krassilowsky, Mayor
of Dryden. "I would like to thank council, staff and the Dryden Development
Corporation for their support in bringing BizPaL to Dryden."


    -   BizPaL was launched in Ontario in April 2006. It is now in 59
    -   BizPaL is one of many government services offered by ServiceOntario,
        the place to get fast, friendly and easy access to government
        services online, through the kiosks, in person and by phone.
    -   99 per cent of Ontario firms are small and medium enterprises (less
        than 500 employees).


    Visit BizPaL online at or by visiting the City of
Dryden's (

    Visit for additional project history, information and access
to the websites of participating partners.

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For further information:

For further information: Greg Dennis, Minister's Office, (416) 327-3072;
Ciaran Ganley, Communications Branch, (416) 325-8659

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