Who We Are
The Mattawa-Bonfield Economic Development Corporation (MBEDC) is an independent, non-profit organization with a mandate to carry out economic development initiatives from a regional perspective for the benefit of communities, citizens and the business sector situated geographically within the municipalities of Bonfield, Calvin, Papineau-Cameron, Mattawa and Mattawan.
The MBEDC is not a regional municipality or a committee of any municipal Council. It operates independently as a not for profit organization under the rules and regulations of The Ontario Not For Profit Corporations Act.
The MBEDC supports the region’s existing businesses and aims to attract external industry to create jobs and increase municipal tax bases within the geographical area it serves. It does this by promoting the region’s strategic advantages, focusing on tourism promotion, industry attraction and providing existing, potential and new businesses with support services to help them grow and thrive.