Our team

Mae Legg

Mae Legg, Manager of Business Resource Centre

Mae has operated many successful business ventures, and administered multiple Ministry of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade initiatives in her career with three Small Business Enterprise Centres.

Mae specializes in:

  • Business diagnostics and pricing strategies
  • Business plan and cash flow development
  • Customer service and communications
  • Financial needs assessment and planning
  • Human resource management
  • Income property management
  • Restaurant management
  • Youth entrepreneurship programs and services

 

Natalie Walker, Business Resource Clerk

Natalie Walker, Business Resource Clerk

Natalie first joined the City’s Economic Development and Tourism Department in 2017.  She is a private business owner with an education background in Business Management and many years of administrative and office experience.

Natalie can assist you with:

  • Business name search and registration
  • Customer service and communications
  • HST, payroll (CPP & EI) and WSIB registrations and inquiries
  • Incorporation information and processes
  • Local business workshops and other community resources
  • Municipal, provincial and federal regulations
  • Required permits and applications

 

Melanie Mears

Melanie Mears, Small Business Consultant

Melanie is a local small business owner with a strong knowledge in community outreach, customer service and staffing. Melanie has been with the City for 29 years, most recently joining the Economic Development department in 2019.

Melanie specializes in:

  • Starter company plus program applications
  • Business planning and market research
  • Business name search and registration
  • Early childhood education sector
  • Local business workshops and other community resources
  • Required permits and applications
  • Municipal, provincial and federal regulations
  • Summer Company program applications
  • Student Biz program applications

Contact the Business Resource Centre to learn more about how we can help start or grow your business.