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Fort Erie Economic Development & Tourism Services

1 Municipal Centre Drive
Fort Erie, Ontario L2A 2S6
Phone: (905) 871-1332
Toll Free: 1-888-270-9151
Fax: (905) 871-1077
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Success Stories


“With the help of the Fort Erie EDTS, who, among other things, secured funding for economic feasibility analysis, Fleet Canada Inc. was born in Fort Erie, and continues to grow and prosper to this day.

As a cutting-edge initiative in municipal economic development, the partnership that was forged between the Fort Erie EDTS and Fleet Canada Inc. has created over 125 jobs, and our company’s sales and contracts are encouraging for future employment growth at our Fort Erie facility”

Mr. Glenn Stansfield
President, Fleet Canada Inc.


“The Fort Erie Economic Development & Services Corporation has encouraged and assisted the Town of Fort Erie planning, engineering and other departments to better understand business and development interests, processes and considerations an to develop a more proactive “customer service approach” to business and industrail development in the Town of Fort Erie”.

Former Mayor Doug Martin
Town of Fort Erie

“With access to the QEW highway and close proximity to the Peace Bridge and US market, Fort Erie is the perfect location for us and our business.

Once we decided on Fort Erie, we found the assistance of the Fort Erie Economic Development & Tourism Services to be invaluable. They helped us identify the ideal site location, and worked on our behalf to ensure we were up-and-running on schedule”.

Mr. Kirk Zavitz
President, Zavcor Trucking


“As head of a border community’s economic development function, the FE:EDTS understands the complexities and challenges of an international border and has been instrumental in advocating for border improvements, not only for the local economy but also provincially.   The FE:EDTS recognizes the integrated nature of the Canadian and U.S. economies and the importance of the free flow of trade and travelers”.

Mr. Ron Reinas
General Manager
Buffalo and Fort Erie Public Bridge Authority

“As a commercial real estate developer, I have constructed over $30 million worth of new and successful projects in Fort Erie over the last 10 years.

Fort Erie, as with any municipality, requires a great deal of effort and diligence in launching a new business projects. One of the distinctive features of Fort Erie, however, is the presence of an extremely helpful and tenacious Economic Development Services staff.

Additionally, the Town administration and staff recognize the challenges that various businesses face, invites and nurtures prospective businesses and delivers the answers that we need in a timely fashion and business friendly environment”.

Mr. David Kompson
Commercial Real Estate Developer

“The Fort Erie Economic Development Services has been instrumental, not only in development and implementing the strategy to secure the future re-development of the [Niagara Parks Commission marina] site, but also in supporting my organization’s efforts to navigate the development and political landscape in Fort Erie (and Niagara) to allow us to move forward with efforts on the project and ultimately turn the facility into a major tourism and lifestyle attraction”.

Mr. Robert C. O’Dell
Managing Director
Warren Woods

“Peninsula Alloy chose Fort Erie as its base of operations because we were able to work closely with the Economic Development & Tourism Services and Town of Fort Erie to acquire and expand a strategic property.

Since moving to Fort Erie we’ve doubled our order book and brought on over 25 new employees – which will help us expand our sales globally with exports to China and India”.

Mr. Roger Heise
President, Peninsula Alloy


“The landscape of business, the economy and the world in general are rapidly changing.  I am comforted and grateful to know that it is our Town that has a strong, visionary leadership through the Fort Erie EDTS, that will continue to navigate through storms and bring us to an enlightened and economically strong environment”.

Ms. Marina Butler
Employment Professionals Canada

“We’ve been in business in Fort Erie for over 30 years and our potential for future growth and expansion in Fort Erie is incredible.

Core to our success in Fort Erie is our loyal and dedicated workforce - our people are really the future of our company - and great proximity to market and transportation infrastructure".

Mr. Tony Rodway
President, Aero-Safe Technologies


“I would like to recognize the efforts of the Fort Erie Town Council and Fort Erie Economic Development & Tourism Services for their vision and commitment to building a pro-active healthcare partnership for the residents of Fort Erie.  The team at the EDTS were instrumental in bringing all the stakeholders together for the benefit of the community”

Dr. Artaj Singh
President & Medical Director
Primary Care Niagara