During these difficult moments of the COVID-19 pandemic, our office is closed except for instances where it is absolutely necessary to meet face to face. To this end, we ask that those who require our services contact us by phone or email at the coordinates listed below.


We thank you for your understanding. We want to ensure we continue to serve and support our businesses during this difficult time. Do not hesitate to contact us as needed.


The Nordaski REDC team.

  • Gilles Matko - Executive Director - 705-372-5944

  • Josée Vachon - Financial and commercial analyst - 705-372-5115

  • Lena Callewaert - Office administrator - 705-372-8402

To contact us by email click here.

We mean business!

Your Regional Community Futures Development Corporation

Lending Services


 We offer financial assistance in the form of loans, loan guarantees and equity participation to area businesses who contribute to the creation and/or maintenance of long term employment.

Financial Planning

Financial Planning is critical to the success of any business. It complements the Business Plan by confirming that the objectives set are achievable from a financial point of view. It also helps the owner to set financial targets.

CED & Strategic Planning

Assistance is available to our member communities and partners who plan to undertake CED & Community Strategic Planning projects. We are an active player and we can provide our expertise in economic development.

Business Toolkit

Starting a business involves being brutally honest about your strengths and weaknesses. This Business Toolkit will guide you through a self-evaluation and help you to understand and assess your business idea.

Nord-Aski is a combination of the French word 'Nord' which means North and the word 'Aski' which refers to Land in Oji-cree.


Our primary objective is assisting northern and rural communities to strengthen and diversify their local economies by creating new jobs and maintaining existing employment levels.

Nord-Aski Regional Economic Development Corporation

1500 Front Street, P. O. Bag 6000 - Hearst, Ontario - POL 1N0



(705) 362-7355

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