The Municipality of East Ferris prides itself on the diverse make up of the community related to small businesses.
The Municipality boasts a 64.6 participation rate in the labour force and 15% of the population being self-employed. The Municipality also has a higher than average median household income.
The Municipality’s top employers are:
- Nipissing Manor Retirement and Nursing Home
- East Ferris Bus Services
- Bernard Rochefort Plumbing and Heating
- Near North Public School Board
- Conseil Scolaire Publique due Nord-est de l’Ontario
- Marcel Degagne Construction
- Rick Champagne Construction
- Perron’s FreshMart
The compilation of the employment sectors is: