MEDC seeks to enhance the economy and improve the quality of life for the residents and stakeholders in Marathon. The organization will do this by:
- Identifying barriers to economic development within and around the Town of Marathon, and developing strategies to overcome such barriers
- Facilitating the enhancement of the economic base within and around the Town of Marathon for the economic and social benefit of its citizens
- Promoting economic development and diversification objectives in line with the Town of Marathon's Strategic Plan priorities
- Providing support for enterprises, institutions and entrepreneurs engaged in the economic, cultural and social development within the Town of Marathon
- Co-operating with neighbouring municipalities and First Nations in the development and implementation of economic development and diversification objectives when such agreements are beneficial to the citizens of the Town of Marathon.