Creating the right environment for business to flourish in the new economy is one of the strategic directions outlined in the province's growth strategy. To this end, Nova Scotia Department of Business focuses on development of public policy especially as it relates to promoting the best environment for businesses to start and expand in the digital economy. Click here to visit Nova Scotia's Department of Business.
The Nova Scotia Farm Loan Board supports the development of sustainable agriculture and agri-rural business in Nova Scotia through responsible lending. The Board is a leader in agricultural lending, creating opportunities in rural Nova Scotia. For more information on the NSFLB, visit their website.
Nova Scotia Business Inc. works directly with companies to deliver results for Nova Scotia. NSBI focuses on four key areas in assisting business: trade development, investment attraction, venture capital and business financing. NSBI's expert team provides a variety of financing options and they can customize their packages with terms and conditions to meet individual needs. Among their offerings are:
- Term Loans
- Bond Requirements
- Performance Contracts
- Operating Lines of Credit
- Payroll Rebates
For more information on Nova Scotia Business Inc financing, visit their website.
The Canada Business Service Centre is an excellent starting point for entrepreneurs. Offering help in dealing with multiple levels of government, the CBSC provides consolidated business information, business planning and market research. Click here for their online tool designed to help businesses find sources of funding. If you wish to speak with someone at the CBSC directly, they can be reached at 1 (800) 668-1010.