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.
At Nova Scotia Business Inc. we are working towards a strong, thriving and globally competitive Nova Scotia. We work with companies is all communities to be more successful exporters, and attract global investment to create new jobs across the province. We can help you find the right program or service for your business. Some include:
- Business Advice
- Trade Missions
- Training and Workshops
- Export Growth Program
- Small Business Development Program
- Innovation Rebate Program
- Productivity and Innovation Voucher Program
- Market Intelligence
Learn more about exporting your products or service to countries around the globe by visiting our 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.
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.