Programs and Services

The Government of Canada, the Province of Nova Scotia, and other economic development organizations offer a wide suite of programs to assist qualified businesses. Our experienced Economic Development team can help you navigate the possibilities and connect you to the applicable regional Contact. For any assistance, please don’t hesitate to contact Dan Harvey, Economic Development Consultant at (902) 847-1217 or by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Type

Name

Start-up; Working Capital; Export; Equip or Property; Research & Development

BDC - Financing General

Hire / Train

Apprenticeship START Program

Agriculture

Growing Forward 2 Homegrown Success

Working Capital; Equip or Property; Research & Development

Aquaculture Loan Program - Fisheries Loan Board

Start-up; Working Capital; Marketing; Equip or Property; Other

BDC Small Business Loan

Start-up; Working Capital; Marketing; Equip or Property

CBDC - General Business Loan

Start-up

Community Economic Development Fund (CEDIF)

Export

EDC Export Guarantee Program

Tax

Equity Tax Credit

Start-up; Equip or Property; Productivity /
Efficiency

FCC Financing General

Information; Hire / Train

START Program

Research & Development

Value-Added Manufacturing Program

Western Regional Enterprise Network

Business Now

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