Starting a Business

Looking to start a Business? Check out the following links for information.

 Business Opportunity awaiting -  Commercial Development District Improvements in the Town of Stewiacke (3.73 MB)

Town of Stewiacke - Commercial Tax Incentive

Province of Nova Scotia

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 the 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. 

Nova Scotia Business Inc

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: Loans, Guarantees, Term Loans, Bond Requirements, Performance Contracts, Operating Lines of Credit, Payroll Rebates
For more information on Nova Scotia Business Inc financing, visit their website

Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA)

ACOA works with businesses and communities to make the local economy more innovative, productive and competitive. ACOA administers several funding programs and is also a valuable resource in researching other available federal money for your business. For more information, visit the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency website.

Nova Scotia Farm Loan Board

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.