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Toll Free: 1-800-567-2600

Business Resources

  • Business Navigator

    Need help navigating red tape?
  • Richmond County Profile Document

    RCCrest50

  • Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency


  •  BizPal

    Click on the BizPal Logo then enter "Richmond County, Nova Scotia" to see which Business permits and licenses you may need to start a business.

  • Business Development Bank of Canada

     

    The Business Development Bank of Canada provides offers a wide range of services and support to small and growing businesses in Canada. For 50 years, the Business Development Bank of Canada has been Canada’s small business bank. They can offer your business the tools to start or grow your business. It also provides help with financing and investment, and their online services allows businesses to customize the website to their particular industry sector.

    For more information visit their website: http://www.bdc.ca/EN/Pages/home.aspx

     Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters 


  • At Canadian Manufactureres & Exporters Nova Scotia, we represent businesses in all sectors of manufacturing and exporting activity across Canada. Our mandate is to promote the competitiveness of Canadian manufacturers and the success of Canada's goods and services exporters in markets around the world.

    For more information visit their website: http://ns.cme-mec.ca/ 


  • Cape Breton Partnership

  • Cape Breton Partnership - Current Projects 

  • Economic & Rural Development

  • Economic & Rural Development focuses on creating a environment for business in the province to grow and thrive. The department provides support to businesses and potential businesses in form of information support and access to funding programs.

    For more information please visit: http://www.gov.ns.ca/econ/business.asp 


  • Export Development Canada

    Export Development Canada is Canada’s export credit agency, offering financial and risk management solutions to help Canadian businesses expand into the international market.

    For more information visit their website: http://www.edc.ca/en/Pages/default.aspx 


  • Government of Canada - Business Network

    Canada Business Network promotes entrepreneurship and innovation, and provides assistance through an organized network of service centres across Canada. There is a centre in each province and territory working with partners in many communities across their region, providing you with numerous service access points.

    For more information visit their website: http://canadabusiness.ca/eng/82/ 


  • Industry Canada

  • Start-up, Federal Incorporation and Support information.

    For more information visit their website: http://www.ic.gc.ca/eic/site/csbfp-pfpec.nsf/eng/home 


  • InNOVAcorp

  • InNOVAcorp focuses on three areas to help your business succeed: business incubation, investment and mentoring. These resources help business leaders overcome the traditional hurdles to business growth.

    http://www.innovacorp.ns.ca/ 


  • InRich CBDC

  • The Community Business Development Corporation (CBDC) assists in the creation of small businesses and in the expansion and modernization of existing businesses by providing financial and technical services to entrepreneurs. http://www.cbdc.ca/ns/inrich_index 


  • Nova Scotia Business Inc.

  • Nova Scotia Business Inc. focuses on helping grow Nova Scotia companies. It offers a broad range of services for business such as financing, export development, and business advice. Small and medium-sized businesses in Nova Scotia can access these advisory services, export programs, and financing links by visiting:

    http://www.novascotiabusiness.com/en/home/default.aspx 


  • NS Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Aquaculture

  • The Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture and Nova Scotia Fisheries and Aquaculture (formerly Agriculture and Fisheries) provides services to the province's agriculture and fishing sectors –– two of the biggest economies in the province's coastal and rural regions.

    For more information visit their website: http://novascotia.ca/agri/programs-and-services/financial-funding/ 


  • Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations

    offers a variety of resources and services to businesses in the province. A number of these are listed below, but further information can be found by visiting:  http://www.gov.ns.ca/snsmr/


    Online Business Services http://www.gov.ns.ca/snsmr/onlineservices/business/default.asp

    Registry of Joint Stock Companies http://www.gov.ns.ca/snsmr/rjsc/

    Public Tenders Opportunities http://www.novascotia.ca/tenders/home.aspx

    Business Links http://www.novascotia.ca/snsmr/access/business.asp

     


  • Business Cape Breton

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    Business Cape Breton (BCB) is an organization poised for continued success in fostering and building a strong economy for Cape Breton.

     

    http://www.businesscapebreton.ca/