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Municipal Office - 2357 Highway 206, P.O. Box 120, Arichat, Nova Scotia B0E 1A0
(902) 226-2400, Toll Free: 1-800-567-2600

Strait Area Chamber of Commerce

The Strait Area Chamber of Commerce is a business development organization that promotes, improves, and protects trade and commerce.promotes, improves, and protects trade and commerce.

Office of Regulatory Affairs and Service Effectiveness

The Office of Regulatory Affairs and Service Effectiveness helps government identify and remove regulatory burdens for businesses and citizens. Visit the Office of Regulatory Affairs and Service Effectiveness.

Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency

The Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA) works to create opportunities for economic growth in the region by helping businesses become more competitive, innovative and productive, by working with diverse communities to develop and diversify local economies, and by championing the strengths of Atlantic Canada.

Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency

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 its online services allow businesses to customize the website to their particular industry sector.

Business Development Bank of Canada

Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters Nova Scotia

At Canadian Manufacturers & 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.

Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME)

Department of Economic Development

Economic & Rural Development focuses on creating an environment for businesses 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 the Department of Economic Development.

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 Export Development Canada (EDC)

Canada Small Business Financing Program

Start-up, Federal Incorporation and Support information. Visit their Canada Small Business Financing Program 

Invest Nova Scotia

Invest Nova Scotia 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. Invest Nova Scotia.

Community Business Development Corporation (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. CBDC

Department of Agriculture: Financial Services & Funding Programs

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 Financial Services & Funding Programs 

Department of Service Nova Scotia and Internal Service

Cape Breton Partnership

Cape Breton Partnership (CBP) is an organization poised for continued success in fostering and building a strong economy for Cape Breton. For more information go to Innovation and Economic Development.