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