Support for business growth

Are you dreaming of starting your own business, or need to expand your existing one? Help is just one click away. There are several government departments and agencies tasked with supporting economic development in the Province of Nova Scotia.

And you can always contact the Chamber of Commerce – we’re here to help.

Nova Scotia Business Inc

As a private sector‐led agency, NSBI works to attract new companies to locate in Nova Scotia and help those already in Nova Scotia expand through services such as export development and financing.

Community Business Development Corp

CBDC Blue Water offers financing up to $150,000 and also delivers specific programs targeted to young entrepreneurs, start‐up businesses, student entrepreneurs, female entrepreneurs, and businesses implementing new technology in their business or bringing a new technology to market.
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112 km (70 miles) to Truro

85 km (53 miles) to New Glasgow

112 km (70 miles) to Halifax

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I'm proud to be able to live and work in the Sheet Harbour area since building my business here. Living here while being an entrepreneur allows me to have more sense of balance between work and life due to how peaceful the area is.

Rebecca Atkinson

Sober Island Brewing Company