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Other ways to reach us: 1.800.260.6682 | 902.424.6650 | info@nsbi.ca
1800 Argyle Street, Suite 701 | Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3J3N8

Our Mission

To develop and enable Nova Scotia businesses to grow through export, creating opportunity and benefit for all those who call Nova Scotia home.

Our Vision

A prosperous, globally successful, and inclusive Nova Scotia, today and for generations to come.

Our Mandate

Led by a private sector Board of Directors, NSBI is a key business development agency for the Province. Our mandate is to enable Nova Scotia businesses across the province to grow exports through access to business advisory services, skill development and training to build export capacity, market intelligence, financing, and support in accessing global markets, with a focus on developing new exporters and attracting innovative, globally competitive companies to establish a business location in Nova Scotia.

Our Values

  • Respect
    We respect Nova Scotians, our province and our colleagues.
  • Integrity
    We are fair, honest, transparent, timely, and results-oriented.
  • Professionalism
    We act with the utmost professionalism, taking the time to listen and understand.
  • Knowledge
    We strive for evidence-based knowledge to drive our actions and outcomes.
  • Responsibility
    We are accountable to our stakeholders and all Nova Scotians.
  • Adaptability
    We anticipate change, act proactively and are resilient.
  • Service
    We are Nova Scotians working for positive outcomes for Nova Scotians.
  • Diversity
    We value people's skills, backgrounds, experiences and ideas.

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Current Opportunities

Contact People Services

Karen Chamberlain
People Services Generalist
902.424.4572 (fax)