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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

If you're starting a business in Nova Scotia or looking for licenses and permits, please visit the Access Nova Scotia Online Service for Business website.


Supporting business growth

Talk to us first. We'll assess your needs and provide practical advice on taking your next step toward growth in global markets.

  • EXPORT:  If you're already here in Nova Scotia and are developing a new product or service, expanding export markets or increasing production capacity — we can help. Our Regional Business Development team has the expertise to support businesses of any size in any location within Nova Scotia.
  • INVEST:  If you are not yet familiar with our province, allow us to show you why our talent, geographic location, reputation, and research and development are attracting world-leading companies to establish operations here. Contact us about investing and locating in Nova Scotia.
  • DO BUSINESS IN KEY INDUSTRY SECTORS:  Learn about our industry sectors and the advantages of operating in Nova Scotia. Get in touch. Our export and investment teams will open doors for you as you grow your business here.

Industry Sector opportunities

Nova Scotia provides competitive advantages for exporters and investors and has one of the most diverse economies in Canada. We are building strength and capacity in leading industry sectors that are powering global innovation.

Nova Scotia Industry Sectors

Nova Scotia is open for business

We work with a vast array of partners toward the growth and success of our province. Here are just some of the resources and funding options available for your Nova Scotia business. We encourage you to talk to us first — we'll assess your needs and provide practical advice on taking your next step.