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Welcome to business.novascotia.ca, your entry point to provincial government programs, services and information for businesses.

An initiative of jobsHere, the government's plan to create good jobs and grow the economy, this website is being designed to provide an efficient, integrated approach to client service for Nova Scotia businesses, as well as those interested in investing in Nova Scotia.

At this time, the website is content-based, and features links to programs and services offered by the Department of Economic and Rural Development and Tourism and its agencies — Nova Scotia Business Inc., Film Nova Scotia, InnovaCorp, Trade Centre Limited, and Waterfront Development Corporation Limited. It also links to Labour and Advanced Education programs and the Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations 'Access to Business' website. More content and features will continue to be added from all government departments. Check back often to see the latest updates.


jobsHere is government’s plan to create good jobs and grow the economy. The plan focuses on three priorities: 

  • Learning the right skills for good jobs;
  • Growing the economy through innovation; and 
  • Helping businesses be more competitive globally

Learn more about jobsHere