Halifax is a 'smart move' destination for many new businesses because of
its aggressive entrepreneurial climate. Here's a list of business information,
opportunities, government programs and incentives, and B2B resources in Halifax,
Nova Scotia, Canada
Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency
ACOA is a federal agency with regional headquarters in Halifax. Learn 'how to'
prepare a business or marketing plan, where to source financing and more in
ACOA's newly renovated web site.
Business Service Centres
A central business database service, this regional arm of the federal CBSC program
was originally established to help simplify the search through business resources
of the federal and provincial governments
Department of Economic Development
Sharing a website with Tourism until it has its own 'cyber identity', Economic
Development information includes how to start a business, export your product
or research employment incentive programs
Online (Nova Scotia) Resources
A treasure of local resources from the National "Employers Online". Includes
human resource management, recruitment, health and safety, labour laws, training
and skills, entrepreneurship, more
With its slogan "Smart City, Smart Move", the site of the Greater Halifax Partnership
presents all the positive reasons to establish your corporate presence in Halifax.
HRM Index of
One of the most comprehensive listings of local businesses in Halifax Regional
Human Resources Development provides info on the labour market for employers,
HRCC Job Bank, ROE (Record of Employment)and other federal government programs.
Nova Scotia Business Registry
Download forms and applications for registering your business. Note: Your business
name should be searched, approved for use and registered first through the Registry
of Joint Stocks (see link)
Registry of Joint Stock Companies
The 'Companies Branch' offers an online searchable database on regional businesses.
Search for availability, learn where and how to register your business name,
or search for information on other companies.
Workers' Compensation Board
A downloadable form for employers' registration from Worker's Compensation Board.
Printable PDF format for Adobe Acrobat. Download free reader here.
Your Place in the New Economy
Find out why Cisco Systems, Newbridge Networks, Pratt & Whitney Canada,
AT&T, and other leading companies in the 'new economy' sectors of aerospace,
telecommunications, bioscience and environmental industries are making the corporate
move to Halifax
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