Business Support

Find support, information and advice to run your business.


Funding, programs, and support

Find grants, programs and supports to help grow your business.

Start up, expand or modernize your business

Learn about the Business Development Program through the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency that provides access to capital in the form of interest-free repayable assistance.

Get help to pay for training costs

Learn how you can access up to $5000 through the Nova Scotia Workplace Innovation and Productivity Skills Incentive, a program to help employers compete outside Nova Scotia, and expand your core operations.

Get business advice and support

Connect with East Hants Economic and Business Development

Reach out to our Economic and Business Development team for support to grow your business. We work with established companies to better understand their business needs and growth opportunities, and to help build their capacity to scale and grow.

Business Success Program

Information on the East Hants’ Business Success Program, what it is, and how to register.

Income Tax Support

Connect with a Canada Revenue Agency Liaison Officer for a free personalized tax support.

Find Employees

Reach out to Nova Scotia Works for help finding employees.

Grow your business

Take your business global

Learn how to sell outside of Nova Scotia, grow your business through exports, and get financial help and resources.

Find federal government support

Find out what federal government support programs can do for your business through Innovation Canada.

Sell to East Hants

East Hants buys goods, services, and construction from a variety of vendors. Learn how to become a vendor.

Make your business more accessible

Information on programs and supports to help improve the accessibility of your business.

Build business resilience

Information on how business continuity planning can help your business. Use the free Business Recovery & Continuity Toolkit from the Halifax Partnership to prepare your business for unexpected disruptions.

Commercial property and business parks

Available commercial property and business park land and buildings for sale and for lease in East Hants.

Create a business profile

Create a business profile on Shop East Hants.


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