We live in a global environment and need the skills and abilities to do business with other countries and cultures. The following links will provide you with some of the tools you will need to succeed.

Canada/Nova Scotia Business Service Centre

The Canada/Nova Scotia Business Service Centre delivers a wide range of business information services for anyone starting, expanding or operating business.

1575 Brunswick St,
Halifax, N.S., B3J 2G1
Phone: 902-426-6530
Toll Free: 800-668-1010
Fax: 902-426-6530
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Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA)

ACOA provides financial assistance to business in the following sectors/areas: manufacturing & processing (involves value-added activity)tourism aquaculture innovation (new or improved product service or process) information and technology based industries non commercial services to business which are not personal in nature

Phone: 902-667-3638
Toll Free: 1-800-565-1228
Fax: 902-667-2270
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Trade Team Nova Scotia

Trade Team Nova Scotia is a federal, provincial, and private sector partnership dedicated to helping Nova Scotian companies export their goods and services globally. This site is designed to provide information on export services and events for companies at all levels of export experience.

Toll Free: 1-888-811-1119

Agri-Food Trade Service

The Agri-Food Trade Service provides centralized access to market information, trade counselling and export support activities, which will take the exporter from initial enquiry to foreign market.

Phone: 902-426-7171

Business Development Bank of Canada

Provides financing counselling training and mentoring services to small and medium-sized businesses.

PO Box 1378, 622 Prince Street
Truro, NS, B2N 5N2
Phone: 902-895-6377
Fax: 902-893-7957

Export Source - Team Canada Inc.

To compete in a global marketplace your goods and services have to be export ready. You need to be competitive in your current markets and have a solid business plan. This section will help you to assess your export readiness and develop your export strategy.

Toll Free: 888-811-1119

Export Development Canada (EDC)

EDC provides Canadian exporters with financing, insurance and bonding services as well as foreign market expertise.

Canada Border Services Agency

Checklist and links to information about importing and exporting.