Department of Business

We work with private and social enterprises to improve Nova Scotia’s business environment. We support economic growth by developing plans and policies to encourage entrepreneurship, attract venture capital and grow and promote industry sectors within the province. We also work to reduce red tape and make interacting with government faster and easier.

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Department of Business
Centennial Building
1660 Hollis St., Suite 600
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Phone: 902-424-0377
Fax: 902-424-0500