Business Development Program

Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, Government of Canada • Applies only to: Newfoundland and LabradorPrince Edward IslandNova ScotiaNew Brunswick

If your business is located in Atlantic Canada, you could access interest-free loans to finance viable projects that benefit the region.

Loans cover:

  • Up to 50% of costs related to start-up, growth, construction or acquisition of a building, machinery, equipment, infrastructure, and intangible assets.
  • Up to 75% of the cost of marketing, training, productivity/quality improvement, innovation, consultation, and bidding.

Ineligible sectors include:

  • Retail/wholesale
  • Real estate
  • Personal/social services
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