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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

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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

Employers 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

Greater Halifax
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. Shockwave enabled.

HRM Index of Atlantic Businesses
One of the most comprehensive listings of local businesses in Halifax Regional Municipality.

HRDC Employer Services
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 Forms
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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Highway7 E-zine, a publication of Hatch Media, is an electronic journal with a focus on commercial, historical, cultural and ecological issues concerning the Eastern Shore of Nova Scotia in Canada. Topics include a growing resource of currently more than 300 articles. More articles and image galleries are added frequently as new material is brought to our attention. With Highway7.com, our primary aim is to serve, inform and reflect the rural communities on the Atlantic Coast of Nova Scotia, as well as to acquaint new residents, visitors, tourists, and investors with the special beauty and enormous potential of our region.
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