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World leaders in ICT choose Nova Scotia as a location for growth, including:

Discover the advantages of choosing Nova Scotia as an investment location for your ICT company.

  • Hire our talented ICT workers - some of the most educated in North America.
  • Experience low turnover.
  • Enjoy low development costs and competitive wages when compared to other North American centres.
  • Take advantage of our generous R&D tax credits
  • Take advantage of one of the highest digital media tax credits offered in Canada - your total potential tax credit is up to 40%.
  • Experience an environment that brings together industry, government, and education for collaborative efforts.
  • Take comfort in the support of our digital telecommunications system, self-generating power grid, and most widely deployed province-wide broadband fiber optic network in Canada.
  • Experience an optimal location for conducting business- positioned halfway between the UK and California.
  • Enjoy a timezone conducive to doing business with Europe and Western North America in the same day.

It's no wonder Halifax, Nova Scotia was named one of North America's top 3 emerging global outsourcing destinations!- Global Services, October 2009

Read more about the incentives programs available for your ICT business.