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Other ways to reach us: 1.800.260.6682 | 902.424.6650 | info@nsbi.ca
1800 Argyle Street, Suite 701 | Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3J3N8

Our Mission

Nova Scotia Business Inc. drives economic momentum in Nova Scotia through attracting and expanding investment and developing businesses in all communities to be more successful exporters.

Our Vision

A strong, thriving, and globally competitive Nova Scotia today and for generations to come.

Our Mandate

Nova Scotia Business Inc. (NSBI), led by a private-sector board of directors, is a lead business development agency for the province. NSBI’s mandate is to help Nova Scotia businesses across the province grow exports through access to business advisory services, skills development and training to build export capacity, market intelligence, financing, and support in accessing global markets, with a focus on developing new exporters and attracting innovative, globally competitive companies to establish a business location in Nova Scotia.

Our Driving Principles

We developed our 2019-2020 Business Plan guided by the follow principles:

  • Strengthening businesses for export
  • Navigating opportunities for inclusive growth
  • Implementing new initiatives
  • Capitalizing on global opportunities
  • Investing in Innovation

Our Values

  • Respect
    We respect Nova Scotians, our province and our colleagues.
  • Integrity
    We are fair, honest, transparent, timely, and results-oriented.
  • Professionalism
    We act with the utmost professionalism, taking the time to listen and understand.
  • Knowledge
    We strive for evidence-based knowledge to drive our actions and outcomes.
  • Responsibility
    We are accountable to our stakeholders and all Nova Scotians.
  • Adaptability
    We anticipate change, act proactively and are resilient.
  • Service
    We are Nova Scotians working for positive outcomes for Nova Scotians.
  • Diversity
    We value people's skills, backgrounds, experiences and ideas.

Join our team

View our current career and co-operative education opportunities.

Current Opportunities

Contact People Services

Karen Chamberlain
People Services Generalist
902.424.4572 (fax)