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Nova Scotia's Got Game!

Nova Scotia's gaming and interactive media sector is strong, diversified, and growing. We offer a host of incentives that support the development of new and innovative technologies and help make your studio more competitive. Halifax, Nova Scotia is Canada's East Coast economic centre and the largest city east of Quebec and north of Boston. If you want to get your game on, Nova Scotia is the place to build a studio and power up your business.

Education

Canada's University Capital!

Access to an ambitious and educated workforce. With over 20 universities and college campuses combined, Nova Scotia boasts more students per capita in IT related fields than any other province in Canada, and 22% more than the national average.

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Universities

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College Campuses

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Check out the specialized post-secondary programs specific to game development

Acadia University Dalhousie University NSCC Digital Animation NSCC Game Development Saint Mary's University daVinci College

Immigration

Skilled Worker
Visa Stream

The Skilled Worker visa stream helps employers recruit foreign workers and recently graduated international students whose skills are needed in Nova Scotia with an accelerated 6 week process.

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Express Entry

The Express Entry stream selects applicants who wish to live in Nova Scotia permanently.

Eligible individuals must have at least one year of experience working in a highly-skilled occupation in Nova Scotia, including those with one year completed under the Skilled Worker visa.

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Location

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Halifax, Nova Scotia ranks No. 6 in the world for the lowest operating costs among competing video game development centres by KPMG.

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Our proximity to the USA, including low operating costs, makes us the smart choice for USA market access.

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Learn More about KPMG cost comparisons between London, Los Angeles, and Vancouver.