Business Development Program 

Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, Government of Canada

Applies only to: New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island

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, bidding, and business proposal development.

Ineligible sectors include:

  • retail/wholesale
  • real estate
  • personal/social services