Starting a Business

Interested in starting a business? There are a number of organizations that help entrepreneurs in Halifax Region. They can assist you with business plans, financing, mentoring and more.

Financing

BMO
779 Sackville Drive
Greg Estabrooks – 902-864-2681

Business Development Bank of Canada
2000 Barrington Street
902-426-7850

Canadian Youth Business Foundation
1575 Brunswick Street, Halifax
1-800-464-2923

CBDC Bluewater
5228 Highway #7, Unit 6
Jennifer O’Quinn – 1-800-565-2773

East Coast Credit Union
541 Sackville Drive
Penney Wilson – 902-869-3551

Royal Bank of Canada
790 Sackville Drive
Kerri Drainville – 902-869-3060

Scotiabank
518 Sackville Drive
Michael Corkum – 902-869-4600 ext. 3000

TD
752 Sackville Drive
Tracy Connors – 902-864-3515 ext. 231

 

Business Planning & Mentorship

AMC Chartered Accountants Inc.
405 Sackville Drive, Lower Sackville
902-865-7500

Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency
1801 Hollis Street, Suite 700
1-800-565-1228

Black Business Initiative
1660 Hollis Street
bbi@bbi.ns.ca
902-426-8683

BizPal
1-888-576-4444

Canadian Youth Business Foundation
1575 Brunswick Street, Halifax
1-800-464-2923

CBDC Bluewater
5228 Highway #7, Unit 6
Jennifer O’Quinn – 1-800-565-2773

Centre for Women in Business
166 Bedford Highway
cwb@msvu.ca
902-457-6449

Entrepreneurs with Disabilities Network
5475 Spring Garden Road, Suite 504
Brian Aird : 902-426-0561
Archie Gillis : 902-426-0591

Halifax Partnership
1969 Upper Water Street
902-490-6000

Halifax Public Library
asklib@halifaxpubliclibraries.ca
902-490-5710

Immigrant Settlement & Integration Services
6960 Mumford Road, Halifax
902-423-3607

St Mary’s Business Development Centre
960 Tower Road, Halifax
ssbdc@smu.ca
902-491-6500