Provincial Small Business Financing

Through an exclusive partnership with the provincial government and the Nova Scotia Co-operative Council, credit unions are delivering better financial assistance for the start-up and expansion of small businesses with loan, mortgage, and line of credit guarantees up to $500,000.

Financing Streams include:
  • Small Business Financing Stream

  • Fisheries Financing Stream

  • Forestry Financing Stream

  • Immigrant Financing Stream

  • Agri-Business Financing Stream

  • Black Business Initiative Financing Stream

  • Social Entrepreneurship Financing Stream
For information on the Small Business Financing Program: program brochure.  

National Canada Small Business Financing (CSBF) Program

This program aims to increase the availability of loans for establishing, expanding, modernizing and improving small businesses. It does this by sharing the risk with financial institutions. The program may help you secure up to $1,000,000. For information on the Canada Small Business Financing (CSBF) Program click here.