Funding Programs & Loan Board

Nova Scotia Sportfish Habitat Fund

The former Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture and Fisheries announced the establishment of the Sportfish Habitat Fund, as proposed by the Nova Scotia Salmon Association, the Nova Scotia Federation of Anglers and Hunters, Trout Nova Scotia, and the Canadian Association of Smallmouth Anglers. (Information on this fund is available in PDF format.)

Nova Scotia Freshwater Fisheries Research Cooperative

A research initiative involving partnerships with academic institutions to address specific fisheries management questions. Learn More

Fisheries and Aquaculture Loan Board

As a Crown corporation, the Fisheries and Aquaculture Loan Board assists fishers with financial resources.

For more information on the Fisheries and Aquaculture Loan Board please visit