News releases from Invest Nova Scotia

Support for Cape Breton Craft Sector

Invest Nova Scotia

Invest Nova Scotia is supporting the growth of the Cape Breton craft sector by increasing access to local artisans’ products and encouraging crafters from outside the province to relocate to the island.

Invest Nova Scotia Funds Local Innovation Projects

Invest Nova Scotia

Invest Nova Scotia is helping to increase production and access to local foods, support diversity in the workforce and improve competitiveness and productivity in the aerospace business.

Fund Supports Cape Breton Arts and Culture Hub

Invest Nova Scotia

Cape Breton will soon have a new arts and culture hub thanks to funding through Invest Nova Scotia.

Support for Hope Blooms

Invest Nova Scotia

Hope Blooms, a popular Nova Scotia social enterprise best known for its organic salad dressings, will be able to expand its kitchen and community space in Halifax’s north end, thanks to a loan from Invest Nova Scotia.

Fund Supports Healthy Lunches for Students on the South Shore

Invest Nova Scotia

Through a $160,000 investment, Invest Nova Scotia is supporting farmers and setting students up for success by delivering healthy lunches in five schools on the province’s South Shore.

Invest Nova Scotia Welcomes New Board Members

Invest Nova Scotia

George Karaphillis of East Bay, Cape Breton Regional Municipality and Jolene MacEachern of Debert, Colchester Co. were announced as new members of Invest Nova Scotia’s board of directors today, Aug. 9.

Support for Genome Atlantic

Invest Nova Scotia

The Invest Nova Scotia Fund is helping entrepreneurs and researchers across the province use genomics to innovate and solve problems.

Invest Nova Scotia Welcomes New Board Member

Invest Nova Scotia

Invest Nova Scotia announced the addition of Graham Eisenhauer, of Halifax, to its board of directors today, Jan. 11.

Government Invests in Innovative Arts and Culture Centre

Communities, Culture and Heritage (Jan. 2011 - Aug. 2021) / Invest Nova Scotia

A new culture hub in Halifax will strengthen small business development, drive economic growth in the culture sector and be a place for artists to gather and perform.

Support for Creative Destruction Lab

Invest Nova Scotia

The Invest Nova Scotia Fund is helping more start-up companies scale their operations and raise money through a program based out of Dalhousie University.

Support for Data Runway, Businesses

Invest Nova Scotia

The Invest Nova Scotia Fund is helping businesses across the province use data to innovate and solve problems.

Support for Clean Solution

Invest Nova Scotia

The Invest Nova Scotia Fund is helping a research centre in Cape Breton capitalize on marine waste.

Support for Volta Labs

Invest Nova Scotia

The Invest Nova Scotia Fund is helping Halifax’s leading technology hub spark innovation and foster collaboration. The fund's independent board of directors announced today, Feb. 1, that Volta Labs will receive $2 million in funding to develop six corporate offices, known as outposts, within its newly expanded space at the Maritime Centre.

Invest Nova Scotia Welcomes New Board Members

Invest Nova Scotia

Eleanor Beaton of Windsor and Charlotte Murray of Halifax were announced as new members of Invest Nova Scotia’s board of directors today, Jan. 22.

Invest Nova Scotia Welcomes Tareq Hadhad to Board

Invest Nova Scotia

Invest Nova Scotia announced the appointment of Tareq Hadhad of Antigonish to its board of directors today, Sept. 1.

Support for Social Enterprises

Invest Nova Scotia

More Nova Scotia social enterprises will be able to start, grow, expand into new markets and strengthen communities as a result of support from the Invest Nova Scotia fund.

Support for Technology Entrepreneurs

Invest Nova Scotia

Investments from the Invest Nova Scotia Fund will help increase new business startups in Cape Breton and throughout the province.