Abattoir Enrichment Efficiency Program

The Abattoir Enrichment and Efficiency Program helps provincially and federally licensed abattoirs and meat processors in Nova Scotia to improve processes while upgrading and expanding their facilities.


To be eligible, you must:

  • be a provincially or federally licensed abattoir or meat processor in Nova Scotia
  • be at least 19 years old
  • generate an annual eligible gross income of $30,000; the eligible commodity income is based on the Statement of Farming Activities (T2042, T1273 or Schedule 125 - Farm Revenue: detailing sales by commodity revenue code) or the most recent T2 Corporation Income Tax Return or Income Statement
  • have an unrevoked Meat Slaughtering and Processing Licence from the Department of Environment and Climate Change

Read the Program Guidelines (PDF) for detailed eligibility.

Deadline or important dates

Program opening: 1 February 2023
Application deadline: 28 February 2023
Claim deadline: 20 March 2023

How to apply

Applications are closed.

Contact information

Agriculture – Programs Division
74 Research Dr.
Bible Hill, NS B6L 2R2

Phone: 902-893-6377
Toll-free: 1-866-844-4276
Fax: 902 893-7579
Email: prm@novascotia.ca


Program Guidelines