Business and Development Links
Acadia Centre for Social & Business Entrepreneurship - ACSBE's primary function is to provide programming in entrepreneurial skill development to Acadia University and the Central Southwest Region of Nova Scotia. ACSBE also provides professional development programming on a national and international scale.
Annapolis Valley Chamber of Commerce - Annapolis Valley Chamber of Commerce, through leadership, integrity and cooperation, promotes and supports the business community to make the Annapolis Valley the best place to do business. Effective February 2012, the AVCC was formed through a merger of the former Western Kings Board of Trade, Eastern Kings Chamber of Commerce and Central Annapolis Valley Chamber of Commerce.
Annapolis Valley Localfied - A local business directory for the Annapolis Valley region. Offers businesses an affordable option to establish an online presence. The main goal of the site is to encourage visitors to support locally owned businesses. Local farmers and charities can submit listings for free to the site. It is also an informational site for tourists and locals. With information on local events, parks, beaches, museums, farmers markets, etc.
Canada Business Nova Scotia (CBNS) - improves the start-up, survival and growth rates of small and medium-sized enterprises by giving business people in every part of Canada access to accurate, timely, and relevant information and referrals. Toll Free Number – 1-888-576-4444
Come to Life - Nova Scotia Come to Life is a place branding initiative that brings together the public- and private-sector to promote Nova Scotia to the world.
Community Access Program (C@P) for Kings and West Hants - The Community Access Program is designed to help communities establish public internet access sites and to train local citizens to make use of information technologies for the social and economic benefit of both individuals and communities.
Community Business Development Corporations - CBDC's are a network of autonomous, not-for-profit organizations that work with all levels of government and the private sector to meet the needs of small business.
Community Counts - Nova Scotia Community Counts presents socio-economic and other data that is easily accessible information and demonstrates comparisons of community resources among regional, provincial, and national levels to present a more complete picture of Nova Scotian communities.
Community Inc. - Community INC is a non-profit, charitable, organization and welcomes donations from individuals to continue its work. While we do receive government funding, that is not always adequate to keep our programs and services going.
Connections (PDF) – An Immigrants’ Guide to Starting a Business In Nova Scotia
Export Development Canada - EDC is Canada’s export credit agency, offering innovative financing, insurance and risk management solutions to help Canadian exporters and investors expand their international business.
Government of Canada - Access information on Canada, its government and federal programs and services.
Government of Nova Scotia - The Government of Nova Scotia's website features information from all departments and agencies, as well as services to businesses and individuals.
Hants-Kings Business Development Centre Limited - Hants-Kings CBDC is the local community business development corporation. The Hants-Kings CBDC assists Hants and Kings County residents in the establishment of new and expansion of existing enterprises.
ICX - ICX provides all commercial real estate listings across Canada.
Industry Canada - Industry Canada helps businesses thrive and consumers benefit from a fair marketplace, through competitiveness, innovation and growth.
Moving to the Annapolis Valley - An online guide to Nova Scotia's beautiful Annapolis Valley.
MLS - MLS provides all residential real estate listings across Canada.
Nova Scotia Business Inc. - NSBI is the business development agency for the province of Nova Scotia, Canada and are the first point of contact for businesses and organizations. NSBI provides services that help Nova Scotia companies grow and stay competitive in the global marketplace.
Select Nova Scotia - Learn more about local products Nova Scotia has to offer and learn more about the Select Nova Scotia Campaign.
Service Canada - Service Canada is about improving the delivery of government services. It helps Canadians access a wide range of the government services and benefits they need quickly and easily.
Service Nova Scotia - Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations is committed to making government services more accessible and more convenient for the public. Registry of Motor Vehicles can be accessed here.
Statistics Canada - Stats Canada provides Canadian economic, social and census data.
Target Nova Scotia - Target Nova Scotia provides up-to-date and accurate information on any community or county in the province.
Trade Team Nova Scotia - is a federal, provincial, and private sector partnership dedicated to helping Nova Scotian companies export their goods and services globally. This site provides information on export services and events for companies at all levels of export experience.
Union of Nova Scotia Municipalities - UNSM is a not-for-profit organization mandated to represent the Provincial interests of municipal governments across Nova Scotia. This website provides links to all municipalities throughout Nova Scotia.
Valley Region for Physical Activity, Sport and Recreation - The Valley Office administers the provincial programs for the Nova Scotia Department of Health and Wellness, including addressing local physical activity, sport and recreation priorities and issues.
Welcome Wagon - Operating across Canada, Welcome Wagon has representatives in Kings County to greet newcomers to the community.