60 Pleasant Street, Bridgewater, NS, B4V 3X9
Tel: 902-543-4651 Fax: 902-543-6876
Emergency After Hours Tel: 902-543-5142

There are a number of different agencies and organizations, locally, provincially, and nationally, that are well-positioned to assist you as you plan your investment in the Town of Bridgewater. We invite you to explore the list of services and opportunities below to find the programs that best fit your needs and plans to establish or grow your business in Bridgewater.

Nova Scotia Regulatory Information

Nova Scotia Business Navigator Service

Biz Pal

Developing your Business Plan

CBDC South Shore

CBDC South Shore - Business Plan

Centre for Entrepreneurship Education and Development

Startup Canada


BDC – Start or Buy a Business Tools

Canada Business Network – Before Starting Your Business

Canada Business Network – Start-up Checklist

Nova Scotia Registry of Joint Stocks

Nova Scotia Works – HR Toolkit

Nova Scotia Self-Employment Program


Market Research Resources

Statistics Canada

Industry Canada

Atlantic Institute for Market Studies

Atlantic Provinces Economic Council

Canada Business Network – Nova Scotia

Destination Canada

Export Development Canada

Grown Southwest Nova Scotia Climate Data Study


Business Financing & Incentives

Invest Nova Scotia

Atlantic Canada Opportunities Program

BDC Business Loans

Nova Scotia Business Inc.

Community Economic Development Investment Funds (CEDIFs)



Nova Scotia Research and Development Tax Credit

Scientific Research and Experimental Development Tax Incentive Program

Sustainable Development Technology Canada – Clean Tech Fund

Atlantic Immigration Program

Co-op Education Incentive

Government of Canada Apprenticeship Job Creation Tax Credit

Government of Canada Funding for Jobs, Training and Social Development Projects

Nova Scotia Innovate to Opportunity Hiring Incentive

Nova Scotia Job Creation Partnership

Workplace Innovation and Productivity Skills Incentive


Digital Fusion