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Build your tech advantage in
Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia, Canada, provides everything your business needs to be globally competitive — a diverse and growing workforce, strategic access to global markets and cost-competitive solutions. World-leading companies who locate and expand in Nova Scotia are benefitting from:

Costs: The Canadian marginal effective tax rate (METR) now stands at 13.8%, which is the lowest in the G7 and below the OECD average.

Talent: Ranked #1 most attractive country for entrepreneurs and #1 in talent attractiveness among G7 nations.

FDI flows: Ranked 38th in population, Canada punches well above its weight. As of the end of 2020, Canada had the world’s 13th largest economy (in terms of FDI inflows).

Market access: Canada gives investors preferential market access through 14 trade agreements to 49 countries with nearly 1.5 billion consumers and a combined GDP of US$60 trillion.


Information Technology

A strong workforce, superior infrastructure and a vibrant ecosystem connects you to a global cluster in Nova Scotia.

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Clean Technology

Nova Scotia is a national leader in fighting climate change.

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Ocean Tech

Nova Scotia is home to marine-related technology businesses, world-renowned experts in research and innovation, and Canada’s Ocean Supercluster.

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Innovative tech companies are choosing Nova Scotia

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Nova Scotia Immigration has made it possible for us to bring in talent quickly and efficiently. That’s been a game-changer for us.

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From talent and technology, a provincial partnership approach, and competitive business costs, Nova Scotia will be key to our Global Delivery Centre’s long-term success.

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Nova Scotia
Works for Business

Nova Scotia has every business advantage you need. Educated workers, a thriving tech sector and a location on Canada's East Coast- halfway between the Pacific Coast and Europe- that offers global reach and modern infrastructure.

In Nova Scotia, you will be part of one of North America's most vibrant, emerging innovation ecosystems. Here you’ll find start-ups, established companies, business incubators, accelerators, and anchor post-secondary institutions and research facilities.

We’re a province where education, industry, and quality of life are intertwined. Global companies are expanding their footprints thanks to the quality of our talent, the flexibility of our post-secondary institutions to adapt to meet the needs of our employers, and collaboration like you’ve never seen before. Our universities, colleges and companies are undertaking cutting-edge R&D.

Our educated, highly-skilled workforce is growing every day and is unwaveringly loyal. We call the East Coast home, and effortlessly connect with the world from our strategic location.

Ask John about Nova Scotia’s advantages

John Ludovice
Director, Special Projects
Invest Nova Scotia

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