Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency

The Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency works to create opportunities for economic growth in Atlantic Canada by helping businesses become more competitive, innovative and productive, by working with diverse communities to develop and diversify local economies, and by championing the strengths of Atlantic Canada.

We are in the process of moving our services and information to Canada.ca.

Our current Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency website will remain available until the move to Canada.ca is complete.

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Call to Action: ACOA’s Clean Technology Initiative

ACOA has issued a Call to Action inviting Atlantic Canadian companies, communities and non-profit organizations to develop proposals for projects that promote clean growth through clean technology. Applications should be submitted on or before March 31, 2017.

Atlantic Growth Strategy

Building a vibrant economic future for Atlantic Canada

2016-07-07

The Government of Canada and the four Atlantic Provinces are working together to build a vibrant economic future for Atlantic Canada by focussing their efforts and resources to stimulate the region’s economy, support the middle class and address both long standing and emerging regional challenges. These actions will build on other advancements for the middle class, such as the Canada Child Benefit and the recent agreement on the Canada Pension Plan.

Our services and information

Start a business

Find information, resources and financing to help you start your business.

Expand my business

Learn how we can help you expand or modernize your business and stay competitive in today’s global marketplace.

Innovate, adapt, compete

Learn how to develop new products and services, bring new products and services to market, acquire and adapt technology and build skills necessary for today’s economy.

Strengthen my community

Community is an essential part of Atlantic Canadian life. Find out how our resources can help your community.

Do business abroad

Find out how to grow your business in the global marketplace.

What we are doing

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Atlantic Canada - a profitable place to do business

Atlantic Canada — made up of Canada's four east coast provinces of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland and Labrador — can offer a distinct business advantage compared to other North American locations.

Innovate, adapt, compete

Our enhanced innovation programming can help Atlantic businesses, universities, colleges and research institutions develop new products and services, bring new products and services to market, acquire and adapt technology and build skills necessary for today’s economy.

Our successes

From down home to the far corners of the globe, read more about how local drive and innovation are proving a fast-match for success in Atlantic Canada.

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