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.
Investing in Regional Innovation and Development
This new framework aligns the strengths of the regional development agencies (RDAs) to support the implementation of the Government's Innovation and Skills Plan for Canada. Priority areas identified in the framework include: Regional Innovation Ecosystems; Investment in and Scale-Up of Firms; Clean Growth; and Community Economic Development and Diversification.
Building a vibrant economic future for Atlantic Canada2017-01-27
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.
Our services and information
Find information, resources and financing to help you start your business.
Learn how we can help you expand or modernize your business and stay competitive in today’s global marketplace.
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.
Community is an essential part of Atlantic Canadian life. Find out how our resources can help your community.
Find out how to grow your business in the global marketplace.
What we are doing
- 2013-14 Departmental Performance Report
- 2014-15 Report on Plans and Priorities
- Review of the implementation of section 41 of the Official Languages Act 2013-2014
- Quaterly Financial Report for the quarter ended December 31, 2014
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.
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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