Financing + Incentives
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Financing + Incentives

Firms need look no farther than Cape Breton Island for a variety of valuable business incentives. R&D tax incentives and financing are available through Federal, Provincial, and Municipal governments as well as Community Business Development Corporations and other traditional banking sources.




Cape Breton has a local presence for each of Canada’s major financial institutions. Listed below is a complete list of Cape Breton banks and credit unions. Nova Scotia’s credit unions in partnership with Nova Scotia Cooperative Council and the Government of Nova Scotia, offer support and promotes co-ops and credit unions by providing education, marketing and representation to government and industry.


BMO Bank of Montreal 
TD Canada Trust
Scotia Bank
Nova Scotia Credit Unions

For additional information on business financing please click on one of the following links:

Canada Business Nova Scotia Financial Information Guide
Canadian Business Service Centre