Alex Paul

Alex Paul is the Executive Director for the Mi’kmaw Economic Benefits Office (MEBO). MEBO works to ensure that  Indigenous People in Nova Scotia have access to opportunities in terms of employment and contracts across every sector.  He is a former member of the Nova Scotia Community College Board of Governors, and is the Past Chair of the Cape Breton Partnership Board. He currently sits on the Board of Directors for New Dawn Enterprises, Digital Nova Scotia, and Pathways to Employment. Alex was featured in a CBC Radio series titled Cape Breton Leadership: The Next Generation. Alex was also on the Premiers Advisory Committee reviewing the provincial apprenticeship program. Before joining the Economic Benefits Office, Alex had extensive experience in the field of Business Development and Management, having worked for RBC and Ulnooweg Development Corporation.

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Join our Team – Business Developer & Programming Manager

Our people are a passionate and industrious bunch of placemakers. We’re engineers, planners, architects, designers, program developers, property manager… ...

Our people are a passionate and industrious bunch of placemakers. We’re engineers, planners, architects, designers, program developers, property managers, storytellers, creatives, pragmatists, stewards of public investment…

Retail Opportunities at Salt Yard

Bring your local flair and flavour to the Halifax waterfront this summer and join over 25 small local businesses in Salt Yard—one of the Halifax waterfr… ...

Bring your local flair and flavour to the Halifax waterfront this summer and join over 25 small local businesses in Salt Yard—one of the Halifax waterfront’s most vibrant districts. Develop Nova Scotia is seeking potential…

High-Speed Internet to Reach More Nova Scotians with Eastlink and Bell

April 21, 2022—Halifax, NS: Access to high-speed internet will reach another 400 Nova Scotian homes and businesses under new contracts with Eastlink and… ...

April 21, 2022—Halifax, NS: Access to high-speed internet will reach another 400 Nova Scotian homes and businesses under new contracts with Eastlink and Bell signed by Develop Nova Scotia. Eastlink will expand access to 66…

Local Art Business Opportunity in Peggy’s Cove’s Historic deGarthe Studio

April 14, 2022 — Peggy’s Cove, Nova Scotia: Full of character, history, and ocean views, Peggy’s Cove is the perfect place for creativity to thrive. Dev… ...

April 14, 2022 — Peggy’s Cove, Nova Scotia: Full of character, history, and ocean views, Peggy’s Cove is the perfect place for creativity to thrive. Develop Nova Scotia is seeking local artists, makers, and craftspeople to…

City Harbour Cruises to Offer New Marine Experience from the Halifax Waterfront

April 4, 2022—Halifax, NS: All aboard for your own Halifax harbour adventure! City Harbour Cruises has partnered with Develop Nova Scotia to offer a ran… ...

April 4, 2022—Halifax, NS: All aboard for your own Halifax harbour adventure! City Harbour Cruises has partnered with Develop Nova Scotia to offer a range of marine experiences on the Halifax harbour. Founded by Halifax bu…

Community Garden Development Opportunity at Dartmouth Cove

Addendum #1: The term length for this project has been extended from 1 year to 2 years to allow for a second growing season in 2023 if the group is not… ...

Addendum #1: The term length for this project has been extended from 1 year to 2 years to allow for a second growing season in 2023 if the group is not able to fully utilize the 2022 growing season due to tight timelines t…

Fresh Air and Fresh Opportunities on the Halifax Waterfront

Develop Nova Scotia is seeking an experienced operator (or operators) to lease a unique business space on the Halifax waterfront at 5080 George Street. ...

Develop Nova Scotia is seeking an experienced operator (or operators) to lease a unique business space on the Halifax waterfront at 5080 George Street.

Pictou Waterfront Master Plan

Winter 2022 Read more on the Pictou Waterfront Master Plan project including partners, draft summary, additional community engagement opportunities and… ...

Winter 2022 Read more on the Pictou Waterfront Master Plan project including partners, draft summary, additional community engagement opportunities and more. Spring 2021 The Town of Pictou partnered with Develop Nova Scoti…

New Affordable Housing Opportunity in Downtown Dartmouth

The Province is making a prime piece of land in downtown Dartmouth available for a mixed-use project that includes affordable housing. ...

The Province is making a prime piece of land in downtown Dartmouth available for a mixed-use project that includes affordable housing.

Food and Beverage Business Opportunity on the Halifax Waterfront

Develop Nova Scotia is seeking an experienced operator or operators to license up to two separate properties on the Halifax waterfront for the purpose o… ...

Develop Nova Scotia is seeking an experienced operator or operators to license up to two separate properties on the Halifax waterfront for the purpose of operating two unique outdoor food and beverage establishments.