Opportunities

Opportunities

As we look to continue to build on our compelling natural advantage, our place by the sea, our focus is on investing in infrastructure, properties and programs that make Nova Scotia liveable and loveable. We encourage you to explore our opportunities.

TENDERS

At Develop Nova Scotia, we engage with public and private sector companies in projects and transactions that contribute to the sustainable development of high potential property and infrastructure across Nova Scotia, to drive inclusive economic growth in our province.

CURRENT OPPORTUNITIES

Vendor Opportunity for Evergreen Market, Nov. 28 – Dec. 20, 2020

Evergreen Festival Charitable/Non-Profit Organization Opportunity, Nov. 28 – Dec. 20, 2020

DNS-2021-0041Two-Stage RFSQ for Operations and Maintenance Services and Support

DNS-1920-0003Two-stage RFSQ for the pre-qualification and potential selection of specific professional consultation services

For more on Nova Scotia Procurement, please visit their web site here.

We are committed to best practices in purchasing and in sustainability. Our procurement activities comply with Nova Scotia Procurement and we are committed to supporting our environment, economy and society through adherence to this policy wherever possible by:

  • Ensuring that our requirements for goods, services, construction, and facilities are met through an open, fair, and transparent process that maximizes competition and value to our organization.
  • Ensuring bidders have reasonable notice and opportunity to tender.
  • Fostering economic development by ensuring every capable Nova Scotia supplier has the opportunity to do business with us.
  • Ensuring our procurement decisions consider the benefit to the environment and social fabric of Nova Scotia.
  • Adhering to all trade agreements which create economic opportunities for Nova Scotians.
  • Treating out of province bidders in the same way as their jurisdictions would treat bidders from Nova Scotia.
  • Being accountable for procurement decisions.

Employment

Develop Nova Scotia is a professional organization powered by passionate and dedicated employees who are focused on helping to build a Nova Scotia that is irresistible to people and investment, through placemaking, infrastructure and programming. Our employees have many things in common—we’re proud to live in Nova Scotia, we love our work and we believe…
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NEWS

Evergreen Festival Charitable/Non-Profit Organization Opportunity

Develop Nova Scotia is curating a new festival for 2020, the Evergreen Festival. Taking place November 28 – December 21, this multi-week event will include a collection of outdoor experiences and events dispersed throughout Halifax on the waterfront and downtown.…

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Vendor Opportunity for Evergreen Market

Evergreen Festival is a new event in 2020 curated by Develop Nova Scotia, in conjunction with partners, from November 28 – December 20. Dispersed throughout downtown Halifax and along the Halifax waterfront, this  multi-week outdoor experience celebrates Nova Scotia’s culture,…

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Partnership Opportunity

Inspired by European-style Holiday Markets, in conjunction with partners, Develop Nova Scotia is curating the Evergreen Festival, scheduled for November 28 – December 21, 2020. Dispersed throughout downtown Halifax and the Halifax waterfront, this multi-week outdoor experience celebrating Nova Scotia’s…

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Access to High-Speed Internet for More Nova Scotians

Connection matters. Delivering Internet for Nova Scotians is a priority and we’re making progress. Projects that will deliver reliable, high-speed internet to 97% of Nova Scotia homes and businesses are officially underway. On September 1/20, Develop Nova Scotia announced the…

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Exploring Georges Island

It’s official! As of August 8, 2020 Georges Island will be open to explore for weekends, now extended up to and including Thanksgiving weekend, October 10 and 11. Situated in the heart of Halifax Harbour this national historic site reflects…

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Eastern Shore's Liscombe Lodge Has New Owner

Liscombe Lodge Resort and Conference Centre will continue to be a wonderful place to experience the spectacular Eastern Shore. The Province has sold Liscombe Lodge in Guysborough County to Hearthstone Hospitality Limited. The new owner will invest $1 million in upgrades in this iconic resort…

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Busking on the Waterfront

We know busking adds to the vibrancy of our waterfront and city. Our Busking Program is back in place on the Halifax waterfront. However, please ensure you maintain safe social distancing and are not gathering outside of your groups up…

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Lunenburg Waterfront Highlights

Welcome to the Lunenburg Waterfront Association’s (LWAI’s) 16th summer review of our ongoing project to preserve and energize our working waterfront. Due to COVID’s public health precautions we have delayed our annual public symposium and have prepared a “virtual meeting report”…

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Small Commercial Marine Business Opportunities

It is an exciting time to be in Nova Scotia at the water’s edge. It is where our ocean economy is building. It is where world-class researchers and industry innovate and collaborate to connect with new markets. It is where…

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Arts District Design Competition

June 2020 Update — Phase one of the international Design Competition for the new Art Gallery of Nova Scotia and vibrant Public Space is now complete. In early July phase two of the competition will commence, when three successful teams…

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