Procurement

Procurement

Develop Nova Scotia ensures all purchasing and tendering activities are conducted in a fair and open manner to ensure we obtain the best value in terms of delivery, products, services, site selection and technical expertise. Business policies are consistent with other Provincial Government Departments, Agencies and Crown Corporations in accordance with the Province of Nova Scotia Sustainable Procurement Policy and all applicable trade agreements. Any tendering for construction work will be conducted in compliance with the standard documents issued by the Canadian Construction Association.

We strive to provide a transparent process for our vendor partners. For more information please contact Todd Brayman, Senior Manager, Procurement and Operations, by calling (902) 219-3462, or by email at todd.brayman@developns.ca

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Develop Nova Scotia Code of Business Conduct

Develop Nova Scotia Code of Business Conduct

Develop Nova Scotia strives to operate in a manner that is responsible, accountable and demonstrates unquestionable integrity. Our strong values will support our success in achieving our role in the development of strategic economic infrastructure to support inclusive economic growth in Nova Scotia.
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Purchasing Terms & Conditions

Purchasing Terms & Conditions

Standard Purchase Order Terms and Conditions PRICE—If no prices are specified, the price shall not exceed the lowest price charged by the VENDOR to the PURCHASER for similar goods/services or the lowest price charged by the VENDOR for similar goods/services sold elsewhere, or the price last quoted to the PURCHASER, whichever is lower. Goods whose…
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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…
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Public Tender Information Sessions

Public Tender Information Sessions

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 visitors come to experience and celebrate our maritime culture. It is where our residents, current…
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Unsolicited Proposal Policy

Unsolicited Proposal Policy

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 visitors come to experience and celebrate our maritime culture. It is where our residents, current…
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Public Tender Electronic Submissions (Email) Protocol

Public Tender Electronic Submissions (Email) Protocol

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 visitors come to experience and celebrate our maritime culture. It is where our residents, current…
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NEWS

Accelerated Internet Projects Update

Note: Please visit here for our May update. Here are some common Questions and Answers.    We’re getting there. Faster. We’ve been working with our partners and Internet Service Providers to accelerate the delivery of high speed Internet projects, where possible.   High-speed…

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The Develop Nova Scotia Team is Working Remotely and Operational

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 concerns, under the guidance of the Province, the Develop Nova Scotia staff are all working remotely and we remain fully operational.

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Internet for Nova Scotia Initiative - Announcement

Government is making sure more Nova Scotians will have access to high-speed internet connections, with the announcement on February 7, 2020, of the first round of Internet for Nova Scotia Initiative projects.

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Internet for Nova Scotia Initiative - January, 2020

Announcement Planned for Next Week In our December update we reported that the Develop Nova Scotia team had several negotiated agreements to be signed early in January and were negotiating several more.  Our plan was to make announcements as quickly as…

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Arts District Design Competition Launches

Architectural teams from around the globe are invited to participate in a design competition for a new provincial art gallery. The kickoff of an international design competition represents a big step toward a new art gallery for all Nova Scotians,…

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Internet for Nova Scotia Initiative

As we move into the holiday season, we wanted to provide an update on where we are in our progress.  We know people are anxiously awaiting substantive information and we will soon be able to share project announcements. We now…

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New Era for Digby Pines Golf Resort and Spa

New private owners are planning significant upgrades to the Digby Pines Golf Resort and Spa to create a year-round tourism destination. Besim Halef, Glenn Squires, both from Halifax and Bear River First Nation in Digby County have purchased the tourism…

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Rural Placemaking Pitch Competition

Our finalists brought their A-game to our Rural Placemaking Pitch Competition. The three projects presented were Fibre Alley in Amherst, The Public Backyard Project in Bridgewater, and Open-Air Front Porch in West Hants. The creativity and community spirit demonstrated by all…

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Internet for Nova Scotia Initiative - September/October 2019

Over the past couple of months, we’ve been out on the road hosting drop-in community events to talk about the Internet projects being completed through the previously announced federal Connect to Innovate (CTI) program. During these events, we’ve also had…

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Shelburne Harbour Investments

Great community turnout September 6, 2019 for an investment in Shelburne Harbour. The more than $650,000 through ACOA and Develop Nova Scotia will support improvements at its marine terminal to position Shelburne and area as a choice destination for cruise…

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