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.

Each of us shares a responsibility to do what’s right in all business matters. This shared duty is one of the cornerstones to our success. The following key principles apply to all staff of Develop Nova Scotia, including members of the Board of Directors.

ETHICAL AND PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT—The Develop Nova Scotia team commits to maintain the highest standards of ethics and professionalism in all that we do.

ADHERENCE TO ALL LAWS AND REGULATIONS GOVERNING OUR BUSINESS TRANSACTIONS—Team members will adhere to the spirit and letter of all laws and regulations in every area that we do business. We will deal fairly with our customers, clients, service providers, and suppliers.

RESPECT FOR DIVERSITY—Our province and our workforce are rich in differences. Develop Nova Scotia recognizes and values every individual’s unique skills and perspectives, a respect we extend to all our business relationships.

ENVIRONMENTAL STEWARDSHIP—Environmental protection is essential to the integrity of ecosystems, human health, and the socio-economic well-being of all Nova Scotians. Using a balanced, coordinated approach, Develop Nova Scotia will take steps to protect the health, prosperity, and environmental integrity of our communities in all of our business decisions.

TRANSPARENCY—Develop Nova Scotia is a Crown Corporation, responsible to the Government and people of Nova Scotia. Every effort will be made to ensure our efforts are communicated to and or understood by the people who make our province among the world’s greatest places.

NEWS

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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Renovations at Fisherman’s Cove to Boost Tourism

Local economy to benefit from a new dock and boardwalk that will create additional tourism experiences Investing in community infrastructure is essential to create jobs, increase tourism and contribute to quality of life in rural areas across Nova Scotia. To…

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Talent Strategies in Support of Expanded Mandate

Develop Nova Scotia celebrates new strategic direction and reflects on their collaborative recruitment process.

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Georges Island Investments

Investments announced for Georges Island for over $2.07 million in joint funding between the Government of Canada and the Province of Nova Scotia for the construction of a new, accessible wharf with floating docks.

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Lunenburg's Working Waterfront Video

A look at Lunenburg’s working waterfront and those who call it home.  

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