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

Small Commercial Marine Business 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…

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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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Lunenburg Shipyard Revitalization Project

On May 27/20, the Province announced an investment of up to $230M to improve infrastructure and help get the economy moving again. The funding will support more than 200 shovel ready projects, creating up to 2000 jobs. A number of these…

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Develop Nova Scotia brings Open City under wing

It’s time to Re-Open City! As Nova Scotia’s economy gradually opens up our local businesses need our support now more than ever. So, we worked our partners rejigged a well-loved event to help kick it into high gear. We think…

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Operations and Maintenance Industry Opportunities

Are you in the operations and maintenance service and supports industry? Our two-stage Request for Supplier Qualifications (RFSQ) will potentially cover a range of service areas. We’ll  use the results of this RFSQ to pre-qualify and as may be required, select professional…

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Zwicker Warehouse Project

On May 27/20, the Province announced an investment of up to $230M to improve infrastructure and help get the economy moving again. The funding will support more than 200 shovel ready projects, creating up to 2000 jobs. A number of…

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Leasing Opportunity - Lunenburg Waterfront

Develop Nova Scotia is seeking a tenant to occupy the second floor of the Shipyard Warehouse (4 Burma Road, Lunenburg) on the historic Lunenburg waterfront. The Shipyard Warehouse is situated within the shipyard district and is an excellent opportunity for…

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Halifax Waterfront

Sea Bridge

The Sea Bridge consisted of 520 feet of floating dock on the Halifax waterfront which conveyed pedestrians between Cable Wharf and Museum Wharf North, near CSS Acadia. Now that the substantial public space in the Queen’s Marque precinct begins to…

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Community Engagement - Inverness Growth Management Strategy

Work will continue throughout Spring, Summer and Fall 2020. The Inverness Growth Management Strategy web portal can be found here.   The Municipality of the County of Inverness in partnership with Develop Nova Scotia and UPLAND Planning + Design Studio…

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Marine Infrastructure Project at COVE

On May 27/20, the Province announced an investment of up to $230M to improve infrastructure and help get the economy moving again. The funding will support more than 200 shovel ready projects, creating up to 2000 jobs. Read more here.…

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