Due to the effects of COVID-19, the Cape Breton Partnership has put together a list of helpful resources.

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Canada Small Business Financing Program

Loans through the Canada Small Business Financing Program can finance:

  • Purchase or improvement of land or buildings used for commercial purposes
  • Purchase or improvement of new or used equipment
  • Purchase of new or existing leasehold improvements (i.e. renovations to a leased property by a tenant)
  • Registration fee

Eligible small businesses should have annual gross revenues of no more than $10 million. The maximum loan amount a borrower can access under this program is $1 million, of which no more than $350,000 can be used to finance the purchase or improvement of equipment and the purchase of leasehold improvements.

Contact your nearest lending agency, or agency of choice to learn more:

Credit Unions

East Coast Credit Union Limited
1168 East Margaree Road
Margaree NS

St. Joseph’s Credit Union
3552 Highway 206
Petit De Grat NS

New Waterford Credit Union
3462 Plummer Avenue
New Waterford NS

Sydney Credit Union
95 Townsend Street P.O. Box 1386
Sydney NS

Bank of Montreal
37 Union Street
Glace Bay NS

Bank of Nova Scotia

765 Main Street
Sydney Mines NS

299 Commercial Street P.O. Box 40
North Sydney Ns

125 Commercial Street
Glace Bay NS

634 Reeves Street Unit 18
Port Hawkesbury NS

Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce

11 Keltic Drive
Sydney River NS

15 Dorchester St.
Sydney NS

Toronto Dominion Bank

292 Charlotte Street
Sydney NS