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Black Business Initiative (BBI)

The BBI is committed to growing a stronger Black presence in Nova Scotia’s business community; acting as a catalyst for job creation, equitable participation and advancing the economic prosperity of Nova Scotia. In 1996, the Government of Canada and the Province of Nova Scotia set up the BBI to address the unique needs confronting the Black business community in Nova Scotia.

Contact Information:



Centennial Building, Suite 910 1660 Hollis Street Halifax, NS B3J 1V7 Canada
1660 Hollis Street, South End
Nova Scotia
B3J 1V7

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How we can help:

  • Mentorship
  • Repayable Funding
  • Talent