Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency

The Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency works to create opportunities for economic growth in Atlantic Canada by helping businesses become more competitive, innovative and productive, by working with diverse communities to develop and diversify local economies, and by championing the strengths of Atlantic Canada.

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  1. Additional space will enable Pugwash social enterprise to create more vocational opportunities for adults with disabilities
  2. Federal government support will foster greater inclusion and retention of newcomers, and create nine jobs
  3. The Verschuren Centre and four companies receive federal support to further develop and commercialize products, support the growing network of biotechnology firms
  4. Government of Canada supports growing biotechnology cluster in Cape Breton
  5. Mike Kelloway, Member of Parliament for Cape Breton-Canso, and Jaime Battiste, Member of Parliament for Sydney-Victoria, will announce funding to five organizations for innovative research and development projects to grow the region’s biotechnology sector.