CBDC Blue Water is one of 41 Community Business Development Corporations (CBDCs) serving Atlantic Canada. Being a CBDC, we promote economic development in rural areas by providing financial assistance, training and counselling to small businesses.
CBDCs, assist in the creation of small businesses and in the expansion and modernization of existing businesses by providing financial and technical services to entrepreneurs.
Financial assistance is available in the form of loans, loan guarantees and equity financing to existing and aspiring entrepreneurs.
Business consulting & advice is available to small businesses. We help businesses to succeed and therefore we give high priority to the advisory role of our mandate.
Entrepreneurship development and training to individuals and small business owners/managers is available in many of our offices.
Technical assistance usually takes the form of guidance and coaching, and sometimes advocating on behalf of our clients to other lending establishments or regulatory agencies.
Porters Lake, Nova Scotia
Lorrie was born in Toronto with a pen in her hand. Her deep family roots in the Annapolis Valley left her longing for the east coast, and she moved to the Sambro area in 1994.
Lorrie spent over 35 years in the legal field in roles of administrative assistant, office manager, and certified court transcriber.
Lorrie manages the social media for the Spryfield Business Commission, is a regular contributor to the Chebucto News, and Community Contact for Sambro on CBC’s Information Morning. She’s also a member of the Board of Directors of the Sambro Area Community Association (“SACA”) and owns and runs a 2 bedroom oceanfront Airbnb home in Sambro.
As a freelance writer, Lorrie crafts social media posts, web content, newsletters, customer case studies, white papers, blog posts, articles, press releases, special reports, ghostwriting, professional bios, informational copywriting and speeches.
Grey Lit is a global web-based repository and knowledge mobilization service for frontline research and information. We make information accessible by mobilizing front-line information and research so it can be searched, shared and reviewed around the world. We turn research into action months or years sooner. GreyLit’s transparent, real-time peer review allows member to: share their research ahead of the curve, get metrics they can use to secure more funds, access a list of profiled, vetted and “True Peers.”
Independent Security Services Atlantic Inc., Independent Armored Transport Atlantic Inc. and Mainstay Security Services And Investigations (2011) Inc. ISS, MSS and IAT are three Companies Combined for Total Security Management.
Through their divisions, complimented by their professionally trained staff, they have what it takes to supply all businesses with full security and loss prevention needs.
Security Services Offered:
Commercial / Retail Guard Service
Investigative Services ( Loss Prevention Officers )
Mobile Patrol Services
Industrial Guard Service ( Construction sites )
Special Events / Festivals
One on one care for Long Term Heath Care Facilities
Mobile Patrol Services:
Regular periodic security checks of customer property. Verification that all entry points to property are properly locked and secured. ( start of shift ) Enforce the Protection of Property Act when applicable. Respond to any alarm calls if requested by the client.
Pickup and Delivery of parcels
Pickup and Delivery of bank deposits
Maintain proper records of shift events for customer review
Prepare any necessary forms I reports for Court use.
One On One Continuing Care assisting clients who have:
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Located in Halifax, Spryfield is a multi-tenant commercial centre. It has 22 units comprising 203,230 square feet of leasable commercial/retail space and has 300 parking stalls
Aumbiance Fitness and Wellness
Capital District Health Authority
First Choice Hair Cutters
H & R Block
Herring Cove Pizza
Lawtons Drug Store
Mikes’s No Frills
Halifax, Nova Scotia