Resources and Business Support

City of Charlottetown, Economic Growth & Attraction

Assists in navigating a wide variety of issues, including bringing together the right resources and partners to facilitate development. Responsible for administering the City's Tax Incentive Programs. Connect with the Economic Growth and Attraction team to find out why Charlottetown is the perfect fit for your business.
Phone: 902-629-4023 | [email protected]

Innovation PEI

The lead investment agency for Prince Edward Island focused on accelerating economic development by investing in people, innovation and infrastructure, primarily in targeted key sectors that have displayed a high potential for economic growth within the province.
Phone: 902-368-6300 | Toll-free: 1-800-563-3734 (NA) |

Charlottetown Area Development Corporation (CADC)

Works in partnership with the Province of Prince Edward Island, City of Charlottetown and neighbouring Town of Stratford to attract private sector developers and investors to grow and expand commercial development in the Greater Charlottetown area.
Phone: 902-892-5341|

Greater Charlottetown Area Chamber of Commerce

The Chamber is Prince Edward Island’s largest business advocacy organization committed to supporting and connecting their more than 1,150 business members. 
Phone: 902-628-2000 |

Downtown Charlottetown Inc.

A strong voice for downtown business and property owners who works to create and maintain a vibrant downtown. Focuses on projects to motivate and encourage business development and urban residential living, helping to position Downtown Charlottetown as an exciting place to live, work and play. 
Phone: 902-368-8636 |

PEI BioAlliance

The BioAlliance is a private sector-led not-for-profit organization dedicated to building the bioscience industry on Prince Edward Island. By working collaboratively with partners, they have created a unique environment that promotes excellence in research and provides strong leadership and business support to companies at all stages.
Phone: 902-367-4400 |

Business Navigator PEI

The Business Navigator provides personalized support to help business owners and entrepreneurs navigate the various provincial regulatory challenges associated with starting, owning, operating, and growing your business. 
Toll free: 1-833-335-0536 | 

Startup Zone

Located in the heart of downtown Charlottetown on the corner of Queen Street and Water Street, the Startup Zone provides a bright, welcoming workspace for entrepreneurs to work and collaborate. The Startup Zone's goal is to accelerate new or existing businesses by connecting them with the space, resources, and supports they need to grow. 
Phone: 902-566-4213 |

Launchpad PEI

LaunchPad PEI is a non-profit incubator that supports the growth of new technology companies in Prince Edward Island, Canada. Built on a foundation of past success, the incubator provides valuable support services in a professional working environment for new companies in Prince Edward Island to grow.
Phone: 902-368-6300| Toll-free: 1-800-563-3734 (NA) |

PEI Connectors

PEI Connectors offer support services to businesses owned and operated by immigrant entrepreneurs and connects job-seekers, new Islanders and new graduates to business and community leaders in order to grow professional networks and expand career opportunities on the Island.
Phone: 902-628-2000|


BizPaL helps you find the permits and licences you may require when starting and/or operating your business. Filter permits based on your location, industry, and business activities and save the ones that apply to your situation.
Phone: 902-368-6300 |

Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA)

A Federal Government agency headquartered in Atlantic Canada whose goal is to improve the economy of Atlantic Canada through the successful development of business and job opportunities. ACOA supports projects and initiatives designed to provide entrepreneurs in Atlantic Canada with the tools needed to succeed
Toll-Free: 1-800-561-7862 |

Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada

A Federal Government Department whose mission is to work with Canadians in all areas of the economy and in all parts of the country to improve conditions for investment, enhance Canada's innovation performance, increase Canada's share of global trade and build a fair, efficient and competitive marketplace.
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The Construction Association of PEI

Responsible for fostering, promoting and advancing the interests and efficiency of the construction industry in Prince Edward Island by acting on behalf of and for its members.
Phone: 902-368-3303 |

Charlottetown Airport

The only commercial airport and customs facility in Prince Edward Island, providing easy access to major Canadian and International markets. The Charlottetown Airport Business Park has both airside and groundside lots available for development and offers tenants a strong positional advantage.
Phone: 902-566-7997 |

Port Charlottetown

Serving as the Island’s marine gateway, Port Charlottetown is PEI’s busiest working port and a hub for commercial activity. One of the primary users of the port is the cruise industry. Sand, gravel, petroleum products and agricultural fertilizer are major commodities shipped into the port.
Phone: 902-367-3187|

Invest in Canada

Invest in Canada is Canada’s foreign direct investment (FDI) attraction and promotion agency. Invest in Canada works directly with global businesses to help them expand into Canada. As Canada’s investment promotion agency, we connect businesses with resources and programs to support their growth plans. We bring the right partners to the table to accelerate opportunities and success in Canada.
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