Gail Shea, minister for the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, says $496,000 will be used to transform 12 hectares of land in the Shelburne Industrial Park into investment-ready lots with electricity, water and sewer services.
A business loan of $208,000 will help a local company upgrade buildings. Kenney & Ross Ltd. manufactures fish gelatins, collagens and adhesives.
ACOA is also spending $35,000 to help Aylward Fibreglass Inc. develop expertise to export its Fiberglas fuel tanks.
Another $42,000 from ACOA has been handed to the District of Barrington to complete work on the Seal Island Light Museum.
The provincial government is investing $21,000 in the museum.