Success stories to inspire your own aspirations.
If you can imagine a higher level of success for your own operation, one of our loan products can help you get there. How do we know? Because with our help, current and past clients have turned their ambitions and aspirations into concrete growth and improvement. There’s no end to the different ways our clients have put Fisheries and Aquaculture Loan Board products to work. Explore the stories below to learn more about their projects.
Clients & News
Full Story: Shiny New Ship Expected for Shag Harbour
Coming To Harbours This Fall There comes a time in every man’s life when he just needs a new damn boat, a point which Curtis Halliday of Shag Harbour has finally reached. For thirteen years he’s captained the Whispering Hope, […]
What our customers say about us.
“We have developed a strong business relationship with their team of loans officers and inspectors. They are exceptionally reliable and files are managed in a timely and professional manner with a high degree of expertise.”
“The Loan Board was very encouraging,” he says. “Even when my questions were difficult, they were quick to answer. They’ve been great. I probably couldn’t have done this project without them.”
Jason Rankin, Pictou, NS
“The interest rates were phenomenal,”
Joseph DeCoste, East Tracadie, NS
“I didn’t want to go through a bank, I wanted to go somewhere they support fishermen.”
Chris Roma, East Petpeswick, NS
“If you’ve had a bad year, they don’t want to see you fail. It takes a bit of the pressure off.”
Curtis Halliday, Shag Harbour, NS
“I have to say, the Fisheries Loan Board officers I dealt with were extremely helpful,”
Kevin King, St. Peter’s, NS
“Fishing is their thing. At the bank, you’re just a number. If you’re not able to make a payment, I think your chances of making it through hard times are better with the loan board than with the bank. There’s no question.”