NSBI announces more payroll rebates

Nova Scotia's business lending agency is handing out more payroll rebates.

Nova Scotia Business Inc. says the rebates have been offered to  Apple Valley Foods in Kentville and NTT Data Canada in Halifax.

Apple Valley Foods, which makes frozen fruit pies, could receive up to $1.5 million to create 80 new jobs over the next five years.

NTT Data could get up to $7 million to create up to 500 jobs over six years.