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Government of Canada invests in Western Canada tourism

Federal Tourism Strategy to create tourism jobs for the middle class in communities across the country September 9, 2019 – Ottawa, Ontario – Western Economic Diversification Canada Tourism is an inclusive sector that showcases Canada’s culture, diversity, natural beauty, and unique experiences to the world. It also delivers economic benefits across the country by supporting […]

by pnationtalk on September 10, 201934 Views

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The Government of Canada announces funding to support tourism in the Abitibi-Témiscamingue region

The Val-d’Or Native Friendship Centre receives over $470,000 to promote tourism in rural and remote regions August 30, 2019 ‒ Val-d’Or, Quebec ─ Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions (CED) Tourism is an inclusive sector that helps showcase Canada’s culture, diversity, natural beauty and unique experiences around the world. It generates significant economic benefits across Canada and accounts […]

by pnationtalk on September 3, 201923 Views

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Boosting tourism and creating economic opportunities in Mattagami First Nation and surrounding areas

Government of Canada invests to accelerate growth and maximize tourism opportunities in Northern Ontario August 28, 2019 – Mattagami First Nation, ON – Federal Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario – FedNor Tourism is an inclusive sector that showcases Canada’s culture, diversity, natural beauty and unique experiences to the world. It delivers economic benefits across […]

by pnationtalk on August 28, 201937 Views

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Minister Mélanie Joly announces new investments for supporting tourism in Quebec

The Government of Canada awards nearly $800,000 to Québec Aboriginal Tourism and to the Sagamité Restaurant to help promote Quebec Indigenous tourism on the Canadian and international markets August 27, 2019 – Wendake, Quebec – Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions The tourism sector is a major economic driver for our regions, especially here in Wendake and the […]

by pnationtalk on August 28, 201923 Views

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Paqtnkek Mi’kmaw Nation to build new travel centre, water main

From: Indigenous Services Canada August 26, 2019 — Paqtnkek Mi’kmaw Nation, unceded traditional Mi’kmaq Territory, Nova Scotia — Indigenous Services Canada The Government of Canada is proud to support economic development opportunities and growth in Indigenous communities. Today, the Honourable Seamus O’Regan, Minister of Indigenous Services, visited Paqtnkek Mi’kmaw Nation to congratulate the community on […]

by ahnationtalk on August 26, 201945 Views

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Get Inspired by Indigenous Tourism Leaders at IITC 2019 – Tourismhr.ca

August 21, 2019 The Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada (ITAC) has announced programming for its International Indigenous Tourism Conference. The annual event will be held this year from November 12 to 14 in Kelowna, BC, on the traditional territory of the Syilx Nation, in partnership with the Nlakapamux and Secwepemc Nations, Tourism Kelowna, Thompson Okanagan […]

by ahnationtalk on August 23, 201951 Views

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Minister Joly announces support for tourism in the Niagara Region

From: Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario Over $1.2 million for six projects to enhance the region’s Indigenous, year-round, rural and culinary tourism opportunities August 20, 2019 – Niagara, ON Tourism is a rapidly-growing sector that showcases Canada’s culture, diversity, natural beauty and unique experiences to the world. It generates significant economic benefits across […]

by ahnationtalk on August 21, 201931 Views

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Membertou First Nation takes on tourism and technology improvements

Membertou Band Council undertakes two new projects to attract and retain business clients, visitors August 20, 2019 – Membertou, NS – Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency Building progressive and prosperous relationships with Indigenous communities is integral to the economic and social wellbeing of the country. That’s why the Government of Canada is working collaboratively with partners […]

by pnationtalk on August 20, 201974 Views

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Creating jobs and supporting growth in Northern Ontario’s Indigenous communities

From: FedNor FedNor investment to accelerate business and economic growth in Seine River First Nation August 19, 2019 – Seine River First Nation, ON – Federal Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario – FedNor Citizens and businesses of Seine River First Nation in Northwestern Ontario will benefit from new economic opportunities thanks to a Government […]

by ahnationtalk on August 19, 201951 Views

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Indigenous tourism businesses booming in B.C. as visitors spend $705M a year – CBC

Tourists spend more than $705M a year as they seek to learn more about Indigenous culture, association says Aug 16, 2019 Indigenous tourism businesses are seeing rapid growth in B.C. as more international visitors seek experiences that bring them closer to Canadian culture, the province’s Indigenous tourism association says. There are more than 200 Indigenous […]

by ahnationtalk on August 16, 201954 Views

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Qalipu First Nation implementing plan aimed at experiential tourism – The Western Star

CORNER BROOK, N.L. — Economic development is one part of it, but Tara Saunders will stress that indigenous tourism is not about the selling out of culture. “It’s also cultural development, cultural preservation,” said Saunders, the tourism development officer and team lead for tourism and culture with the Qalipu First Nation. “It gives a new […]

by ahnationtalk on August 7, 201942 Views

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Whistler Centre for Sustainability, SLCC launch Indigenous Tourism Start-up Program – Pique Magazine

Applications for business mentorship program due Aug. 1 Building on the success of two similar initiatives, the Whistler Centre for Sustainability and the Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre (SLCC) are launching a business development program aimed at giving Indigenous tourism start-ups a leg up in the market. The Indigenous Tourism Start-up Program is meant for members […]

by ahnationtalk on August 1, 201941 Views

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Government of Canada announces support for tourism and Manitoba’s official language minority communities

From: Western Economic Diversification Canada July 29, 2019 – Winnipeg, Manitoba – Western Economic Diversification Canada Tourism is an inclusive sector that showcases Canada’s culture, diversity, natural beauty, and unique experiences to the world. Canada’s two official languages are a key part of our history and identity to be shared. That’s why the Government of […]

by ahnationtalk on July 29, 201944 Views

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NL Government: Strengthening Indigenous Tourism and the Economy

July 29, 2019 Tourism is a key contributor to the Atlantic Canadian economy. It generates new economic activities, creates good paying jobs for the middle class and diversifies communities. The industry also offers tremendous opportunity for further growth in areas like Indigenous tourism. Recognizing the opportunities that exist in Indigenous tourism in Newfoundland and Labrador, […]

by ahnationtalk on July 29, 201956 Views

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Minister Mélanie Joly announces an investment for supporting tourism in the Bas-Saint-Laurent

From: Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions The Maliseet of Viger First Nation receives over $340,000 from the Government of Canada for developing a new tourist attraction in the region July 29, 2019 – Cacouna, Quebec – Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions (CED) Both 2017 and 2018 were record years for tourism in Canada. […]

by ahnationtalk on July 29, 201935 Views

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Strengthening Indigenous Tourism and the Economy

Qalipu First Nation implementing tourism strategy with government support July 29, 2019 – Corner Brook, NL – Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency Tourism is a key contributor to the Atlantic Canadian economy. It generates new economic activities, creates good paying jobs for the middle class and diversifies communities. The industry also offers tremendous opportunity for further […]

by pnationtalk on July 29, 201956 Views

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Media advisory: Parliamentary Secretary Vandal to announce support for the tourism sector in Manitoba

From: Western Economic Diversification Canada July 28, 2019 – Winnipeg, Manitoba – Western Economic Diversification Canada The Honourable Dan Vandal, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Indigenous Services and Member of Parliament for Saint Boniface – Saint Vital, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible […]

by ahnationtalk on July 29, 201939 Views

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Invitation to media – Minister Mélanie Joly announces funding to enhance tourism offerings in the Bas-Saint-Laurent region

From: Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions Cacouna, Quebec, July 26, 2019 – The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Tourism, Official Languages and La Francophonie, will announce a financial contribution to support a tourism project by the Maliseet of Viger First Nation. Press conference date Monday, July 29, 2019 Time 9:45 a.m. Location Maliseet of Viger First […]

by ahnationtalk on July 26, 201974 Views

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Media advisory: Government of Canada Supports Indigenous Tourism Development

From: Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency Media advisory Corner Brook, NL – July 25, 2019 — Gudie Hutchings, Member of Parliament for Long Range Mountains, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, will make a funding announcement related to Indigenous […]

by ahnationtalk on July 25, 201969 Views

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Champagne and Aishihik First Nation hope to push resort plan ahead on Mat’atana Man Lake – APTN News

July 24, 2019 The Champagne and Aishihik First Nation had a million dollar view during its annual general assembly and are pushing a big idea to go with it. The three day event was held on Mat’atana Man (Kathleen Lake) on purpose. “It’s a proposed multi million dollar facility right here, just sort of around […]

by ahnationtalk on July 25, 201939 Views

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Glamping takes a Cree twist with the ‘Creetopia’ – CBC

French company Huttopia collaborates with Quebec Cree to create exclusive tourist lodging Jul 20, 2019 The high-end camping movement known as glamping is coming to the James Bay region of Quebec by way of the Creetopia — a ready-to-use camp wall tent which draws inspiration from Cree culture. The project is a collaboration between the […]

by ahnationtalk on July 22, 201981 Views

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This interactive map will take you to Vancouver’s incredible totem poles – Vancouver Is Awesome

July 15, 2019 As part of the traditional territories of the Musqueam, Tsleil-Waututh and Squamish nations, the Greater Vancouver area is rich in Indigenous artefacts—chief among them totem poles. Totem poles are carved wood monuments that depict symbols, animals, and supernatural forms and document or commemorate Indigenous history, legends, people, or events. They’re typically made […]

by ahnationtalk on July 16, 201977 Views

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More than $1.5 Million for Three Tourism Organizations and an Established Business in Nord-du-Québec

Government of Canada Supports Projects for Lettrage Waldi, Tourisme Baie-James, Eeyou Istchee Tourism, and Nibiischii Corporation Chibougamau, Quebec, July 16, 2019 – Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions (CED) Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions will give a total of $1,515,000 in contributions to Lettrage Waldi and three tourism organizations. The funding was announced today by the Honourable […]

by pnationtalk on July 16, 201947 Views

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Media advisory: Invitation to media – Press conference regarding CED support for one company and three organizations in Nord-du-Québec

From: Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions Chibougamau, Quebec, July 15, 2019 – The Honourable Diane Lebouthillier, Minister of National Revenue and Member of Parliament for Gaspésie–Les Îles-de-la-Madeleine, will announce financial support for Lettrage Waldi, Niibiischii Corporation, James Bay Tourism and Eeyou Istchee Tourism. That announcement will be made on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep […]

by ahnationtalk on July 15, 201992 Views

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Cree tourism to get boost from creation of majority Cree-owned travel agency – CBC

Jul 10, 2019 Eeyou Istchee Baie James Travel explained at tourism association’s annual general assembly In the hopes of making it easier for travellers to discover the James Bay region, the Cree Outfitting and Tourism Association has helped launch a majority Cree-owned travel agency: Eeyou Istchee Baie James Travel. The agency is a one-stop shop […]

by ahnationtalk on July 10, 201957 Views

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St. Peters Canal National Historic Site Gets Boost with New Tourism Hub

From: Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency The hub will allow St. Peters Canal to provide new experiences to visitors June 25, 2019 – St. Peter’s, NS – Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency Authentic Atlantic Canadian experiences attract visitors to our shores, boost the economy and instill community pride. St. Peter’s Economic Development Organization and Potlotek First Nation […]

by ahnationtalk on June 25, 201998 Views

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Indigenous Tourism BC Signs MOU with British Columbia Assembly of First Nations

Significant agreement supports expansion of BCʼs Indigenous tourism industry Coast Salish Territories (June 21, 2019): Indigenous Tourism BC (ITBC) and the British Columbia Assembly of First Nations (BCAFN) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to expand the provinceʼs rich collection of Indigenous tourism products and experiences. The MOU was signed at the opening ceremonies of ITBCʼs […]

by pnationtalk on June 25, 201986 Views

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Federal-Provincial-Territorial Meeting of Ministers Responsible for Tourism

Governments commit to building on common goals to unlock tourism potential in Canada Tourism is an economic generator that helps create jobs and supports local economies from coast to coast to coast June 17, 2019 – Halifax, Nova Scotia Tourism is thriving in Canada, bringing in record numbers of international visitors in 2017 and 2018, […]

by pnationtalk on June 18, 201963 Views

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Governments commit to building on common goals to unlock tourism potential in Canada

From: Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada Tourism is an economic generator that helps create jobs and supports local economies from coast to coast to coast June 17, 2019 – Halifax, Nova Scotia Tourism is thriving in Canada, bringing in record numbers of international visitors in 2017 and 2018, and the federal, provincial and territorial […]

by ahnationtalk on June 17, 2019116 Views

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Manic Monday – I Know Which History I Want To Be A Part Of… – TotaBC

June 17, 2019 Midnight Musings from our CEO June 21st is Indigenous Peoples Day in Canada, and while we should be celebrating the Indigenous Culture in this Country every day, this is a very special time that calls out to all of us to learn more about the history and culture of this land for […]

by ahnationtalk on June 17, 201944 Views

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Premier Visits Churchill to Promote Growth in Tourism

May 26 to June 2: Tourism Week in Canada CHURCHILL— Tourism Week in Canada is a grassroots initiative to raise awareness of the economic opportunities available through travel and tourism, and Premier Brian Pallister is visiting the town today to help advance growth in this important part of the region’s economy. “There is tremendous demand […]

by ahnationtalk on May 27, 201990 Views

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Canada Completes Highway 4 in Pacific Rim National Park Reserve

From: Parks Canada Federal infrastructure funding investment supports connecting Canadians to nature May 24, 2019 Ucluelet, British Columbia Parks Canada Agency Parks Canada’s places represent the very best that Canada has to offer, and tell the stories of who we are, including the history, cultures, and contributions of Indigenous peoples. Parks Canada is improving visitor […]

by ahnationtalk on May 24, 201989 Views

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Parliamentary Secretary Lockhart meets with local businesses to discuss how the new Federal Tourism Growth Strategy will support economic growth in New Brunswick

From: Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada Government of Canada makes investments to empower communities and create middle class jobs May 24, 2019 – Saint John, New Brunswick Canada’s tourism sector is booming, bringing in record numbers of international visitors in 2017 and 2018. It’s our number one service export and accounts for one in […]

by ahnationtalk on May 24, 201989 Views

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4 authentic ways to experience Indigenous culture in the Canadian Prairies – The Province

According to the Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada (ITAC) and the Conference Board of Canada (CBoC), Indigenous tourism in Canada contributed $1.8 billion to the annual GDP in 2017. It’s clear that visitors are craving authentic Indigenous-led experiences. According to the Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada (ITAC) and the Conference Board of Canada (CBoC), Indigenous […]

by ahnationtalk on May 24, 201972 Views

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President and CEO Keith Henry joins launch of new Federal Tourism Growth Strategy

Federal government strengthens Indigenous tourism and creates middle class jobs May 22, 2019, Kanien’kehá:ka Nation (Montreal, QC) – Today, the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Tourism, Official Languages and La Francophonie, announced an investment of $2.5 million for several projects to be implemented in partnership with the Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada (ITAC). ITAC’s President and CEO Keith […]

by pnationtalk on May 24, 201984 Views

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Indigenous Tourism BC Prepares for Banner Year with New and Revitalized Programming

Coast Salish Territories (May 13, 2019): Indigenous Tourism BC (ITBC) has revitalized the Authentic Indigenous designation program, introduced seven years ago as Authentic Aboriginal. Intended to build on unprecedented growth of Indigenous tourism across the province, the program’s launch coincides with the launch of ITBC’s refreshed website and online platform. Updated and revitalized from its […]

by ahnationtalk on May 13, 2019120 Views

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Indigenous tourism an untapped market in Atlantic Canada, industry officials say – CBC

Indigenous groups gather in Moncton to find ways to increase tourism revenue May 08, 2019 Indigenous groups gathered in Moncton to find ways to increase tourism revenue for First Nations communities across the region. Business owners, community leaders, artists as well as industry and government officials are attending the three-day Atlantic Indigenous Tourism Summit, which […]

by ahnationtalk on May 8, 201966 Views

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Tourism in search of ‘authentic’ Indigenous experience – Winnipeg Free Press

Manitoba is said to be well-positioned to respond to a rising global appetite for Indigenous experiences. The key is that international tourists want their experience to be authentic. How authentic do they want it? For example, would their quest for authenticity prompt them to visit a fly-in northern First Nation and sleep in an overcrowded […]

by ahnationtalk on May 2, 2019113 Views

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Media advisory: Minister Joly to speak to the Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada Board of Directors about the economic importance of Indigenous tourism

From: Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada May 1, 2019 — Ottawa, Ontario The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Tourism, Official Languages and La Francophonie, will talk about the importance of Indigenous tourism at a reception following an Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada Board of Directors meeting. She will also discuss proposed Budget 2019 measures […]

by ahnationtalk on May 1, 201982 Views

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Rural Dividend grants support Thompson-Nicola communities

May 1, 2019 KAMLOOPS – Under the BC Rural Dividend Program, the Government of British Columbia is providing $1,206,897 for 13 projects in the Thompson-Nicola region. “This funding supports the diverse needs of small communities throughout the province and the people who live in them,” said Doug Donaldson, Minister of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations […]

by ahnationtalk on May 1, 201974 Views

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Rural Dividend grants support Sea to Sky communities

April 30, 2019 WHISTLER – Under the BC Rural Dividend Program, the Government of British Columbia is providing $502,734 for nine projects in the Sea to Sky corridor. “This funding supports the diverse needs of small communities throughout the province and the people who live in them,” said Doug Donaldson, Minister of Forests, Lands, Natural […]

by ahnationtalk on April 30, 2019123 Views

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Rural Dividend grants support Shuswap, Armstrong, Vernon

April 27, 2019 VERNON – Under the BC Rural Dividend Program, the Government of British Columbia is providing nearly $1.3 million for 10 projects in the Shuswap region, Armstrong and Vernon. Almost $19 million in 153 single applicant and partnership project grants are being awarded to eligible local governments, First Nations and not-for-profit organizations through […]

by ahnationtalk on April 29, 201963 Views

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Government of Nunavut, Travel Nunavut and the Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada sign MOU

Iqaluit, Nunavut – The Government of Nunavut (GN), the Travel Nunavut Board, and the Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to establish a partnership to create opportunities, and develop and support tourism among Inuit in Nunavut. “Inuit are becoming more involved in the tourism industry as an increasing number […]

by ahnationtalk on April 29, 2019138 Views

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WestJet launches Dreamliner with Calgary to Gatwick flight – Wingsmagazine.com

“It is no accident that the first transatlantic flight on the Dreamliner is to our largest international market, from our largest hub and home in Calgary.” WestJet on April 29 launched its new 787-9 Dreamliner with a sold-out flight, WS1, between its home base in Calgary and London, Gatwick. The return flight, WS2, departed London […]

by ahnationtalk on April 29, 2019107 Views

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Rural Dividend grants support South Okanagan

April 26, 2019 KELOWNA – Under the BC Rural Dividend Program, the Government of British Columbia is providing $271,544 for four projects in the South Okanagan. Almost $19 million in 153 single applicant and partnership project grants are being awarded to eligible local governments, First Nations and not-for-profit organizations through the Rural Dividend Program. These […]

by ahnationtalk on April 26, 201980 Views

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BC Government: Resort communities to benefit from tourism project funding

April 24, 2019 TOFINO – Visitors and people in resort municipalities will be able to enjoy more trail development, cultural events and infrastructure development, thanks to the Province’s increase of now stable funding to the Resort Municipality Initiative (RMI). “B.C.’s tourism industry creates opportunities for people to see shows and pursue recreation right in their […]

by ahnationtalk on April 25, 2019115 Views

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BC Government: Rural Dividend grants support northern communities

April 22, 2019 VANDERHOOF – Under the BC Rural Dividend Program, the Government of British Columbia is providing $1,207,743 for 10 projects in the North. Almost $19 million in 153 single applicant and partnership project grants are being awarded to eligible local governments, First Nations and not-for-profit organizations through the Rural Dividend Program. These grants help […]

by ahnationtalk on April 22, 2019110 Views

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Rural Dividend grants support coastal First Nations

April 22, 2019 PRINCE RUPERT – Under the BC Rural Dividend Program, the Government of British Columbia is providing over $1.1 million for five projects in the North and Central Coast regions. “Indigenous and remote communities lack financial supports found in larger cities. The projects funded today will not only improve food security and energy […]

by ahnationtalk on April 22, 2019100 Views

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Government of Canada investment supports economic diversification in Yukon

From: Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency Federal government investments to strengthen northern economy April 18, 2019 – Whitehorse, Yukon – Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency (CanNor) Economic diversification and growth are key to ensuring a strong and resilient economy in the North. This is why the Government of Canada is investing over $4.3M in sixteen […]

by ahnationtalk on April 18, 2019176 Views

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MB Government: Provincial Tourism Strategy Aims to Grow Sector

April 18, 2019 The Manitoba government, Travel Manitoba and the Manitoba Chambers of Commerce have launched a new provincial tourism strategy aimed at increasing tourist expenditures to $2.2 billion by 2022, Growth, Enterprise and Trade Minister Blaine Pedersen announced today. “There is significant demand for the types of travel experiences Manitoba can offer, including northern […]

by ahnationtalk on April 18, 2019100 Views

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