Investing $21.1M in Quebec’s tourism industry

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CED is accepting funding applications under the Tourism Growth Program. Gatineau – Tourism is essential to the Quebec and Canadian economy and its long-term prosperity. It helps diversify regional economies and generate significant economic spin-offs across the country, including in Indigenous communities. That is why the Government of Canada has developed the Tourism Growth Program (TGP), a temporary national program …

Helping Non-Profits Deliver Important Community Services

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$26 million supporting 251 local programs and services Ontarians rely on most TORONTO — The Ontario government announced more than $26 million in grant funding this year to support 251 local projects at non-profit organizations across the province through the seventh and final round of the Ontario Trillium Foundation’s (OTF) Resilient Communities Fund. The Resilient Communities Fund was created in …

Aluminium Valley Society to develop digital marketing strategy

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Saguenay  – The governments of Canada and Quebec are granting a total of over $1.6 million in financial support to the Aluminium Valley Society to develop and implement a digital marketing strategy among 95 businesses. Twenty of these businesses will be mentored through the full digital marketing process, while the other 75 will gain in visibility by joining Alliance Métal Québec’s …

1st businesses supported by Indigenous Tourism Fund

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Announcement reflects progress on, and ongoing commitment to, Indigenous tourism in Canada St. John’s – Indigenous tourism helps advance reconciliation while creating jobs in communities nationwide. That’s why supporting its growth, in close partnership with First Nations, Inuit and Métis communities, is one of the Government of Canada’s top priorities. Most significantly, the government is working with the Indigenous Tourism Association …

Canada invests in RNA Technologies, Therapeutics’ growth

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Laval business receives $200,000 in financial assistance from CED. Laval – Supporting growth through innovation contributes to economic development in Quebec’s regions. That is why Annie Koutrakis, Member of Parliament for Vimy and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Tourism and Minister responsible for CED, today announced a repayable contribution of $200,000 for RNA Technologies & Therapeutics Inc. (RNA T&T). This CED support has enabled the business to acquire …

70th Québec Winter Carnival: Minister Soraya takes part in festivities 

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Québec – Since 1954, the Québec Winter Carnival has been Québec’s flagship winter tourism event and is forever renewing itself with cultural, sports, and social activities that draw thousands of visitors from home and outside the province. Its attractiveness and economic spin‑offs are unequivocal. That is why the Government of Canada has been supporting this emblem of Quebec for 25 years now. The Minister of Tourism and …

MRC de La Côte‑de‑Gaspé shrimp and turbot fishing industry

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Quebec – Supporting diversification and growth contributes to economic development in Quebec’s regions. That is why Soraya Martinez Ferrada, Minister of Tourism and Minister responsible for CED, today announced a non‑repayable contribution of $403,018 to the Municipalité régionale de comté (MRC) de La Côte‑de‑Gaspé. This CED assistance focuses in particular on the completion of a study to document the impacts …

$1.6M in support for APF Villeneuve to pursue automation

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Towards an ever more productive metal manufacturing sector Crabtree — The Government of Canada, the Government of Quebec and Investissement Québec are granting a total of $1.6 million in financial contributions to APF Villeneuve, a business specializing in the machining of high‑precision components, to support the acquisition of two pieces of numerical control equipment that will enable it to increase its productivity. This automation …

Minister’s Combative Sport Advisory Council

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Ontario – The Ontario Combative Sport Advisory Council will provide independent, expert advice to the Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport, to inform the creation of updated regulations to provide Ontarians with clear guidelines for safely competing in combative sports. The Combative Sports Act, 2019 (CSA) was passed by the Ontario legislature and received Royal Assent on May 29, 2019. It …

11 projects to help enhance Côte‑Nord tourism 

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Sept-Îles – A key driver of the economy, the Canadian tourism industry generated more than $100 billion in annual revenues before being hit hard by the pandemic. That is why the Government of Canada launched the Tourism Relief Fund (TRF), a $500M pan-Canadian initiative to help businesses and organizations in this sector overcome the impacts of the pandemic and position themselves …