Green renovations at Edmonton Indigenous high school

Green renovations at Edmonton Indigenous high school

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Edmonton – Randy Boissonnault, Minister of Tourism and Associate Minister of Finance and Member of Parliament for Edmonton Centre, and Dr. Joe Cloutier, Director of Education at Inner City High School, announced more than $2.9 million in federal funding to increase energy conservation through a building retrofit at Inner City High School. This educational facility provides Edmonton’s Indigenous and other …

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Making Edmonton more resilient to flood risks

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Edmonton – Randy Boissonnault, Minister of Tourism and Associate Minister of Finance, and Amarjeet Sohi, Mayor of the City of Edmonton, announced more than $22 million in federal funding to help to reduce flood risk and damage in Edmonton. The project includes improvements that will help mitigate potential flooding hazards at the city’s Gold Bar Wastewater Treatment Plant. Three new …

Legal Arena and Curling Rink in Legal Alberta

Canada funds expansion of Legal Arena, Curling Rink

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Legal – Randy Boissonault, Minister of Tourism and Associate Minister of Finance, announced a federal investment of more than $7 million to retrofit the Legal Arena and Curling Rink in Legal, Alberta. “Today’s investment into Legal’s hockey and curling rink is more than just upgrading community infrastructure, but breathing life back into a recreational facility at the heart of their …

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FedNor invests $5.8m in Parry Sound, Muskoka regions

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Federal funding for 13 projects will help create and maintain over 365 jobs Huntsville – Today, during a visit to the area to attend the Ontario Tourism Summit 2022, Randy Boissonnault, Minister of Tourism and Associate Minister of Finance, announced FedNor investments totalling $5,799,103 for 13 community and business growth initiatives in the Parry Sound and Muskoka regions. The announcement …

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Minister Boissonnault to attend Apec Finance Ministers’ Meeting in Bangkok

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Ottawa – From October 19 to 21, Minister of Tourism and Associate Minister of Finance, Randy Boissonnault, will attend the Finance Ministers’ Meeting of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) forum, in Bangkok, Thailand. This year’s meeting will offer an opportunity to discuss some key current challenges, including the headwinds facing global and regional economic growth, and the persistence of global …

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Investing in Indigenous Tourism

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Funding will support and grow Ontario’s Indigenous tourism landscape MANITOULIN – The Ontario government is providing $300,000 to Indigenous Tourism Ontario (ITO) through the Pan-Regional Fund to create jobs and support unique and authentic Indigenous experiences across the province. This investment also supports a wide range of projects that unite communities — including cultural authenticity workshops, product development and itineraries, …

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Introducing legislation to make life more affordable 

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Legislation would double the GST Credit for six months, introduce the Canada Dental Benefit, and top-up the Canada Housing Benefit Ottawa – The government introduced its first two pieces of legislation for this Parliamentary sitting, which would deliver targeted support to the Canadians who need it most. These measures build on the government’s Affordability Plan, which has already been putting more …

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Reducing traveller wait times at major airports

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Ottawa – Omar Alghabra, Minister of Transport, Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Health, Marco Mendicino, Minister of Public Safety, and Randy Boissonnault, Minister of Tourism and Associate Minister of Finance, issued this statement today to provide an update on progress being made by the Government of Canada and industry partners to reduce wait times at Canadian airports: “The Government of Canada …

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Rafting Momentum will improve tourism experience

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Bryson SME receives $100,000 in financial assistance from CED. Bryson – Supporting the tourism industry contributes to economic development in Quebec’s regions. That is why Rachel Bendayan, Member of Parliament for Outremont and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Tourism and Associate Minister of Finance, and Sophie Chatel, Member of Parliament for Pontiac, on behalf of Pascale St-Onge, Minister of Sport …

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Canada marks Tourism Week 2022

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Ottawa – Randy Boissonnault, Minister of Tourism and Associate Minister of Finance, made the following statement marking Tourism Week 2022: “We join Canada’s tourism industry in celebrating the 2022 edition of Tourism Week. After more than two very difficult years for Canadian tourism, I would like to recognize the dedication of tens of thousands of tourism businesses, destination marketing organizations …