Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency

The Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency works to create opportunities for economic growth in Atlantic Canada by helping businesses become more competitive, innovative and productive, by working with diverse communities to develop and diversify local economies, and by championing the strengths of Atlantic Canada.

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19)

The Government of Canada has announced that all Regional Development Agencies, including ACOA, will apply a deferral of six months on all payments due to the government, as of April 1, 2020. Learn more...

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The Honourable Mélanie Joly
The Honourable Mélanie Joly

Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages

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Parliamentary Secretary

René Arseneault
René Arseneault

Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages (Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency and Official Languages)

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