ACOA investments support jobs, growth and tourism opportunities  in Newfoundland and Labrador


The Government of Canada, through ACOA, is investing $2.9 million in 27 projects across Newfoundland and Labrador to help strengthen the tourism industry and position it for a strong recovery following the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Recent Newfoundland and Labrador tourism projects supported by ACOA

Bell Island Heritage Society Inc. $20,720

Create a new tourism product at the Bell Island Museum.

Big Land Fishing Lodge and Tours Inc.  $70,000

Enhance the quality of an existing outfitting business.

Brigus Historical and Conservation Society $34,724

Pinkston’s Forge marketing, visitor experience development and sale of products.         

Clifford Vincent $99,750

Enhance the product offering for an existing tourism outfitting operation. 

East Coast Music Association $250,000         

Develop export markets for cultural industries through the ECMAs festival and conference.           

Flowers River Outfitters Limited $255,940             

Enhance the company’s product offering.               

Grand Lake Adventures Inc.  $28,000

Enhance the company’s product offering.          

Grow Twillingate $28,957

Implement a Digital Artists in Residence Program in Twillingate. 

Home from the Sea Foundation Inc. $38,328

Produce a travelling exhibit to use for marketing purposes.  

Manuels River Natural Heritage Society, Inc. $24,187

Conduct digital marketing activities to promote tourism products.

North Atlantic Aviation Museum $112,953

Implement an online strategy and marketing campaign.              

Nunacor Development Corporation $39,747

Undertake the NunatuKavut Destination Trails Initiative.             

O’Brien’s Whale & Bird Tours Inc. $100,000

Undertake upgrades to boat tour operation to enhance tourism product offering.

Ocean Quest Inc. $155,000

Enhance the product quality for an existing adventure tourism operator.

P & B Enterprises Limited $618,000

Expand and modernize an existing accommodations facility.      

Petley Volunteer Improvement Corporation $24,335

Improve marina infrastructure to support the tourism industry.    

Red Indian Lake Outfitting & Tours $50,000

Engage a financial manager to help and outfitting business.

Rising Tide Association $100,000

Undertake a theatre development for the Seasons in the Bight theatre festival.    

Salty Bay Cabins $75,000

Diversify an existing accommodations provider through the addition of new glamping units.           

Southern Labrador Development Association $28,900

Undertake an assessment of the Labrador Pioneer Footpath.

TerraNovas Tourism Association Inc. $28,077

Support the ongoing implementation of the Strategic Tourism for Areas and Regions (STAR) program.                 

Tourism Bay de Verde, Red Head Cove, Grates Cove Inc. $42,650

Plan and host a cultural tourism festival to increase tourism visitation.

Tourism Industry Association of Newfoundland and Labrador $92,500

Develop a renewed tourism strategy and build capacity and awareness.

Town of Conception Bay South $13,001           

Complete engineering study to facilitate development of key tourism infrastructure.      

Town of Twillingate $273,811         

Implement a destination trail initiative.   

Wild Gros Morne Outdoor Experience Incorporated $65,000           

Modernize services and improve tourism facilities.         

White Wolf Snowmobile Club Corporation $204,004

Acquire a groomer and construct a servicing asset to support winter tourism development.                        


Alexander Cohen
Press Secretary
Office of the Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages

Cathy Thériault
Media Relations
Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency

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