ACOA investments support jobs, growth and tourism opportunities  in Prince Edward Island

Backgrounder

The Government of Canada, through ACOA, is investing $262,696 in seven projects across Prince Edward Island to help strengthen the tourism industry and position it for a strong recovery once the COVID-19 pandemic is over. 

Recent Prince Edward Island tourism projects supported by ACOA

Atlantic Presenters Association $10,140

Support the 2020 ShiftChange Atlantic Presenters Conference.

Canadian Potato Museum $15,356

Develop architectural designs and a revitalization plan.

Creative PEI $9,075

Support a feasibility study for a creative hub.

Festival of Small Halls $80,000

Promote PEI artists and small rural communities.

FilmPEI $13,125

Support for Film Industry Fundamentals Training Program Development.

Island Trails $40,000

Develop and market a 700 km hiking route around Prince Edward Island.

Tourism Industry Association of Prince Edward Island $95,000

Conduct Atlantic Canada tourism research to help the industry cope with COVID-19 challenges.

Contacts

Alexander Cohen
Press Secretary
Office of the Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages
alexander.cohen@canada.ca

Cathy Thériault
Media Relations
Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency
cathy.theriault@canada.ca
506-377-4964


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