Backgrounder: Labrador will benefit from improved tourism offerings to help the tourism sector recover and attract visitors in the region

Backgrounder

The Government of Canada invests more than $1.1 million in 12 projects to support the tourism sector in Labrador.

CLIENT NAME PROJECT TOTAL MEDIA CONTACT
Town of Red Bay Relocate and revitalize the Right Whale Exhibit to increase visitation by making it more accessible.

$234,645

Non-repayable

Alice Moores

Town Manager/Clerk

709-920-2197

redbaytowncouncil@nf.aibn.com

Crooks Lake Trout Lodge Ltd Enhance the product offering of an existing outfitting operation by adopting more environmentally sustainable practices and upgrading infrastructure.

$100,000

Non-repayable

Ann Crosby
Owner/Manager

902-443-6395
manncrosby@gmail.com

Hunt River Lodge Limited Enhance the product offering of an existing outfitting operation by improving lodge facilities.  

$100,000

Non-repayable

Chris Daly
Chief Financial Officer
709-758-1708

cdaly@atlanticrivers.com

Flowers River Outfitters Limited Enhance an existing outfitting business by improving its environmentally sustainable practices.

$100,000

Non-repayable

Ann Crosby
Owner/Manager

902-443-6395
manncrosby@gmail.com

Quebec - Labrador Fishing and Adventures Ltd. Enhance the product offering of an existing outfitting operation by improving accessibility and upgrading furnishings.

$100,000

Non-repayable

Paul-Aime Joncas
Owner/Operator
418-350-6595
labradorsalmonlodgeadventure@gmail.com
Hotel North Improve visitor accessibility at an existing tourism accommodations facility.

$100,000

Non-repayable

Lloyd Hillier
President
709-899-0545

Lloyd.hillier@nf.sympatico.ca

Expeditions North Inc. Enhance the product offering of an existing outfitting operation by adopting environmentally sustainable practices.

$85,000

Non-repayable

Paul Ostiguy
President
514-267-1929
postiguy@mckenzieriverlodge.com
Big Land Fishing Lodge and Tours Inc Enhance the product offering of an existing outfitting operation.

$75,000

Non-repayable

Matt Rogers
Owner
709-638-3679
bigfishinglodge@gmail.com
Hawke River Outfitters Limited Enhance the product offering of an existing outfitting operation by modernizing furnishings and adopting environmentally sustainable practices. 

$75,000

Non-repayable

Ann Crosby
Owner/Manager

902-443-6395
manncrosby@gmail.com

Fox Boat Charters Incorporated Enhance the product offering of an existing adventure tourism operation to develop capacity for growing demand.

$60,000

Non-repayable

Margaret Fox
Owner

709-922-2112
Margie_fox@hotmail.com

Forteau Food Processors Limited   Undertake enhancements to an existing accommodations property by improving the interior and exterior of its cottages.

$60,000

Non-repayable

Stelman Flynn
Chief Executive Officer

709-931-2907
stelmanflynn@gmail.com

Southern Labrador Development Association   Enhance product offering for  economic development, including within the tourism sector, by improving its website and conducting a governance review.

$25,438
Non-repayable

(REGI)

Russell Hancock
Coordinator
709-931-2010
slda@mylabrador.ca
Total   $1,105,083  

Contacts

Marianne Blondin

Press Secretary

Office of the Minister of Official Languages and of the

Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency

Marianne.Blondin@acoa-apeca.gc.ca


Paul McGrath

Director of Communications

Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency

709-689-5731

Paul.mcgrath@acoa-apeca.gc.ca

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