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Government of Canada Supports Innovation in British Columbia

| Western Economic Diversification Canada | news releases

Small and medium sized businesses in BC’s technology sector have not experienced an economic crisis like the one brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. Along with the broader BC business community, they need support to pivot their business and access the resources needed to maintain operations.

Government of Canada to provide details on support for businesses across Western Canada

| Western Economic Diversification Canada | media advisories

The Honourable Mélanie Joly, MP for Ahuntsic-Cartierville, Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages, and Minister responsible for Western Economic Diversification Canada, will provide details on funding to support businesses of all sizes in Western Canada, promoting economic growth and protecting good jobs for western Canadians.

Government of Canada announces emergency support for Vancouver Aquarium

| Western Economic Diversification Canada | news releases

The Vancouver Aquarium is an iconic attraction, both for residents of the Lower Mainland and for the many tourists that visit the aquarium annually. The reduction in visitors and the related drop in revenue not only resulted in staff layoffs but also meant that even providing food and other necessities for the aquarium’s resident marine animals was threatened.

COVID-19: Western Economic Diversification Canada launches Regional Relief and Recovery Fund to support local economy

| Western Economic Diversification Canada | news releases

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are the backbone of our economy. They play a key role in the well-being of communities across the country, as a source of local jobs and pride. That is why the Government of Canada has implemented a series of concrete and tangible measures to help them retain their employees, pay rent, and access capital to pay their bills.

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