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Memorial University Leading the Way in Harsh Environment Research

| Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency | news releases

Atlantic Canada has a wealth of internationally-recognized ocean research and development expertise, which contributes to a diverse, globally competitive oceans industry. Memorial University is establishing a new Harsh Environment Research Facility (HERF) to strengthen the region’s infrastructure and expertise in technologies operating in harsh environments, such as the ocean, energy, shipping, and aerospace sectors.


Governments announce investment to support tourism in Elliston

| Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency | news releases

Tourism is an inclusive sector that showcases Canada’s culture, diversity, natural beauty and unique experiences to the world. It delivers economic benefits across the country by supporting one in ten jobs. That’s why the Government of Canada is investing in our tourism sector’s businesses and assets.


Investment builds state of the art Meyer Housewares Canada Inc. production facility

| Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency | news releases

The ‘Made in Canada’ brand carries a lot of value in both domestic and international markets. Meyer® is making transformative investments in its Prince Edward Island facility to improve productivity and better accommodate its employees as well as attract new ones. The Government of Canada is supporting the company with investments in state-of-the-art equipment that will help the company manufacture its products faster and safer.


Downtown Stephenville Business Improvement Association to Revitalize the Downtown Core

| Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency | news releases

The Downtown Stephenville Business Improvement Association Corporation is committed to developing the downtown Stephenville core to become an iconic community hub for local residents and tourists. To that end, it is re-developing an existing lot on Main Street to create a new outdoor event centre and market. The multi-use public plaza will feature a covered stage venue, benches, market buildings, street lamps and a stone walking surface. It will be used for theatre performances, summer outdoor movies, tourist information, short term retail activity and other special events.


Accessible and inclusive upgrades for all

| Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency | news releases

Annapolis Basin Conference Centre (ABCC) upgrades facilities for inclusive environment, improved program quality


Entrepreneurship Centre helps entrepreneurs turn ideas into job-creating businesses

| Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency | news releases

Giving entrepreneurs access to reliable resources and the expertise they need to develop their skills enables them to create new small businesses and jobs for Atlantic Canadians. That is why the Government of Canada is supporting the Acadia Entrepreneurship Centre (AEC) to continue its work delivering essential advisory, training, innovation and incubation programming to hundreds of seasoned and first-time entrepreneurs.


Government of Canada Announces Investments for the North Coast of Labrador

| Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency | news releases

Investments in Atlantic Canada’s businesses and communities help create good-paying jobs for the middle class and open opportunities for growth and diversity. Improvements to tourism and transportation infrastructure in small, rural and remote communities like Nain spark increased growth and development, generating opportunities for economic success in the region.


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