Connecting skilled university and college researchers with the business resources of private sector entrepreneurs drives collaboration and helps strengthen the Atlantic Canada economy by turning local innovation into local commercial successes. This leads to new business opportunities and well-paying jobs for the middle class.
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.
Today, Scott Simms, Member of Parliament for Coast of Bays – Central – Notre Dame, announced funding of $102,000 to support the Town of Gander, in partnership with the Rotary Club of Gander, as they implement phase three of the re-development of Cobb’s Pond. This investment is being made through the Canadian Experiences Fund (CEF), which supports Canadian businesses and organizations seeking to create, improve or enhance tourism products, facilities and experiences. This announcement was made on behalf of the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Tourism, Official Languages and La Francophonie.