Supporting advancements in clean technology helps businesses and community organizations in rural and urban areas across the Atlantic region reduce building operating costs, sustain highly skilled jobs, and diversify the economy. Investments to advance clean technology are also good for the environment and long term economic growth.
Canada is an ocean nation and home to a valuable fisheries industry. Fueling innovation to increase the creation and adoption of clean technologies in key sectors of the Canadian economy, like fisheries, will lead to better stewardship and sustainability of jobs in the industry and the environment for years to come.
Recognizing the opportunities that exist in Indigenous tourism in Newfoundland and Labrador, the Qalipu First Nation is undertaking various activities as part of the implementation of its Experience Qalipu Tourism Strategy. The five-year strategy will help to further develop and promote Indigenous tourism in the province, enhance community capacity and build stronger Indigenous communities.
The Fortune Port Corporation is making significant upgrades at the Port of Fortune to accommodate two new state-of-the-art ferries that will operate between the Town of Fortune and the French islands of St. Pierre et Miquelon on a year-round basis. The project includes expanding the existing wharf, enhancing traffic flow on the waterfront and improving directional signage. This initiative will enable the Town of Fortune and local businesses to capitalize on tourism and economic development opportunities arising from an increase in the number of visitors to the area and the transport of goods and services.
Providing unique opportunities for visitors to experience Western Prince Edward Island’s rich history of fishing, cuisine and entertainment helps to boost the tourism sector and the regional economy. With support from the Government of Canada, music lovers and history enthusiasts from all over can take in great tunes, picturesque views and a whole lot more at the Stompin’ Tom Festival Series in Skinners Pond.