Western Economic Diversification Canada
Western Economic Diversification Canada (WD) promotes the development and diversification of the economy of Western Canada and advances the interests of the West in national economic policy, program and project development and implementation
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The State of Venture Capital in Western Canada
Looking at 20 years of data to describe the frequent trends and recent developments in the venture capital (VC) market in Western Canada.
West at a Glance
This quarterly report brings together key information related to the western Canadian economy.
Our services and information
Grants and contributions support a wide range of programs responding to Western Canada's economic development needs and priorities.
Funding is available to not-for-profit organizations, such as universities and other post-secondary institutions, research institutes, industry associations, and Indigenous organizations.
Funding is available for community projects that support innovation, business development and/or community economic growth.
What we are doing
Laws and regulations
- Departmental Results Report 2016-17
- Departmental Plan 2018-19
- Access to Information Act - Annual Report to Parliament 2016-2017
- Privacy Act - Annual Report to Parliament 2016-2017
Concierge – Your guide to innovation
Connecting you to funding, expertise, facilities, and global opportunities to help you grow your business!
Regional Development Agencies
Regional Development Agencies across Canada help to address key economic challenges by providing regionally-tailored programs, services, knowledge and expertise.
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