Backgrounder: Churchill, Manitoba to benefit from new funding to help make food affordable and grow the economy
Government of Canada furthers support to northern Manitoba by announcing nearly $3 million for new initiatives
December 1, 2017 – Churchill, Manitoba – Western Economic Diversification Canada
The Government of Canada is committed to the people of Churchill and northern Manitoba and is making new investments of almost $3 million to assist with the cost of food and to generate economic growth.
Churchill and Region Economic Development (CRED) Fund
The $2.7 million increase in funding for the Churchill and Region Economic Development Fund raises support under the program to a total of $7.3 million for economic development and diversification of the local and regional economy.
The following projects pertaining to Churchill have recently been approved under the CRED Fund:
|Churchill Northern Studies Centre||Improve food security and provide healthy, locally grown, fresh food options to residents.||$ 276,350|
|Remote Area Services||Provide freight delivery service on winter ice road from Gillam to Churchill.||
|Manitoba Chambers of Commerce||Host a series of two-day trade missions in northern Manitoba.||$ 149,250|
|Gypsy’s Bakery||Assist with incremental business expenses due to rail service disruption.||$ 25,000|
|Churchill Home Hardware||Assist with incremental business expenses due to rail service disruption.||$ 25,000|
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