Investments to bolster support for the tourism sector in Western Canada

Backgrounder

May 31, 2020 – Edmonton, Alberta – Western Economic Diversification Canada

Government of Canada through Western Economic Diversification Canada (WD) is intensifying its efforts to support the recovery and growth of this strategic sector of the western Canadian economy.

The projects announced today include:

Organization
Indigenous Tourism Association of British Columbia (Indigenous Tourism BC)

Project Description
Support the resiliency of BC Indigenous tourism businesses

Location
West Vancouver, BC

Funding
$500,000

---

Organization
Government of Alberta (Travel Alberta)

Project Description
Support Alberta's destination marketing organizations

Location
Calgary, AB

Funding
$1,450,000

---

Organization
Tourism Association of Vancouver Island on behalf of BC’s regional destination marketing organizations

Project Description
Support the British Columbia Tourism Resiliency Program

Location
Nanaimo, BC

Funding
$1,000,000

---

Organization
Wanuskewin Heritage Park Authority

Project Description
Support to maintain Wanuskewin’s reputation as a significant Indigenous tourist destination

Location
Saskatoon, SK

Funding
$500,000

---

TOTAL FUNDING: $3,450,000

Report a problem or mistake on this page
Please select all that apply:

Thank you for your help!

You will not receive a reply. For enquiries, contact us.

Date modified: