New Contacts for Regional Development Agencies in British Columbia and the Prairie Provinces

Media advisory

Ottawa, Ontario – August 12, 2021 – On August 5, 2021, the Government of Canada announced the creation of Pacific Economic Development Canada (PacifiCan) and Prairies Economic Development Canada (PrairiesCan). These new regional development agencies are replacing Western Economic Diversification Canada (WD).

Media who wish to follow the news and happenings of the two new agencies should bookmark the following links:

Pacific Economic Development Canada (PacifiCan)

Media relations contact:
Ben Letts
A/Regional Communications Manager
Pacific Economic Development Canada

Prairies Economic Development Canada (PrairiesCan)

Media relations contact:
Mark Feldbauer
Communications Manager
Prairies Economic Development Canada


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