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Jun 26, 2020, 13:00 ET Government of Canada announces emergency support for Vancouver Aquarium

Funding to Ocean Wise Conservation Association will help ensure the survival of this important tourist attraction and over 70,000 marine animals VANCOUVER, BC, June 26, 2020 /CNW/ - The COVID-19...


Jun 17, 2020, 12:10 ET COVID-19: Canadian Seafood Stabilization Fund opens June 22, 2020 across the West

Fish and seafood processing businesses to get support from new Fisheries and Oceans Canada initiative VANCOUVER, BC, June 17, 2020 /CNW/ - Western Economic Diversification Canada Fish and seafood...


May 31, 2020, 12:00 ET Western Economic Diversification Canada working with tourism businesses to bolster the industry's recovery efforts in western Canada

Government of Canada to invest $3.45 million in regional tourism EDMONTON, May 31, 2020 /CNW/ - Tourism showcases Canada's landscapes, culture and experiences to millions of visitors from Canada and...


May 13, 2020, 12:37 ET COVID-19: Western Economic Diversification Canada launches Regional Relief and Recovery Fund to support local economy

Businesses across Western Canada unable to access existing relief measures can now apply for funding under new initiative EDMONTON, May 13, 2020 /CNW/ - The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in...


Mar 05, 2020, 13:00 ET Western Innovation Forum connects Western Canadian innovators to investment and growth opportunities

8th annual conference focuses on defence, security, marine and aerospace sectors VANCOUVER, March 5, 2020 /CNW/ - Over 250 innovators from the defence and security sectors are meeting in Vancouver to ...


Mar 05, 2020, 06:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Minister Joly to speak at the Western Innovation Forum in Vancouver/

VANCOUVER, March 4, 2020 /CNW/ - The Honourable Mélanie Joly, MP for Ahuntsic-Cartierville, Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages, and Minister responsible for Western Economic...


Mar 04, 2020, 14:21 ET Media Advisory - Minister Joly to speak at the Western Innovation Forum in Vancouver

VANCOUVER, March 4, 2020 /CNW/ - The Honourable Mélanie Joly, MP for Ahuntsic-Cartierville, Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages, and Minister responsible for Western Economic...


Feb 13, 2020, 11:00 ET Community Futures Pan West Network Inc. is expanding support to small businesses in rural western Canadian communities

Rural Opportunities Fund to help create jobs in smaller communities BRANDON, MB, Feb. 13, 2020 /CNW/ - Community Futures organizations play an instrumental role creating jobs in many small towns,...


Feb 13, 2020, 08:30 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Parliamentary Secretary Duguid to announce support for rural economic development across Western Canada/

BRANDON, MB, Feb. 12, 2020 /CNW/ - Terry Duguid, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages (Western Economic Diversification Canada), on behalf of Mélanie ...


Feb 12, 2020, 14:30 ET Brandon University upgrades research facility to support clean technology in Manitoba

Brandon University is upgrading its Micro-analytical facility with the help of the Government of Canada BRANDON, MB, Feb. 12, 2020 /CNW/ - Brandon University (BU) is the third largest university in...


Feb 12, 2020, 11:00 ET Media Advisory - Parliamentary Secretary Duguid to announce support for rural economic development across Western Canada

BRANDON, MB, Feb. 12, 2020 /CNW/ - Terry Duguid, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages (Western Economic Diversification Canada), on behalf of Mélanie ...


Feb 12, 2020, 08:30 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Parliamentary Secretary Duguid to announce support for clean technology research in Manitoba/

BRANDON, MB, Feb. 11, 2020 /CNW/ - Terry Duguid, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages (Western Economic Diversification Canada), on behalf of Mélanie ...


Feb 11, 2020, 14:30 ET Media Advisory - Parliamentary Secretary Duguid to announce support for clean technology research in Manitoba

BRANDON, MB, Feb. 11, 2020 /CNW/ - Terry Duguid, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages (Western Economic Diversification Canada), on behalf of Mélanie ...


Feb 11, 2020, 11:30 ET GO Productivity helps Western Canadian businesses improve competitiveness

Mélanie Joly announces coaching to help small to medium-sized enterprises focus on improvements that are sustainable and foster long-term growth. EDMONTON, Feb. 11, 2020 /CNW/ - Edmonton's GO...


Feb 11, 2020, 08:30 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Minister Joly to make an announcement regarding Western Canadian business productivity/

EDMONTON, Feb. 10, 2020 /CNW/ - The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages and Minister responsible for Western Economic Diversification Canada, will...


Feb 10, 2020, 11:00 ET Media Advisory - Minister Joly to make an announcement regarding Western Canadian business productivity

EDMONTON, Feb. 10, 2020 /CNW/ - The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages and Minister responsible for Western Economic Diversification Canada, will...


Sep 09, 2019, 15:46 ET Government of Canada invests in Western Canada tourism

Federal Tourism Strategy to create tourism jobs for the middle class in communities across the country OTTAWA, Sept. 9, 2019 /CNW/ - Tourism is an inclusive sector that showcases Canada's culture,...


Sep 09, 2019, 13:00 ET Government of Canada supports innovation on Vancouver Island and in the Okanagan

VICTORIA, Sept. 9, 2019 /CNW/ - British Columbia's post-secondary institutions and innovation-based organizations have a long history of delivering successful projects and initiatives that provide...


Sep 06, 2019, 16:31 ET Government of Canada invests in reliable bus service in northern British Columbia

PRINCE GEORGE, BC, Sept. 6, 2019 /CNW/ - Residents of northern British Columbia will continue to have safe, reliable and affordable inter-city transportation options thanks to funding from the...


Sep 06, 2019, 14:35 ET Government of Canada supports southern Alberta's innovative businesses and organizations

CALGARY, Sept. 5, 2019 /CNW/ - Innovation continues to revolutionize many sectors in Canada's economy. Through a wide range of programs available to businesses and institutions, researchers, and...


Sep 06, 2019, 14:00 ET Government of Canada supports British Columbia's steel and aluminum sector

Federal investment helps ten BC steel and aluminum companies diversify their products, improve productivity, and reduce costs VANCOUVER, Sept. 6, 2019 /CNW/ - Canada's steel and aluminum sectors are...


Sep 06, 2019, 13:00 ET Federal government investment to stimulate the immersive tech ecosystem

Funding for the Greater Vancouver International Film Festival to showcase local talent and develop a marketplace for entertainment-based Extended Reality (XR) innovations VANCOUVER, Sept. 6, 2019...


Sep 06, 2019, 12:00 ET Government of Canada supports innovation and entrepreneurship at University of Regina

REGINA, Sept. 6, 2019 /CNW/ - Innovation and entrepreneurship will drive the western Canadian economy and secure qood quality jobs for the future. The Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of...


Sep 05, 2019, 13:00 ET Federal government invests in business development and skills training in Northern BC

Funding to six businesses and organizations to support job creation and economic growth VANCOUVER, Sept. 5, 2019 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada is working with organizations to support training...


Sep 05, 2019, 12:00 ET Government of Canada supports innovative businesses and organizations in Edmonton and surrounding areas

EDMONTON, Sept. 5, 2019 /CNW/ - Innovation continues to revolutionize many sectors in Canada's economy. Through a wide range of programs available to businesses and institutions, researchers, and...