Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency

The Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency works to create opportunities for economic growth in Atlantic Canada by helping businesses become more competitive, innovative and productive, by working with diverse communities to develop and diversify local economies, and by championing the strengths of Atlantic Canada.

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  1. Today, Jaime Battiste, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Member of Parliament for Sydney-Victoria, announced a $95,500 non-repayable ACOA contribution to the Ingonish Development Society (IDS) to develop a regional tourism strategy.
  2. Government of Canada to announce support for the Atlantic Canada Fish Farmers Association
  3. National and international sport competitions bring athletes and spectators from around the world, showcasing Atlantic Canada’s unique experiences. The Government of Canada is investing in sports and recreation facilities to boost local economies and bring more tourism opportunities to rural communities.
  4. The Government of Canada is providing financial support of up to $9 million to help improve the readiness of designated climate comfort centres in areas impacted by Hurricane Fiona for future climate-induced weather events.
  5. Support through the Hurricane Fiona Recovery Fund will enable communities to improve the readiness of their climate comfort centres