Western Economic Diversification Canada

  1. More than $1million in federal funding through Western Economic Diversification Canada will support agri-food innovation in rural Manitoba.
  2. More than $2.4 million in federal funding through Western Economic Diversification Canada will support business scale-up and productivity in Manitoba.
  3. Investments to support business scale-up and productivity in Manitoba
  4. More than $11.5 million in federal funding through Western Economic Diversification Canada will support business scale-up and productivity in Saskatchewan.
  5. Today, the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages and Minister responsible for Western Economic Diversification Canada met with economic development leaders from the Prairies to discuss the new Prairie-focused regional development agency investment from Budget 2021.
  6. Funding to support tourism, one of the sectors most impacted by COVID-19 health and safety restrictions, was announced for B.C. today.
  7. Funding to support tourism, one of the sectors most impacted by COVID-19 health and safety restrictions, was announced for B.C. today.
  8. Funding to support tourism, one of the sectors most impacted by COVID-19 health and safety restrictions, was announced for the Prairies today.
  9. Funding to support tourism, one of the sectors most impacted by COVID-19 health and safety restrictions, was announced for the Prairies today.
  10. Western Economic Diversification Canada will deliver on landmark investments from Budget 2021 to help western Canadian businesses grow and succeed.
  11. Today, the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages and Minister respsonsible for Western Economic Diversification Canada met with economic development leaders from Burnaby and the Tri-Cities area to discuss the new British Columbia-focused regional development agency investment from Budget 2021.
  12. The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages, and Minister responsible for Western Economic Diversification Canada, will discuss the federal government’s support for businesses and entrepreneurs through Budget 2021, including the creation of a new regional development agency dedicated to British Columbia.
  13. The agriculture and agri-foods sectors support quality jobs for Canadians and are of vital importance to the Canadian economy. That is why today, the Honourable Jim Carr, Special Representative for the Prairies, announced more than $2.94 million to help Alberta-based BioNeutra to double its manufacturing capacity and better compete in global markets.
  14. A one-year extension to the BC Bus North service was announced today, meaning people who live and work in northern British Columbia can continue to rely on inter-city bus service. This service has become a crucial lifeline in the region as other transportation options have been limited due to the COVID-19 pandemic.