Western Economic Diversification Canada

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. WD funding is helping keep workers safe and food fresh in fish and seafood processing companies throughout British Columbia.
  4. WD funding is helping keep workers safe and food fresh in 13 of Western Canada's freshwater fisheries.
  5. The Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion, on behalf of the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages and Minister responsible for Western Economic Diversification Canada will announce support for fish and seafood processors in British Columbia.
  6. The Government of Canada is announcing support to the recovery and growth of women-led businesses across the Prairies amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
  7. The Government of Canada is announcing support to the recovery and growth of women-led businesses across the Prairies amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
  8. The Government of Canada is announcing support to the recovery and growth of women-led businesses across the Prairies amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
  9. Today, the Honourable Joyce Murray, Minister of Digital Government announced over $1.4 million in top-up funding for six Women Entrepreneurship Strategy (WES) Ecosystem Fund recipients in British Columbia to support women entrepreneurs as they navigate this crisis and continue to grow their businesses.
  10. Today, the Honourable Joyce Murray, Minister of Digital Government announced over $1.4 million in top-up funding for six Women Entrepreneurship Strategy (WES) Ecosystem Fund recipients in British Columbia to support women entrepreneurs as they navigate this crisis and continue to grow their businesses.
  11. The Honourable Joyce Murray, Minister of Digital Government is celebrating International Women’s Week by virtually delivering remarks at the Women’s Enterprise Centre in Kelowna to announce support for women-led businesses with additional investments through the Women Entrepreneurship Strategy Ecosystem Fund.
  12. The expanded Regional Relief and Recovery Fund now offers up to an additional $20,000 for eligible small businesses needing continued financial support.
  13. The government of Canada announces a partnership with the Métis Nation to help close socio-economic gaps, promote Métis economic development, and create jobs for Citizens of the Manitoba Métis Community.
  14. A partnership to advance reconciliation and support Métis economic development.
  15. Minister Joly launches virtual engagement with community and business stakeholders in British Columbia, towards creating separate regional development agencies for British Columbia and the Prairies