The Government of Canada continues to support the tourism sector for a strong recovery and future growth.
July 27, 2022 · St. Peters Bay, Prince Edward Island · Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA)
Canada has much to offer visitors: breathtaking landscapes and wide open spaces; diverse and inclusive experiences; and welcoming people from coast to coast to coast who provide outstanding service. Combined with a strong focus on health and safety and high COVID-19 vaccination rates, Canada is among the most alluring and smartest destination choices for visitors.
The pandemic has had an undeniable impact on Canada’s tourism sector. The Government of Canada has helped keep tourism businesses open and the Tourism Relief Fund will help them be even better positioned to welcome back guests.
Today, the Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, Member of Parliament for Cardigan, announced an investment of $100,000, through the Tourism Relief Fund (TRF), to Gateway to Greenwich Suites in St. Peters. The announcement was made on behalf of the Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Official Languages and Minister responsible for ACOA.
This support will help the business modernize its suites and upgrade the building’s heating and cooling system.
Launched in July 2021, the Tourism Relief Fund (TRF) was created to help organizations and businesses in the tourism sector adapt their operations to meet public health requirements, offer innovative products and services to visitors and prepare to welcome back travellers. The TRF is administered by Canada’s regional development agencies (RDAs) and Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED).