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Premier Furey Establishes Tourism Advisory Council

January 15, 2021 The Honourable Andrew Furey, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, today announced the establishment of the Premier’s Advisory Council on Tourism. The 14-member Council will focus on providing advice to the Provincial Government on short-term measures to assist with the sustainability, reopening, and recovery of the tourism sector in Newfoundland and Labrador. The […]

by ahnationtalk on January 15, 202158 Views

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NL Government: Growing the Big Game Business on the South Coast

January 16, 2020 The Honourable Bernard Davis, Minister of Tourism, Culture, Industry and Innovation, today announced a Business Investment Loan of nearly $98,000 to Conne River Outfitting to assist with camp upgrades and development. Conne River Outfitting is an adventure tourism company offering moose, caribou and bear hunting packages. Provincial Government support for this business […]

by ahnationtalk on January 16, 2020164 Views

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NS Government: Province Sells Digby Pines Golf Resort and Spa

New private owners are planning significant upgrades to the Digby Pines Golf Resort and Spa to create a year-round tourism destination. Besim Halef, Glenn Squires, both from Halifax and Bear River First Nation in Digby County have purchased the tourism landmark and will invest $6.9 million over five years in the property. Pacrim Hospitality Services […]

by ahnationtalk on December 19, 2019172 Views

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Indigenous software tester training program launches fourth class in Fredericton

Fredericton, NB (October 15, 2019) – PLATO Testing is proud to announce that the fourth PLATO training course to be offered in Fredericton, New Brunswick, launched today in collaboration with their partners, PQA Testing and the Joint Economic Development Initiative (JEDI). The class will train Indigenous students in software testing over the next six months. […]

by ahnationtalk on October 16, 2019132 Views

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Qalipu First Nation implementing plan aimed at experiential tourism – The Western Star

CORNER BROOK, N.L. — Economic development is one part of it, but Tara Saunders will stress that indigenous tourism is not about the selling out of culture. “It’s also cultural development, cultural preservation,” said Saunders, the tourism development officer and team lead for tourism and culture with the Qalipu First Nation. “It gives a new […]

by ahnationtalk on August 7, 2019144 Views

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NL Government: Strengthening Indigenous Tourism and the Economy

July 29, 2019 Tourism is a key contributor to the Atlantic Canadian economy. It generates new economic activities, creates good paying jobs for the middle class and diversifies communities. The industry also offers tremendous opportunity for further growth in areas like Indigenous tourism. Recognizing the opportunities that exist in Indigenous tourism in Newfoundland and Labrador, […]

by ahnationtalk on July 29, 2019149 Views

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Media advisory: Government of Canada Supports Indigenous Tourism Development

From: Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency Media advisory Corner Brook, NL – July 25, 2019 — Gudie Hutchings, Member of Parliament for Long Range Mountains, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, will make a funding announcement related to Indigenous […]

by ahnationtalk on July 25, 2019141 Views

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St. Peters Canal National Historic Site Gets Boost with New Tourism Hub

From: Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency The hub will allow St. Peters Canal to provide new experiences to visitors June 25, 2019 – St. Peter’s, NS – Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency Authentic Atlantic Canadian experiences attract visitors to our shores, boost the economy and instill community pride. St. Peter’s Economic Development Organization and Potlotek First Nation […]

by ahnationtalk on June 25, 2019293 Views

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Governments commit to building on common goals to unlock tourism potential in Canada

From: Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada Tourism is an economic generator that helps create jobs and supports local economies from coast to coast to coast June 17, 2019 – Halifax, Nova Scotia Tourism is thriving in Canada, bringing in record numbers of international visitors in 2017 and 2018, and the federal, provincial and territorial […]

by ahnationtalk on June 17, 2019170 Views

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Parliamentary Secretary Lockhart meets with local businesses to discuss how the new Federal Tourism Growth Strategy will support economic growth in New Brunswick

From: Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada Government of Canada makes investments to empower communities and create middle class jobs May 24, 2019 – Saint John, New Brunswick Canada’s tourism sector is booming, bringing in record numbers of international visitors in 2017 and 2018. It’s our number one service export and accounts for one in […]

by ahnationtalk on May 24, 2019187 Views

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