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Tourism, Arts and Crafts Development for Indigenous Communities Throughout Mi’kmaw Territory

August 6, 2021 Join the Conversation Live on Zoom! Would you like to join in a lively conversation on the subject of art, craft and tourism development in our territory? If so, please join us on August 16th at 10:00 am to participate in a 1-hour virtual sharing session over Zoom. Join the Zoom meeting […]

by ahnationtalk on August 6, 202187 Views

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Deputy Prime Minister Highlights Tourism Relief Fund Support for Atlantic Canada

From: Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency News release Tourism businesses and organizations can now apply for support to recover and grow July 22, 2021 – Charlottetown, PEI – Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency Today, the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Deputy Prime Minister and Federal Minister of Finance, was in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, to highlight the Government of […]

by ahnationtalk on July 22, 202143 Views

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Cape Smokey to become premier year-round tourism destination

From: Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency Major renovations and development at local ski hill brings investment and jobs to Ingonish May 18, 2021 · Ingonish, Nova Scotia · Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA) With public health and travel restrictions still in place, the tourism industry is facing a long and challenging road to recovery. That is […]

by ahnationtalk on May 18, 202144 Views

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Feedback received on management of the Restigouche river system

27 April 2021 FREDERICTON (GNB) – A report released today summarizes public input on the management of the Restigouche river system and indicates support for the conservation and protection of the area. A consultation process was conducted by the Department of Tourism, Heritage and Culture in the fall of 2019, prior to the pandemic, regarding […]

by ahnationtalk on April 27, 2021107 Views

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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, 2021186 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, 2020242 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, 2019233 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, 2019189 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, 2019190 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, 2019239 Views

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