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Media Advisory: Minister Dempster to Participate in International Indigenous Tourism Conference

March 7, 2023 The Honourable Lisa Dempster, Minister Responsible for Indigenous Affairs and Reconciliation and Minister Responsible for Labrador Affairs, will participate in the 2023 International Indigenous Tourism Conference, March 8 to 10. The conference takes place at the RBC Convention Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba. The International Indigenous Tourism Conference is an annual event that brings […]

by ahnationtalk on March 8, 202390 Views

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Provincial Government and Industry Partners Release 2022-2026 Tourism Vision and Strategy

December 7, 2022 The Honourable Steve Crocker, Minister of Tourism, Culture, Arts and Recreation, today announced the launch of ‘Transition. Transform. Thrive. A Tourism Vision and Strategy for Newfoundland and Labrador.’ Minister Crocker was joined by tourism, hospitality and cultural industry stakeholders and partners at The Rooms in St. John’s for the announcement. Also known […]

by ahnationtalk on December 7, 2022123 Views

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New Brunswick businesses earn Canadian Tourism Awards

05 December 2022 FREDERICTON (GNB) – As the province celebrates a strong year for tourism, two New Brunswick businesses have been presented with Canadian Tourism Awards. Elsipogtog First Nation won the Indigenous Tourism Award while Saint John’s Area 506 Waterfront Container Village won Innovator of the Year honours during a recent ceremony organized by the […]

by ahnationtalk on December 5, 202294 Views

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Minister Crocker to Host Meeting of Canadian Council of Tourism Ministers in 2023

The Honourable Steve Crocker, Minister of Tourism, Culture, Arts and Recreation, will serve as the new co-chair of the Canadian Council of Tourism Ministers (CCTM) and will host the next meeting in 2023. Federal, provincial and territorial ministers responsible for tourism met in person this week in Vancouver, BC for the annual CCTM meeting. The […]

by ahnationtalk on October 17, 2022105 Views

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Relearning, reconnection, reconciliation: Mi’kmaq tourism operators are offering authentic experiences to visitors and to their own communities – The Star

“In this reconciliation process that Canada is undergoing, it’s incumbent upon us to teach people who want to learn,” says Cecelia Brooks. Aug. 19, 2022 On a guided medicine walk through the new Wabanaki Healing Garden at the Fredericton Botanic Garden, Cecelia Brooks points out three varieties of plantain, a plant used in traditional medicine […]

by ahnationtalk on August 19, 2022122 Views

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Supporting Initiatives in Labrador Straits

Industry, Energy and Technology Executive Council Tourism, Culture, Arts and Recreation April 29, 2022 Project funding announced today by the Provincial Government will support two economic development partners in the Labrador Straits to enhance opportunities in the region. To accommodate more visitors to view its North Atlantic Right Whale skeleton exhibit, the Town of Red […]

by ahnationtalk on April 29, 2022147 Views

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Up to $1.1 million to support the 2022 Memorial Cup in Saint John

29 April 2022 SAINT JOHN (GNB) – The provincial government is providing up to $1.1 million to support the host committee of the 2022 Memorial Cup in Saint John from June 20 to 29. The Memorial Cup is the national championship of the Canadian Hockey League, a consortium of three major junior leagues operating in […]

by ahnationtalk on April 29, 2022160 Views

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Qalipu First Nation to Receive Support for Projects – Provincial Come Home Year 2022

Premier Furey announced support for projects tied to Newfoundland & Labradors Come Home 2022 earlier this morning of March 11, 2022 at Corner Brook City Hall. Through the provinces Come Home 2022 Cultural Economic Development Program supports, Qalipu First Nation (QFN) Department of Culture, Tourism, and Community Development [Experience Qalipu] will be showcasing their Mi’kmaw […]

by ahnationtalk on March 14, 2022144 Views

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Premier Furey Announces Support for Projects Tied to Come Home 2022

March 11, 2022 The Honourable Andrew Furey, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, today announced funding for 60 projects totaling $664,425 under the Come Home 2022 Cultural Economic Development Program. More than $160,000 of the total amount funded will directly support Indigenous Governments and Organizations. Projects approved under this fund will help rejuvenate the cultural sector […]

by ahnationtalk on March 11, 2022160 Views

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PE Government: New strategy for tourism industry

Mar 04, 2022 A new strategy is available to help guide the tourism industry through the 2022-2023 tourism seasons. The strategy, Charting the Course of Tourism in PEI for the Next Two Years, outlines three objectives: optimize recovery potential for 2022; set in motion conditions to support higher revenues from tourism for the next two […]

by ahnationtalk on March 4, 2022171 Views

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