April 28, 2023 – RDÉE PEI: The project “IMPACT: towards a responsible and sustainable economy in Atlantic Canada” was officially launched during a press conference this morning in Dieppe, NB.
IMPACT’s objective is to increase the performance and competitiveness of businesses and other organizations in Atlantic Canada’s Francophone and Acadian communities by helping them to better position themselves in the face of new market and societal expectations with respect to sustainability.
The project is being led by the four Atlantic RDÉEs (economic development and employability networks), the Centre québécois de développement durable (CQDD) and RDÉE Canada.
These partners were proud to announce the official launch of the project, in the presence of Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Member of Parliament for Moncton-Riverview-Dieppe, New Brunswick, Minister of Official Languages and Minister responsible for the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA), as well as Maud-Andrée Lefebvre, head of the Atlantic Provinces Quebec Office of the Secrétariat du Québec aux relations canadiennes (SQRC).
“The Acadian and Francophone communities have a considerable influence on the economic success of Atlantic Canada,” says Minister Petitpas Taylor. “That is why ACOA is proud to contribute $1.6 million to this project through the Regional Economic Growth Through Innovation Program.”
Read the full news release here