December 1, 2022 – Government of PEI: 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 vaccination against COVID-19, Canada is among the most alluring and smartest destination choices.
The pandemic has had an undeniable impact on Canada’s tourism sector. The Government of Canada continues to help tourism businesses recover and position the industry for strong future growth.
Randy Boissonnault, Minister of Tourism and Associate Minister of Finance, announced total investments of $327,308 for four projects through the Tourism Relief Fund (TRF) on Prince Edward Island. The announcement was made on behalf Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Official Languages and Minister responsible for ACOA.
Launched in July 2021, the 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. Canada’s regional development agencies are delivering $485 million in TRF support.
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For the full list of projects, please see backgrounder here