CEDF Receives Funding from Prairies Canada to assist Tourism Industry in Northern Manitoba

October 18, 2022

CEDF was pleased to hear the news that the proposal submitted through the Tourism Relief Fund with Prairies Canada was approved.  Stay tuned for further announcements on program and applications for intake.

Here is a portion of the announcement made by Minister Dan Vandal last week related to this exciting initiative.

Tourism Relief Fund

Launched in July 2021, the TRF helps organizations and businesses in the tourism sector adapt their operations due to the pandemic, and offer new or enhanced products and services to help the sector attract more domestic and international visitors and prepare for future growth. Today, five Manitoba TRF projects funded through PrairiesCan were announced:

  • Eagle Nest Lodge Inc. ($99,999)
    Introduce fly-in/out corporate packages at a remote lodge in the Whiteshell region.
  • Eastern Manitoba Tourism Association Inc. ($58,500)
    Develop a digital travel guide on an app in order to provide an information resource for visitors to the Eastman region.
  • The Town of Churchill ($269,260)
    Support downtown enhancement and new signature events in Churchill.
  • Twenty-One Ventures Inc. ($99,999)
    Install a floating inflatable waterpark in Pinawa.
  • Communities Economic Development Fund ($400,000)
    Help local entrepreneurs launch new tourism businesses and help existing tourism operators grow their operations.

To read the full press release from Prairies Canada, please click here