Canada provides $67M to support tourism, hospitality sector

The Government of Canada has announced that it will be providing an investment of up to $67M to 24 projects to support Canada’s tourism and hospitality sector. Funding will be provided through the Sectoral Initiatives program and will support training and resources as well as the removal of employment barriers for people who are underrepresented in the labour market. The University of Victoria has received $4.9M through SIP for the Indigenous Community Entrepreneurship Development and Action Recovery program (I-CEDAR), which focuses on providing Indigenous artists, creators, and entrepreneurs with training and skills improvement to help them fill the gap in Indigenous tourism. Canada| Backgrounder| Times Colonist (UVic) Note: Archived stories may contain dead links or be missing source links.

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