MIL-OSI Translation: Federal-provincial financial assistance promotes the success of a northern adventure race

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Source: Government of Canada – in French

Annual outdoor endurance competition presents major tourism growth opportunity in Labrador

March 1, 2024 · Labrador City, Newfoundland and Labrador · Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA)

Labrador’s rugged landscapes offer some of the most exciting winter adventure and tourism opportunities in Atlantic Canada. The Government of Canada is making investments to support events that highlight the region’s profile as a world-class winter destination, stimulating the economy and supporting employment in communities of all sizes. size.

Investing in winter tourism, supporting communities

Yvonne Jones, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Northern Affairs and to the Minister of National Defense (Northern Defence) and Member of Parliament for Labrador, on behalf of the Honorable Gudie Hutchings, Minister of Rural Economic Development and Minister responsible for ACOA , announced today the payment of a non-repayable contribution of $90,000 under the Innovative Communities Fund (ICF) of ACOA. This funding will help with the marketing and organization of the Cain’s Quest snowmobile endurance race, which is scheduled to begin March 1, 2024.

The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador, through the Department of Industry, Energy and Technology, the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts and Recreation and the Department of Immigration, Population Growth and Skills will make a joint investment of $116,760 which will be used for various expenses, such as marketing, salaries and other logistical costs related to the race.

These contributions will help showcase the Cain’s Quest race globally as an exhilarating northern adventure and increase registrations from out-of-province participants. This will not only increase traffic to local businesses along the race route, but also improve the profile of the Labrador region as a winter destination of choice for tourists.

Today’s announcement is another example of the Government of Canada’s commitment to ensuring that Atlantic Canadian organizations have access to the tools and resources they need to grow, expand into new markets, create jobs and promote their community.

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