March 28, 2023 Federal Budget

View the 2023 Federal Budget Tourism Highlights from the Tourism Industry Association of Canada.

Federal Budget 2023 confirmed the government will present a new Federal Tourism Growth Strategy to chart a course for growth, investment, and stability in Canada’s tourism sector (but no clear indication of when).

Directly related to supporting tourism were two key investment announcements:
• $108 million over 3 years, starting in 2023-24, to the Regional Development Agencies to support communities, small businesses, and non-profit organizations in developing local projects and events.
• $50 million over 3 years, starting in 2023-24, to Destination Canada to attract major international conventions, conferences, and events to Canada.

Click on below image for full Tourism related highlights: