Churchill Region Economic Development Fund Announced

November 19, 2018

Funding of more than $935,000 for 19 tourism-related projects in Northern Manitoba through the Churchill Region Economic Development (CRED) fund was announced by the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Tourism, Official Languages and La Francophonie, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and the Minister responsible for Western Economic Diversification Canada. This includes $150,000 in funding support for OSM member Merit Motion Pictures to help produce a National Geographic-supported documentary, March of the Polar Bears, to document polar bears in the Churchill and Kivalliq regions. See the news release and breakdown of funding amounts for more information.

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