Federal and provincial funds support development of a heritage interpretive framework

June 30, 2021· Heart’s Content, NL · Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA)

As the tourism sector prepares to welcome visitors from home and abroad, as public health measures allow, ACOA is committed to working with its many community partners – like the Heart’s Content Community Development Corporation – to diversify local economies, create new tourism opportunities and build healthy, resilient Atlantic Canadian communities.

Boosting Heart’s Content tourism

Churence Rogers, Member of Parliament for Bonavista–Burin–Trinity, on behalf of the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages and Minister responsible for ACOA, along with the Honourable Andrew Parsons, Minister of Industry, Energy and Technology, today announced a total investment of $40,000 towards the “Heart’s Content Interpretive Framework & Landscape Development Plan.”

This strategy, released on June 28, identifies opportunities for the sustainable development and use of Heart’s Content’s unique heritage and cultural assets, such as the Heart’s Content Cable Station Provincial Historic Site. It supports the town’s efforts to bring more visitors to the area, maximizing economic, social and cultural benefits for businesses and residents.     

Today’s announcement demonstrates the Government of Canada’s commitment to make the investments needed right now to help the tourism industry emerge from the pandemic downturn stronger than ever.

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