Canada's Regional Development Agencies: Coronavirus disease (COVID-19)

From: Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada

Canada’s Regional Development Agencies (RDAs) are the front line for economic development in Canada and help to address key economic challenges by providing regionally tailored programs, services, knowledge and expertise.

RDAs are closely monitoring the COVID-19 global challenge and the potential impact it could have on your business and your workers, as well as the broader economy.

If you are a tourism operator or small- or medium- sized business or organization and have received RDA funding and COVID-19 is affecting your operations, you are encouraged to contact your local RDA office. Your local RDA office can review your situation and provide guidance.

If you are a tourism operator or small- or medium- sized business or organization impacted by the sudden shifts in the economy and need pressing assistance, the RDAs could assist you with:

We are taking action

The Government of Canada is taking action to support tourism and other businesses and workers affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. You can take advantage of new investments and initiatives such as:

For more information on additional government support available to your business and workers, please contact Service Canada at 1-800-OCanada (1-800-622-6232).

Visit the Public Health Agency of Canada website for the latest information. Canada.ca/coronavirus

Canada’s Regional Development Agencies

Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency

1-800-561-7862

Western Economic Diversification Canada

1-888-338-WEST (9378)

FedNor

1-877-333-6673

Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency

1-855-897-2667

FedDevOntario

1-866-593-5505

Canadian Economic Development for Quebec Regions

1-800-561-0633

Find out more about Canada’s Regional Development Agencies

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