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

From: Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada

Canada's regional development agencies (RDA) 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 impacts on businesses and workers as well as the broader economy.

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

We are taking action

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

The Government of Canada has introduced a number of other support measures as part of Canada's COVID-19 Economic Response Plan. For more information on additional government support available to your business and workers, please visit

Visit the Public Health Agency of Canada website for the latest health information and guidance.

Canada's regional development agencies

Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA)


Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions (CED)


Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency (CanNor)


FedDev Ontario




Western Economic Diversification Canada (WD)

1-888-338-WEST (9378)

Find out more about Canada's Regional Development Agencies

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