Feds commit $250K for Kingston, Ont. tourism sector – Kingston
The tourism sector in Kingston and the Islands receives financial support from the federal government.
On Monday, FedDev Ontario announced support for five projects as part of Canada’s Tourism Relief Fund to “help small tourism businesses and organizations recover and thrive.”
Kingston and Islands MP Mark Geressen announced that he will provide funding totaling $251,289 to support five projects in Kingston and Islands under the Tourism Relief Fund.
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The Agnes Etherington Art Center, which hosted the presentation, will receive $100,000 under this program.
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“There is no question that the tourism sector is an important part of our local economy. We are providing essential funding to ensure we are able to deliver the innovative tourism experiences we showcase,” said Gerrettonsen.
Other grants distributed include $90,000 to the downtown Kingston BIA, $49,653 to the City of Kingston, $7,586 to The Blue Moose B&B Inc., and $4,050 to the Kingston WritersFest.
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