Bobby Morrissey announces ACOA funding of $15,356 for the Canadian Potato Museum
On June 23rd, 2020, Bobby Morrissey, Member of Parliament Egmont, announced $15,356 in tourism funding today for the Canadian Potato Museum.
Delivered by ACOA, this funding will support the development of architectural designs and detailed costing for the implementation of a revitalization plan for the Canadian Potato Museum. Specifically, funding will be provided for architectural and engineering designs as well as financial analysis, which will support the growth and scale-up of the operation.
“This project funding will allow tourists to enjoy a full experience when they visit The Canadian Potato Museum. They will gain cultural and educational knowledge showcased by Island hospitality at its best.”
— Donna Rowley, Manager of The Canadian Potato Museum
This funding is part of a support bundle for 82 Atlantic Canadian tourism projects, totalling $11.6 million, along with $2.4M for 9 destination development and marketing organizations to help promote, grow, and support tourism now and in the long-term in Atlantic communities.
Atlantic Canada’s tourism industry is crucial to the vitality of communities across the region, especially Egmont. Every year, millions of visitors are drawn to Canada’s East Coast for its spectacular landscapes, delicious food, friendly people and destinations, including the Canadian Potato Museum.