Supporting Indigenous tourism businesses through recovery. (flickr.com)

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Ministry of Tourism, Arts, Culture and Sport

Government Communications and Public
Engagement
250 208-4309

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BC Indigenous Tourism Recovery Fund recipients

The Province provided $5 million to Indigenous Tourism BC to administer relief grants to 140 Indigenous tourism businesses throughout B.C.

Regional breakdown:

  • Cariboo Chilcotin Coast - $305,000 to nine recipients
  • Kootenay Rockies - $185,000 to six recipients
  • Northern B.C. - $1.3 million to 37 recipients
  • Thompson Okanagan - $705,000 to 18 recipients
  • Vancouver coast and mountains - $930,000 to 25 recipients
  • Vancouver Island - $1.58 million to 45 recipients

Business type breakdown:

  • Accommodation - $1.51 million to 43 recipients
  • Arts and culture - $1.46 million to 39 recipients
  • Culinary and wellness - $620,000 to 20 recipients
  • Outdoor adventure - $760,000 to 19 recipients
  • Transportation - $360,000 to 10 recipients
  • Wildlife and nature - $285,000 to nine recipients