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The West Means Business

For more than 25 years, Western Economic Diversification Canada (WD) has been working to diversify the western economy while improving the quality of life of western Canadians. We aim to be a leader in building a strong, competitive West by focusing on business development, innovation and community development.

Together, we are showing the world that the West Means Business.

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The Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification.

Western Innovation (WINN) Initiative

WINN is a $100 million five-year federal initiative that offers repayable contributions for small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) with operations in Western Canada to move their new and innovative technologies from the later stages of research and development to the marketplace. Through this initiative, WD will support our entrepreneurs in bringing their ideas from the work bench into the marketplace. The second application intake period for WINN is now closed. Information regarding the next intake period will be communicated at a later date. >> Read More (Article Link)

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