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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 Diversification Program Call For Proposals

WD makes strategic investments that enhance and strengthen the economy of Western Canada through the Western Diversification Program (WDP). Project proposals for WDP are solicited via a Call for Proposals issued up to twice per year. The Call for Proposals period for the Western Diversification Program opens on May 1, 2014 and closes May 30, 2014. >> Read More (Article Link)

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