Western Economic Diversification Canada

For more than 30 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. We are a federal institution that is part of the Innovation, Science and Economic Development portfolio.

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Towards a Western Canada Growth Strategy

Towards a Western Canada Growth Strategy

We want to hear from you. Help us shape the Western Canada Growth Strategy.

Success is in the west

Success in the West

Read about individuals, organizations, and communities who have played a role in strengthening the western canadian economy.

Services and information

Start, grow, and expand your business

More than 100 offices across the west offering services and resources to new and existing Western Canadian entrepreneurs.

Innovation funding and support

Programs and resources for small- and medium-sized enterprises looking for high growth opportunities.

Funding for not-for-profits

Programs and resources for non-profit organizations looking to strengthen the economy of Western Canada.

Supporting your communities

Support for communities to advance their economies, as well as adjust to economic changes and challenges.

Economic overview and opportunities

Data and information to connect you with business and research opportunities.

Find a job

Learn about the many challenging and rewarding career opportunities at Western Economic Diversification Canada.

What we are doing

Corporate information

Minister

The Honourable Navdeep Bains

Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development

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