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ACOA funding announced for Tourism-Related projects in Inverness and Richmond Counties

Cape Breton-Canso MP Rodger Cuzner has announced more than $730,000 in federal funding for four tourism-related projects in Inverness and Richmond Counties.

There’s more than $525,000 in  federal loans from the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency for infrastructure improvements at the Dundee Resort and Golf Club and MacLeod’s Beach and Campsite.

Another 205-thousand dollars will go for projects at the Inverness Development Association and Societe Mi Careme.

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Tourism Up in Local area this Summer

Local tourism officials are happy with the number of visitors in the area this summer.  Lynne Delorey of the Antigonish Visitor Information Centre says tourism is up this year.
Delorey says a lot of the visitors who drop by the V-I-C are either headed to Cape Breton or returning from the Island.
Delorey says they’re not seeing as many American tourists as expected this summer.  It’s also seeing visitors from Western Canada as well as Europe.