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Official Languages Minority Communities Development Program

Program activity: Community and Business Development

Start date: June 2009

End date: March 31, 2013

Description: The Official Language Minority Communities (OLMC) Development program is delivered through the Economic Development Initiative of the Government of Canada's Roadmap for Linguistic Duality 2008–2013: Acting for the Future. This program is delivered by FedDev Ontario in Southern and Eastern Ontario and supports the economic development of the region's OLMCs and promotes the economic benefits of Canada's linguistic duality. Contribution agreements with businesses and organizations encourage sustainable growth in OLMCs by focussing on community strategic planning initiatives, incremental project based activities, and business and economic development initiatives that foster economic growth in sectors such as Francophone tourism, cultural, knowledge-based and manufacturing industries.

Expected Results: Small and medium-sized businesses in official language minority communities have improved access to economic development projects.

The data presented in this table are shown in millions of dollars.

Official Language Minority Communities Development program Spending Forecasts ($M)
  Forecast Spending 2009–2010 Planned Spending
Planned Spending
Planned Spending
Total Contributions 1.1 1.9 0.9 0.3
Total Program Activity: 1.1 1.9 0.9 0.3

Planned Evaluations and Audits:
An evaluation will be conducted after the program terminates.

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