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GVDA Gets More Lift with Airport Authority Funding

Sep 30, 2009


Victoria, BC The Greater Victoria Development Agency has received $5,000 in funding from the Victoria Airport Authority to promote Greater Victoria as a place to invest and grow business.  

“The Victoria Airport Authority is a tremendous partner in promoting Greater Victoria. Their efforts, including the direct flight to San Francisco, are helping to drive both tourism and technology in the region,” said Sasha Angus, Economic Development Officer with the GVDA.  “With their support, the GVDA will continue to ensure that our region remains a vibrant place to live, work and invest.”

The GVDA’s main goals are to assist existing businesses to grow, retain existing companies and attract new business development to the region.  As a major economic stakeholder in the region, the Victoria Airport Authority helps to foster these goals by ensuring that local businesses have efficient transportation options for their goods and services. 

“The GVDA makes a significant impact in our community by helping to attract investment and positive economic activity,” commented Christine Stoneman, Board Chair of the Victoria Airport Authority. “The Airport Authority was pleased to make this financial contribution and will continue to support the many businesses in our region through effective transportation options and key partnerships.”

The Greater Victoria Development Agency is an industry led agency representing the region’s major stakeholder in business and academic sectors.



For more information contact:

Sasha Angus
Economic Development Officer
Greater Victoria Development Agency
Phone:  (250) 383-7191 ext 204                          
Cell:  250-884-6234                   


Mr. James Bogusz
Marketing, Communications & Technology
Victoria Airport Authority
Phone: (250)953-7570