The purpose of this Request for Proposal is to develop a fully integrated strategic plan for tourism in Antigonish Town and County. The Destination Antigonish working group includes StFX University, Antigonish Chamber of Commerce, Destination Eastern Northumberland Shores (DEANS), Paqtnkek Mi’kmaw Nation, the Town of Antigonish and the Municipality of the County of Antigonish. The intention of this strategy is to develop a sustainable governance structure for the local industry, drive opportunities to increase shoulder season capacity, facilitate growth for local operators, create an environment that leads to increases in visitor yields, and explore opportunities to work with industry partners to further enhance our tourism potential.

To read the full RFP and scope of work,   pdfclick here. (320 KB)

The deadline for submissions is Monday, January 21, 2021, at 12 p.m. Submissions should be sent via email to

Please be advised that questions on this RFP will be taken via email during the following time periods:

  • Tuesday, December 7, 2021, to December 18, 2021 at 4 p.m.
  • Tuesday, January 4, 2022 to January 14, 2022 at 4 p.m.  
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