Far be it from us to tell a region what they need or don't need, but we do that regular analysis. That's part of our core business.
I want to delineate between the emergency relief program we're talking about here versus our ongoing efforts to develop economic opportunities for the future. Prior to the pandemic, we did 20 different round tables across the region and had deep communications. Linda and I were across the region with hundreds of different stakeholders, talking about what those regional needs were.
I don't know if you realize, but while we were a temporary agency created in 2009, in 2019 the current government made us a permanent agency. We were just launching ourselves off as a new permanent agency and not an ongoing running program. Those 20 round tables were meant to help us do exactly what you're talking about—build up that deep regional knowledge and understand what particular regions need going forward.
I think it's really important, and you're completely right about that kind of analysis. That's quite different, though, from an emergency relief project, which is what the RRRF was. It was based on needs from different organizations. We weren't being prescriptive about who we thought had needs and who didn't.