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There's No Place Like Ontario For March Break

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There's No Place Like Ontario For March Break

New Ontario Government Promotes Family Fun

From one-day arts activities and science discoveries to outdoor recreation and overnight camping, Ontario's attractions and parks have everything families need for a fun and affordable March Break.

There are hundreds of drop-in activities for the whole family and children's camps taking place during the week:

Quick Facts

  • March Break runs from March 11-15, 2013.
  • Tourism in Ontario generates over $23 billion in economic activity and supports over 300,000 direct and indirect jobs.
  • Ontario has established 13 Regional Tourism Organizations to provide regionally based product development, planning and marketing.
  • There are over 330 provincial parks in Ontario, with more than 100 providing visitor facilities.

Additional Resources


David Orazietti

“Ontario Parks offers a number of unique outdoor activities for families, from winter camping to sampling maple syrup. I encourage families to enjoy some time outside in an Ontario provincial park this March Break.”

David Orazietti

Minister of Natural Resources

Michael Chan

“There’s no place like Ontario any time of the year and March Break is a week-long opportunity for adventure. Whether families want to learn, stay active, be entertained or get back to nature, you are in the right place, right here at home for a fabulous made-in-Ontario experience.”

Michael Chan

Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport

Media Contacts

  • Jessica Spindler

    Ministry of Natural Resources, Minister’s Office


  • Media Desk

    Ministry of Natural Resources, Communications Services Branch


  • Rob Foote

    Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport, Minister’s Office


  • Denelle Balfour

    Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport, Communications Branch




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