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  • Statement from Minister Elliott and Minister MacLeod on the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

    TORONTO — Today, Christine Elliott, Deputy Premier and Minister of Health, and Lisa MacLeod, Minister of Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Culture Industries, issued the following statement in response to the impact of COVID-19 on Ontario's heritage, sport, tourism and culture industries:

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  • Ontario Supporting Documentary Film Sector

    TORONTO - Ontario is supporting the province's world-class film and television industry with more than $525,000 in funding to Hot Docs, helping to drive local tourism spending, raise the profile of documentary filmmakers and build Ontario's reputation as a cultural hub. Hot Docs is an organization dedicated to advancing and celebrating the art of documentary film through its signature annual festival and year-round activities.

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  • Ontario Growing and Supporting Cultural Tourism

    TORONTO - Ontario is growing cultural tourism and creating jobs in communities across the province through support for local artists and culture events, benefitting residents and visitors alike.

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  • Ontario Welcomes National Curling Championship to Kingston

    KINGSTON - Ontario is supporting Canada's national men's curling championship with investments that boost tourism in Kingston and provide athletes a chance to compete close to home.

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  • Record-breaking Year for Ontario's Film and Television Industry

    TORONTO — Ontario's film and television industry had a record-breaking year in 2019, with 343 productions bringing in $2.16 billion in production spending for the economy and supporting 44,540 full-time equivalent direct and spin-off jobs. This represents an increase in production by almost 15 per cent from 2018 and more than 7,500 new jobs for Ontarians. 

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  • Ontario Celebrates the Opening of the 2020 Ontario Winter Games

    ORILLIA — Ontario is providing $1 million in funding to the 2020 Ontario Winter Games in Orillia to give the province's best young athletes the chance to compete here at home while boosting local tourism.

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  • 21 Appointees Named to Ontario's Highest Honour

    TORONTO — The Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario and Chancellor of the Order of Ontario, today announced 21 new appointments to the Order of Ontario, the province's highest honour.

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  • Province Kicks Off Ontario Heritage Week

    TORONTO - The province is celebrating Ontario Heritage Week, highlighting the important history of local communities and the diverse heritage of Ontario. 

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  • Premiering Ontario's Film and Television Advisory Panel

    TORONTO - The Ontario government is establishing a new Ministers' Film and Television Advisory Panel to provide expert advice on ways to grow the film and television industries in Ontario.

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  • Ontario Supporting More National and International Sport Events

    OTTAWA — Ontario is attracting more national and international sport events to the province that will allow us to showcase our exceptional athletic talent right here at home. These events will increase economic activity and boost tourism.

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  • Mississauga to Host 2022 Ontario Summer Games

    MISSISSAUGA — The City of Mississauga has been chosen as the host community for the 2022 Ontario Summer Games, the province's largest multi-sport event. 

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  • Ontario Helping Kids Stay Active and Healthy

    OTTAWA — Ontario's government is helping keep kids healthy and active in the nation's capital by providing $260,000 to the Boys and Girls Club of Ottawa.

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  • Ontario Recognizes Outstanding Mental Health Leaders

    TORONTO — Ontario is recognizing two graduate students with the Hilary M. Weston Scholarship for their outstanding work and contributions to the study of mental health.

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