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  • Ontario Bringing More Canadian Books to Classrooms

    Ontario is bringing more Canadian literature -- such as fiction, plays and poetry -- into schools across Ontario, to enrich the learning experience of students in the classroom.

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  • Ontario Welcomes North American Indigenous Games Athletes

    Ontario is hosting the 2017 North American Indigenous Games -- one of the largest sporting and cultural gatherings of Indigenous people in the world.  This is the first time Ontario will host the international event, which showcases the athleticism and cultural heritage of Indigenous youth.  

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  • Search is on for an Innovative Partner at Ontario Place's West Island

    The province is seeking a partner for Ontario Place's West Island as it moves ahead on transforming the site into a vibrant, year-round waterfront destination that is innovative, fun and engaging for residents and visitors of all ages.

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  • Ontario Supporting Athletes in their Quest for Gold

    Ontario is providing direct financial assistance and elite competition opportunities to 1,255 high performance amateur athletes this year to help them reach the podium and compete at the highest international levels.

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  • Ontario Increasing Access to Technology at Public Libraries

    Ontario is helping people stay connected by increasing access to technology, digital services and training opportunities at public libraries in towns, cities and Indigenous communities across the province.

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  • Durham Region, Huntsville and Orillia to Host 2019 and 2020 Ontario Games

    The 2019 and 2020 Ontario Games will be coming to the communities of Durham Region, Huntsville and Orillia, which will boost local economies and give the province's amateur athletes the opportunity to compete close to home.

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  • Free Concerts Coming to Communities Across Ontario

    As part of a year-long line-up of events marking Ontario's 150th anniversary celebrations, Ontario's free ONtour concert series will provide the soundtrack for the Summer of 2017, stopping in more than 20 communities across Ontario and showcasing some of the province's brightest homegrown musical talent.

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  • Supporting National and International Sport Events Across Ontario

    Ontario is giving more local athletes the opportunity to compete in high-level competitions close to home and boosting local economies by supporting national and international sport events across the province.

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  • Celebrating Ontario's 150th Anniversary at Ontario Place

    Ontario Place will be at the centre of the action this summer as the province celebrates its 150th anniversary, with four free festivals to mark the milestone. 

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  • Helping People in Ontario Get Active

    Ontario is supporting 127 sport and recreation projects across the province to help children and adults stay healthy and active.

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  • Supporting the Next Generation of Indigenous Leaders

    Ontario is supporting the next generation of Indigenous leaders with new sport and recreation opportunities for Indigenous youth across the province. 

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