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What People Are Saying About Hosting Ontario Games In 2018

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What People Are Saying About Hosting Ontario Games In 2018

Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport

"We are excited to host athletes, volunteers and fans at the Ontario 55+ Summer Games in 2018."

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Charles Sousa

“We are excited to host athletes, volunteers and fans at the Ontario 55+ Summer Games in 2018. These games will not only showcase our vibrant community's state-of-the-art facilities but it will also support a surge of visitors who will generate increased revenue for Mississauga’s local businesses. We are currently rallying around this week’s 2016 Ontario Summer Games which will go a long way in making the 2018 games a great success as well.”

Charles Sousa

MPP, Mississauga South

“We’re hosting the 2016 Ontario Summer Games this week, and it’s proving to be a big win on many fronts for Mississauga. The whole community is involved as volunteers, spectators or supporters, and athletes will have first-rate experiences. We’re excited to build on this success and welcome the Ontario 55+ Summer Games to Mississauga in 2018.”

Bonnie Crombie

Mayor of Mississauga

Deb Matthews

“I’m delighted that the 2018 Ontario Summer Games are coming to London! Our community is known for its talented athletes and coaches, dedicated volunteers, quality sport infrastructure and strong spirit of hospitality. I’m sure these Games will be world-class and a memorable experience for everyone involved.”

Deb Matthews

MPP, London North Centre

Steven Del Duca

“We are so pleased to host the Ontario Summer Games in 2018. London is a sports city through and through. This is a fantastic opportunity to showcase all our community has to offer. We look forward to welcoming our province’s elite athletes and passionate sports fans”

Steven Del Duca

MPP, Vaughan

“Together with our neighbouring communities, the City of Orillia is thrilled to be hosting the 2018 Ontario Winter Games. As Orillia continues to build its sports tourism capacity, the 2018 Games will be our chance to showcase Orillia and area as a premiere sporting event destination.”

Steve Clarke

Mayor of Orillia

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