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  • Eight Honourees Presented with the Ontario Medal for Good Citizenship

    The Ontario government is honouring eight distinguished individuals for their contributions to their communities and the province, with the Ontario Medal for Good Citizenship, the province's second-highest civilian honour.

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  • Team Ontario Wins Big at the Canada Games

    Ontario athletes have done the province proud at the 2019 Canada Winter Games in Red Deer, Alberta, taking home 105 medals in 19 sports.

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  • 2019 Team Ontario Roster Announced

    TORONTO - Team Ontario is proud to announce the full roster of 350 athletes, coaches, managers and support staff that will make up the Team Ontario contingent at the upcoming 2019 Canada Winter Games. The Games will take place from February 15 to March 3, 2019 in Red Deer, Alberta.

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  • Cirque du Soleil Coming to Ontario Place in 2019

    TORONTO - Ontario's Government for the People is working quickly on making progress in bringing Ontario Place back to life, and making it a world-class, year-round tourist destination by signing a new deal with Cirque du Soleil to deliver programming on the site in 2019.

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  • New Chair Appointed to the Niagara Parks Commission

    The Honourable Michael Tibollo, Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport, has announced the appointment of Sandie Bellows as the new Chair of the Niagara Parks Commission. She will begin her three-year term immediately.

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  • New Chair Appointed to the St. Lawrence Parks Commission

    The Honourable Michael Tibollo, Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport, has announced the appointment of Senator Bob Runciman as the new Chair of the St. Lawrence Parks Commission (SLPC). He will begin his three-year term immediately. 

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  • Ontario Supporting Cultural Tourism

    TORONTO - Ontario's Government for the People is supporting arts and culture events across the province that will strengthen and grow cultural tourism.

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  • Three Young Leaders Receive Lincoln M. Alexander Award

    TORONTO - Ontario is recognizing three young leaders with the 2018 Lincoln M. Alexander Award for their strong leadership to eliminate racial discrimination and promote inclusivity and social equality.

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  • Ontario Investing in Non-Profits Across the Province

    Ontario's Government for the People is supporting 263 non-profit organizations to improve community spaces in the province, as well 141 organizations that are expanding or adapting projects that are already making a difference for the people of Ontario.

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  • Ontario Accepting Proposals for Ontario Place Development

    Today Michael Tibollo, Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport, announced a new vision for Ontario Place that will maximize investment to develop the site as a top destination to visit, while sending a strong signal around the world that Ontario is open for business. 

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  • Respecting Ontario's Tourism Businesses

    Ontario's Government for the People is making life more affordable by bringing relief to Ontario's tourism operators who rely on the province's Tourism-Oriented Directional Signing Program (TODS) to generate a positive economic impact in their local communities. 

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  • Ontario's Government for the People Strengthening Tourism Sector

    Ontario will consult with tourism operators and tourists to build a new tourism strategy to maximize the economic impact of Ontario's $34 billion tourism industry, and unlock its limitless potential. 

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  • Concussion Awareness Campaign to Reduce Injuries

    QUEEN'S PARK - Ontario's Government for the People is demonstrating its commitment to making sports safer for kids and marking Rowan's Concussion Law Day by developing a multimedia campaign that will raise awareness about concussion safety. The campaign will get concussion safety information in front of the Ontarians who need it most.

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