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Fish ‘N Canada, Nature and Outdoor Tourism and Destination Northern Ontario hosted an information session to answer your questions about the Great Ontario Giveaway Getaway! View the video recording here! To help support Resource-Based Tourism operators, Fish ‘N Canada has developed the “Great Ontario Get-Away Give-Away” contest in partnership with Destination Northern Ontario (DNO), Destination…

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The past year has challenged us, but Ontario’s Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Culture Industries have been resilient despite being first and hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. Yesterday, government tabled the 2021/22 provincial budget to protect lives and livelihoods across the province, including nearly $1 billion in available supports for our industries, including: Ontario Tourism and…

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Tourism Northern Ontario rebrands to Destination Northern Ontario Tourism Northern Ontario, an organization that leads economic growth in tourism for the north recently relaunched under their new brand, Destination Northern Ontario (DNO). The organization’s fresh title makes a confident statement about the region’s network of premier tourist attractions and aligns with the branding of counterparts,…

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How Tourism Excellence North is creating growth opportunities for Bruce Bay Cottages and the tourism industry Pat Peterson had her reservations about introducing a new online booking platform into her and her husband Larry Peterson’s quaint northern resort in Bruce Mines, Ontario. Her experience with technology was limited and Bruce Bay Cottages & Lighthouse had been a successful…

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Visit almost any tourism operation in Northern Ontario during the summer and chances are you’ll receive service from one or more hard-working students. The seasonality of tourism in the North is a perfect complement to most academic schedules creating a win-win for businesses seeking interim, lower-wage labour and for students looking to earn income for…

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If you were on any one of the many lakes or rivers in northern Ontario this past summer, you may have witnessed a new angler having their first fishing experience. This Canadian tradition may have been making a memory for a new Canadian, a couple on a weekend getaway, or for a family with children…

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