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(WSPS) – The Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development’s (MLTSD) has listed the top 10 violations they regularly see during their visits to organizations. Inform Yourself: Know what legal requirements your workplace needs to comply with. Ensure someone within your company has responsibility for health and safety. Health and safety requirements are designed to prevent injuries. …

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TEN’s Fast Track to Success (FTS) Program provides personalized one-on-one coaching and recommendations for Northern Ontario tourism businesses. The Fast Track to Success Program can improve the quality of tourism operations, enhance the visitor experience and strengthen the bottom line. The FTS program is beneficial for many types of operations, including: Tourism operations that want…

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As Northern Ontario continues to dominate the Ontario snowmobile scene with consistent snow, low temperatures, high quality grooming and trail side hospitality, there are efforts underway to make it even better. The World’s Best Snowmobile Destination project began in 2015 as a collaborative way to firmly cement Northeastern Ontario as a leading snowmobile destination.  Destination Northern…

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With the success and growth achieved in its inaugural year, the Experience Fishing pilot program is off to a great start and is gearing up for an exciting second year working with even more operators and stakeholders to increase participation, attract new markets and increase guest stays in the region. Highlights from the 2019 season…

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Snowmobiling in Northeastern Ontario recently received a huge boost of support with the successful funding requests from both FedNor’s Canada Experience Fund and Ontario’s Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation for the World’s Best Snowmobile Destination Project. With the funding now secured over three-years, the pilot project is ready to be implemented with support from community…

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Special Projects – M. Wozny The Lake Huron North Channel – Great Lakes Waterfront Trail Cycling Route/Trans Canada Trail is a Destination Northern Ontario (DNO) led project in partnership with Waterfront Regeneration Trust (a provincial cycling coordination association). The Lake Huron North Channel Cycling Route portion now encompasses over 25 communities, including First Nations, along…

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Indigenous tourism has been growing rapidly in Canada over the past few years, increasing by 24% from 2014 to 2017. Recognizing that Indigenous foodways are an intrinsic part of Canadian food identities—and tourism experiences that celebrate Indigenous food histories and heritage are one way for visitors to learn about, appreciate, and experience Indigenous foods and…

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 It’s that time of year again! Destination Northern Ontario (DNO) is currently conducting a survey of fixed roof accommodation operator performance in Northern Ontario. This survey will have many benefits to this organization and for tourism in the North. As you know, accommodation performance data published through Statistics Canada is usually three years behind, and only collected from the traveller’s…

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