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Destination Northern Ontario is the largest of 13 Regional Tourism Organizations (RTOs) funded by the Ontario Ministry of Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Culture Industries. We coordinate, align, and invest in sub-regional programs and leads in identified pan-northern management functions.

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Growing Indigenous Food Tourism in Northern Ontario

By Stephanie Pagnucco June 20, 2019
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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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Papineau-Cameron’s tourism sector is open for business!

By Stephanie Pagnucco May 20, 2019
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While a state of emergency has been declared for the Town of Mattawa due to high water levels causing floods and devastation to homes and businesses in that municipality, in Papineau-Cameron, a neighbouring community, the tourism sector has not faced the same fate. Read full the press release from the township here.

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