Nominations now open for Dufferin Business Excellence Awards

June 15, 2017

The Dufferin Board of Trade (DBOT) is pleased to announce that nominations are now open for the 2017 Business Excellence Awards (BEAs). Nominations are being accepted through the Dufferin Board of Trade website at The Business Excellence Awards recognize outstanding businesses, organizations, and individuals in Dufferin County who have worked diligently and tirelessly to… Read more »

Fromage receives 2017 Barrier-Free Community Award

June 13, 2017

Fromage of 23 Mill Street is the 2017 recipient of the Town’s “Barrier-Free Community Award”. Councillor Gail Campbell, who chairs Access Orangeville, presented the award at this week’s Orangeville Council meeting to business owner Christine Patton. To increase accessibility at the fine cheese and gourmet food store, Ms. Patton created an accessible sloped entryway from… Read more »

Headwaters Tourism celebrates National Tourism Week

May 29, 2017

As part of National Tourism Week (May 28th to June 3rd), Headwaters Tourism raised the new Headwaters Tourism flag at the Town of Shelburne, Town of Caledon and Town of Mono. Proclamations highlighting the importance of tourism in the Canadian and regional economy were adopted by Dufferin County, the Town of Caledon and the Town… Read more »

Packed house on hand for launch of 2017 Real Headwaters Campaign

May 27, 2017

May 25, 2017 | Orangeville Citizen By Bill Rae There was lots of good food and drink at Caledon Ski Club last Thursday, along with a great deal of enthusiasm. The occasion was the launch of the 2017 Real Headwaters campaign: 150 Realsons. It also coincided with the release of the 2017 Headwaters Four-Season Visitors’… Read more »

Headwaters Tourism ready to welcome Canada in 2017

May 20, 2017

Orangeville Today – May 19th, 2017 Celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday ‘Where Ontario Gets Real’. That’s the theme of this year’s 2017 Headwaters Tourism Four-Seasons Visitors’ Guide that was launched Thursday (May 18). Executive Director Michele Harris says the new guide continues with the real people that make up Headwaters region, which started in 2015. Jim… Read more »


May 19, 2017

For immediate release | 19 May 2017 HEADWATERS TOURISM LAUNCHES 2017 REAL HEADWATERS CAMPAIGN: 150 REALSONS!   On Thursday, May 18th Headwaters Tourism hosted a celebratory party at the Caledon Ski Club for friends, partners and businesses who make Headwaters Ontario’s premier (and most award-winning) tourism destination. The occasion: well, Canada is celebrating its 150th… Read more »

Walk-ins welcome at Island Lake: park responsibly

May 17, 2017

Island Lake Conservation Area is now operating under its summer hours. Warmer weather is already bringing many visitors to the park. The Vicki Barron Lakeside Trail, the largest in the Island Lake trail system, has become a very popular destination for both local and out-of-town visitors. Under Credit Valley Conservation’s (CVC) current practice, park visitors… Read more »

Heatherlea’s café receives FEAST ON designation

May 9, 2017

Caledon, ON (May 9, 2017) Heatherlea Farm Shoppe’s café joins over 122 other Ontario establishments committed to local food through their newly acquired Feast On certification.  This designation enables diners to identify restaurants that use local foods, thus supporting the local economy and Ontario agriculture.  With Heatherlea’s home-raised meats, Ontario provisions, and passion for promoting… Read more »

Tourism Day at Queen’s Park

April 29, 2017

On Monday, April 24 TIAO members stormed the legislature to meet with MPPs and Cabinet Ministers to talk tourism, and deliver policy recommendations on behalf of the tourism industry. Headwaters Tourism was represented by Board Chair, Stacey Coupland and Executive Director, Michele Harris. TIAO Members representing 32 organizations had 17 formal meetings with MPPs, including three… Read more »