On Friday, June 23rd, 2017, the Tourism Industry Association of Ontario issued the following member bulletin: Dear Members, Today the Ministry of Government and Consumer Services released its report on Phase 2 of the Travel Industry Act, 2002 review. Within the report are several proposed changes, which the Ministry is seeking feedback on over the next… Read more »
Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act Now Before Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs Please be advised that proposed amendments to the Employment Standards Act and Labour Relations Act are now being reviewed by the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs. Key Changes Include: Increasing the minimum wage to $14 per hour on Jan. 1,… Read more »
November 6th & 7th, 2017 Ontario’s tourism industry event of the year is back for 2017! Join us at the Scotiabank Convention Centre for a spectacular two days of learning, networking and engaging with Ontario tourism businesses. Find out more.
Learn from North America’s leaders in hospitality executive training – without interrupting your career. In partnership with Cornell University, the Hospitality Leadership Certificate is a unique opportunity to strengthen your managerial, finance and leadership skills through a relevant and multidimensional curriculum. This flexible, interactive and specialized professional development experience will advance your leadership skills and… Read more »
OMAFRA is seeking feedback on ways to bring more locally-grown and processed world foods to markets and grocery stores across the province. Participate in the consultation and share your views on what world foods means to you and how we can grow, process and sell more locally-grown world food products. Participate in the survey.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 5, 2017 Toronto – Kicking off Local Food Week Jeff Leal, Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs announced the Government of Ontario is supporting agriculture with an additional $1 million in funding for the Local Food Investment Fund. The Local Food Investment Fund supports farmers, agri-food business and non-profits to… Read more »
This fall, the brightest minds in economic development will come from across the world to Canada to meet in Toronto, Ontario for the largest annual gathering for the profession. Join them to collaborate, create and connect the dots across five content tracks: Building Local Linkages and Expanding Global Trade 2. The Nuts and Bolts of… Read more »
Canada is in a global innovation race, competing with countries around the world for the most talented people, the newest technologies, and the fastest-growing companies. As part of the Innovation and Skills Plan – an agenda to spark growth and help Canada realize its potential as a global leader in innovation – the Government intends to accelerate… Read more »
Nominations for the 2018 – 2020 term of the EDCO Board of Directors will be accepted until September 15, 2017. There are three vacancies to be filled. Elections will take place by electronic ballots. Successful candidates will be announced at EDCO’s 61st Annual Conference and Showcase to be held at the Sheraton Eaton Centre Hotel in… Read more »
Government seeking expert advice on how to showcase Canada’s world-class culinary experiences OTTAWA, June 2, 2017 /CNW/ – Today, the Honourable Bardish Chagger, Leader of the Government in the House of Commons and Minister of Small Business and Tourism, announced that the Government of Canada has issued a request for proposals on making Canada a… Read more »