Ontario Heritage Designation for Erin’s Stanley Park

September 20, 2018

On Saturday, September 15th the Town of Erin Heritage Committee unveiled new interpretive signage and celebrated the formal Ontario heritage designation of the Stanley Park Arch & Gates on Main Street in Erin. According to an article in the Wellington Advertiser, Stanley Park was a major tourist attraction from the late 1800s up to the… Read more »

‘Spirit Under the Trees’ Playshop in Headwaters

September 17, 2018

A One Day “Play Retreat” to Nurture + Rejuvenate Your Spirit Saturday October 13th, 2018, 9am – 6pm @ Whisper Lane Wellness in the Hills of Headwaters The hills are alive with the spirit of Nature! The Hills of Headwaters are known for their natural beauty and as the source of several major rivers and… Read more »

2018 Tourism Industry, Tourism Marketing and Travel Media Awards of Excellence Finalists Announced

September 7, 2018

Toronto, Sept. 7, 2018—The Tourism Industry Association of Ontario (TIAO) and Destination Ontario are excited to announce finalists for the Tourism Industry Awards of Excellence and the Tourism Marketing and Travel Media Awards of Excellence. Selected by independent committees of industry representatives, finalists for these awards showcase Ontario’s best tourism events, innovations, marketing campaigns, partnerships… Read more »

Orangeville 2018 Arts and Culture Awards Nominees Announced

September 6, 2018

The Town of Orangeville’s call for nominations for the 2018 Arts and Culture Awards received a resounding response. Forty-three individuals, businesses and organizations have been acknowledged for their contributions to arts and culture in Dufferin County. The nominees for the 2018 awards are: Established Artist of the Year: Jeff Campbell Beckie Morris Emilia Perri Gilbert… Read more »

Island Lake officially named by Geographic Names Board

September 5, 2018

The Ontario Geographic Names Board (OGNB) has officially changed the name of the body on water on Orangeville’s eastern border. Originally known as the Orangeville Reservoir when it was created in the 1970s, it has been known locally as Island Lake for years, named after the Island family who had previously owned and farmed the… Read more »

Politics and Pie: CTA visits Farmhouse Pottery Gallery

August 31, 2018

Walking up to Farmhouse Pottery – home of Allan Pace and his famous ceramic canoes – it appears to be just a log cabin nestled in the woods. Once inside though, it opens up into a cozy hop complete with a small cafe and patio. It was here that we came across one of the… Read more »

Osprey Valley to become first TPC Network Property in Canada

August 28, 2018

FOR RELEASE: August 28, 2018 Newly named TPC Toronto at Osprey Valley will be 33rd property in TPC Network and will host annual Mackenzie Tour – PGA TOUR Canada event   TORONTO, ONTARIO, CANADA – Osprey Valley, a collection of three courses just north of Toronto designed by acclaimed Canadian architect Doug Carrick, will join… Read more »

Impact of Bill 148 on Tourism Businesses – Have Your Say

August 24, 2018

Has your tourism business been affected by legislative changes made to employment factors such as minimum wage, holiday pay, personal emergency leave and/or scheduling? Take TIAO’s short (10 question) survey on how amendments to Ontario’s employment standards, labour relations and occupational health and safety legislation (collectively called Bill 148) has impacted your business since January 1,… Read more »