Agriculture Economic Development and Planning, Community of Practice

March 21, 2018

On April 12th, 2018 (10:00 pm – 12:00 pm), OMAFRA program staff  will provide details about the Economic Development stream of the Canadian Agricultural Partnership (CAP) Program. On this call, you will learn how you can support your clients in accessing funding and in delivering agriculture economic development. You will have the chance to learn… Read more »

Ontario boosting tourism through festivals & events

March 13, 2018

March 7, 2018 8:23 A.M. Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport Ontario is investing in a record number of festivals and events to boost the growing tourism sector, create jobs and offer residents and tourists more reasons to discover and explore the province. Daiene Vernile, Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport, was joined by Cristina… Read more »

2018 Career Pathways Dufferin

March 13, 2018

Tuesday, April 17th, 2018 | Compass Community Church | 9:30 am to 11:30 am and 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm A one-stop career exploration and community connections event for grade 8 students. Highlighting: local opportunities for employment and careers emerging technology and in-demand skills education and training options community volunteer opportunities Exhibitor registration is now… Read more »

Career Education Council – Annual Business & Education Partnership Breakfast

March 13, 2018

Friday, May 4th | 7am to 9:30 am | Delta Marriott Hotel Guelph A celebration of shared success featuring CEC highlights and project updates, partner awards & student speakers. Career Education Council 2018 Annual Breakfast Register now. For further information contact | 519-827-6468.

2018 Youth Employment Opportunity Fair

March 13, 2018

A youth job fair connecting students completing grade 12 with employers offering seasonal and permanent positions across the region. Thursday, May 24th, 2018 | 9:30 am to 12:30 pm   For further information contact:  

It’s Your Shift

March 7, 2018

The “It’s Your Shift” online training program from the Ontario Restaurant, Hotel & Motel Association (ORHMA) has officially launched. This sexual violence & untervention training program was developed by the industry FOR the industry and is available to industry free of charge.  It was created in response to the Government of Ontario’s 2015, “It’s Never Okay: An… Read more »

Resorts of Ontario 2018 conference

March 7, 2018

Ontario resorts are often the largest employers in most rural communities and lifeblood of many destination regions. Resorts of Ontario is hosting their annual conference at Deerhurst Resort, April 8-10, 2018. The conference theme is “Reimagine…Mapping your Success” which speaks to sustainability and growing the resort industry in Ontario.  Back for a second year is key… Read more »

TIAO releases tourism industry messaging for the 2018 provincial election

February 26, 2018

PEOPLE. PRODUCT. PROMOTION Revealed at the Tourism Issues Forum on Feb. 22, TIAO is proud to share messaging for Ontario’s tourism industry ahead of the 2018 Provincial Election. Including specific asks pertaining to strengthening tourism in Ontario, TIAO’s summary of recommendations surrounds three critical areas: People, Product and Promotion. People: The core of the tourism… Read more »

2018 Year of Canada-China Tourism

February 20, 2018

Tourism Industry Association of Canada #CCYT2018 In the summer of 2017, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced 2018 as the Canada-China Year of Tourism. Following the announcement of the New Tourism Vision goal of doubling Chinese visitation by 2021, and TIAC’s unwavering advocacy to add new visa application centers (VACs)in China, we are delighted that 7… Read more »