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If you couldn't make the Update from MP Michael Barrett, please feel free to watch the video from Tony Hicks - The Camera Guy.
If you couldn't make the Annual Update from Mayor Jason Baker please feel free to watch the video from Tony Hicks - The Camera Guy.
MPP Steve Clark delivered his annual update from Queen's Park on Jan 18, 2019 to the Brockville and District Chamber of Commerce membership. Thank you to Tony Hicks - The Camera Guy for videoing the update.
BILL 47 - This Bill is now law, however the following changes that impact the Employment Standards Act will be effective on January 1st, 2019. It replaces and changes many of the standards that were introduced with Bill 148 under the previous Liberal Prov
Election Date is Monday December 3, 2018
Rapid Policy Update:
2018 Fall Economic Statement
On November 15, the Government of Ontario released its 2018 Fall Economic Statement entitled “2018 Ontario Economic Outlook and Fiscal Review”, which provides an update on the government’s finances and announces commitments for the upcoming 2019 Budget.
Congratulations to All Winners of the 2018 Ontario Tourism Awards of Excellence
This year's recipients of the Ontario Tourism Awards of Excellence were announced Wednesday night. Congratulations to all the winners! Click here for a PDF of the release
Ontario’s Choice Award for Attraction of the Year
Attraction of the Year: Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada
Culinary Tourism Awards of Excellence
Culinary Tourism Leadership Award: Tourism Windsor Essex Pelee Island
Culinary Tourism Experience Award: Muskoka Lakes Farm & Winery
Culinary Tourism Event of the Year Award: FUNKfest by Sawdust City Brewing Company
Tourism Marketing & Travel Media Awards of Excellence
Tourism Marketing Campaign Award Under $50K: Tourism Hamilton – #MyHamilton User Generated Campaign
Tourism Marketing Campaign Award Over $50K: Tourism Toronto – The Views Are Different Here
Tourism Marketing Partnership Award: Brewery Discovery Routes – Brewery Discovery Routes 2017
Tourism Print Collateral Award: Bay of Quinte Regional Marketing Board – Bay of Quinte Discovery Guide
Tourism Digital Marketing Award: Kingston Accommodation Partners – Fresh Made Daily Digital Campaign
Travel Media Story Award: Karon Liu – “A Pilgrimage to Cheese County”
Travel Media Photography Award: Colin Field – Mountain Life Magazine Fall 2017 Snow Biker
Tourism Industry Awards of Excellence (TIAO)
Accessible Tourism Award: St. Lawrence Parks Commission
Sustainable Tourism Award: Haliburton Forest and Wild Life Reserve
Tourism Employer of the Year: Tourism Toronto
Tourism Champion of the Year: Gord Brown
Tourism Innovator of the Year: Tourism Excellence North (TEN)
Tourism Event of the Year (Small Event): THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride – Waterloo Central Railway
Tourism Event of the Year (Large Event): ONTARIO 150 Tour – Water’s Edge Festivals and Events
Indigenous Tourism Award: Wikwemikong Tourism
Lifetime Achievement Award: J.J. Hilsinger