Frequently asked questions

How do I invite the Minister to attend our event?

If you would like to invite the Minister to an event, you can send a letter and/or email addressed directly to the Minister to the following:

Mailing Address
The Honourable Lisa MacLeod
Minister of Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Culture Industries
438 University Avenue 6th Floor
Toronto, ON  M5G 2K8

The Invitation:

The Invitation should be sent with as much advance notice as possible for the Minister’s consideration.

The invitation should also include:

  • Name of Event and Event Host or Sponsor
  • Contact Name with Job Title, Telephone number, Email
  • Event description / Date, Time / City, physical location
  • Purpose of event (e.g. is it an announcement of something new, is it to kick off or close an event, etc.?). Are media expected to attend?
  • Minister’s role (e.g. is it a keynote speech, standard greetings on behalf of the province, etc.?). Please include details about the length of time the Minister would be required to attend and any potential photo opportunities or other activities that you may wish the Minister to participate in.

Please note: If the Minister decides to attend, the Minister’s Office will confirm the Minister's attendance with the stakeholder.

What is there to see and do in Ontario?


Coming to Ontario from outside Canada? 

Visit the Canada Border Services Agency website.

Interested in Ontario's attractions, cultural or entertainment programs?

Visit our agencies and attractions, museums and libraries.

What resources are available for artists and the creative sector?

Our Arts and artists section includes information.

Businesses that create, produce and distribute cultural and creative goods and services can learn what we are doing for your industries in our creative cluster section. You can also learn about our current policy initiatives and issues.

Those of you who support or are involved with Ontario's Aboriginal arts organizations can visit resources for Aboriginal communities.

Where can I find information about Ontario's archaeological sites?

Visit our archaeology section which includes information on Aboriginal hunting camps and villages, battlefields, pioneer homes, burial grounds and cemeteries, shipwrecks or other evidence of our past.

Where can I find information about heritage matters?

Those interested in Ontario's rich heritage can visit Ontario's heritage places, cemeteries as well as Heritage Conservation Districts, find out where to search for information about Ontario's heritage buildings, sites and cemeteries, learn about what's involved in designating heritage properties and land use planning, see our tools for individuals, municipalities and communities and read Ontario's standards and guidelines to protect provincial heritage properties.

How can I find out about Ontario’s public libraries?

Librarians and the public can visit our libraries section for public library statistics, public library awards and events, information on our public libraries and Ontario's Carnegie libraries.

Where can I find information on tourism and the tourism industry?

Anyone with an interest in the tourism industry can find the research essential to growing tourism businesses in our tourism research section — the official source for tourism statistics and research reports for the province of Ontario.

If you are one of Ontario's tourism partners developing Regional Tourism Organizations in the province's 13 new tourism regions, please visit tourism regions.

What publications are available?

We also encourage you to visit — and download from — our publications.