550 Indigenous Athletes from Across Ontario Set to Compete.
Ontario is marking 88 days until the North American Indigenous Games (NAIG) begin on July 16th in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA), with 550 athletes from across the province set to compete.
Ontario is supporting a record number of festivals and events this year to showcase the province as a vibrant place to live and visit during Ontario’s 150th anniversary.
Ontario is supporting 87 community-based projects that will empower and engage the next generation of leaders. The Ontario150 Partnership Program provides youth with opportunities to actively participate in their communities.
Ontario is celebrating its 150th anniversary as a province by improving and renovating over 200 sports facilities, parks, seniors centres, and other community spaces.
Ontario has launched its first ever cycling tourism plan.
Tour By Bike: Ontario’s Cycling Tourism Plan will help to increase and support cycling tourism products and experiences. The plan will also position Ontario as a premier destination for cyclists to discover the province’s landscapes, communities and heritage.
Ontario’s film and TV industry supported more than 35,000 jobs in 2016 and contributed $1.7 billion to Ontario’s economy, fueled in part by significant provincial investments and the province’s highly skilled workforce.
Improving women and girls’ participation in sport has benefits beyond the sport and recreation sector. Ontario is calling on all sport organizations across the province to match the province’s commitment to promoting equal and fair opportunities for women and girls in sport and recreation.