Ontario 150

Ontario 150

Ontario: A Place to Stand


Ontario’s 150th anniversary is a chance to celebrate and reflect on our history, look ahead towards the next 150 years, and embark on an exciting new chapter for our province. Let’s celebrate Ontario 150 together!

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Ontario 150 Partnership Program

Empowering Youth in Celebration of 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.


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Celebrating Ontario’s 150th Anniversary with Better Community Spaces

Ontario is celebrating its 150th anniversary as a province by improving and renovating over 200 sports facilities, parks, seniors centres, and other community spaces.


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Join the Festivities and Celebrate Ontario’s 150th Anniversary

The province is supporting 367 exciting local initiatives — including multicultural events, art exhibitions, sporting events and local food festivals.

In The News


Indigenous Fund

New Indigenous Culture Fund

Ontario is developing a new Indigenous Culture Fund that will support community-centred Indigenous cultural activities.

Before launching the fund, the ministry and the Ontario Arts Council are seeking feedback about the fund’s design and implementation from Ontario’s diverse Indigenous communities — online and through engagement sessions across the province.


55+ Winter Games

Ontario 55+ Winter Games in Cobourg

One thousand participants from across the province are set to take part in the 2017 Ontario 55+ Winter Games in Cobourg.

This one-of-a-kind event, which is developed in partnership with the Ontario Seniors Games Association, is the only major provincial sporting event in Ontario for the 55+ age demographic.


Crows Theatre

Ontario Supporting Local Theatre Company

Ontario is supporting local arts and culture with an investment in Crow's Theatre, a nationally recognized, award-winning contemporary theatre company based in Toronto.

Additionally, the Ontario Cultural Attractions Fund is providing support to Crow's theatre that will help with marketing and branding as the theatre grows as a performance facility and community cultural centre.

Key Initiatives


Strategic Framework

Growing Tourism Together

Strategic Framework for Tourism in Ontario


Culture Strategy

Ontario's Culture Strategy

Telling our stories, growing our economy


Game On Progress Report

Game ON

The Ontario Government's Sport Plan