Posts Tagged ‘COVID-19’

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Port Hope closes Ganaraska River lands

Port Hope is once again temporarily closing access to land bordering the Ganaraska River in two phases as a result of the provincial shutdown and stay at home order.

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No immediate outdoor fire ban in 2021

Ontario won’t immediately ban outdoor fires in much of the province this year like it did for more than a month last year, but that degree of regulation is still possible.

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Support in budget welcomed by tourism industry

A second round of Ontario Small Business Support Grant funding announced in the 2021 provincial budget will help many businesses get through another pandemic-ravaged season, says a tourism operator who is welcoming the additional support.

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Budget includes support for tourism

Hunting, fishing, and recreational camps that may not have been eligible for the Ontario Small Business Support Grant may be able to apply for a second round that will pay between $10,000 and $20,000, the province announced as part of the 2021 budget.

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Moving forward with Matt Morson

Demand for the rural Ontario musician Matt Morson grows, as he has become an increasingly familiar face on the Canadian summer fair circuit.

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Ammunition shortage in Canada

Several conditions relating to the COVID-19 pandemic have caused an ammunition shortage all across Canada.

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Rebate, funding offers hope for northern tourism

A 20% tourism travel rebate proposed in the provincial budget, as well as an emergency funding opportunity offers hope for tourism operators dealing with the crushing blow of pandemic-induced travel restrictions.

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2021 outdoors shows up in air

Annual outdoor shows are one of the first signs of the coming season for many anglers and hunters — but 2021 shows are not set in stone due to pandemic-related uncertainty.

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Park permit prices reduced

Province reduces the price of day-use vehicle permits, as well as increases the number of permits that can be borrowed from public libraries.