Posts Tagged ‘Pandemic’

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Free day-use permits Monday to Thursday at Ontario Parks

Ontario is offering free day-use permits at 115 provincial parks from Monday to Thursday until Sept. 2, the province announced on Friday, May 28.

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Province invests in tourism training

Some 300 people will get free training to work in the ailing northern Ontario tourism industry this summer thanks to a $1.25 million investment by the province.

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Waterway to open Friday

The Trent-Severn Waterway will open for navigation on Friday, May 28 at 9 a.m. with pandemic-related health and safety conditions in place.

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Waterway opening delayed by pandemic

The opening of the Trent-Severn Waterway has been delayed until at least June 2 as a result of the pandemic, Parks Canada announced on Tuesday, May 19.

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Pandemic fuels interest in hunting and fishing

More Americans have turned to hunting and fishing during the pandemic, but the jury is still out on that trend in Ontario.

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Fishing tackle and boat stock still low

High demand and low supply of fishing tackle and boats caused by the COVID-19 pandemic is expected to continue this year.

Fewer wildfires in Ontario
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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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More to golf when it comes to being green

Many of us are not fully aware of the environmental and health benefits associated with golf courses. Maintaining courses’ green space is not only beneficial to those who love golfing, but also helps improve the quality of the environment.

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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.