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Wikwemikong Tourism captures national award – Anishinabek News

WIIKWEMKOONG UNCEDED TERRITORY – As the Wikwemikong Tourism manager, Luke Wassegijig is usually doing his best to bring people into his community. Earlier this month, Wassegijig was notified that he had to travel to the country’s west coast to accept another award on behalf of Wikwemikong Tourism, a department of the Enaadmaagehjik (Wikwemikong Development Commission […]

by ahnationtalk on November 28, 20197 Views

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Ultra Trail Stokely Creek named Tourism Innovator of the Year – SooToday.com

First time Sault event recognized during Northern Ontario Tourism summit in Timmins Tourism operators, professionals and industry stakeholders celebrated a busy and prosperous season in a big way this week in Timmins, Ont. This past summer season of 2019 proved to be a great year in tourism for Canada, Ontario, and Northern Ontario. At an […]

by ahnationtalk on November 20, 20199 Views

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Summit sees ‘ground-breaking’ MOU signed in Timmins – Timmins Press

Agreement will help to fulfil growing market demand for Indigenous-themed tourism November 19, 2019 A “ground-breaking” agreement between two organizations was signed during the Northern Ontario Tourism Summit in Timmins which will see greater promotion and development of Indigenous-themed tourism. “Markets are demanding Indigenous tourism products and if you’re not involved with Indigenous tourism operators […]

by ahnationtalk on November 20, 20195 Views

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Wikwemikong Cultural Festival wins provincial Indigenous tourism award – Manitoulin Expositor

November 8, 2019 COLLINGWOOD – The Wikwemikong Annual Cultural Festival received a prestigious Indigenous Tourism Award at the 2019 Ontario Tourism Awards of Excellence. The best of the best in Ontario were celebrated at the annual Ontario tourism awards of excellence gala held October 30 in Collingwood. These awards recognize tourism industry successes by honouring […]

by ahnationtalk on November 8, 201917 Views

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Paqtnkek Mi’kmaw Nation to build new travel centre, water main

From: Indigenous Services Canada August 26, 2019 — Paqtnkek Mi’kmaw Nation, unceded traditional Mi’kmaq Territory, Nova Scotia — Indigenous Services Canada The Government of Canada is proud to support economic development opportunities and growth in Indigenous communities. Today, the Honourable Seamus O’Regan, Minister of Indigenous Services, visited Paqtnkek Mi’kmaw Nation to congratulate the community on […]

by ahnationtalk on August 26, 201930 Views

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Minister Joly announces support for tourism in the Niagara Region

From: Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario Over $1.2 million for six projects to enhance the region’s Indigenous, year-round, rural and culinary tourism opportunities August 20, 2019 – Niagara, ON Tourism is a rapidly-growing sector that showcases Canada’s culture, diversity, natural beauty and unique experiences to the world. It generates significant economic benefits across […]

by ahnationtalk on August 21, 201928 Views

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Creating jobs and supporting growth in Northern Ontario’s Indigenous communities

From: FedNor FedNor investment to accelerate business and economic growth in Seine River First Nation August 19, 2019 – Seine River First Nation, ON – Federal Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario – FedNor Citizens and businesses of Seine River First Nation in Northwestern Ontario will benefit from new economic opportunities thanks to a Government […]

by ahnationtalk on August 19, 201926 Views

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Media advisory: Minister Joly to speak to the Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada Board of Directors about the economic importance of Indigenous tourism

From: Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada May 1, 2019 — Ottawa, Ontario The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Tourism, Official Languages and La Francophonie, will talk about the importance of Indigenous tourism at a reception following an Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada Board of Directors meeting. She will also discuss proposed Budget 2019 measures […]

by ahnationtalk on May 1, 201960 Views

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Indigenous Tourism Sector in Canada Exceeding All Growth Targets

February 20, 2019 New research by the Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada and The Conference Board of Canada shows the Indigenous tourism sector in Canada continues to grow at a rapid rate. Indigenous tourism sector growth is outpacing Canadian tourism activity overall, according to new research released by The Conference Board of Canada and the […]

by ahnationtalk on February 21, 201982 Views

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Forecasting Future Skills: Consultation Underway to Identify Tourism Training Needs – Tourism HR

January 23, 2019 Six months into a three-year initiative to address skills gaps and labour mismatches, the Future Skills Framework project has been actively gathering and analyzing information to pinpoint the current and emerging competencies Canada’s tourism sector needs to be globally competitive. While many essential skills remain core to a successful tourism career, professionals […]

by ahnationtalk on January 25, 201975 Views

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