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ATV tourism pilot project launched (9/02)

A pilot project for developing and promoting ATV tourism includes plans to provide the framework for developing future all-terrain vehicle (ATV) trails in communities across Ontario. The announcement was made on Sept.

Consul general visits Timmins (9/02)

Timmins played host to Consul General Antoinette Swain Marwitz of the U.S. Consulate in Toronto in late August as part of her tour to get acquainted with the North and the forestry industry.

Northern tourism campaign receives funding boost (9/02)

Northern tourism destinations should receive better coverage in promotional materials and magazines through a new $4450,000-initiative through the Ministry of Northern Development and Mines. Timmins, North Bay, Sudbury, Sault Ste.

Tourism numbers up for 2002 (9/02)

By Kelly Louiseize It has been a mixed bag for the tourism industry this summer as numbers start filtering in through business industries directly linked to the market.

City weighs viability of convention centre development (9/02)

By Kelly Louiseize Studies show it is difficult make a go of any convention centre regardless of the population unless it is funded by the municipal government, says Doug Nadorozny, general manager of economic development and planning services for th

Tourism identified as main driver (9/02)

By Kelly Louiseize A feasibility study for towns within the Manitoulin Island region and LaCloche Mountain area, which includes Killarney and the North Channel has been released.

Province supports tourism in the North (3/02)

The province is giving the Northern Ontario Tourist Outfitters Association $480,000 to help promote tourism. The funding will help develop resource stewardship agreements between resource-based tourism operators and forest product companies.

Heritage site designation to boost tourism (8/02)

By Ian Ross The community that bills itself as ‘Ontario’s most historic town’ now has a national designation to prove it.

ATV industry launches ATV NatureWatch program (4/02)

The Canadian All-Terrain Vehicle Distributors Council (CATV) announced the launch of a new information and environmental advocacy program called ATV NatureWatch.

Province invests in trail projects (12/01)

Municipalities stretching from northwestern Ontario to Parry Sound will benefit from a $400,000 investment by the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund aimed at enhancing recreation activities in the north.