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Province to provide $780K in support of local tourism

The COVID-19 crisis ravaged large swathes of the economy, perhaps none more fully than the tourism industry. That sector continues to struggle...

Pent-up demand for post-COVID-19 travel will be huge

Right now, the responsible and necessary thing to do is to stay isolated and try to slow the spread of the COVID-19...

Protection of heritage buildings, sites doesn’t just happen

The old city centres and architectural gems are the mainstay of tourism in Europe. Likewise, neighbourhoods with meticulously kept old homes are always in...

Tourism can be too much of a good thing, and often it is

Unlikely to become an overtouristed destination, Waterloo Region does occasionally experience vestiges of what is becoming an issue in actual tourist destinations: overcrowding. While...

Highlighting the tourism opportunities a stone’s throw from Toronto

The farmers’ market and Mennonite history of St. Jacobs may be familiar to residents here, but for an ever-increasing audience of new Torontonians, the...

West Montrose residents’ association calls for improvements to the covered bridge experience

An ever-growing influx of tourists and sightseers are putting a strain on the area surrounding West Montrose’s covered bridge, say residents who live nearby....

Extending the sweetness beyond just festival day

This year, the ‘Maple Sugar Rush’ is not just something you get by putting too much syrup on pancakes. Instead it’s a regional initiative...
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St. Boniface School Graduation

Graduation this year was very different for all schools, especially the graduates of Grade 8.   This was...

Despite cancellation of this year’s event, EMSF plans to distribute $35K to local charities

For 56 years the Elmira Maple Syrup Festival has supported dozens of local organizations in the region,...

Region to discuss making masks mandatory

Health officials are considering making face masks mandatory in public, an issue that will be discussed next...

Province to provide $780K in support of local tourism

The COVID-19 crisis ravaged large swathes of the economy, perhaps none more fully than the tourism industry....