Ontario tourism minister announces support for cultural festivals and events – May 21, 2021
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In a virtual news conference, Ontario Tourism Minister Lisa MacLeod announces the province is providing more than $4 million to 54 cultural tourism organizations to help produce local events. Tourism, culture and heritage industries have been particularly hard hit by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The minister is joined by Kathleen Sharpe, the executive director of the Ontario Cultural Attractions Fund (OCAF), and John D. McKellar, the president and board chair of OCAF.