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September 23rd | Butter Tart Taste-Off & Sous Chef Challenge

Once a year, the Butter Tart Taste-Off sees our expert bakery partners turn out to compete…with each bringing their best and most original butter tarts! The next annual Taste-Off is scheduled for September 23, 2017, at the Peterborough Farmer’s Market. New categories to the competition this year are, The Canadiana Collection, The Emerging Baker (those who have been on […]

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Butter Tart Taste-Off & Sous Chef Challenge

Once a year, the Butter Tart Taste-Off sees our expert bakery partners turn out to compete…with each bringing their best and most original butter tarts! The next annual Taste-Off is scheduled for September 23, 2017, at the Peterborough Farmer’s Market. New categories to the competition this year are, The Canadiana Collection, The Emerging Baker (those who […]

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The New UNWTO 2nd Report on Food Tourism Report is Out!

The new UNWTO 2nd Report on Food Tourism report is out, and we are excited to share it. The Culinary Tourism Alliance is proud to have contributed two chapters to the report, ensuring our member regions are recognized on a global scale for their efforts in building food tourism in Ontario.   We urge you […]

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TIAO June 15th Industry Newlsetter

‘Where Am I?’ Ontario Tourism Campaign Earns Awards Recognition (OTMPC) The Ontario Tourism Marketing Partnership Corporation (OTMPC) is celebrating another award win for the ‘Where Am I?’ Ontario tourism brand marketing campaign. OTMPC was recognized this week at Strategy Magazine’s Marketing Awards with Silver for the Integrated Campaign and Bronze for the Television Single, Public Service […]

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DO SOMETHING DELICIOUS | OCTA JUNE 15TH NEWSLETTER

FEATURED FEAST ON CHEF KEVIN MCKENNA SOUTH POND FARMS PONTY POOL, ONTARIO “My drink of choice has to be Prince Edward County’s Pride – Waupoos Premium Apple Cider! I use cider in a lot of my cooking to bring out the ‘Taste of Ontario’ I am looking for. “   Is there any dessert out there […]

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TIAO June 8th Industry Newsletter

Minister Chagger Announces Steps to Promote Canadian Culinary Tourism (Innovation, Science & Economic Development Canada via CNW) [Friday, June 2], the Honourable Bardish Chagger, Leader of the Government in the House of Commons and Minister of Small Business and Tourism, announced that the Government of Canada has issued a request for proposals on making Canada a top destination for tourists […]

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TIAO June 1st Industry Newsletter

Tourism Week 2017 – Harnessing Canada’s Competitive Edge (TIAC) During Tourism Week, a time to celebrate Tourism’s relevance as an economic driver and job creator, TIAC calls on government to support this $91.6 billion industry by implementing initiatives that trigger industry growth and can propel Canada towards global top ten ranking in international arrivals. As 2017 unfolds, […]

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A Letter from Minister Eleanor McMahon | Ontario Trails Week

May 31, 2017 Dear Member of the Trails Community, As you are aware, this week marks the first Ontario Trails Week under the recently passed Ontario Trails Act, 2016. With your help, we were able to pass this important legislation to improve and sustain Ontario’s urban, suburban, rural and remote land and water trails. We […]

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Do Something Delicious | OCTA May 25th Newsletter

Read the full OCTA Newsletter here.    9 WAYS TO CELEBRATE ONTARIO CIDER WEEK Starting May 26, The Ontario Craft Cider Association will be taking over Ontario pubs, bars and restaurants with +100 ciders from 25 of Ontario’s finest producers for you to try.