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Ontario Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport
900 Bay St.
Hearst Block, 9th Fl.
Toronto, ON M7A 2E1
Mandate: Culture The ministry promotes cultural expression and development and encourages heritage preservation. It supports a number of community and provincial cultural and historical facilities, and assists the growth and development of Ontario's cultural interests and industries. It delivers programs in support of libraries and community information centres, heritage conservation, the arts and cultural industries, and supports a number of provincial cultural agencies and institutions. Tourism In the area of tourism, the Ministry supports the hospitality, accommodation and attractions industry with consultation, grants and loans. It promotes Ontario as a tourist destination through domestic and international marketing programs. Recreation The recreation end of the Ministry involves both fitness and amateur sport. The Ministry works closely with all the sports associations, operators of community centres, the playing fields, the snowmobile trails, and hockey rinks to promote recreation. Support can range from funding a high profile Olympic athlete to helping a community build a community centre; from marketing a sports safety program to training coaches and other volunteers. Art Gallery of Ontario CJRT-FM Radio Huronia Historical Parks McMichael Canadian Art Collection Metro Toronto Convention Centre Niagara Parks Commission Ottawa Congress Centre Ontario Arts Council Ontario Film Development Corporation Old Fort William Ontario Heritage Foundation Ontario Lottery Corporation Ontario Library Services -- North Ontario Place Corporation Ontario Science Centre Ontario Trillium Foundation Royal Botanical Gardens Royal Ontario Museum Science North St. Clair Parkway Commission St. Lawrence Parks Commission Southern Ontario Library Service Thunder Bay Ski Jumps Limited Ontario Educational Communications Authority (TVOntario)
Michael Chan, Minister
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