ITO Newsletter: Time Is Running Out To Apply For $2500 Digital Transformation Grant From Indigenous Tourism Ontario

RESOURCES 11 Days Remain to Apply for the $2500 Digital Transformation Grant Digital Main Street (DMS) is a program focused on assisting small businesses with their adoption of technologies. The Digital Transformation Grant (DTG) program will provide funding for training, advisory support, and grants to brick-and-mortar small businesses looking increase their capacity through digital transformation. The […]

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How You Can Make A Difference This National Day For Truth And Reconciliation

The National Day For Truth And Reconciliation is about more than wearing an orange shirt. It’s about reflecting on the treatment of Indigenous peoples, the legacy of Residential Schools, and how everyday people can take action against injustice. In 2015, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada released a report detailing 94 Calls To Action […]

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Derek Miller, Logan Staats gather for Unity Jam concert on September 30th

Indigenous artists are gathering on Thursday, September 30th for The National Day of Truth and Reconciliation to bring together a live concert and fundraiser. Artists Logan Staats, Derek Miller, Layla Black, Aysanabee, Jace Martin and more are joining up for the Land Back Unity Jam in Toronto. The event will raise awareness about the residential […]

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APTN launches Honour the Day campaign for September 30th

The Aboriginal Peoples Television Network has launched their digital “Honour the Day” campaign to raise awareness on the National Day of Truth and Reconciliation on September 30th. The campaign features free digital downloads for home, work and social media. There are many resources you can download, including an email signature, a phone background, social media posts, digital […]

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Three Businesses You Can Support This National Day For Truth And Reconciliation

This coming September 30th will be the first-ever National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. However, just because it’s no longer called Orange Shirt Day doesn’t mean you’re not still encouraged to wear one. If you’re a last-minute shopper, here are three Indigenous-owned businesses that we love, and you can support in anticipation of September 30th. 1) […]

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Indigenous Tourism Ontario Presents: A Three Fires Collaborative Quest

The Tourism Industry Association of Ontario is collaborating with Indigenous Tourism Ontario and the Ontario Tourism Education Corporation for A Three Fires Collaborative Quest. This is a program that was designed to fill in critical gaps within the industry and encourage the recovery and growth of Ontario’s tourism workforce. It will do so by bringing […]

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Government of Canada Enhancing Support For Indigenous Communities

The Canadian Government is taking further steps towards reconciliation. The federal government  announced Tuesday that it is taking action in order to ensure enhanced support for Indigenous communities across Canada. This is widely considered to be a direct response to the intergenerational trauma of the residential school system that was in place from 1828 to […]

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