Tourism

Ottawa convention facility receives $2 million in provincial aid

Canadian Facility Management & Design

New aid bolsters Ottawa convention facility

Ottawa’s Shaw Centre, a 192,000-square-foot convention facility in the city’s parliamentary district, has received $2 million from the Ontario government to help cover operational and maintenance costs.
Nova Scotia

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Nova Scotia invests in tourism recovery

Operators of tourist-friendly spaces across Nova Scotia will be on the receiving end of a $18.2-million restart package as part of the province's phased reopening strategy.
Ontario pledges funds to stabilize and revise tourism and hospitality sector

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Ontario looks to stabilize and revive tourism

A $350-million tonic will be poured out in the form of direct aid for small operators, support programs for larger attractions, and inducements for consumers.
tourism momentum

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Tourism momentum tests Toronto and Vancouver

A new index of tourism-related economic development potential in 49 global markets plots Toronto and Vancouver among nine cities that are experiencing pressure from a growing influx of leisure attraction seekers.
tourism benefits

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Tourism benefits also linked to its drawbacks

Japanese survey respondents are the least enthusiastic about tourism, but they voice the lowest level of complaints. Respondents in the United States also express below-average faith that tourism has a positive economic or cultural impact.
demand for vacation rentals

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Demand for vacation rentals grew in 2017

Accommodations in Whistler, B.C. and Blue Mountain, Ontario, were the top draws among approximately 11,000 advertised Canadian destinations.
funds to improve accessibility

Canadian Property Management

Quebec offers funds to improve accessibility

A new incentive program announced in Quebec's 2017-18 provincial budget will dispense subsidies, to a maximum of $15,000, for upgrades to commercial buildings or community centres.
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Niagara Parks issues RFP for waterfront development

The Niagara Parks Commission issued a RFP to invest in its marina property at Miller’s Creek, 22 kilometres south of Horseshoe Falls in Fort Erie.
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Tourism growth propels strong hotel market: Q1

Canada’s low dollar continues to boost tourism growth in the country, having a positive influence on the hotel real estate market. According to Colliers 2016

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Ontario invests in northern tourism development

Ontario is investing $1 million in a northern waterfront development project to enhance amenities and attractions that will ultimately increase tourism. With funds provided from