Island Lake officially named by Geographic Names Board

September 5, 2018

The Ontario Geographic Names Board (OGNB) has officially changed the name of the body on water on Orangeville’s eastern border. Originally known as the Orangeville Reservoir when it was created in the 1970s, it has been known locally as Island Lake for years, named after the Island family who had previously owned and farmed the… Read more »

Employment Standards Publications available in hard copy format

September 5, 2018

The following publications are available from the Ministry of Labour via ServiceOntario Publications: Employment Standards Poster Employment Standards Tools and Resources Tip Sheet What Businesses Need to Know Tip Sheet Your Rights at Work Tip Sheet

Politics and Pie: CTA visits Farmhouse Pottery Gallery

August 31, 2018

Walking up to Farmhouse Pottery – home of Allan Pace and his famous ceramic canoes – it appears to be just a log cabin nestled in the woods. Once inside though, it opens up into a cozy hop complete with a small cafe and patio. It was here that we came across one of the… Read more »

Osprey Valley to become first TPC Network Property in Canada

August 28, 2018

FOR RELEASE: August 28, 2018 Newly named TPC Toronto at Osprey Valley will be 33rd property in TPC Network and will host annual Mackenzie Tour – PGA TOUR Canada event   TORONTO, ONTARIO, CANADA – Osprey Valley, a collection of three courses just north of Toronto designed by acclaimed Canadian architect Doug Carrick, will join… Read more »

Impact of Bill 148 on Tourism Businesses – Have Your Say

August 24, 2018

Has your tourism business been affected by legislative changes made to employment factors such as minimum wage, holiday pay, personal emergency leave and/or scheduling? Take TIAO’s short (10 question) survey on how amendments to Ontario’s employment standards, labour relations and occupational health and safety legislation (collectively called Bill 148) has impacted your business since January 1,… Read more »

Digital Main Street Program helps ‘main street’ businesses become more digital

August 24, 2018

The Digital Main Street program, funded by the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs and delivered by the Ontario Business Improvement Area Association (OBIAA), is now available across the province to help ‘main street’ businesses become more digital. The program is part of Ontario’s Main Street Enhancement Initiative and helps small businesses improve how… Read more »

Caledon artist Cory Trépanier is the newest inductee into Caledon’s Walk of Fame

August 23, 2018

The world renowned oil painter, filmmaker and explorer, known for his for his passionate portrayal of Canadian landscapes, joins the ranks of other distinguished Caledon inductees such as artist Daphne Lingwood, filmmaker Normal Jewison, writer Farley Mowat, builder Conn Smythe and the founders of the McMichael Canadian Collection in nearby Kleinburg, Robert and Signe McMichael…. Read more »

Culinary Tourism Alliance fuels the Headwaters Burger War Fire

August 19, 2018

Super Burger versus Champ Burger: who makes the best roadside burger in Headwaters Opinions run hot at the intersection of 10 and the 89 in Headwaters, Ontario. The crossroads has been home to two burger joints – Super Burger on the west side, Champ Burger on the east – for decades. Read on for the… Read more »