Ontario government establishes Tourism Economic Development Recovery Fund

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The Ontario government is setting up a new fund to help the tourism sector through the COVID-19 pandemic.

The government is investing $1.5 million through the new Tourism Economic Development Recovery Fund.

Money will be spent to help tourism operators develop innovative experiences.

Tourism Minister Lisa MacLeod states, "COVID-19 has caused an unprecedented, devastating impact on the tourism industry. Our sectors were hit first, the hardest, and will take the longest to recover following COVID-19."

Applications can be found through the government's website.