Province wants to boost tourism by investing in events
ONTARIO -- If you're an event or festival organizer then the Province of Ontario wants you to apply for Celebrate Ontario 2017 funding.
Celebrate Ontario is a grant program that gives festivals and events the opportunity to expand and bring in more tourism, spending, and create more jobs.
The program supported more than 200 events and festivals across the country.
Organizers of large festivals can apply for multi-year funding, and applicants are encouraged to grow their festivals to celebrate the country and provinces 150th anniversary.
The application deadline is Nov. 8, at 5 p.m.