McGuinty Government Recognizes Role Of Sport In Strengthening Economy
Premier of Ontario
Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport
- The responsibility for health promotion activities will be assigned to the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care.
- Tourism is an important part of Ontario's economy -- supporting over 330,000 jobs in 2010 -- an increase of 5 per cent over 2009.
- The culture sector contributes over $20 billion annually to Ontario's economy.
- More than 10,000 athletes, coaches and delegates from the Caribbean and Central, South and North America will compete in 48 sports at the Pan/Parapan Games.