Thursday, June 14, 2012

Ontario Trails - Trailhead Ontario - June 17-19, 2012





Program Updates - Please register for the Trail Tour - Sunday at 3pm! E-mail Wayne
  • Remarks from Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport
  • Opening Remarks from Mayors of Oxford County and Town of Ingersoll
  • National Panel on Trails, with comments from Canadian Trail Federation and National Trails Coalition
  • We understand the Assistant Deputy Minister for Ministry of Tourism Recreation and Sprot, Mr. Phil Malcolmson will be joining us for the full day June 19th. Welcome Mr. Malcolmson we look forward to working with you on the Ontario Trails Strategy
  • We welcome Mr. Louis Lavoie, from Parks Canada where his position is Manager, Vice President Office, External Relations and Visitor Experience. He will be joining us on June 18th.
  • A working session moving Ontario Towards a Provincial Cycling Strategy
  • We are pleased to announce that Mr. Bob Barnett of the Escarpment Biosphere Conservancy will be providing his insights as part of the Rouge Valley Panel on the 19th.
  • OTC is pleased to acknowledge the participation of Mr. Jeff Bangs as part of the Trails Tourism Panel - Jeff brings years of networking and TTN Trail Business Plan expertise to the table.
  • Trailhead Ontario is grateful for the Participation of Explorer's Edge and RTO8 as additions to the Trails Tourism Panel. We look forward to the insights of both these areas as we work to craft a cohesive response to trails tourism in Ontario.
  • 1.5 days of Training in Trails Risk Management with Direct Bearing!
  • We are also pleased to welcome staff from the York Region Planing Department as they are talking about their new 100km road bike trail development.
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Trails Education Courses 2012
Trail Education Courses -  23 Sessions and Counting We have it all - 14 modules - and soon On-Line! Book Today.


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Courses are for information and knowledge exchange purposes only. All courses are offered on a first come first serve basis. Instructors reserve the right to limit class sizes. Courses may be offered more than once in the calendar year. Some minimum student levels are necessary to run certain courses, so offered courses may change without notice.

Ontario Trails Council Annual General Meeting - June 18th, 1200 Noon at Trailhead Ontario. We need 12 for quorum. Please be sure to attend. We are also seeking nominations from 6 candidates to our Board. For information call Patrick at 877-668-7245.