The Opinicon Dining & Resort, See their Success Story below
may 31st

The Ontario East Quarterly Meeting and Networking Event in the City of Kawartha Lakes is only a week away and the deadline for registration is fast approaching. 

And, registration for the Ontario East Municipal Conference 2018 is coming soon. Over the next week, watch for the notice that registration is open. 

As we head into the month of June, see below for other events and news happening here in Eastern Ontario.


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Ontario East Quarterly General Membership Meeting
One Week Away - Register Now 

June 7th and June 8th in Lindsay, Kawartha Lakes

June 8th Agenda Highlights:
  • Community Engagement Practices: Learn how the City of Kawartha Lakes is engaging with local businesses through VIP Agricultural Tours, Manufacturing Meet-ups, Cultural Roundtables, Downtown Revitalizations. 
  • Key Tourism initiatives in the City of Kawartha Lakes: Houseboat Capital of Ontario; Arts & Heritage Trail, Culinary Tourism Strategy
  • Tours of Mariposa Dairy Ltd. and Kawartha Dairy Ltd.
Agriculture Economic Development and Planning Community of Practice Webinar
Enhancing Agri-Tourism and Culinary Initiatives in Your Community
Registration Open

10:30am to 12:00pm, 
Wednesday,  June 13th

Join the panel of exceptional speakers as they discuss ways to support agri-tourism and culinary initiatives in our communities. Bring your questions and details of your own initiatives to share.

Registration Open

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The Township of Minden Hills Employment Opportunity

New Position: 
Economic Development, Destination and Marketing Officer

Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer, the Economic Development, Destination and Marketing Officer shall be responsible for the planning and implementation of economic and destination development, as well as marketing activities aimed at attracting new visitors, residents, business and investment to Minden Hills. The ideal candidate is expected to bring energy and creativity along with community relations and communications expertise to the role as they grow and enhance the Township's profile. Other varied and exciting responsibilities/initiatives shall include business retention, youth retention, entrepreneurial ventures, promoting existing, new and expanding business, investment, BIA support services, program and event planning, tourism, website and social media administration, advertising, volunteer opportunities, initiatives that support existing and new Township plans, and departmental administration.
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The Opinicon Dining & Resort

The Opinicon Dining & Resort - this region's adored, 'Grand Old Dame of the Rideau' - is back to its iconic glory.
After more than three years of extensive restoration, this picturesque destination on the Rideau Canal system overlooking Opinicon Lake is once again offering unique accommodations, food, live entertainment and so much more.
"We're back!" says owner Fiona McKean, the passionate driving force behind this massive and authentic rejuvenation project of a distinctive vacation spot with roots dating back into the late 1800s. There is a charming ice cream parlour, gift shop, a bakery, a playground and walking paths. The newest feature is an in-ground pool.
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