Monday, December 3, 2012

Information about Ontario Canada

Canadian travel information of Ontario

Ontario has a population of over 11 million, making it Canada’s most populous province; it’s also the most ethnic diverse.
Ontario Information
Provincial symbols: the provincial flower is the trillium, the provincial tree is the eastern white pine, and the as yet unofficial bird is the loon.

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Tourist offices
Ontario travel is the provincial tourism arm. It operates 10 year round offices and several seasonal ones. Permanent offices can be found Toronto, Niagara Falls, Windsor and at other major border crossings. The year-round general information number is 1-800-668-2746 from anywhere in North America. Ontario travel produces a range of free publications from accommodation to events. Its mailing address is Queen’s park, Toronto M7A2E5. City and region tourist offices acting independently can be found around the province.

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Telephone: for emergency service dial 911 anywhere in the province.

Ontario Activities
Despite urbanization and development there remains much uncluttered, wooded Lake land and many quite country towns surrounded by small market gardens. The northern regions contain vast areas of wilderness. The province offers fine camping, canoeing, hiking and whitewater rafting among other outdoor possibilities. A good place to start is one of the many excellent government parks. Details are outlined in the text.

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Canoeing: Ontario offers superb canoeing whether for a day or weeks. There are excellent route in Algonquin and killarney provincial parks as well as around temagami. Details can be found in the test. For more information contact canoe Ontario (416-426-7170;

Cycling: The Ontario cycling association (416-426-7242; at 1185 Eglinton Ave E, Suite 408, Toronto, M3C 3C6, has a wealth of information on trails, associatations, clubs ete. Southeren Ontario has a number of bike paths on former train lines known as rail trails. The association can provide details.
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Hiking: aside from the excellent walking in the provincial parks, long-distance trails are important for you. Hike Ontario (416-426-7362,, 1185 Eglinton Ave Eglinton Ave E, Suite 411, Toronto, M3C 3C6, can offer more information.

Skiing: downhill skiing can be found north of Toronto in the Barrie area and, with higher, steeper runs, at Collingwood. The Gatineau hills area around Ottawa has excellent cross-country ckiing. Northern Ontario also offers some downhill.

Whitewater Rafting: the Ottawa river in eastern Ontario offers accessible river trips of the wild or mild variety.

Provincial parks: Ontario has 639 government parks ranging from simple day-use beaches to huge wilderness tracts. Tourist offices should have an information booklet. Also for information call the ministry of natural resources (416-314-2000;
If you want to travel Canada, you must visit Ontario.

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