Covid-19 Resources for Tourism Businesses: Updated Regularly

Tourism businesses and stakeholders are encouraged to consider the following to keep up-to-date on the latest news and advocacy regarding Covid-19:


For RTO12 senior staff, please contact:

James Murphy
Executive Director
Email: [email protected]
Tel: 705.706.1649
Twitter: @rto12news

Kate Monk
Senior Director, Strategy & Communications
Email: [email protected]
Tel: 705.706.4353
Twitter (and most recent updates): @rto12kate


Ontario Government Updates on Covid-19

Ontario Government Policy on Winter 2021 Shut Down (commences Dec. 26, 2020)

Ontario Government Small Business Support Grant

To contact Hon. Lisa MacLeod, Minister of Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Culture Industries, email [email protected]

Ministry of Heritage, Sport, Tourism & Culture Industries White Paper (posted December 22, 2020): “The Roadmap for Recovery


Government of Canada Updates on Covid-19

Economic Response Plan including support for business, individuals and sectors.

Simcoe-Muskoka District Health Unit (Muskoka) – shut down ends January 23, 2021

Renfrew & Country District Health Unit (South Algonquin) – shut down ends January 23, 2021

North Bay-Parry Sound District Health Unit (Parry Sound/Almaguin/Loring-Restoule) – shut down ends January 9, 2021