Ministry of Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Culture Industries (Ontario)

The Ministry of Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Culture Industries (previously the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport until October 2019), was created on January 18, 2010 when the Ministry of Culture and the Ministry of Tourism were combined under one ministry. Sport was added to the portfolio in 2011. It is responsible for the development of policies and programs and the operation of programs related to tourism, arts, cultural industries, heritage sectors and libraries, in Ontario. The Ministry works in partnership with its agencies, attractions, boards and commissions and the private sector to maximize the economic, cultural and social contributions of its agencies and attractions, while promoting the tourism industry and preserving Ontario's culture and heritage.

Ministry of Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Culture Industries
Ministère des Industries du patrimoine, du sport, du tourisme et de la culture  (French)
Ministry overview
Formed1946
Preceding agencies
JurisdictionGovernment of Ontario
HeadquartersHearst Block, 9th Floor, 900 Bay Street, Toronto, ON M7A 2E1
Ministers responsible
  • Neil Lumsden, Minister of Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Culture Industries
  • Billy Pang, Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport (Tourism)
  • Vincent Ke, Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport (Culture and Sport)
Websitewww.mtc.gov.on.ca

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