Sport, Tourism and Economic development

RTO12 / Explorers’ Edge in collaboration with Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport will be hosting a Tourism Economic Development Breakfast with guest speaker David Paul, Director Economic Development for City of Brockville.

Mr. Paul has been involved with the economic development and tourism profession for 40 years in various Ontario regions with Ministry of Industry and Tourism. He has recently spoken at the Tourism Industry Association of Ontario conference providing an excellent presentation on how they identified Brockville’s tourism assets, applied to MTCS’s tourism development fund to hire a consultant to scope out an opportunity, leverage resources and creatively land the Aquaterium.

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The morning will be an informal opportunity to network and hear about Mr. Paul work in economic development as it relates to Tourism. James Lynn will also provide our region a brief Ministry update regarding the Tourism Investment Strategy.

From Space Travel to Pizza, Your Bitcoin Goes Fa

2014-01-20 13:45:26 by Far_These_Days

You can’t get much more mainstream than professional American sports. In that sense, Thursday’s news that the Sacramento Kings basketball team will let its fans use bitcoin to purchase tickets, jerseys, hot dogs and anything else from its selection of products may go down as a key moment in the digital currency’s coming of age.
But this is only the latest in a steady progression of vendors choosing to transact in bitcoin, a group that is at the vanguard of the digital currency’s bid for legitimacy.
There are now tens of thousands of merchants around the world accepting bitcoin

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