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Ontario: Tourism & Recreation  Student Centre

Web Links

Here are some Web sites to help you with your research.

Web Activity

Here is an activity to help you gather information from one of the Web sites:

?_Geography Ontario—From A to Z!




Web Links


Did you know that Ottawa has been described as one of the most beautiful capitals in the world? Ottawakiosk is Ottawa's largest city guide. It links together the official Web sites for many of Ottawa's tourist areas. You can take virtual tours or use the site to plan your own trip to Ottawa. Try out the "Parliament Hill Cam" to see a very current view of The Hill.

Ontario More to Discover  

Discoveries are what Ontario is all about! The Ontario Travel Web site has extensive information about travel experiences and vacation ideas for the province. You can search by region or area of interest. A travel events calendar can tell you about the festivals and events taking place all across the province throughout the year.




Web Activity

?_Geography Ontario—From A to Z!

1. Visit the Ontario More to Discover Web site.


2. For each letter of the alphabet, collect information about places to go,

    things to do, and events and festivals in Ontario. For example, P is for

    Powwow -at which you can celebrate with North American Aboriginal

    peoples through song, dance, and storytelling. Click here to download

    My Ontario Tourism and Recreation Alphabet blackline master on

    which to record your information.

3. After you've explored Ontario from A to Z, choose one letter of the

    alphabet and create one-page of an alphabet book showcasing your

    chosen place or event from Ontario.