HALTON HILLS, ON – The Town’s recent success in hosting the season launch of Rogers Hometown Hockey (a weekend festival and national program) is indicative of the interest in Halton Hills. Sharing the message of ‘small town living at its best’ will be a new, recently–launched Tourism Advisory Committee. The group, comprising a diverse set of interests will support the Town by advising and making recommendations to council and staff on matters pertaining to destination development and tourism service delivery.
“We have shown who we are and what we have done on a national stage,” said Mayor Rick Bonnette, "…and the Tourism Advisory Committee will continue this work by supporting our efforts to bring visitors to Halton Hills where they can shop, eat and play.”
Councillor Ann Lawlor, the designated Council representative and Committee Chair, noted the relationship between tourism and economic prosperity. "We have an excellent, cross-representative committee membership,” she said. “We will leverage the opportunity to grow partnerships between the public and private sectors to subsequently enhance our community’s quality of life and contribute to the local economy.”
The Tourism Advisory Committee members possess a wide variety of professional and personal backgrounds in the tourism sector, internationally and locally with connections to the Town’s business sector, the natural and cultural heritage, agriculture and sport sectors.
Councillor A. Lawlor (Chair)
About the Town of Halton Hills
The Town of Halton Hills, with a population of approximately 60,000, consists of two urban centres, Georgetown and Acton, the Halton Hills Premier Gateway employment area, three hamlets – Glen Williams, Stewarttown and Norval – and several smaller settlements. Halton Hills has long been recognized for its natural beauty, active agricultural community, high quality of life and proximity to major centres, including Brampton, Mississauga and Toronto. The Town is ranked as one of the top small communities in Canada by a national magazine. Visit haltonhills.ca
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