Destination Ontario captures the delivery of our programs and marketing activities through a number of corporate reports. We are pleased to share these reports publicly in accordance with the Government of Ontario’s commitment to openness and transparency.
Destination Ontario publishes Annual Reports in accordance with the Government of Ontario’s Agencies and Appointments Directive. The Report highlights Destination Ontario’s activities and performance results for each respective fiscal year.
The financial statements are prepared by management in accordance with Canadian Public Sector Accounting Standards and audited by a firm of independent external auditors.
Business Plan and Mandate Letter
Destination Ontario’s Business Plans are developed each year based on current insights, market research and with the goal of working collaboratively with stakeholders to grow tourism visitation and spending. The Business Plan is also guided by the Minister of Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Culture Industries’ Mandate Letter to Destination Ontario.
Memorandum of Understanding
The Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) is between Destination Ontario and the Minister of Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Culture Industries. The MOU sets out the framework for accountability and the working relationships between the Minister, the Deputy Minister, the Chair, the Board of Directors, and the Chief Executive Officer. It ensures appropriate and adequate administrative, accountability, financial and reporting provisions are in place.
Destination Ontario works within the Board approved framework of its Corporate By-Laws.
The Travel, Meal and Hospitality Expenses Directive requires that all designated persons in every classified Government of Ontario agency post expense information publicly.
Last updated: January 30, 2023