The availability of entertainment and culture helps define and promote the City’s image locally, regionally and internationally. These social resources are necessary to become a complete community and are essential to attracting residents and investment. Ontario is committed to making entertainment, arts and culture readily available to citizens of all ages. These resources promote opportunities for community engagement, personal inspiration, learning and enjoyment.
Local heritage, entertainment and cultural experiences that enrich the lives of Ontario’s residents, workers, and visitors and serve to attract residents and businesses to the City.
Provision of Entertainment and Culture. We support a range of entertainment and cultural experiences such as public art, exhibitions and performances.
Local Heritage Education. We partner with educational providers to promote culture and heritage. (Link to Historic Preservation Section of Community Design Element)
Public Art. We encourage public art in buildings, parks, open spaces and other public and private spaces.
Promotion of Ontario Artists and Musicians. We promote awareness of entertainment and culture produced in Ontario.