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Ottawa, Jul 1 (Canadian-Media): Ontario Premier announced during his daily conference on June 30 that in celebration of Canada Day 2020 Ontario government is offering free day passes for all provincial parks, and beginning on July 4, 2020, free fishing for two weeks, double the length of last year.
Doug Ford. Image credit: Twitter handle
"We are giving every one a chance to explore the great province", said Ford and added numerous virtual events or events with physical distancing are being offered across the province to celebrate Ontario's culture and artistic excellence on Canada Day 2020.
"Canada Day is a wonderful time for families to enjoy the great outdoors, while spending time together," said Jeff Yurek, Minister of the Environment, Conservation and Parks in a news release. "That's why, on July 1, we're offering free day use at Ontario Parks, so that everyone can take advantage of the great weather and explore the recreational opportunities that are now available at provincial parks. We continue to count on people to be responsible when outside and to follow all public health advice."
Visitors are requested to arrive early at the most popular provincial parks where capacity will be limited, to help prevent overcrowding or consider exploring other provincial parks in the area.
Park visitors Are also reminded to maintain physical distancing and wear a mask whenever physical distancing is not possible.