Government of Ontario

Government of Ontario - header image

Increasingly the Ontario Trails Council works with a significant number of government departments and projects in order to promote the creation, development, preservation, management, and use of trails throughout Ontario.

Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport

Ontario's lead Ministry for trails provides policy support for trails through consultation with trail groups. It's lead partner is Ontario Trails Council. It's lead annual fund recipient - Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Clubs.

Ontario Trails Strategy
Ontario Trails Act
Ontario Trails Act - Government Backgrounder
Read more.

Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing

Provides direct support to municipalities building trails.
Read more.

Infrastructure Ontario

Provides a series of grants such as COMRIF which improve green infrastructure.
Read more.

Ministry of Health

Provides funds to health units to promote healthy and active living.
Read more.

Ministry of Agriculture

Provides direct support to rural development projects through its RED program and others. 
Read more.

Ontario Heritage

Provides government directed funding to projects it deems preserve important heritage elements.
Read more.

Northern Ontario Heritage Funding Corporation

Provides developmental and support funding to organizations maintaining the heritage of Northern Ontario.
Read more.

Ontario Works

Provides personnel who can provide options to trail organizations looking to improve trail development skills.
Read more.

Ministry of Natural Resources

Provides funds to operate parks, supports OTC, and manage land that provides trails.
Read more.

Invest Ontario

Provides funds to innovative practices and new business.
Read more.

Find a TrailFind EventsAboutContacticonLogin

icon OTC Members Login.

Welcome to the Ontario Trails Council member login. This section is for members of the Ontario Trails Council. It includes information about OTC policies, member programs, public relations and meetings. It's also where members can trade information, join discussion groups and keep up to date on trends and events. If you don't have a login yet, you can create one here.