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Why am I getting a runtime error when I tell VBA to ignore errors?

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This is part of my subroutine that's causing me an error. Why is line 18, which says Sheets(currentSheet).Activate, causing me an runtime error 9 even though I put On Error Resume Next right before it?

Sub PayTVMigrator()

    Dim workbookSource As String
    Dim currentSheet As String
    Dim sourceRowcount As Integer
    Dim destinationRowcount As Integer
    Dim i As Integer
    
    workbookSource = ActiveWorkbook.Name
    Sheets(1).Activate
    Workbooks.Open ("H:\Macros\Pay-TV template.xlsm")
    Sheets(1).Activate
    
    For i = 1 To 20 
        currentSheet = ActiveSheet.Name
        Workbooks(workbookSource).Activate
        On Error Resume Next
        Sheets(currentSheet).Activate 
        On Error GoTo 0
        ActiveSheet.Protect Contents:=False
        Cells.EntireColumn.Hidden = False
        Cells.EntireRow.Hidden = False
        Cells.UnMerge

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