(May 21 MUSKOKA) At the official launch of the Get Better capital campaign at the Kirrie Glen Golf Club on Thursday, May 21, the South Muskoka Hospital Foundation (SMHF) announced that just under $1 million remains to be raised. The campaign goal of $6.5 million is to upgrade technology at the South Muskoka Memorial Hospital […]
(May 19 MUSKOKA LAKES) Rob & Kristan Farlie welcomed 60 Chamber members at their new Port Carling Garden Centre location on May 19. They purchased the new Centre in January 2015. In appreciation of their community, and in celebration of 10 years of successful growth in the area, they launched an innovative community fundraiser in support […]
(May 20, 9.25am GEORGIAN BAY) The owners of a cottage on Bone Island, Georgian Bay are being treated for minor injuries after their cottage caught fire on Bone Island last night. A neighbour called 911 after seeing the cottage engulfed in flames from across the water. The owners managed to get out of the cottage […]
(May 16 From QUEEN’S PARK) Parry Sound–Muskoka MPP Norm Miller says the OPP’s only helicopter in Sudbury should stay where it belongs: in Sudbury. On Thursday, Miller, who is also the PC Critic for Northern Development and Mines and Aboriginal Affairs, questioned the government on a recent decision to move the single Sudbury-based OPP helicopter […]
(May 16 2015 MUSKOKA) Right now you can only visit family in others in care in Muskoka hospitals at certain times. But Muskoka Algonquin Healthcare (MAHC) is thinking about changing those rules and wants to hear from hospital users about whether it should allow round the clock visiting hours. The following is a release from […]
(May 15 10pm PORT CARLING) Township of Muskoka Lakes Council today voted to reverse its previous Committee of the Whole decision about mitigating construction impacts of the North Bala Falls small hydro project –and has approved an amended proposed deal. The exact wording of the amended motion is expected to be available for publication after […]
(May 15 2:30pm BALA) The Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry today gave another important green light to Swift River Energy Limited (SREL): the hydro development company now has its full licence of occupation for the Crown lands designated for the North Bala Falls hydro project. In a release today, the company explains that […]
(May 12 4pm MUSKOKA LAKES) Over the last six weeks the Township of Muskoka Lakes Fire Department has responded to several calls of open air burning and out of control grass/brush fires. A few weeks ago firefighters were called to a property in Torrance on Ridge Road where a small attended brush fire resulted in […]
(May 11 10pm MUSKOKA LAKES) Flames were shooting up through the roof of a Brandy Lake cottage when Muskoka Lakes firefighters arrived on the scene just before 7pm tonight. One unidentified Muskoka Lakes firefighter suffered a minor ankle injury fighting the blaze. No one else was hurt and there was no one at the cottage […]
(May 10 BRACEBRIDGE) Over 250 Parry Sound Muskoka federal Liberals turned out Saturday to elect the next person to represent them in the federal election, and they chose Trisha Cowie, a Bala lawyer and Bass Lake resident. The Bracebridge Sportsplex was packed for final speeches from Cowie and her opponents, Mary Robertson and Eric Gonneau. […]
May 30 Gala for Hope and Healing featuring Victoria Banks Huntsville Summit Centre. Tickets from Canadian Association for Mental Health Parry Sound-Muskoka May 31, Films that Make You Think – East, Bracebridge United Church, 7pm. Feature film is Taking Root about a tree planting movement in Kenya. JUNE 2015 June 21, 2015 Father’s Day Car […]
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