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30Jun
Muskoka’s History of Record-setting Speed Post Image

Muskoka’s History of Record-setting Speed

June 30, 2018

The desire to go fast on the water has always been an irresistible goal and Muskoka is experiencing a renewed interest in historic race boats. In 2013, Miss Canada IV returned to Muskoka. A few years ago, Rainbow III returned from the United States. Rainbow I and Rainbow IV...

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28Jun
Torrance Barrens NIGHT SKY Preserving the Dark Post Image

Torrance Barrens NIGHT SKY Preserving the Dark

June 28, 2018

The excitement begins well after the sun sets for the day at Torrance Barrens Dark Sky Reserve. A total absence of light is needed to view the celestial sights visible. The Torrance Barrens Dark Sky Reserve was designated as the world’s first permanent dark sky reserve in 1998, one year after...

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15Jun
Celebrating 150 years of Bala history Post Image

Celebrating 150 years of Bala history

June 15, 2018

We will never know on which summer day Bala’s first permanent settler arrived at the future location of the town in 1868, one year after Confederation. All we know is that there was no one on shore that day to witness the sight of Muskoka’s first steamboat, the Wenonah, entering the future Bala Bay. The...

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