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Muskoka's Non-British Pioneer Communities Post Image

March 30, 2019

Muskoka's Non-British Pioneer Communities

By J. Patrick Boyer In 1873, after scouting North American locales for “New Iceland,” 21-year old visionary Sigtryggur Jὀnasson led 160 of his country-folk into Muskoka’s remote Cardwell Township to establish their Canadian toe-hold colony of “Hekkla.” Meanwhile, German immigrant brothers Georj and Wilhelm Gilbert and their families were clearing an...

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Four Seasons Greens uses futuristic agriculture for healthy results Post Image

March 29, 2019

Four Seasons Greens uses futuristic agriculture for healthy results

By Karen Wehrstein At first glance, Four Seasons Greens does not look like an agricultural enterprise. It looks like a typical modest residence with a Muskoka look on a quiet street in the sleepy, well-treed village of Port Sydney. In fact, it is the residence of Steven and Sharon Bacon as...

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The Art of Fusing Copper & Glass Post Image

March 28, 2019

The Art of Fusing Copper & Glass

By Meghan Smith/Photography by Tomasz Szumski The art of blending mixed media has been used by artisans and craftsman alike for centuries. Artists push the boundaries of expectation by pulling various mediums and styles together. The blending creates a unique piece of art that is difficult to replicate and quick to...

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Local Author/Journalist wins award for documentary Post Image

March 27, 2019

Local Author/Journalist wins award for documentary

Local author and journalist Zander Sherman is the winner of a Canadian Screen Award. Sherman, along with Timony Sawa and Lisa Mayor of The Fifth Estate were winners of the Barbara Sears Award for Best Editorial Research: for The Fifth Estate  - Murder in Cottage Country. The award was presented March 26. The...

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Celebrate Spring on the Maple Trail Post Image

March 26, 2019

Celebrate Spring on the Maple Trail

The Muskoka Maple Trail is your opportunity to create your own customized, maple adventure. A regular spring day can become an exceptionally sweet spring day during the Muskoka Maple Trail, a culinary trail centred around maple syrup. There are 27 stops in total stretching across Muskoka. From sugar bush tours and...

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Porter Airlines comes to Muskoka Post Image

March 25, 2019

Porter Airlines comes to Muskoka

Porter Airlines and RTO12 (Explorer's Edge) will be introducing summer seasonal service into the Muskoka Airport (YQA) for the summer of 2019! Flights will have an air time of approximately 20 minutes, operating twice weekly on Thursdays and Mondays between Billy Bishop...

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