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ARTrail Muskoka launches self-guided tour

June 25, 2019

Muskoka’s annual art tours are a popular attraction that draw hundreds of people to local studios. But, what if you’re not in the area on one of those weekends? Enter the new ARTrail Muskoka. The self-guided tour launched in May – maps and contact information for each studio are available at...

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Camp Winston - Changing Lives, One Camper at a Time

June 24, 2019

Article by Sandy Lockhart / Photography by Larry Carroll For anyone lucky enough to have experienced summer camp as a child, they know it’s something special. For the kids at Camp Winston, the experience is often described as life changing. For anyone lucky enough to have experienced summer camp as a child,...

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Celebrate the start of Summer with Spotlight on Muskoka Lakes

June 07, 2019

Say goodbye to spring and hello summer at the annual celebration of the season: Spotlight on Muskoka Lakes on Thursday, June 20 at The Kee to Bala. The event by the Muskoka Lakes Chamber of Commerce is open to one and all (tickets are just $25) and features a marché of...

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Early Muskoka Councils and Issues Engaging Them

May 30, 2019

Article by J. Patrick Boyer Muskoka’s councillors have plenty of issues, today, including their own futures with Queen’s Park reviewing municipal government for our District. In times like this, if you think some perspective might be helpful, here are several cameos of what engaged earlier Muskoka councils. GOVERNMENTAL FRAMEWORK Just getting a framework...

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The General Store – A focal point of community life

May 28, 2019

Article by Meghan Smith / Photography by Andy Zeltkalns The local general store has been a focal point of community life in the villages and hamlets of Muskoka ever since the very earliest days of settlement. From humble beginnings as outposts, general stores now serve small or rural communities by offering...

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The Great Canadian Maple Meal

May 15, 2019

Article by Karen Wehrstein / Photography by Tomasz Szumski The sap has run, the syrup making is done and true Canadians, strong and free, want to celebrate our glorious golden bounty of sweetness in every way. How about a meal with every component graced by its presence? To help you recover from...

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