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Designs and Dreams Made from Wood

May 24, 2020

Article and Photography by Tim Du Vernet Since the days of the Egyptians and Vikings, boat design has challenged builders for over 4,000 years. In Muskoka, lakes and rivers have offered recreational and commercial opportunities for generations of boat builders. The rowboats of Muskoka weren’t quite the longboats of the Vikings...

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Lynda Lynn – Life Experiences are the Muse for the Creativity of Muskoka Artist

May 22, 2020

Article by Meghan Smith/Photography by Kelly Holinshead Inspiration can come from anywhere at any time. The view from a window, the notes of a song, the words from a radio broadcast or even viewing the organisms living in Muskoka’s lakes under a microscope. For Lynda Lynn, her curiosity and a lifelong dedication...

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Micklethwaite Photographs Still Shaping Muskoka's Identity

May 19, 2020

Article by J. Patrick Boyer Frank Micklethwaite was not the only person taking photographs in Muskoka a century ago but the alignment of three factors catapulted his work into a class of its own. For openers, Micklethwaite’s talent covered the full range of photographic skills. He so mastered artistic composition –...

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Water levels – One year later

May 18, 2020

Article by Dawn Huddlestone It’s complicated. The interplay between humans and the natural world is complex – the subtle (and not-so-subtle) actions of one can have far-reaching implications for the other in ways sometimes unanticipated. One need look no further than the flooding events of recent years in Muskoka – floods of the...

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Fish for Free on Family Day Weekend

February 12, 2020

Families are invited to go fishing this Family Day Weekend for free.    The Ontario government invites Canadian residents of any age to enjoy fishing in Ontario without having to purchase a licence or carry an Outdoors Card from February 15 to 17. Family Day weekend is the first of four licence-free fishing...

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Noel North Holiday Show

December 06, 2019

Shop from a curated group of talented artists and makers at the very first Noël North holiday show on December 14th + 15th, 2019 at Annex - a creative arts space in downtown Bracebridge.    With the discerning shopper in mind, the organizers have gathered together some of their favourite creators from...

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