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May 01, 2019

Navigation Restrictions Now in Place in Flooded Areas

Today, the Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, issued a new Interim Order expanding areas in which navigation is prohibited in specific areas of flooding in order to protect the safety of people and vessels, and to help first responders do their jobs in flooding conditions. In addition, the public is...

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April 29, 2019

District of Muskoka Declares Flood Emergency

A State of Emergency was declared by District Chair Klinck at 5:33pm on Sunday April 28th, 2019 under the Emergency Management & Civil Protection Act due to severe flooding in much of Muskoka. The District has activated its Emergency Plan and its Emergency Control Group (ECG) and is monitoring the...

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Flood Update: Bracebridge Encourages Seasonal Residents to Postpone Cottage Checks Post Image

April 27, 2019

Flood Update: Bracebridge Encourages Seasonal Residents to Postpone Cottage Checks

The rainfall event yesterday has increased flows in the north and south branches of the Muskoka River causing road closures and flooded road advisories to remain in effect and expand in other locations. Seasonal residents wishing to check on their properties are encouraged to wait until the flooding emergency has...

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Understanding Muskoka's Watershed – Water control isn't flood control Post Image

April 26, 2019

Understanding Muskoka's Watershed – Water control isn't flood control

Article by Dawn Huddlestone / Photography by Andy Zeltkalns Ah, spring. It’s a time of renewal and regrowth, brought on by spring showers and, sometimes… flooding. This winter came with an abundance of snow and unseasonable rain. It had many residents concerned that once it finally released its hold of water...

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Flood Emergency Declared in Bracebridge Post Image

April 24, 2019

Flood Emergency Declared in Bracebridge

As a result of continuing rising water levels, Mayor Graydon Smith has declared an Emergency under the Emergency Management & Civil Protection Act, and the Town of Bracebridge has activated its Emergency Plan. The Town’s Emergency Control Group (ECG) is monitoring the situation closely. For more information, please click on the...

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April 22, 2019

ARTrail Muskoka - A new arts experience

A new, self-guided year-round art experience is being launched Muskoka-wide. ARTrail Muskoka will include 67 artists at their studios. The purple ARTrail banner will be displayed in front of each artist's location when they are open. So if the purple banner is out, the artist is in! Last fall, local artist Bonnie...

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