UPCOMING EVENTS

Mon Aug 20, 2018 2p.m. – 4 p.m. 2018 Election Information Open House

Where: Council Chambers, Municipal Office 1 Bailey Street, Port Carling, ON

The Township of Muskoka Lakes will be hosting a 2018 Election Information Open House. More information is available on the Township of Muskoka Lakes website.

Sat Aug 25, 2018 9am – 12pm Lake of Bays All Candidates Meeting

Where: Baysville Community Ctr. https://goo.gl/maps/ffGp3joqzUN2

Description: Come out and meet the candidates and share your views on how to shape Muskoka.

Sun Aug 26, 2018 10am – 12pm MLA All Candidates Meeting

Where: Port Carling Community Centre, 3 Bailey St, Port Carling, ON P0B 1J0, Canada

Description: The Muskoka Lakes Association (MLA) are hosting an All-Candidates Meeting. Please come out to meet the candidates and share your thoughts about Muskoka’s future. For more information, signup at SaveMuskoka.ca

Thu Aug 30, 2018 6pm – 9pm Lake of Bays All Candidates Meeting # 2

Where: Dwight Community Ctr. https://goo.gl/maps/uiuGDSxCvqA2

Description: Come out and meet the candidates and share your ideas on the future of Muskoka.

Fri Aug 31, 2018 All day Last Day to Register to Vote Online

Sat Oct 6, 2018 9:30am – 12pm All Candidates Meeting set for Seguin Township

Mayoral and Ward candidates will address the audience with their personal message and answer questions. Come, hear the platforms and decide how to best cast your vote on Oct. 9 to 22. Your Vote Counts in Seguin, “the natural place to be”!

MON OCT 12 – 22, 2018 Online and Telephone Voting Begins!

Thu Oct 18, 2018 10am – 4pm LPAT – OMB # PL180523 Legacy/Lakeside

Where: Bracebridge Municipal Office, 1000 Taylor Rd, Bracebridge, ON P1L 1R6, Canada

Description: LPAT – OMB # PL180523 Legacy/Lakeside. 10:00 AM Municipal Bldg Bracebridge re: the Interim Control By Law.

Mon Oct 22, 2018 9am – 5pm Election Day in Muskoka!

Get out and vote to Save Muskoka!

Wed Nov 7, 2018 11am – 4pm OMB #PL171062. Mist, Villas & Legacy. re: Property Use, Residential vs. Resort Commercial

 

Where: Bracebridge Municipal Office, 1000 Taylor Rd, Bracebridge, ON P1L 1R6, Canada

Friends of Muskoka Calendar of Important Events

Resolution to repeal the ICBL was defeated by a vote of 7-3!

Resolution to repeal the ICBL was defeated by a vote of 7-3!

The Township of Muskoka Lakes Council voted this morning to uphold their May 18th decision to ‘pause’ development in Minett through an interim control by-law while studies are done to determine what development is appropriate in this small bay. The meeting was moved...

The Friends in Dockside

The Friends in Dockside

Friends of Muskoka are continuing to raise awareness of the issues facing Muskoka. Read the whole article here.  

Township and District freeze development in Minett

Township and District freeze development in Minett

Agatha Farmer / Bracebridge Examiner coverage of the historic May 18, 2018 Township of Muskoka 8 - 2 vote to implement an interim control bylaw to freeze development in Minett until proper impact studies have been completed. Read the full article here....

OPP reports eight-year high in boating fatalities in 2017

OPP reports eight-year high in boating fatalities in 2017

MuskokaRegion.com reports on major increase in boat related fatalities in the past several years. More evidence why Muskoka must move cautiously when considering major residential expansion on already crowded lakes....

Real Progress

Real Progress

Incredibly good news from Friday's (05/18/18) Township of Muskoka Lakes council meeting. The Township of Muskoka Lakes voted 8-2 to pass resolutions to require additional studies of the Resort Village of Minett and to institute an interim control by-law (ICBL) which...

Staff Trailers Pop-up in Bala

Staff Trailers Pop-up in Bala

Housing trailers have been dropped off at the Bala Bay Inn to be used as accommodation for 80 - 100 staff of the JW Marriott hotel. See Muskoka411 news story here. Not only were Bala residents kept in the dark on this plan, but even the Ward A councillors were unaware...

Paul Richards at District PEDC Meeting on March 22, 2018

Paul Richards at District PEDC Meeting on March 22, 2018

Paul explains the "switcheroo" to the District PEDC: "Let’s look at the switcheroo. Legacy applied for a site plan approval. It was applied for in September 2017 and granted. Let me read you one of the clauses that they agreed to in writing and signed. 'The owner...

A mess in Muskoka!

A mess in Muskoka!

We reported in Waves III that Friends of Muskoka and other concerned residents were successful at convincing the Township of Muskoka Lakes (TMO) Committee of the Whole to ask District to include the Resort Village of Minett in their comprehensive Official Plan (OP)...