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WAVES XII Available Now

Friends of Muskoka are working hard through the winter months to protect Muskoka from unsustainable development. Thank you for all your ongoing support and encouragement. In This Issue: • News from Village of Minett • Effective Opposition to Bill 66 • Ontario...

Bill 66: A major threat to Muskoka

The Ontario PC party introduced Bill 66 on Dec. 6, 2018. Bill 66 is a major threat to every municipality in Ontario and could undue much of the progress we've made in the battle to SaveMuskoka. The OntarioNature blog has a great write-up on the dangers of Bill 66 and...

Holiday Wishes

The Friends of Muskoka Board thanks you for your tremendous support this year, and wishes you and your families the very best for the Holiday Season and the New Year!

Press Coverage of LPAT

Agatha Farmer covers the November LPAT in Muskoka Region: Battle between commercial vs. residential land use continues in Muskoka "The LPAT hearing is extremely important as commercial properties are attempting to rebuild their properties selling residential usage at...

Mayoral and District Chair Inaugural Speeches

During the past month, the newly elected District Chair and Mayors of our 6 towns/townships presented their inauguration speeches, which you can find at the links below. We are encouraged to see a common theme in these speeches of protecting our watershed and...

THE ELECTION RESULTS ARE IN!

Overwhelming Support for Muskoka’s Future!! Thanks to all the people who voted to protect the future of Muskoka, the candidates who are aligned with the core values of Friends of Muskoka and the MLA now form a majority on four of Muskoka’s...

Vote NOW to Save Muskoka – and share the badge!

Voting in Muskoka has started today! You can vote online or by telephone between now and 8pm October 22nd. Just follow the instructions on the Voting Information Letter you should have received in the mail. If you have not received this voting letter, please call your...

Legacy Cottages

drone footage of former Lakeside Lodge property

The Legacy Cottage plan to build 43 residential lots on 470 feet of Lake Rosseau has been put on hold by the Township of Muskoka with an Interim Control By-Law until proper impact studies can be completed in Minett to assure no harm will come to the Muskoka Lakes. This fantastic outcome was the result of work done by the volunteers at Friends of Muskoka, partner associations across the Muskoka Lakes and concerned Muskoka residents. Well done!