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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...

Globe and Mail Coverage of SOUND THE ALARM Boat Rally in Minett

The Globe and Mail's Fred Lum covered the Sound the Alarm event in Muskoka. This has never been a local / NIMBY issue - unsustainable developments such as those proposed by developers in Muskoka affect all Canadians so it is only fitting that this issue is now getting...

MyMuskokaNow pre-coverage of SOUND THE ALARM

Read Doug Crosse coverage on MyMuskoka now here. Here's our full press release: VOTE TO STOP residential waterfront subdivisions on commercial resort properties and Save Muskoka. Join Friends of Muskoka in Wallace Bay, Minett on Lake Rosseau SATURDAY AUGUST 25 at 2:00...

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!