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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)...

The Legacy Docks

Here is the Legacy Cottages waterfront on Lake Rosseau as it was in the summer of 2017 (notice the water depth in the foreground). Unfortunately, you can't see the weasel running back and forth across the shore, the many families of ducks nesting in this bay, or the...

Legacy Cottages continues their assault on Lake Rosseau

Legacy Cottages has applied to build a series of docks and a boat house on their 470 feet of Lake Rosseau . If Legacy is allowed to build and use these docks as intended, everyone who cares about the water quality, the safety and the character of the Muskoka Lakes...

OMB RULING ON MIST MAJOR WIN FOR MUSKOKA

Highlights include: Mist's request for appeal dismissal declined, District and Township have jurisdiction to enforce conformity to the official plans OMB rejects key Villas argument that rental pool conditions are beyond its jurisdiction OMB focuses on the definition...

Minett. One of the major battlegrounds to Save Muskoka

This little bay on Lake Rosseau is turning out to be one of the major battlegrounds to Save Muskoka. Lakeside Lodge (Legacy Cottages), Clevelands House (Minett Village) and Marriott Red Leaves are planning to build thousands of residential properties on land zoned...

COW Meeting insist Legacy wait for OMB decision

We've got more good news to report regarding the Committee of the Whole (COW) Meeting this past Tuesday, Jan 16th at the Municipal Office in Port Carling. The meeting notes are below, but the big news is that Council deferred providing comment to District on Legacy...

JOHN KLINCK TAKES A STAND FOR MINETT AT PEDC IN DEC 2017 

District Chair John Klinck's reaction on seeing the Legacy Cottages development in Minett; "I have to say that I do not want to be part of an administration that puts policies together that allows that kind of travesty to happen again because it is...

Legacy Cottages (former Lakeside Lodge)

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!