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May 2017, Issue 4

MAY 2017  Muskoka   s early culture of pollution  Closures Pending   Muskoka   s churches are keeping the faith A sweet bi...
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May 2017  ...telling the Muskoka story  Features 19  The ballad of Toby the Seabird  34   By Tim Du Vernet SeaBirds, built...
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Departments 11  Muskoka Calendar  Canadian music legends performing for a fundraiser, a conference on algae, major sportin...
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at a private getaway. Truly one of the greatest transitions is the faith of our fathers and mothers. While not a Muskoka p...
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Photograph  David Barker  The Canadian Men   s Chorus will celebrate the works of Canadian composers in its May 6 concert ...
www.thecaisse.com  Born in Yorkshire, England, artist Pat  Canadian musical icons Murray McLauchlan, Fairhead came to Cana...
commencing with a birthday reception from 1-4 p.m. on the opening day.  Theatre website or at Treasures and Trophies in Hu...
Gala starts at 6 p.m. with a red carpet welcome. Guests will enjoy a Taste of Gravenhurst, featuring delicious offerings f...
LIFE CHANGING SLEEP. Designed to help you sleep better and wake feeling more refreshed.  Muskoka   s Number One Destinatio...
Photograph  Jan McDonnell  Muskoka Quilts    from the Heart will be a two-day celebration of quilting, June 2-3 at the Bra...
Muskoka   s Maintenance-Free Decking Centre  INTRODUCES  Zuri Premium Decking by Royal   for the homeowner who expects mor...
The Ballad of Toby the Seabird Article and Photography by Tim Du Vernet  E  very boat has its share of stories to tell. So...
mahogany decking for the Charles Truax through the many expected Muskoka touch of decades he has known the boat, elegance....
as the poster boat for the Baysville Boat Show that will be held Sunday, August 20. With several decades of service under ...
From the time the boat was first sold by the Truax family to when they were able to buy it back, these changes were made t...
WE SELL  the best Saturday afternoons. We know you are not looking for just any cottage. You are looking for that special ...
24 UNIQUE MUSKOKA May 2017
Living with bears Article by Doug Smith Photography by Eleanor Kee Wellman  I  f Yogi Bear and his little pal Boo-Boo were...
AO Unique Muskoka Traversing Wild May 19th.pdf 1 4 11 2017 3 25 00 PM  LOST IN THE WILDERNESS HAVING THE RACE OF THEIR LIV...
When not hibernating, black bears are most likely in search of food. conflicts and, ultimately, to reduce the bear out of ...
N E W A T  T H E  B E G I N N I N G S G N A R L E D  S T U M P  Article by Heather Glumac   Photography by Tomasz Szumski ...
weeks before the accident. Finally, in the spring of 2014, they were able to return to Muskoka. The fall of 2014 and the n...
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that made a productive life possible, it was the addition of a Ripchair, an off-road tracked chair, that really helped Tra...
do that is a different matter. They As for Hector, she adds, having required a routine and a business plan him was the bes...
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Pioneer Memorial United Church in Hillside recently celebrated its 125th anniversary. Members of the congregation see a po...
Top  St. Mary   s Anglican Church, Beatrice, was built in 1914 and consecrated in 1917. Right  Early congregations, such a...
Historic St. Stephen   s, Vankoughnet, is operated in the summer and for special occasions as a chapel of St. Thomas    An...
Above  The Church of the Redeemer, Rosseau, dates back to the early 1870s. In addition to serving Rosseau area residents, ...
Winchester and her husband Scott, who joined the church   s congregation in 2009 after moving to the area, were among them...
They will continue to find new ways to engage their congregation     sessions in a yurt are coming this spring     and als...
By J. Patrick Boyer  Photograph  Boyer Family Archives  part of Muskoka   s early culture  ollution  F  or the first 10,00...
Photograph  National Archives, Boyer Family Collection Photograph  Kenneth Carmen Veitch, Bracebridge Historical Resources...
the spread of disease. Enforcing quarantines was problematic in the scattered townships. For instance, Cardwell Township  ...
Photograph  Boyer Family Archives  The Muskoka River at Bracebridge had two immense tanning operations along its banks. Mu...
The sweetest way th to celebrate Canada   s 150  Photograph  Heather Douglas  By Karen Wehrstein  Breakfast poutine, toppe...
Photograph  Heather Douglas  With over 30 years of experience, Brian O Donoghue operates the evaporator at Sweet Muskoka M...
Recipes  Recipe by executive chef David Bakker, Deerhurst Resort  Ingredients                               Deep-Fried Fre...
Take Their Breath Away  Your Guests Will Remember This Destination Forever Trust the experts at JW Marriott The Rosseau Mu...
Photograph  Courtesy of JW Marriott The Rosseau Muskoka  Photograph  Courtesy of Tom Stehr  48 UNIQUE MUSKOKA May 2017  li...
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Although there were higher than average amounts of snowfall this winter, Muskoka received average amounts of precipitation...
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LHIN board, is tasked with recommending changes in the way health care is delivered locally. It plans to address five area...
At home in the chef    s kitchen Article by Dale Peacock   Photography by Heather Douglas  Randy Spencer likes to welcome ...
space for food preparation and baking. Randy   s most cherished tools are his stove, his chef knives and the barbecue the ...
peppers and herbs, and she loves to tend the ancient rhubarb plants rescued from the old Grandview Inn.    The harvest tab...
Karen confesses,    With our crazy hours we tend to eat very simple comfort food after work. If we are really hungry, we  ...
www.muskokaconservancy.org  Your grandchildren FULL PAGE will thank you.  Muskoka Conservancy  Conserving nature in Muskok...
offers a comfortable retreat, complete with a wall-mounted television, a sitting area and an ensuite bathroom. The top flo...
What will you build   Opportunities remain for 2017 Habitat Build Sponsors Bracebridge   Huntsville   Parry Sound   Orilli...
owning a condo in Ontario and spending an extended amount of time chasing the sun once they retire. Some of their friends ...
A lifetime of experiencing Muskoka have so much fun  I was only a week old when I first For decades, we held many of our v...
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