Please note that the McKellar Zoning By-law Review Meeting scheduled for Monday, January 21st, has been rescheduled to Tuesday, February 19th 2019 at 6:30 p.m.
January 21, 2019 - News
Between May 31st and June 20th, 2018, a survey was conducted by the Manitouwabing Lake Community Association to gather public input regarding residential rentals in the Township of McKellar.  The survey results were not previously distributed due to a legal dispute.  As that legal dispute has now been resolved, MLCA is now able, and pleased, to share the results of the survey. Given that McKellar Council is currently in the process of amending zoning by-laws, public opinion in respect to residential rentals and sharing of the surveys results becomes even more important [...]
January 07, 2019 - News
The Township of McKellar is looking for interested individuals to volunteer their talents for the betterment of the community.  Volunteer opportunities exist on the following Committees and Board: Historical Committee. Library Board.  Recreation Committee.  Business, Economic Development and Tourism Adhoc Committee. Road Services Review Adhoc Committee.  Stewardship and Environmental Adhoc Committee.  If you are interested in becoming an active volunteer, please call the Township Office at 705-389-2842 or visit the township website http://www [...]
January 02, 2019 - News
On Monday evening, December 3rd 2018, the newly-elected McKellar Council comprising Reeve Peter Hopkins and Councillors Marco Ancinelli, Don Carmichael, Morley Haskim and Mike Kekkonen, met for the first time.  Here is a transcript of Reeve Hopkins inaugural address: "Let me first thank our citizens for taking the time to vote in the election.  I have had the pleasure of meeting one-on-one with each of the incoming council members and am looking forward to working together for the benefit of all our citizens [...]
December 09, 2018 - News
Whispering River Orchestra & Riversongs Festival Choir will perform "Handel's Messiah" at the Charles W. Stockey Centre, 2 Bay Street, Parry Sound, on Saturday December 22nd at 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $32.  Soloists: Amy Dodington, soprano, Celine Cascanette, mezzo, Fabian Arciniegas, tenor, Johnathon Kirby, bass.Conductor: Catherine Maguire. Artistic Director: Brenda Margaret Muller. Experience the Majesty and Joy of the Season in George Frederick Handels timeless music [...]
November 22, 2018 - News
Just a quick note to alert all members who are customers (or potential customers) that the new Rogers monopine communications tower went into service on Manitouwabing Lake on Wednesday afternoon, October 31st 2018.  Located at the end of West Point Drive, overlooking the centre of the lake, it should provide greatly improved service for many residents.   Rogers thanks customers for their patience.
November 02, 2018 - News
TOWNSHIP OF McKELLAR  NOTICE OF A PUBLIC MEETING & OPEN HOUSE   CONCERNING A PROPOSED ZONING BY-LAW AMENDMENT.  TAKE NOTICE that the Council of the Township of McKellar will hold a public meeting and open house concerning a proposed zoning by-law update. The open house will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 27, 2018 at the Township Council Chambers in the Village of McKellar. The public meeting will be held on November 5, 2018 at 6:00 p [...]
October 17, 2018 - News
Eligible McKellar voters on record should, by now, have received via Canada Post a voting notification including a PIN to use in electronic voting methods.   If you have not received a notification and believe you are eligible to vote please contact the Township office at (705) 389-2842 (ext. 1) during office hours up to and including Monday October 22nd 2018; which is the final day to vote.   As a reminder of who the candidates are for McKellar Council, audio recordings and a transcription of the MLCA All-Candidates Meeting held on August 18th 2018, along with materials supplied by candidates, are available at 2018 McKellar All-Candidates Meeting [...]
October 02, 2018 - News
MLCA has been informed that the company encountered issues in running hydro to the site of the tower, which has been completed and many residents may have already seen.  Rogers' spokesperson, Tatyana Moro, Manager of Municipal Relations and Acquisition (Ontario Region), advised that the company is working on a resolution with the local utility and hopes to have the tower in-service by the end of October.  She acknowledged how eager the community is for this tower, stressed how Rogers is doing all it can to get the site on air, and thanked residents for their continued support and patience [...]
September 24, 2018 - News
Two-time Juno Award winner with Flathead, Al Lerman is performing "Blues and Roots" at The Ridge at Manitou on Saturday, September 15th.  Buffet dinner 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.  Performance 7:00 to 10:30 p.m.  Reservations: 705-389-9577 extension 34.   One of Canadas finest examples of how good blues harp should be played . . . and a solid reminder of his skills as a songwriter, Lerman is a hard-working musician who proves himself worthy of his rightful piece of the pie [...]
September 08, 2018 - News